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Defy Dalby 5/10km

Pickering, North Yorkshire

Dalby Forest, Pickering, YO18 7RU, United Kingdom

Sun 8th October 2023

Starting at 10:00

2 races

£25.00 - £30.00

Organiser's Description


Navigate your way through a beautiful section of the vast 8,500 acres of North York Moors National Park. As the 5km course loops inside the 10km course, you’ll have the chance to explore the multi-terrain this forest has in store.

Take on the series of chip-timed competitive events, challenging yourself against the clock.
JOIN us to SMASH, CONQUER, DEFEAT and DEFY these runs throughout 2023!

Select your chosen distance; 5K, 10K or Register for the whole Ultimate Run Series!

When you sign up to ALL 4 runs, you’ll receive 15% OFF Registration.
Alternatively, sign up individually and complete the race(s) of your choice.

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation have teamed up with Forestry England to host this competitive series across the UK.
We’ve struck a deal to gain discounted parking for all runners so, make a day of it with your family and friends at one of these forests!

SMASH SHERWOOD - Sherwood Pines, Nottinghamshire - Sunday 11th June 2023
CONQUER CANNOCK - Cannock Chase, Staffordshire - Sunday 23rd July 2023
DEFEAT DELAMERE - Delamere Forest, Cheshire - Sunday 17th September 2023
DEFY DALBY - Dalby Forest, Pickering North Yorkshire - Sunday 8th October 2023

5Km or 10Km: Enter all 4 or individually. Entering into the series gives you 15% DISCOUNT!


  • 5k


  • 10k




  • 5k


  • 10k



Course Details

Navigate your way through a beautiful section of the vast 8,500 acres of North York Moors National Forest. As the 5km course loops inside the 10km course, you’ll have the chance to explore the multi-terrain this park has in store.

The chip timed race is open to all abilities with routes fully marked and marshalled to direct you throughout the race.

What's Included

Race pack (inclusive of race number, timing chip & safety pins)
Finisher medal
Finisher t-shirt
Post race hydration
Goody bag
Scenic rugged trails


£3 parking discount code


Dalby Visitor Centre, Low Dalby, Thornton-Le-Dale, Pickering


Refreshments: The café onsite at Dalby Forest visitor centre are open to serve hot/cold drinks and light snacks.

Toilets: The main toilet block onsite at Dalby Forest visitor centre is accessible to all runners, spectators, and volunteers.

Bag drop: There will be no formal bag drop onsite.

ultimate series

Enter all 4 events and save 15% on your entry fee

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·6 months ago

A brilliant event. Helpful information email received in the build up to the event with directions and parking information. The event itself was well organised with ample parking. The race itself was great, with regular Marshall stations and KM signposts. I stuck around in Dalby Forest after the event and enjoyed a picnic near the visitors centre. A great setting for a run! Looking forward to future events

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David Wyke


Pickering, North Yorkshire

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