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The Castle Run Series - Hever Castle

Hever, Kent

Hever Rd, Hever, Edenbridge TN8 7NH, UK

Sun 26th September 2021

1 race



In light of the recent government announcement (Monday 22 Feb), we are very encouraged to see a return to organised outdoor sport from March 29. All our 2021 events will fall in line with National Governing Body guidance and we are therefore very confident that we will be able to deliver a safe and successful season of mass participation events. We look forward to kicking off our season with the Cholmondeley Castle Triathlon and Multi-Sport Festival on June 19th/20th.

Castle Race Series has provided covid-19 safety information for this event.

Organiser's Description

The UK’s most stunning and sought after multi sport event is the finale of the both the Castle Run Series and the UK triathlon season.

This Hever Castle sporting event swiftly established itself as an essential destination for athletes, garnering plaudits and media attention for its picture postcard venue, elite action, age-group choice and festival atmosphere.


  • 10k, Half, Marathon

    Prices From

    £26.00 CLOSED


  • 10k, Half, Marathon

    Prices From

    £26.00 CLOSED
What's Included

All competitors will receive a medal

Each weekend will feature live music and entertainment, retail outlets and concessions, and a variety of locally-sourced foods and refreshments for competitors and spectators alike.

Camping is available at a picturesque spot in the Castle grounds.

How To Get There

Hever Castle is situated three miles South East of Edenbridge off the B2026 between Sevenoaks and East Grinstead in the village of Hever. Situated 30 miles from London in West Kent, exit the M25 at junctions 5 or 6 and follow the Brown tourist signs. Also well signed from the Hildenborough exit of the A21.

With such a busy event we urge you to check your journey time and allow plenty of time to access the car parks. All car parks are in adjoining fields to the event. Please follow the below instructions to avoid delays

On approaching to the venue, be sure to follow the yellow triathlon car park signs. DO NOT FOLLOW YOUR SAT NAV.

Please follow directions from marshals.

It is roughly 10 – 15 minutes walk to the event village.

Course Details

The Hever Castle 10K follows the same route as the Half Marathon but only requires the participants to complete one loop. See attached map for more detail. 10K is achieved when the Finish Line is crossed in front of a huge bank of spectators in the main events field of the castle.

The Half Marathon and Marathon will see competitors undertake laps of a spectator friendly almost entirely off road 10.5K circuit. Starting a few yards from the main castle drawbridge competitors will head off around the formal gardens of the estate.

3.8 · 2 Reviews


·a year ago

Beautiful, challenging course. You don’t get many places as beautiful as Hever Castle for running or triathlon. The course is challenging because of its hills, so you might not PR for your favourite distance but you will challenge your abilities in beautiful scenery.

·2 years ago

11.6k not 10k. The kilometre markers were a km out. Ass soon as I came to the first marker, 3k, I think, my gps had me at 4K so after 10k on my watch I had no idea how long there was to go. Myself and the other competitors all found our garmins said between 11.5 and 11.6k by the end. Lacklustre ever village and medal, very trodden and muddy and the race was delayed by an hour. I think it would be a good triathlon but the 10k wasn’t that well organised I didn't feel.


Hever, Kent