The Turkey & Tinsel Trot
Kick off the Christmas celebrations with this festive event at Portchester Castle - a multi lap trail race, taking in views across Fareham Creek and the upper reaches of Portsmouth Harbour. Run as many laps as you can, collecting festive treats as you go, or enter as a team of up to 6. Completing 12 laps will be approximately a marathon distance. Fancy dress is encouraged but we would ask that you do not wear Santa suits, as this is not a Santa run! Every runner will get an awesome Christmas themed medal.
The Turkey & Tinsel Trot£23.30 BOOK
Christmas themed medal
Festive treats during the event, including mulled wine, cakes, pastries and mince pies
End of race 'snowdome' where you can take festive photos with your medal
Portchester Castle, Church Lane, Portchester, Fareham PO16 9QW, UK
Free car parking is available at the start
By road: The Castle is on the South side of Portchester, off the A27, or Junction 11 of the M27. Use postcode PO16 9QW for Satnav.
By bus: The bus from Portsmouth takes 33 minutes and costs £2 - £3. The Number 3 bus runs from Fareham bus station to Portchester every 20 minutes.
By train: Portchester train station is situated on the West Coastway Line between Brighton and Southampton. South Western Railway provides an off-peak service of three trains per hour to London Waterloo, and two trains per hour each to Portsmouth & Southsea and Southampton Central. It's then a walk of a 1.6 miles from the train station to the Castle. You can shorten the walk by catching the number 3 bus heading towards Portsea, and alight outside the White Hart.