Warrior Assault - Nottingham

National Water Sports Centre, Nottingham

Organiser's Description

With courses for adults and for kids, Warrior Assault is the outdoor obstacle race (OCR) for the whole family to get involved in, and has already proven to attract adrenaline junkies as far as Europe. Whether you’re a seasoned mud run veteran, or new to the experience, this is an obstacle course race that will wet everyone’s appetite.

At Holme Pierrepont Country Park, home of The National Water Sports Centre, you’ll be racing in 270 acres of stunning surroundings. There will be a family-friendly event village with bar, DJ, live music and stalls, everything to make sure you have a day out to remember. This is a fantastic event not to be missed off your OCR calendar. 5k and 10k options, as well as a 1k option for children aged 4-11 years.

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  • 5 km or 10 km Adults Individual Entry (16 yrs +)
    £27 CLOSED
  • 5 km or 10 km Teens Individual Entry (12-15 yrs)
    £15 CLOSED
  • 1 km Kids Individual Entry (4 - 11 yrs)
    £12 CLOSED

30+ obstacles

Special finisher medal

Free race photos

Electronic race timing

Event Village with full amenities

Family entertainment

DJ, live music and bar

Prizes for the competitive waves

Changing/shower facilities on site

Tonnes of muddy fun!

National Water Sports Centre, Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham NG12 2LU

Car parking will be available on site, the cost of which will be £5 per car

These events are aimed at the whole family, from complete beginners to regular OCR participants

  • 4-11 years: 1k Kids' course
  • 12-15 years: 5k Adult course, but without one of the obstacles. There will be a specific ‘teen wave’ so this age group will only run with people in that age bracket
  • 16+ years: Adult course, 5km or 10km option (they choose which option they want to complete on the day)

We want everyone to enjoy the day, so if you really can’t complete one of the obstacles then you can bypass it and move onto the next. There will be water obstacles, so anyone who is unable to swim can simply skip these.

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It’s always useful to have a checklist to ensure you’ve packed everything. Here’s our list of essentials, but be sure to add your own!

• Your race clothes: leggings/shorts (joggers will be too heavy when wet), tshirt/technical running tee (if you have one), socks, old trainers

• Safety pins: for your race number

• Bin bags: for standing/sitting on, plus it’s easier to throw your wet, muddy gear into them to take home!

• Change of clothes: you will get wet and muddy

• Change of trainers: there’s nothing worse than wet feet!

• Towel: just make sure it’s not your mama’s best white, fluffy towels!

• Spare socks and undies

• Wet wipes

• Jumper: don’t get cold when the adrenaline wears off

• Water: stay hydrated, although there are refreshments available in our event village

• Carrier bag: again useful for wet clothes, but also to take away your rubbish and keep our parks clean

• Blanket: for sitting on/keeping warm

• Cash: for spending at the event village

• Deodorant: it will be a long drive home if not!

• Medication (if required): don’t forget your inhaler if you need one!

• Your sense of adventure: fun guaranteed

• Remember: lockers are available but please avoid taking valuables with you

We have obstacle courses to suit everyone, from seasoned adrenaline junkies to first time mud runners.

Adults 16+ years: 10km & 5km options – how far do you want to go?

Teens 12-15 years old: Separate wave of the fun-filled adult course

Family wave: For families to complete the challenge together

Kids 4-11 years: Our fantastic 1km Junior Warriors course

We encourage you to leave any unnecessary valuables at home, however we know there will be some things you’ll need to keep in a safe place on the day so a secure bag drop will be available for £2 per bag.

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  • 5 km or 10 km Adults Individual Entry (16 yrs +)
    £27 CLOSED
  • 5 km or 10 km Teens Individual Entry (12-15 yrs)
    £15 CLOSED
  • 1 km Kids Individual Entry (4 - 11 yrs)
    £12 CLOSED


Write a review and you’ll be entered into a monthly draw to win a pair of running shoes of your choice from Pro:Direct Running.

Excellent for first timers

Just finished the 10k Warrior Assault yesterday morning, it was my first OCR (Obstacle Course Run) and I have to say I loved every second. The course was mapped out perfectly and adjusted accordingly due to the weather. It was well organised and made sure everyone was safe and had fun. I can’t wait for the next one already.

Patrick Clark / Sep 29, 2019

Great work your first OCR!


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