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The Longhorn 2016

Results for this event can be found here -

Online entries are now closed but you can still enter ON THE DAY (cash only please)    Half Marathon - £35              5k - Adult £10, Child £5, Family ticket £25

Please look out for the pre race email which will be sent out Thursday evening with full information.

Race number & chip can be collected at registration on the day

We will post a participant list on here by Friday

Please view maps on this page to the right

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We also send updated info on Twitter ~ &  

We welcome Canicross Runners  - please can you email to confirm entry including  the distance (if you haven't already)- thanks

Please email me if you are running 3 laps of marathon or ultra for marathon (VMLM) training with name & which race - thanks

See you soon! 

The Longhorn is back Sunday March 6th 2016-  Choose from 5k 10k, half marathon, full marathon or 60k Ultra set in private areas of Sherwood Forest & the beautiful grounds of Thoresby Hall; a Grade1 listed 19th Century country house in north Nottinghamshire.

Running over old military roads, cleared tracks through ancient woodland and grassed paths around the country estate. The route includes a few hills to offer a small challenge around the course in the most scenic countryside & forest. The elevation is noted on the downloadable course map.

Nothing looks more beautiful than the sunlight streaming through the leaves in this natural area of beauty. We have devised a race that takes you into Nottinghamshire's National Nature Reserve, through private areas that were once part of the 10,000 acres Royal Forest of Sherwood where the woodland is dominated by native Oaks as well as other native trees including Silver Birch, Rowan, Holly and Hawthorn. The reserve is also the site of Europe's oldest Oak tree woodland, containing over 1000 Oaks most of which are over 500 years old! It is here that the Longhorn Cattle of Thoresby Estate now roam freely, although being a very docile breed of cattle, they will be tucked away during our run race.

Race numbers and your timing chip will be given out on the morning of the race. Please allow enough time to collect these from Race Registration. 

The 60k Ultra will start at 8:30am, the Marathon will start at 9:30am  - 5k, 10k & half will start from 10:30am

The Ultra will have an 8 hour limit to complete the course & we may ask participants to finish prior to their final lap if they will finish after 4.30pm. This is due to daylight hours in March & to ensure course marshals can leave at a suitable time. Marathon runners must also finish before 4.30pm giving them a 7 hour time limit.

The Longhorn will have the following:

  • Trail Runners Association permit
  • 5k family run/walk
  • 10k run race (1 lap)
  • 1/2 marathon run race (2 laps)
  • Marathon run race (4 laps)
  • 60k Ultra (6 laps)
  • Chip timing
  • Regular water / feed stations around the course
  • Route fully marshalled and signposted
  • Distance markers
  • Bespoke race finishers medal - new bling this year!
  • Trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd man, woman and veteran (aged 35+ woman, age 40+ man)
  • Some 1st place age group prizes or trophies
  • Race photographer
  • Sports Therapist for post race massage
  • Full medical provision
  • Ideal for novice through to elite
  • Race village with hot food and beverages for sale
  • Good Spuds providing high quality jacket potatoes & more!
  • Little Sunshine Van providing home made cakes & hot drinks including specialist coffee & gluten free options
  • Free onsite parking- please car share to save our environment.
  • CAKE!

Talk more about The Longhorn on closed FaceBook Group  ~  The Longhorn & Like our Facebook page to keep up todate with new events! ~ SBR Events FB page

We also send updated info on Twitter ~ &  

We welcome Canicross Runners  - please enter online as usual & email to confirm entry including  the distance

To enter under EA affiliation you must have a valid EA membership number at time of booking.

60k Ultra

  • EA Affiliated  £50
  • Non-EA Affiliated £52


  • EA Affiliated £39
  • Non-EA Affiliated £41

Half Marathon

  • EA Affiliated £30
  • Non-EA Affiliated £32


  • EA Affiliated £21
  • Non-EA Affiliated £23

5k family friendly run / walk

  • EA Affiliated Adult £8
  • Non-EA Affiliated Adult £10
  • Child £5
  • Family ticket (2 adults & up to 4 children) £21

See you in 2016 to run round Nottinghamshire's most beautiful course! 

We will add more details about this race nearer the time

Online entries close 23:59 Tuesday 1st March


Prices for on the day entry are:

Half Marathon - £35

10k - £25 SOLD OUT!

5k - Adult £10, Child £5, Family ticket £25