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Entries are now open for the 2024 Westbury Wipeout, which will take place on Monday, 1st July. The Westbury Wipeout is a challenging multi-terrain adventure run for juniors aged between 8 and 15, taking them on a tour of the woods, streams and hills of the Blaise Castle Estate.

The event is 3k (2k for eight- and nine-year-olds) and includes a long downhill section, some scrambling up banks and slopes, and plenty of splashing through water across mud, rocks, roots and steps. The course is fully marshalled.

Survivors will have to overcome ‘Roman Ramparts’, the ‘Descent of Doom’, ‘Shark Lagoon’, ‘Ditch of Destruction’, ‘Crocs Leap’, ‘Hills of Torment’, ‘Trolls Bridge’ and ‘Scramble of Hope’! (check out the survivor’s route map).

The event is not timed, as the Westbury Wipeout is all about adventure, challenge and fun. Once you start, the only way out is on your own two feet! 

All participants receive a souvenir T-Shirt, and there will be commemorative medals for all finishers, but there are no prizes or medals based on finishing order. After the event, we’ll compile a list of all finishers in order of appearance, but the event is untimed.

You can find a prospectus for the event here.  Early entry (£9.50) is recommended to avoid disappointment – it has sold out in previous years!