Enter the Apollo Rocket Race... Saturday 22nd April 2017

Team Rocket are back with a Rocket Race that'll certainly put a spring in your step and some mud on your soles!

Set in our stunning equestrian venue in the rolling Somerset countryside, Rocket Race is jammed packed with over 30 fun, challenging and never before seen obstacles, giving you the chance to test yourself and battle the elements. Our obstacle heavy course is perfect for newbies and elites alike.

As usual, all Rocketeers will receive an awesome Rocket medal plus a hot drink and goody bag! Why not make the day memorable and bag yourself a Rocketeers Finisher tshirt for just £10? Available until the price rise.

Rocket Race is proud to partner the fantastic charity Blind Veterans UK. When you sign up for Apollo you'll have the option to raise money for this worthwhile charity through Just Giving.

Rocket Apollo is also a UK OCR Community League Race and runners wanting to earn league points to should enter Wave (see below)

Sign up as an Early Bird and you can enter Apollo Rocket Race for just £40. Offer expires midnight on 26th March when the price will increase to £55.

Date: Saturday 22nd April 2017

Where: Toomer Farm, Sherborne Road, Henstridge, SOMERSET BA8 0PH.

Distance: 8km packed with 30+ obstacles

Race Waves: start at 9.30am then every 1/2 hour until 12.00 pm

Family Wave: children aged 7+ can run with an adult in our 11am wave**

Read more essential event info at the bottom of this page

£40 Early Bird £55 from 26 March (+admin fee) / £20 age 7 -13**

Finishers Medal

every Rocketeer that crosses the finish line gets their hard earned, epic Rocket Bling!

Rocket Buff

to wear with pride, plus a goody bag of useful stuff!

Bag a Rocket Tech TShirt

order a Rocket finishers t-shirt

ONLY available until the price rice.

Bag yourself a 2017 Rocket Race Season Pass and get entry to Apollo & Discovery plus a Rocket Race tshirt and buff for just £70! Get Your Season Pass Now!

The UK OCR Community League
UK OCR league   Apollo is also a UK OCR Community League Race. Any runner who is taking part in the Community League can sign up to take part in Wave 1 for this race. Racers are not timed but finishing places are allocated in a 'first over the line' basis. To enter Wave 1 use the password OCRLEAGUE
Ultm8 Warrior Space Cadet Race
Ultm8 Warrior is the UK's first "Junior only" OCR event series! In 2017 we'll be holding a whole host of events including our "Ninja Time Trials" series involving our unique Ultm8 Warrior Obstacle Course. This Space Cadet's course will feature 15-20 obstacles including hurdles, net crawls, ramps, mankey bars, balance beams and more! We'll also have our warrior themed obstacles such as taking on Thor and the Roman shield carry with sponge throwing for parents! All children will receive an epic Space Cadets medal for taking part.
10am: ages 4-6 years (1km course)
10:30am: ages 7-9 years (2km course)

Visit the Ulmt8 Warrior website to book!

Event Details
  • When is the Race?
    Saturday 22nd April 2017.
    • Race waves start from 9:30am leaving at half hourly intervals with the last wave setting off at 12.00pm.
    •  With over 30 obstacles on the 8km course. how many laps can you handle before the sweeper wave.
  • How much is it to enter?
    • Sign up as an Early Bird and you can race Apollo for just £40! Offer expires midnight on 25nd April 2017.
    • From the 26th March 2017, entry for Rocket Apollo is £55. For one price, racers can attempt to take on as many laps as you can handle and become a Rocket legend.
    • NEW Family Wave 11am - entrants aged 7+ can run with an adult for £20 (includes a medal but no t shirt). One adult racer to accompany a maximum of 2 children.  
  • Where is the Race?
    Rocket Race will take place at Toomer Farm, Sherborne Road, Henstridge, SOMERSET BA8 0PH.  
  • What should I expect?
    Whether you’re new to obstacle course running, or permanently mucky at the weekends, Rocketeers can expect an unforgettable experience packed with jumps, crawls, tyres, ropes, water, mud and much more, plus The Rocket – because every good race needs a signature obstacle….
    • What time can I register from?
      Registration will open at 8.30am and we would ask that you register an hour before your wave start time. The registration area will be situated close to the Car Park, in the event village.
    • What do I need to bring with me?
      You will need to bring your Race Confirmation , a signed Waiver  and a photo form of ID.
    • What does a Rocket Race Finisher get?
      Let's not beat around the bush..the shiny, hard earned bling is important and we know your going to love our FREE Rocket Race medal. Not only that, but when you cross the line you will get a goodie bag full of useful stuff....plus a FREE hot beverage!