Event Info

Toomer Farm Camping and B&B

Rocket Race takes place at the beautiful equestrian venue of Toomer Farm, in the rolling Somerset Countryside. For racers wanting to make a weekend of it, Toomer also operates a B&B and campsite servcie. B&B accommodation in the farmhouse consists of en-suite double bedrooms and guests can enjoy a traditional full english or continental breakfast. Outside, the campsite offers space for tents, caravans or motorhomes. The site is equipped with electrical hookups and water, and has it’s own shower and toilet block. Toomer Farm is just 5 miles from the town of Sherborne, and has two good rural pubs and an Indian restaurant just a short drive away.

To book your race day accomodation, contact the Toomer Farm team on 01963 250237 or email toomerfarm@hotmail.co.uk

Rocket Race Charity PartnerIn aid of Blind Veterans UK logo

The Team at Rocket Race are proud to support Blind Veterans UK, a registered charity who provide vision impaired Armed Forces and National Service veterans with the person-centered services and tailored support they need to discover life beyond sight loss. Blind Veterans UK’s work ranges from helping veterans relearn vital life skills and providing them with the tools they need to be independent in their own homes, to offering new learning, training and recreation opportunities and providing long-term nursing, residential and respite care. When you signup to take part in a Rocket Race event, you will be given the option to raise money via Just Giving for this worthwhile cause. Look out for the Blind Veterans team in our event village and for blind veterans tackling the Rocket Race course with the aid of a sighted guide. Read more about this outstanding charity to see just why we support their work.

My Sports & More

ce482b_1530c634298d42339648928b1162d1e2-jpg_srz_669_173_85_22_0-50_1-20_0-00_jpg_srzFor all your racing essentials, be sure to visit the team from My Sports & More in the event village. From energy gels and protein shakes, to base layers, gloves, calf guards, race clothing and trainers, Neil and the team will make sure you’re properly kitted out to run. The team also offer Go Pro Camera Hire so you can capture your race on film! Visit their website to find out more

Dryrobe

dryrobe has been designed to be the warmest, most advanced change robe on the planet and has become a permanent fixture in the OCR world. dryrobe is designed to allow you to change outside while staying warm, dry and fully protected from the elements. Before and after races it is vitally important to preserve your energy and core temperature – dryrobe has been designed with that purpose in mind and can be left on over clothing and re-used multiple times throughout the day. Used by OCR athletes across the world including 3 x OCR world champion Jonathan Albon, dryrobe has also become an essential piece of kit for athletes across all sports – gaining international recognition when used by Team GB at the Rio Olympic Games. Waterproof, windproof but also washable – dryrobe is perfectly at home with a day out in the mud! Get yourself one of these outstanding items of sportswear in the Rocket event village or visit their website for more information!