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The Drop - NEC

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Saturday 20th to Sunday 21st January 2024

Entries Open
Friday 24th February 2023 at 09:00
Entries Close
Thursday 28th December 2023
Entry Fees
Entry Fee (per person)   £45.00   

Plus 6% booking fee

Wane Law

We put you on a bus...

We blindfold you...

We take you to an unknown location...

You have no tech, no map, no watch, no idea where you are...

Will you make it back to HQ or be lost for ever?


Choose your day:: Saturday or Sunday.

Choose your distance:: 10 or 15 Miles.

Registration::  Birmingham International Railway Station, National Exhibition Centre, Station Link Rd, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1PA

Finish:: Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1PA (Outside the NEC)

Parking:: There is lots of parking in the area but why not just jump on a train.

Weather:: Check the BBC weather 

Nearest Railway Station:: Birmingham International Railway Station

Dates:: 20th and 21st January

Registration opens at 07:15
Bus leaves at 08:00
​Start when we reach the start

Costs:: £45 per person, run solo or in a team as big as you want. (Includes free entry The National Running Show.)

Closing Date:: 28th December. Limited to just 200 places/per day.

Prizes:: Everyone gets something (collect from our stand at The National Running Show)

What you get::

  1. Transport to the start locations
  2. Live GPS tracking
  3. Free entry to The National Running Show
  4. There are no support vehicles, tail runners or marshals. The aim of the race is for you to find your own way back!

The following will get you disqualified::

  • Use of a gps device. Recording your progress is acceptable, but the device you use will have to be sealed in the emergency bag. (We will supply this and seal it for you!)
  • Using a map
  • Using anything except your own two legs to get you to the finish!
  • Breaking the seal on the emergency kit bag
  • Arriving after the cut off times:  4 hours for 15 mile and 3 hours for 10 mile

View the Event Disclaimer / Terms and Conditions.

View the Event Cancellation / Refund Policy.

This event offers the option to purchase XCover, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Sun 6 Jul 25 The Drop - Bath
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Event Location
Marston Green, 12 Boar Lane, Birmingham, B40 1PA