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Sunday 5th May 2024

Entries Open
Friday 12th January 2024 at 09:00
Entries Close
Thursday 2nd May 2024 at 21:00
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202 Participants
Entry Fees
UKA Member   £16.00   
Non Member   £18.00   
Race Organiser - Lee Cusick

Sponsored by Ernest Jackson Ltd of Crediton

The Crediton Crunch  is a multi- terrain run approximately 10K long which is 90% off road ~ general footpaths, mowed grassland, private parkland and quiet country roads. Most of the first half of the run will be on the Devonshire Heartland Way.

The Crediton Crunch 10K is proud to be part of the  INSTEP Devon race series.

Race HQ

Race HQ is at Lords Meadow Leisure Centre, Commercial Road, Crediton, EX17 1ER and will be open to competitors from 8:30am for number collection and bag drop.

You will need to collect your race number on the day so please arrive at Race HQ in plenty of time. Please pin your race number securely to the front of your running top ensuring you complete the details on the reverse of the number

Start time: 10:30am


The route, will begin with a lap of the perimeter of the rugby pitch opposite LMLC turning left on to the footpath between the football pitches and Willow Walk.
You will then run across one field and the bridge over the River Creedy turning right on to the footpath alongside the NE bank of the river, continuing along the footpaths to the lane near Westacott and turning right. 
Continue for 200m along the lane to a footpath on the left.
Ascend the hill by the footpath, emerging on to the lane that runs between Shobrooke Cross and Camps Cross. Turn right along the lane, and then after 150m, turn left onto a footpath across two fields to emerge on to Wyke Hill. 
Turn right along the lane to Shobrooke Mill where the Water Station will be situated (Halfway point).
Turning left at the Mill, run along the path through the woodland and cross the small bridge across the stream known as Shobrooke Lake, and then run through the fields initially running approx. 0.7 km north and then 0.7 km west towards Shobrooke Barton and Church. (You should pass the tree with the rope swing during this section.)
Emerge on to Church Lane and follow the lane south, then west to the road near the war memorial entering Shobrooke Park by the top gate.
Run down the avenue of trees to the track near South Lodge turning left on to the road by the park gate adjacent to South Lodge. 
Cross the road and run down the lane towards Westacott.
Turn right onto the footpath used on the way out and return to the rugby pitch opposite LMLC by way of the first part of the route bearing right and finishing half way around the pitch. 
The route will be signposted with direction arrows and distance markers will be provided in km


All marshals will be provided by the fantastic Crediton Running Network who will be strategically placed around the course to direct and encourage you. 


  • 1st Male & Female: Trophy
  • 2nd Male & Female: Trophy
  • 3rd Male & Female: Trophy
  • Recognition will also be given for age categories - V40; V50; V60; V70 plus
  • Each participant will receive a race medal and a goody bag.


Race HQ: Sat Nav EX17 1ER

There will be LIMITED parking available at the Leisure Centre in the overflow car-park – stewards will be on hand to advise you. 

In addition, there are 3 Car Parks in the Crediton area:
    Market Street Car Park, Market Street, Crediton, EX17 2AJ.
    Crediton Station Car Park, Station Approach, Crediton, EX17 3BY
    High Street Car Park, St Saviours Way, Crediton, EX17 3JU
Please also consider public transport or car sharing when travelling to this event.

Train: Crediton Station (EX17 3BY) is 1 mile away from the Race HQ (EX17 1ER) - please check times for availability


We are delighted to have Abby and her team from Re-Balance Injury Clinic in attendance on Race Day providing post-race sports massage and injury consultation advice.
Re-Balance are an injury clinic supporting you in your road to recovery, helping you to minimise time on the treatment table and maximise your performance. Re-Balance are also offering all racers a discount on pre-race appointments to sort any niggles or injuries you may have, and also post-race follow up appointments to enhance your recovery.
Get in contact with Re-Balance and mention Crediton Crunch 10K for more details – clinic locations are in Pinhoe and Honiton – further details can be found on


We will allow you to transfer your place on to another runner up to 03/05/24 using your SiEntries account by Editing your entry - for more information click here.

There will be NO race entries on transfers on the day.

Please check the club website on the eve of the race for any important last-minute announcements. We will be posting regular updates via Facebook and Instagram.

Held under UKA rules. Licence No. 2024-47428


Huge thanks to Emily and the Shelley Family at the Shobrooke Estate; Martyn Styfield and all at Crediton Running Network; Lords Meadow Leisure Centre; Crediton Rugby Club; Alan Quick, All at SWRR; Mid Devon Council; Race Adjudicator, Tony Gale; and of course, our wonderful race sponsors Ernest Jackson of Crediton

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Event Location
Lords Meadow Leisure Centre, Commercial Road, Crediton, EX17 1ER