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Red Kite Trail Race

Sunday 14th July 2019

Entries Open
Sunday 13th January 2019
Entries Close
Sunday 7th July 2019
Entry Fees

Attached     £5
Unattached £7

Derwent Valley Trail Runners - Dominic Martin

Come and discover one of County Durham's best hidden secrets.

8 mile off road, challenging trail race hosted by Derwent Valley Trail Runners. Taking place in the beautiful Derwent Valley, home to the famous Red Kite.

Marshalled and fully marked. Maps will be available

The terrain is of mixed interesting trails, twisting and turning through ancient woodland, rocky underfoot and a small section of fast paths, also includes a stream crossing.

May contain a few hills...

Starting from Dipton Community Centre‚Äč (DH9 9DR) at 10am with free car parking in Dipton Community Centre, Dipton village School and Dipton main village car park. 

Refreshments provided inside Community Center - Soup and roll. There will also be a selection of cakes on offer thanks to the Pont Valley Network -a conservation group based in the village. Donations warmly welcomed.

Healthy Trees - Healthy Places

This year we will be donating to the Woodland Trust, a conservation charity which is close to DVTR's hearts.


This is not a walking event

STRICTLY NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY. No refunds. Substitutions are allowed.

Over 17’s only


Numbers are given out on the morning of the race. Registration opens at 9am 

Presentation at 12pm

Friendly run event, medical support, refreshments on the course (half way mark) & at finish. Event photography, marked course and friendly marshals.

Look forward to seeing you all soon.

Permit number TBC

Supported by Pont Valley Network 


Mens fastest winning time - David Best Blackhill Bounders - 53.24

Ladies fastest winning time - Gemma Bradley Saltwell Harriers - 103.35

 By entering the race you agree to be photographed during the race, with the images used as part of the Red Kite Trail Race facebook page or other promotional material for the race. 

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