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Jimi on Facebook

"Brilliant course today, rollercoaster of hills. Had a wicked time!"

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Tracy on Facebook

"Awesome race really enjoyed it beautiful trails great marshals, I didn't get lost once, will do it again next year."

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Charlotte on Facebook

"Thanks - great atmosphere but a tough course."

Martyn on Facebook

"Fantastic event. Hard course. Need some hills training over the next 12 months. Loved it"

About The Event

Based in the Area of Outstanding Natural beauty of Cannock Chase, the Cannock Chase 10K offers an off road alternative to most conventional 10K road races. No concrete, no traffic; just nature, wood lands and peace.

Running through the heart of the forest, the course takes in some of Cannock’s finest scenery. The course is entirely off road so please be aware that ground may be uneven and wear the appropriate footwear.

Medals and goodie bags will be awarded to all finishers.

There will be an array of wonderful prizes up for grabs, so don't miss out and enter now.


Our Partners

Forestry Commission

The Forestry Commission are responsible for the maintenance and up keep of Cannock Chase.

Birches Valley Forest Centre is an excellent starting point for an exhilarating day out on Cannock Chase.

From the midlands best bike trails and woodland walks to adventure play and Go Ape they've got a great day out just waiting for you…


GO APE are not just bananas, they have seen what a great event Cannock Chase 10k is and we are delighted to announce their involvement for the third year running.

Offering a fantastic array of activities to entertain both kids and adults alike.

Fitness First

We are delighted to welcome Cannock's own Fitness First branch into the Cannock Chase 10ks family.

They are the ones to help you go further with the right balance of training and motivation.

Hoka One One

Hoka One One are the inventors of Ultra-Size shoes with maximum cushioning for superior comfort.

They will have a team there on the day providing shoes for runners to test out.

TrueStart Performance Coffee

Developed by athletes, TrueStart Performance Coffee is designed specifically for sports performance so you can train harder for longer.

TrueStart is the only coffee in the world that provides a measured level of natural caffeine in every scoop (95mg).
Feel the boost without the unpredictable highs, lows and crashes. It’s free from synthetics,
made from ethically sourced pure Colombia Arabica beans and tastes great black or white, hot or cold.

Primal Pantry

Founded by Nutritionist Suzie Walker, with an immense passion for proper real food.
The Primal Pantry was launched in February 2014 with a mission to provide tasty nutritious foods,
which fully compliment a clean eating lifestyle.

You can look forward to recieving a sample of their bars in your finisher goody bag.


Please click the link for our terms and conditions - Here

Q. Where is the event held?

A. The entrance you need to get to is the Birches Valley visitor centre. For Sat-Nav devices use postcode WS15 2UQ. Drive Into the car park and you will see signs pointing you in the right direction!

Q. When will I receive my race pack?

A. Race packs containing your running number and timing chip will be posted out to you two week before the race - Check twitter / facebook for updates

Q. Will there be food on-site?

A. Caterers will be present at the event supplying burgers, Staffordshire oatcakes and drinks.

Q. How clear is the course marked?

A. Have no fear; the course is extremely clear with marshals posted around the course. A sweeper bike will be at the back ensuring nobody is left behind.

Q. What time does it all start?

A. The 10K will start at 10:30am. We recommend that you try to arrive a couple of hours before to get in the zone.

Q. Can I run for Charity?

A. Everybody is welcome to take part in the Cannock Chase 10K, If you have any special requirements then please contact us using the form below.

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