Croome Capability Canter

Voted into the top 10 off-road races by readers of Runners World, the Croome Capability Canter is a 6.5 mile (10kish) multi-terrain race around the scenic Croome Park; designed by renowned 18th century landscape architect Lancelot “Capability” Brown, organised by the Black Pear Joggers. The 2018 race is on Sunday, 24th November 2019 at 9am. Important updates will be added on this page, but you can also discuss the race and stay up to date on the BPJ Facebook group.

It’s getting close to race day! Please check out the race day instructions to ensure everything runs smoothly on the day. If you have any questions, just let us know, but please read the instructions first as most of the important things are in there.

Read the final race instructions

If you are unable to attend, let us know at least 48 hours before the race by completing the race transfer/withdrawal form. We are unable to give refunds, but you can transfer your place to someone else by filling in the form.

Online Entry

Online entry only (no on the day entries or postal entries).

Prizes and Goodies

Medals and goodie bags will be awarded to all finishers, with prizes given to winners.

Entry Prices

£14 for runners affiliated to UK Athletics clubs and £16 for unaffiliated runners.

Limited Spaces

Entries have been strictly limited to 350 to protect the parkland.

Entries open Tuesday 1st October 2019 at 9pm (the evening)

Entries for the 2019 race will open on Tuesday 1st October 2019 at 9pm (the evening). Please set a reminder as the race usually sells out quick. You will be able to enter on the following link:

The Course

The course is a 6.5 mile ‘undulating’ multi-terrain off-road course around the beautiful scenery of Croome Park, with excellent feedback from the previous year’s runners. Visit the Run Britain site for further details. View Route and Marshall Points

Location, Directions and Parking

The address for the start of the race is: Croome Park, nr High Green, WR8 9DW (View Map and Directions).

There is limited parking, please car share where possible.

Please allow 10 minutes to walk from registration to the start.


An early morning race menu at the cafe will be available from 8:00am (View Menu).

Marshalls and Volunteers

If you are interested in marshalling or helping out at the race, please pass your name, phone number and email address to the race secretary, Claire Shacklock. Any help you can offer is very much appreciated.