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. 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.

Sunday 27th November 2022

Thank you to everyone who supported the 2021 race. It was nice to be back after missing a year because of the pandemic. The 2022 Croome Capability Canter will be held on Sunday 27th November 2022 at 9am. Entries will open on Saturday 1st October 2021 at 9pm (the evening). The route and format will largely be the same as previous years.

Race results from Croome today can be found on the link below. Massive thanks to everyone that helped put on the race. Hope to see all you back next year!

2021 Croome race results

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.

Enter Croome Capability Canter

Entries for the 2021 race will open on Saturday1st October 2021 at 9pm (the evening). Please set a reminder as the race usually sells out quick. You will be able to enter using 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 café will be available from 8am (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.