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.

2020 race cancelled

Unfortunately due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Croome Capability Canter race will not take place. We had hoped to host the event following Covid secure guidelines, but unfortunately the National Trust are not permitting group events at any of their venues. Subject to how the situation is next year, we should be back in November 2021. Take care and stay safe.

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.

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.