Purbeck 10k 2019

The Purbeck 10K 2019 will be held on Friday 21st June, 7:30pm. The picturesque rural undulating course takes in stunning views of Corfe Castle and surrounding heathland. With no big hills, PB’s are frequently recorded year on year.

All proceeds from the race go to a chosen charity, with Cancer Research receiving £2000 in 2018. For 2019, our chosen charity is Swanage Area Dementia Friendly Community.

We are excited that our race is included in the Dorset Road Running League and is the Dorset County Championship race for 10K distance.

Keep up to date on latest news before the event by liking our facebook page. Full race information will be e-mailed to entrants in early June, about two weeks before the event.


** Update 13th May - We are now full! Thank you for all your support! **

Entries will be opened on Friday 1st February at 8am via FullOnSport. Entries fees are:

£15 affiliated

£17 non-affiliated

Runners must be 15 years or older on race day. Unfortunately the course is not suitable for wheelchairs, dogs or buggies. Accompanying cyclists are not permitted. Personal headphones / earpieces are NOT allowed. You will be disqualified if you are found wearing them.

All finishers will receive a race memento and goody bag. Prizes will be awarded to first 3 male and female winners, and 5 year age category winners.

Our preferred method of entry is via FullOnSport. Postal entry forms are available by contacting the race director via email at cogginsm@hotmail.com . There is an additional admin fee to process paper entries.


We don't hold a waiting list, we offer no deferrals, sorry! But we do allow transfers up to the day before the race, via Full On Sport. Deadline for transfers is 17.00 on Thursday 20th June.

DRRL & County Championship

The race has been selected as part of the 2019 DRRL & Dorset County Championships. To be eligible for the County Championships, you must either:

- Be born in Dorset

- Have nine months continuous residence in Dorset immediately prior to the date of the race.

- Have nine months service in HM Forces stationed in Dorset immediately prior to the date of the race.

Please note – No athlete is allowed to compete in the Championships of more than one County in any one nine month period.


Race Partners
Once again, Albury and Hall are also proudly supporting the race. Whether you wish to buy or sell, Albury & Hall will offer you a friendly approachable personalised service that is tailored to suit your needs. Please visit http://www.alburyandhall.co.uk for more information.

Race Day

Race HQ is at located Norden Park & Ride, Corfe Castle. BH20 5DW.

There will be plenty of free parking a 2 minute walk from race village. Our race village includes a BBQ and Bar, which should help refresh you after the race!

The race is fully chipped timed and results will be able to be viewed live on the results screen at Race HQ.

The wearing of headphones, or similar devices, is not permitted .

Course Info

The event is accurately measured (SEAA Course Measurement Certificate Number 12/031) and licenced by UK Athletics (2019-37063), with your results uploaded to Run Britain and Power of 10.

The out and back route takes you from race village, to Arne and back. Course map and elevation profile below (click to enlarge):

Undulating course with no long or large hills – total ascent is 285 feet. Click on the image to enlarge it.

Course Records

Can you beat the Course Records? Women’s 36:59, by Serena O’Connor (Poole Runners) in 2016, and Men’s 30:56 by Jake Smith (Axe Valley Runners) in 2018.

Condition of Entry – GDPR

We may publish Personal Information as part of the results of the Event and may pass such information to the governing body or any affiliated organisation for the purpose of insurance, licences or for publishing results either for the event alone or combined with or compared to other events. Results may include (but not be limited to) name, any club affiliation, race times and age category. We also take pictures of you enjoying the event and may post them publicly.

Our race is run under UKA rules and the course is accurately measured as per the association of UK course measurers.

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