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Purbeck 10k

Purbeck 10k 2024

In 2024 we welcome back The Purbeck 10k after a 5-year absence. It will be held on Friday 14th June, at 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.

We are excited that our race is included in the Dorset Road Running League and proud to host the Dorset County Championship 10k.

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.


Entries are now open through Timing Monkey

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Entries fees are:

£18 affiliated

£20 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. Prizes will be awarded to the first 3 male and 3 female finishers, and to the male and female winners in age categories.


We allow race transfers via Timing Monkey. Deadline for transfers 12 June.

DRRL & County Championship

The race has been selected as part of the 2024 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 Day

Race HQ is located near Purbeck Park, Corfe Castle. BH20 5DW.

There will be plenty of free parking, a 5-minute walk from race village. Our new race village will include refreshments, so please bring some change with you, and make an evening of it!

The race is fully chip-timed by Timing Monkey 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 pending) and licensed by UK Athletics (license number 2024-47587), 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 on image to enlarge):


Undulating course with no long or large hills – total ascent is 87m, 285 feet (click on image to enlarge)