OVERLOAD is an obstacle and mud run which you can run on your own or as part of a team.

We have a overload UKOCR trophy Race wave with prizes for 1 st, 2nd and 3rd male and female past the post This wave will be for the runners who like to go as fast as the can and complete every obstacle thrown at them

And we have our Open waves which are more fun waves where the emphasis is on challenging yourself, moving out of your comfort zone and feeling that sense of accomplishment when you cross the finish line.

Each lap is around 5-6km long and you can do as many as you like whilst the course is open

We are a family orientated company and with that in mind, we also put on a family wave where we let children run with adults, all children running will be encouraged to do the same obstacles as the adults but with a little help from mum and dad, and they will receive a unique OVERLOAD medal and t-shirt/vest

OVERLOAD is simply what it says, OVERLOADED with obstacles. You will encounter terrain that will push you to your limits and mud that will suck you in, water to wade through and carries to test you, and we expect them all done with a smile on your face and not to forget over 80% of obstacles can be seen by spectators

And don’t forget you can camp over Friday and Saturday night, for only £10 per person, you will get premium parking right next to the event village, separate utilities to non-campers and easy access to the showers

Event Details

How much does it cost?

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Arriving at the event

Please arrive at least an hour before your wave to give you time to get parked, register for the run, drop off bag and valuables and take part in the recommended complimentary warm up.

Runners can only run in the wave they have been entered into. Different coloured wrist bands will signify which wave you are in.


Parking at the event

There is on-site parking at the event and a £5 parking fee. Roads in the area are very narrow. Please do not park on the verges or block driveways or roads etc. as your vehicle will be removed.

Please make sure you park your vehicle safely and securely. OVERLOAD cannot be held liable for theft or damage to your vehicle caused whilst at the event.

The OVERLOAD Village

The OVERLOAD Village will be set up in the field next to the car park. There will be food and drink for spectators and OVERLOAD runners, We encourage spectators to follow the spectator route to see family and friends challenge our biggest, muddiest and most fun challenges (all within 5 minutes from the event village), it’ll be a great place to enjoy the whole day.


What To Bring

Photo ID – Passport or Driving Licence

Cash – for car parking,  food & drink, clothing, event village, etc. (There will be no cash machines on site)

Event Registration

The Registration Tent will be set up in the Overload Village and is where you will need to pick up your running number and wrist band for your wave. You’ll be asked to provide ID to confirm your registrations details. Do not forget your ID - if you can’t provide it at registration we won’t be able to let you take part in the event.


What to wear/bring

• Clothes you feel comfortable running in. This does not mean you can run naked guys!!

• Normal running shoes. To protect other participants, land and obstacles, no spikes or studded shoes will be allowed

• Hat and gloves (if the weather is cold)

• Protection against the sun, if it is warm (sun cream)

• Towel and change of clothes to put on after the run.

• Water / wet wipes to get cleaned up with ( unless booking Premium camping)

Premium Camping

• Premium camping is situated in a private field next to the event village

• Price is £10 per adult (1 child Free with every adult) and includes Premium Car parking Pass

• Small BBQ / cooking facilities are allowed

• All rubbish must be put in designated collection points


Mercaston Lane Brailsford
United Kingdom


  • Overload
  • Mercaston Lane Brailsford
  • Derbyshire
  • United Kingdom
  • DE6 3BJ