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The Fire Fighters Charity have teamed up with Rat Race to bring you the Dirty weekend Challenge. The event features huge permanent builds, the longest monkey bars in the world, festival style camping and a monster after party awaits if you are ready to take on this fantastic challenge!

Can you take on 20 miles 200 obstacles at the world’s biggest obstacle course?

The After Party – Rat Race’s after parties are legendary and this one is an absolute beast, you are guaranteed one hell of a good night. In 2017 the event will be headlined by The Hoosiers and Judge Jules and supported by the Hot Red Chili Peppers.

How do I get involved?

You can take part in this event on your own or as a team. The average time to complete the course is between 4 – 6 hours, but the record currently stands at a blistering 2hrs 34m!

It’s a monstrous course – in the grounds of Burghley House, Peterborough one of England’s finest Elizabethan Country Estates, with up to 200 obstacles.

Choose either the 13 or the full 20 miles…

To register for a guaranteed place, please click on the above ‘Register Now’ button. The registration fee is £100 with an additional guaranteed minimum fundraiser of £350.00 (excluding gift aid).

Already got a place?

If you’ve already signed up for Rat Race Dirty Weekend, please let us know as we would love you to run as part of The Fire Fighters Charity team.

By fundraising for us, you will receive support from The Fire Fighters Charity fundraising team. All you need to do is contact us and let us know.

Fundraising Tips

Stuck for ideas on how to fundraise? Firstly, it’s wise to break your fundraising target down into manageable chunks. Plan local events such as pub quizzes, car boot sales or company cake days and be sure to create your own personal web page on Virgin Money Givingor Just Giving. Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter can also help generate awareness.

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