Blackdown KIDS Challenge

On the morning of the Blackdown Hill Challenge there will be a family orientated Blackdown Kid’s Challenge a family run two or three times around Fernhurst Recreation Ground.

In 2019 32 parents and children took the challenge, this year we would like to see 60 running around the Rec.

The event is being held in support of Pavilion2022, the village project to build a new sports pavilion.

All those that take part will receive a ‘goodie bag’ and awards will be made for the first girl and boy back.


  • 8:45 – Registration opens
  • 9:15 – Registration closes
  • 9:30 – Run Around the Rec starts
  • 10:00 – Run Around the Rec presentations

Online entry closes at 8pm on 4th April but you can enter on the day by turning up at registration.


All those taking part, including accompanying adults do so at their own risk, the organisers will not be responsible for injury, illness or loss.

By participating you are consenting to the use of entrants and accompanying adults, names, gender, age and any photographs or videos taken to be used for promotional or publicity purposes of this or future events associated with Pavilion2022.


Are there minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No, although those 8 years or under must be accompanied by an adult, who does not need to enter.

What will the facilities be?

Showers and changing rooms, refreshments (cafe and bar), Parking will be in the car park, on the road and playing field.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?


Will it be possible to enter on the day?

Yes, make sure you leave enough time to register.

What’s the refund policy?

No refunds, this event is for charity (No.1185601), supporting the project (Pavilion2022) to build a new sports pavilion in for the village.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Ideally yes, although it will be acceptable to see it on your phone.It is required at registration and to receive your vest number.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferable?