Event closing - A whirlwind adventure...

Another big event for 2022

A perfect way for you to spend time with your friends and your family.

John Hughes
John Hughes
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Not just the BEST Running Event in the area, the CLANFIELD CHALLENGE is a PERFECT WAY TO SPEND your Sunday with the family. 

As with previous years we are looking for everyone who attends to have a fantastic full day out! Whether you are participating, supporting or just looking to have a great time with family & friends we have so much happening.  

This year you will be able to indulge yourself with:

  • Great food & drink including a BBQ, Ice cream, local ales, prosecco, coffees/teas and other soft/alcoholic drinks;
  • Musical and dance entertainment
  • Bouncy castle fun;
  • A range of local stalls run by community groups, businesses and schools

Please bring your cash and spare change to help support our wonderful community!

Our wonderful sponsors:

  • Clanfield Joggers
  • AdvanceSRM
    Advance SRM Therapies Ltd is a Clanfield based clinic that specialises in providing advanced clinical soft tissue therapies for clients from all walks of life, presenting with a variety of musculoskelatal conditions, as well as medical issues.
  • Serenity Digital
  • Walker Accounting
  • Winchester Caravans
    Whether you are starting your caravan or motorhome journey or an experienced explorer, you have come to the right place. If you are looking to buy a high-quality new or pre-owned caravan or motorhome, or you would like to have the latest awnings and accessories, we have got just the thing to help you create tomorrow's memories today.
  • Alexandra Sports
    At Alexandra Sports, we love running, and we want you to love running too. As the UK's leading running specialist, we pride ourselves on our industry leading technology, or product knowledge and most of all, our reputable customer service.
  • TJ Waste
    TJ Waste & Recycling prides itself on being one of the leading independent waste management providers in the South East.
  • Kingscourt School
    Here at Kingscourt, we believe nursery and school has a big part to play in creating an amazing childhood. Adventures await through our enriched curriculum.

Friends enjoying Clanfield Challenge 2017

Showing medals at Clanfield Challenge 2017

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Full list of guests:

  • Rebalance Pilates
    At Rebalance our number one goal is to create a safe and welcoming space for all our clients, new and existing, to enjoy and immerse themselves in their chosen class without pressure, without the feeling of judgement, just a supportive place to be themselves, move safely and to come away feeling better than when they started.
  • The Hampshire Hog
    Fabulous food and great guestrooms… are the hallmark of Waterlooville’s renowned Hampshire Hog. Drop into one of the friendliest pubs in the area and relax by our fire, or in the garden, with a perfectly-poured pint.
  • Corner 53
    Corner Fifty Three are known as being the Mad Scientists of distilling
  • Stars School of Performing Arts
    We aim to develop an unpressurised love of dance​ through a friendly adaptable approach
  • First Clanfield Scout Group
    Young and not so young, there is something for you in scouting.
  • Butser Home Start
    Providing compassionate and confidential support for parents stuggling with stresses of family life
  • Clanfield Football Club
    Clanfield FC aims to provide a safe, enjoyable, learning environment for all children and adults. We offer training sessions for all ages and abilities.
  • Clanfield Bowls Club
    A non-profit making Charity and a members-only Club it is our intention to prvide a place where like-minded folk can meet up, make new friends and pass their time in a pleasant, casual environment.
  • Clanfield Gardening Club
    Established in 1982 by local people who wanted to share their love and knowledge of gardening, encouraging others to join them and make their gardens bloom and flourish.
  • T Jays Fun 4 All
    A family-run firm with a wealth of experience. We specialise in bouncy castle and inflatable hire for all types of events throughout Hampshire, Surrey, West Sussex and other UK locations.
  • Sir Whippy
    A family run business with years of experience in the ice cream industry, we are experts in providing ice cream vans across Surrey, Hampshire and Berkshire attending shows and events, weddings, workplaces and offices as well as our regular rounds.
  • Park Community School Catering
    The catering team produce nutritious meals and looks to encourage healthy eating beyond school, the team provides cookery lessons for families, where family members come together, cook a meal, eat some of it with us and have plenty remaining to take home.
  • The Wild Tea Bar
    Based on the Southdowns in Hampshire, we hand bake the best gooey chocolate brownies baked with top quality ingredients and full of chocolate chunks.
  • Ready to Rock School
    Ready To Rock School for great junior, teenage and adult guitar, bass, drum & vocal lessons.......with FANTASTIC live gigs too!!'

Timings to help plan your day:

  • 8:00 - Registration and tee collection opens

  • 9.00 - Warm-up for children's 1 & 2K

  • 9.30 - 1K CHILDREN's START

  • 9:50 - 2K CHILDREN's START

  • 10:30 - Registration closes **

  • 10:30 - Dance performance

  • 10.40 - 20K START North Lane **

  • 10.45 - Live music commences

  • 11.00 - 12K START North Lane

  • 11.20 - 5K START North Lane

  • 11.30 - Road closure on South Lane (opens again at 13:00)

  • 12.30 - Trophy and donation presentation

  • 16:00 -  Event closes

* Unless otherwise stated, all activities take place on South Lane Meadow
** We suggest that 20k runners register some time before registration closes in order to have time to get to the start line in time

Our Musical Guests:

Ready To Rock School will once again be joining us to provide you all with some wonderful live music from local talented artists.

RTR students and tutors, past and present, are performing at South Lane Meadow as the morning races finish and on through the afternoon. All the acts have a connection to the rock school and will be performing throughout the day up until around 4.00pm ***

"It's so great to have the races back on again and for us to to be able to support the full day event, especially after the enforced break of the past two years. Lot's of running, lots of music and activities, stalls, bouncy castle, beer tent etc....a real community day and donations to the local community!"

  • 10.45am - NELLIE FRASER (acoustic)


  • 11.40am - AZTEC FLOWERS (electric indie/pop/rock)

  • 12.40pm TOM MacDONALD (acoustic)

  • 1.20pm OFF THE RECORD (electric rock)

  • 2.10pm - UKES OF HAZARD (ukelele band)

  • 3.00pm - RE- VEAL (formerly THE JARH) 

***Some timings may change slightly, but the following schedule should be used as a guide should you be looking to catch someone you know!

Our race supporters

We'd like to thank all our supporters for their donations, help with organisation and sponsorship.

About the race

The Clanfield Challenge is made up of 5 individual race routes - a 20 kilometre, 12 kilometre, 5 kilometre, 2 kilometre and 1 kilometre race. All are based in Clanfield, Hampshire and the money generated by the races are to be used to fund local community projects in and around the Clanfield area. So, read on, sign up and support your local community!

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