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Important information about Battle of the Knights

We look forward to seeing you at Battle of the Knights. Below you will find all the information you need to know about the event.

Wave times

In the week running up to the event you will receive an email stating your wave time. We will be using timing chips at Battle of the Knights to record your time. We use a trusted company to provide the chips which record your time on the day. The top 10% from each category will win a free place next year. We will send this company limited data about you, including your name, age category and gender. This data will only be used for this event. If you do not wish us to pass on your information, please contact us on

Event disclaimer

Please click here for the disclaimer for the event. We ask that you print and complete this document, and bring it with you on the day. Those who have not completed and signed this form will be unable to take part.


Entries are still being taken for this event. Our online entry form will close at 9am on Thursday, 19 July, however we will be taking entries on the day. Anyone who wishes to enter on the day, please come to the sign-in desk. Please note; on the day entries will be allocated to the last wave.

Sponsorship money

We ask you not to bring sponsorship monies on the day. Please bring them into us at the Hospice after the event. Although there is no minimum sponsorship amount required, participants are very welcome to raise money and if you need any sponsor forms, please do let us know.

What to do on the day


During the race

Race completion

Thank you for being part of this very special event. We look forward to seeing you compete on Sunday 22 July.

Event terms and conditions


Upon receipt of your entry form and fee we will issue an email or letter of confirmation and sponsor forms if requested. Your place is not confirmed until you receive this.

The first 200 places will cost £25, after this they will be £30. Places booked after 16 February will cost £35. The children’s race fee is £15.

By registering for Battle of the Knights you give permission for St Nicholas Hospice Care to use your name and photo in any future publicity materials that might be produced unless a written objection is received by the Fundraising Team.

Refund policy: The booking fee has the following refund policy: Up to three weeks prior to the event, a 75% refund is available. Within three weeks of the event, no refund is available. In the unlikely event of St Nicholas Hospice Care cancelling due to bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances, a full refund will be offered to participants.

Registration closes at 9am on Thursday, 19 July. We will also be taking sign-ups on the day of the event.


The minimum age for participants in the adult waves is 16. Anyone under 18 must have signed parental consent. There is no upper age limit. Junior race participants must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at The Playground for the duration of the event.

New for 2018: there will be two waves for juniors – 3pm for those aged 8-11, and 2.20pm for those aged 12-15. Medieval-themed fancy dress is optional. The junior race will cover a 1km run followed by the obstacle course.


Places are non-transferable so if you are unable to take part for whatever reason you must inform us as soon as possible (and return your sponsor form if applicable, even if it has no sponsorship entries).

Participants are responsible for their own medical condition and ensuring they are fit to complete the race. Please consult your doctor if you suffer from heart, joint, back or breathing problems or any other medical condition that may affect your ability to take part.

Participants cannot be under the influence of alcohol at Battle of the Knights.

We reserve the right to ask anyone to leave the event at any time if you fail to meet our terms and conditions.