Dorchester Dash 10k 2020

  • When: 11 Oct 2020, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Where:

    Dorchester Sports Centre, Coburg Road, Dorchester DT1 2HR

  • Category: 1610 Race Series
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Due to the current situation with COVID-19 and social distancing practice, and in the interest of everyone’s health and safety, it is with regret that we feel we have little option but to cancel the Dorchester Dash 10k, Silver Fox Trot 2k and Junior 1k on 11 October 2020. Refunds will be offered and all runners will be contacted.

Starting and finishing at Dorchester Sports Centre and heading out into beautiful local scenery including Maiden Castle. The course profile has an undulating gradient with a couple of challenging hills. Scenic views of the countryside add to the attraction of this event. Runners of all abilities are welcome.

Event Info

  • Venue - Dorchester Sports Centre, Coburg Road, Dorchester DT1 2HR
  • Registration - 8.15 am (race numbers and timing chips to be collected on race day)
  • Entry fee - Affiliated & 1610 members = £16 / Unaffiliated = £18 (£2 extra on the day is spaces available)
  • Start time - 10.00 am
  • Minimum age of 15 (16 on or before 31/12/20)
  • Finishers medals and age group prizes
  • Cancellation Policy

Junior 1k Fun Run

Registration for the Junior 1k Fun Run opens at 8.30 am in the main foyer of the sports centre and costs £2.50 per person which includes a medal. The 1k fun run will start at 10.15 am at the main start line. It's open to children of all ages and will all be off-road, however, we ask that very young runners are accompanied by an adult.

Silver Fox Trot 2k

A ‘bitesize’ version of the main course aimed at the more mature participant who would like to get involved but with a slower pace and shorter distance! Walk, jog, or run—this one’s all about FUN, with a medal for everyone. Price £2.50 per entry. Enter online or on the day. Starts at 8.30 am.

Part of the 1610 Race Series - get the 10k Medal Collection

The Dorchester Dash 10k is part of the 1610 Race Series, consisting of three 10k races and our family 5k & 2k fun run - which are all located in Somerset and Dorset. Complete all three of our 10k runs (Bridgwater, Dorchester and Shepton) to bag yourself our new 1610 medal collection. Click for details of all 1610 Race Series events. By taking part in the 1610 Race Series you are fundraising for your local 1610 leisure centre, providing sports and leisure facilities for the whole community.

Sponsoring the Dorchester Dash 10k

We are keen to work with brands and companies who are looking to engage and support our 1610 Race Series runners, their supporters and the wider South West community.

Got a question?

Please get in touch with our Events team 01823 219001 or email