Dorchester Dash 10k

Dates: 14th Oct 2018, 10:00am - 12:30pm

Category: 1610 Race Series


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Brand new event for 2018!! Starting and finishing at Dorchester Sports Centre and heading out into beautiful local scenery including Maiden Castle. This is a one lap route which starts from the Dorchester Sports Centre onto quiet urban roads before heading up to and around 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.

Kindly sponsored by: The Self Storage Company,  Rowcliffes VauxhallChelston Direct and Um Bongo

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Runners of all abilities are welcome at the event.

Need some help with your training?

Download our 8 week training guide here - the perfect prep to get you 10k ready. 

Event Info 

  • Venue - Dorchester Sports Centre, Coburg Road, Dorchester, DT1 2HR 
  • Registration - 8.15am (race numbers and timing chips to be collected on race day)
  • Entry fee - Affiliated & 1610 members = £14 / Unaffiliated = £16 (£2 extra on the day)
  • Start time - 10.00am 
  • Minimum age of 15 (16 on or before 31/12/18)
  • Finishers medals and age group prizes 
  • Race Instructions
  • Route map
  • Cancellation Policy

Junior 1k Fun Run

Registration for the Junior 1k Fun Run opens at 8.30am 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 10.15am at the main start line. Its open to children of all ages and will all be off road, however we ask that very young runners are accompanied by an adult.

Part of the 1610 Race Series

The Dorchester Dash 10k is part of the 1610 Race Series, consisting of four 10k races and a family 5k and 2k fun run and are all located across the counties of Somerset and Dorset. Complete all of our 10k runs and bag yourself our new 1610 medal collection. Each medal fits pleasingly together to form an image on the reverse.

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. For all enquiries please contact us at or at 01823 219001. 

Got a question?

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