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Event Timetable

FRIDAY 21st JULY 2023

11:00: Gates open

12:00: Main arena open

15:00: Yoga for Runners

16:00-21:00: Registration open for TR24 & Thunder Run 10K

16:00-18:45: Registration open for PJ Run

17:00-22:00: Showers open

18:00: Yoga For Runners

19:00: The PJ Run starts

19:30-22:00: Entertainments - Music & DJs in the main marquee

22:00: Gates close (all day visitors must be off site)

23:00-07:00: Quiet time on the campsite


07:00: Site open

07:00-08:45: Registration open for Thunder Run10K

07:00-11:00: Registration open for TR24

09:00: Thunder Run10K race start

09:00: Main arena activities open

10:15: Thunder Run10K presentation

10:30: Yoga For Runners

11:30: Race briefing 

11:50: Runners begin to line up for the start. It is a self seeding start - line up in order of expected lap time. 

12:00: Thunder Run 2023 begins!!!

12:00: Showers open

13:00-16:00: Shirt exchange and sale

21:15: Sunset. All runners on course must carry a light until sunrise

22:00: Gates close (all day visitors must be off site)

23:00-07:00: Quiet time on the campsite

 SUNDAY 23rd JULY 2023

05:15: Sunrise

07:00: Site open

10:30-13:30: Medal exchange. Any runners that have completed their final lap can collect their medal from the main marquee. Medals are issued on the return of your timing chip

12:00: Race finishes. All runners on course to complete the lap they are on

13:30 approx: Podium presentation

18:00: Site closes. PLEASE NOTE: Sunday night camping is not available this year, so everyone must leave the venue by this time.

Main Arena


Exposure Lights - The Official Lighting Partner of TR24. Check out their incredible range of head torches, which are all designed and made in the UK. Demo lights will be available for you to try out to experience just how good they are.

TORQ Fitness - Our Official Nutrition Partners, TORQ will have some incredible offers on their range of drinks, bars, gels & more, to make sure you can perform the whole way through the 24hrs.

Scimitar Sports - Head to Scimitar's tets to get your hands on some of our official TR24 merchendise and also check out their own unique range of running kit, which now includes many garments made from recycled materials.

Alton Sports - The guys from Alton Sports always have their tent packed full of brilliant products and their knowledge and advice is second to none.  

Flanci Activwear - It's great to have Flanci along to this year's TR24, showcasing their range of bold leggings, shorts and the very awesome Skorts!

Sports Massage - Some of the hardest working people TR24! Working all day and all night to ease aching muscles and to unknot countless limbs. The team work for donations only so please give generously

Big Bobblehats - Who would've thought knitwear could be so damn cool!

West Midlands 4X4 Response - The group from West Midlands 4×4 Response are heading up our team of marshals again this year. Visit them in the main arena to find out more about their voluntary work in providing logistic support to the NHS, Emergency Services and Charities in times of need.


Food & Drink

FW Catering - Our main caterers have been listening to the feedback from runners over the years to give you a great range of options, night and day, with choices for most diets. Across their units they will be offering plenty of healthy options and dishes suitable for carb loading and recovery. But of course they'll have loads of treats and comfort food too.

Bar in The Barn - We know that not everyone wants an Isotonic energy drink all the time! The bar will be open all day, every day until 11pm, and will be well stocked with plenty of choices so make sure you visit them for a pre-race tipple, or celebratory drink at the finish.

Little Green Juice Box - Freshly made fruit smoothies, juices and more. This family business uses locally sourced ingredients where possible, and even grow some of them themselves.

Ice Cream Van - Our legendary ice cream man will be doing the rounds around the site all weekend. Keep your ears open to hear those chimes!

Entertainment & Activities


Yoga For Runners - There There will be three free sessions being held by Sarah from Jakaranda Yoga this year: Friday at 3pm and 6pm, Saturday at 10:30am. Register HERE or sign up in the main registration tent. The sessions will meet in the changeover area by the start arch. Just bring a towel or yoga mat along with you and your chakra. Everyone is welcome to take part. The sessions are suitable for all abilities and are a great way to get you into the best shape possible for the run ahead.

Pyjama Run - Always one of the highlights of the weekend, the PJ Run is a fun run for under 12's held at 7pm on the Friday evening. Its completely free to enter, the kids love it, plus it helps them burn off some energy before bed. Please pre-register HERE or complete a sign on form in the main regsitration tent on the Friday between 4pm & 6:45pm.


The run itself starts under the big inflatable arch and is just a short dash around the start/finish area, with the older kids covering a longer course. Everyone gets rewarded with a medal and a hot chocolate.

Friday Night Music - The pre-race party will be on in the main marquee from 7:30pm with live music followed by our resident TR24 DJ's.

Thunder Run 10K - Our one lap blast of the TR24 course returns, starting at 9am on the Saturday morning.

Entertainment & Activites (cont.)

Climbing Wall -  Head over to have a go at tackling all the different climbing challenges. 

Nipperbout - Nipperbout are an award winning provider of childcare and children's activities and will be bringing a whole host of fun and games to the Thunder Run arena. The Nipperzone is a special area with load of activities for under 5's to fully indulge their imaginations. For the older kids there's a separate area that will be the place to go for an eclectic mix of physical skill tests, accuracy and co-ordination exercises, plus good old fashioned fairground games.


On top of that there will be a full schedule of activities including circus skills, assault course races, bedtime stories and more. See the full schedule on the next page.


The Nipperbout area also has a private baby changing area with cot and breast-feeding chair.

Lost Child Point - The Nipperbout crew are all DBS checked and will be managing the lost child point from their stand during their opening hours. Outside of these hours the lost child point moves to the security team.

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