Smash Sherwood

Smash Sherwood

Registration Fee: £25 - £30 No minimum sponsorship
23rd June 2024 East Midlands

Smash Sherwood in 2024!

Head to Sherwood Pines in Nottinghamshire for a scenic 5k or 10k forestry run and take the chance to compete against yourself across areas of natural beauty.

Course Information

Smash through the pines of this Nottinghamshire hidden forest and explore the rugged terrains of these forest tracks. With a variety of long downhill’s and straight runs you’ll get into a strong constant tempo that will push you to the finish line.

Choose between either a 5k or 10k chip timed run and enjoy a race of true grit. Both distances are open to all abilities with routes fully marked and marshalled to direct you throughout the race.


Secure your place and Smash Sherwood.

Date: Sunday 23rd June 2024

Location: Sherwood Pines, Edwinstowe, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9JL

Receive ALL DAY parking for just £3

Take on the ULTIMATE RUN series

Forming part of the four series, Smash Sherwood isn’t the only 5k or 10k forestry run you can take part in. Find out more about our run series below.

Defy Dalby | Dalby Forest | Sunday 8th October 2023
Conquer Cannock | Cannock Chase | Sunday 14th July 2024
Defeat Delamere | Delamere Forest | Sunday 15th September 2024

Race features

Smash Sherwood makes up the very first race of our Ultimate Run Series and it’s certainly not one to be missed. See below all you’ll receive and location facilities below.

  • Race pack (inclusive of race number, timing chip & safety pins)
  • Finisher medal
  • Finisher t-shirt
  • Post race hydration
  • Goody bag
  • Scenic rugged trails

Parking: Accessible parking is available with event discount of £3. Before race day we’ll send you a code to receive your on-the-day parking discount.

Refreshments: The café onsite at Sherwood Pines visitor centre are open to serve hot/cold drinks and light snacks.

Toilets: The main toilet block onsite at Sherwood Pines visitor centre is accessible to all runners, spectators, and volunteers.

Bag drop: There will be no formal bag drop onsite.

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It is our mission to ensure everyone diagnosed with lung cancer can live well with the disease for as long as possible.

By taking in part in Smash Sherwood you’re ensuring we can continue to help all those affected by the disease.

For more information about Smash Sherwood, contact our team by emailing

Please take the time to read our terms and conditions before you register for the event. By completing the registration form you agree to abide by the terms and conditions. You must be at least 18 years old to take part in the 10k and 14 or over to run the 5k.

Not a runner or want to get your friends and family involved in Smash Sherwood, then why not volunteer? Click here to register your interest.