Battle of Lansdown 2020

Saturday, March 28, 2020. 08:30

DB Max OCR Events are proud to announce the second running of the Battle of Lansdown OCR in 2020.

Entries Open – Book Now.

The event comprises all the fantastic obstacles and stunning woodland trails of previous versions of the Battle of Lansdown, along with the added touches DB Max bring from their running and triathlon event organising experience.

What do you get at a DB Max OCR Event?

  • Mud, mud and more mud..!
  • Did we mention the mud?
  • Amazing obstacles.
  • A free beer at the finish line… #DBeerMax
  • Unparalleled event organisation and experience.
  • Chip timing.
  • Small waves to avoid any queuing at obstacles.
  • Discounts for team bookings.
  • The awesome DB Max OCR Events finishers’ medal.
  • An event suitable for both the first timer and the seasoned OCR competitor.
  • On-site catering with hot food and drinks.
  • On-site toilets.
  • Free race photography.
  • Medal now with optional iTaB (see below).


In 2020 for just £8, you can have your medal personalised with your name, position and finish time. Your details and results will be engraved on a small plate which fits neatly into the back of your medal. See itab for an example

Race Start

  • Elite wave at 8:30am
  • Waves are then every 20 minutes with a maximum of 84 per wave.
  • Kids waves start from 2:30pm (Kids are permitted to race from ages 9 to 16) – Pleased note 9 to 13 year ols must run with an adult. The ratio is one adult to 4 children.

Race Entry

  • Early Bird Entry – £47.00 for the first 250 entries
  • Tier 2 Price – £52.00 until 28th February
  • Tier 3 Price – £57.00 from 1st March onwards

Club/Team Entries

We are offering a 10% discount for team/club entries when more than 5 people enter. More details are available on the online entry page above.

Race Distances

The adult race is approx. 10k and the kids race is approx. 4k. Exact measurements will be sent out on race week.


  • Venue -Manor Farm, Upton Cheyney, Bitton, Bristol, BS30 6NQ
    Directions – If using a Sat Nav please use the postcode BS30 6NQ and when near the site follow the Car Park signs.

Getting Here

Getting to the venue couldn’t be easier and it is only a short distance from Junction 18 of the M4. Car times from Major Cities are:

London – 1 hour 30 minutes
Birmingham – 1 hour 30 minutes
Bristol – 25 minutes
Cardiff – 60 minutes
Swansea – 1 hour 45 minutes
Exeter – 1 hour 30 minutes


The venue will have allocated parking at £5 per car. You will be directed in to the venue from the main road through the main gates. Please drive with consideration to other users.

Local Accommodation

For details of local accommodation, please click here.

Registration & Briefing Times

Registration is from 7:30am and will close 30 minutes before the final wave start. Briefings will take place ten minutes prior to race start at the start line.
Race numbers and timing chips will be collected from the registration desk on race day.

Marshals and Volunteers

To successfully run our events we require the help and support of Marshals and Volunteers. if you are able to assist at the event or have friends, family, work colleagues or enemies who may be able to help, then please contact James Higgs on in return we offer free entries in to future DB Max events…

And finally

The DB Max event team look forward to welcoming you to the Battle of Lansdown on Race Day.

If you have any questions or queries regarding the Battle of Lansdown, then please do not hesitate to contact us on 01225 632103 or

Race Partners

Charity Partner