Escape Lockdown – 4th April 2021

Sunday, April 4, 2021. 09:30


New to DB Max… Escape Lockdown!

Join us at Manor Farm in Upton Cheyney, nr Bristol on Sunday 4th April for Escape Lockdown. This brand new trail race of approximately 7 miles has everything from farmland to woodland, natural obstacles and most importantly lots of hills and lots of mud! Suitable for beginners and experienced runners alike.

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What will you get at Escape Lockdown?

  • Chip timing.
  • Medal for all finishers.
  • Incredible Trail Racing, suitable for all standards.
  • Mud, mud and more mud with some nice hill too!
  • Completely traffic-free racing on private land.
  • A fully Covid-19 compliant event.
  • Wave starts from 09:30
  • Awesome natural obstacles.
  • Incredible views across Bristol and the Severn Estuary.
  • Race Photography from Charles Whitton Photography.
  • Optional iTaB for you medal (see below).


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

Race Distance

Around 7 miles (approximately 11k)

Race Start

Wave starts. You pick your wave and you will start in groups of 6 every 1 to 2 minutes. The group you are with will be of a similar speed so it will really give you that race feeling!

If you think you are going to be one of the faster runners, please select the first wave.

Wave times are as follows:

09:30 – 10:00
10:00 – 10:30
10:30 – 10:55
11:05  – 11:30
11:30 – 12:00
12:00 – 12:30

Race Entry

Online entry price: £25.00


We are regularly asked how our events run during these difficult times and what happens to your entry fee if the event is postponed or your area is put in to lockdown due to Covid-19. For all the answers please click HERE.

Race Route

The route is approx. 7 miles of farmland, grassland, trail, mud and hills.. To view the course please click HERE. A Strava link for the route is HERE.

Club Entry

If you would like to make Escape Lockdown a club race, please contact us for more details. Phone James on 07929 059 796 or email to register your interest.


  • Venue – Manor Farm, Upton Cheyney, Nr Bristol, BS30 6NQ

Getting Here

Getting to the venue is straightforward and it is only a short distance from Junction 16 of the M4. Car travel times from major cities are:

London – 1 hour 40 minutes
Birmingham – 1 hour 30 minutes
Bristol – 15 minutes
Cardiff – 40 minutes
Swansea – 1 hour 35 minutes
Exeter – 1 hour 20 minutes


The venue has plenty of parking. You will be directed in to the venue from the village. Park as directed by the parking attendants.

Registration & Briefing Times

You will collect your timing chip as you approach the start line on the day. You will need to be at the start line approx. 10 minutes before your race time. Please queue to collect your timing chip in a socially distant manner. Whilst queueing you will be required to wear a face covering, we suggest a buff which you can then remove and place round your wrist. Your exact start time will be emailed to you approximately 1 week before the event. This email will also contain a mandatory video race briefing.

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 or work colleagues who may be able to help, then please contact James Higgs on – in return we offer free entries in to future similar DB Max events.

And finally

The DB Max event team look forward to welcoming you to Upton Cheyney on race day.

If you have any questions or queries regarding Escape Lockdown, then please do not hesitate to contact us on 01225 632 103 or