Is the race timed?

No, you can certainly time yourself but our focus is on helping you have fun!

Can I buy a ticket on the day?

Yes, you can purchase an ticket on the day. All event day tickets are cash only and are subject to availability.

Will I get covered in paint?

No. Feel free to wear your normal athletic gear, there is no paint involved.

Can I walk the course or skip an obstacle?

You can walk, skip or roll the course if you wish, as long as you are enjoying yourself that’s fine by us! If the obstacle looks too much for you then you are free to pass it by.

Can I run with my friends and family?

Yes. This can be done by registering as a team and choosing the same wave time.

Is there a limit to the size of the team?

A team can be any size from 2 members to 100 members.

Is there a discount for group or team bookings?

We do not give discounts for team bookings. Discounts may be available for some corporate and charity groups, contact the Gung-Ho! team for more information.

Is there an age / height requirement?

There is no age requirement but participants must be at least 123 centimetres/48 inches to tackle these monstrous obstacles. Children under 11 must be accompanied through the course by a participating adult.

How can I confirm the start time I registered for?

You can access your registration details at any time in your Eventbrite account. It is also in your ticket details.

Can I transfer to another start time after my registration has been processed?

Yes you can change your start time by editing your registration details in your Eventbrite account up to three weeks prior to your event. (wave times are subject to availability)

What do I do if I lose my pack? or my address was wrong? or I've moved house suddenly? or wild dogs ate it?

Don’t panic, your ticket guarantees your place at the event. Just visit the registration desk when you arrive at the event and you will be provided with a replacement pack

Can I transfer to another location?

Yes you can transfer to another location up to three weeks prior to your event.

Can I get a refund?

No, unfortunately we cannot give refunds.

What is included with my registration?

Registration includes;

Race Pack: bib with number, safety pins, and wave time wrist band.

Winners Pack: Gung-Ho! Headband and Gung-Ho! T-Shirt.

Will I receive a participant guide?

Yes you will receive instructions as to what to expect on race day once you have registered.

What is a race pack?

The race pack is what you need to be ready to race.
Your Gung-Ho! entry bib, safety pins and wave time wrist band.

When can I pick up my pack?

You have three options for every ticket:

  1. Pick it up the day before race day at no extra cost
  2. Pick it up on race day at a cost of £2
  3. Have it posted out to you (about one week before the event) at a cost of £3.

Can I pick up a friend's pack for them?

Yes, as long as you have their barcoded ticket.

When do I get my T-Shirt and Headband?

These will be awarded to you on completion of your race, when you have proven how Gung-Ho! you are! 

Can spectators attend?

Yes, spectators are welcome. Their view will depend on the venue layout but they will be able to see some of the action.

Is there a cost for spectators?

No. All of our 5k events allow spectators FREE entry.

Can I buy Gung-Ho! Merchandise without participating in an event?

Yes all Gung-Ho! merchandise is available at our events – no participation is required. (All transactions are cash only on event days)

Does Gung-Ho! support good causes?

Yes, our national charity partner for 2016 is BBC Children in Need. Check out our Charity Partners’ page to find out more about the different causes we work with and start getting sponsored!

Is parking available at the venue?

Yes, there is parking available. Cost for this will vary from site to site. Please see your event location page for details. (All transactions are cash only on event days)

Will there be somewhere safe I can keep my belongings while I race?

Yes, there is a manned bag drop at each event which can be used for a small charge. (All transactions are cash only on event days)

Can I pick up a pack for someone under 18?

Yes, as long as you have their barcoded ticket.