Only the Brave

Event Start Time: 08:30
Event Cost: From £25 GBP
Event Location: Elveden Estate
Elveden Estate

Elveden, Thetford IP24 3TQ, UK
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East Anglia's mud obstacle run Only The Brave is back in 2020 for its fifth year and early bird tickets are now on sale.

The muddy obstacle run in aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) takes place at Thetford Forest and is celebrating its fifth birthday, at the same time the charity celebrates 20 years of saving lives.

To mark these historic milestones, the event, which saw nearly 2,000 runners take part last year, will see brand new obstacles including the kit carry bag challenge, 24/7 clock climb and the rotor scramble, as well as a new route through Elveden Estate.

The popular race is set to take place on Sunday, March 29, and provides both a six and 10 mile course, with 20 to 35 obstacles, lots of mud, slides, straw bales and challenging hurdles.

The event, which this year is sponsored by Mark Ewin Estate Agents, is in aid of EAAA's life-saving work, a charity which relies on donations and operates two high-tech helicopters from its Norwich and Cambridge bases every day of the year. In February the charity launched a new campaign to raise an additional £1m annually to help them become a 24/7 service.

The charity will be offering an early-bird rate until the November 30.

Catrina Miller, events manager at EAAA, said: "This obstacle course is for everyone and hosts competitive runners sprinting for the time, people who want to have a fun team day out with their friends or work colleagues, people who want to set themselves a challenge to people who want to just take part in a fun event and raise money for EAAA. We can't wait to unveil our brand new obstacles next year and celebrate 20 years of saving lives!"

The early-bird rate provides several options ranging from £25 upwards. Every entry will receive an OTB official t-shirt, a medal and a goody bag when they finish the course.

To book your early bird tickets or find out more, visit

For more information on the work of East Anglian Air Ambulance, visit or call 03450 669 999.

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