Fun Run & Toddle

Run, Walk or Toddle for Wildlife!

Saturday 18th August will see our first 5k Run Rainton Fun Run and Joe’s Pond Toddle take place at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve.

Beginning at 10am, our 5k Trail Fun Run will take you over a challenging circuit of Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve, including Nicholson’s Hill. Run Rainton isn’t timed and there is no limit to how long you can take to complete the course, so is suitable for all level of runner, plodder and walker.

Advanced entry for the run is available for £8, runners are able to join on the day for £10 only advanced entries are guaranteed a Medal.

Find out more about Run Rainton & book your place here.

At 11am, little legs will take to a different course in our Joe’s Pond Toddle. Completing a nature trail as you go, your little ones and you will take a toddle to our Joe’s Pond loop. You can do the loop once, or as many times as you’d like and wander back to the finish line for more wildlife fun, including a fancy dress competition.

Advanced entry for the toddle is available for £3 and includes a goody bag, adults go free but there won’t be goody bags for grown ups!

Find out more about Joe’s Pond Toddle & book your place here.

Your entry fee to Run Rainton & Joe’s Pond Toddle goes directly to Durham Wildlife Trust, the charity who manage Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve as well as 36 other Nature Reserves from the Tees up to the Tyne. There will also be stalls including tombola, cakes and face-painting fundraising for the Trust on the day.