overload group imageARE YOU READY TO TAKE ON DERBYSHIRE’S ULTIMATE OBSTACLE COURSE AND #OLDSKOOL CROSS COUNTRY RUN? If you’re ready for a challenge, this is the run for you.

They have terrain that will push you to your limits. Wet muddy ditches to wade through, a variety of natural and man-made obstacle menaces to overcome; OVERLOAD will test the toughest of hardened runners, whilst offering fun and laughter for the not so tough runners.

There’s plenty of entertainment and food available on-site post run, so you’ll be able to swap war stories with your fellow competitors and wear your well-earned medals and scratches with pride.

KP Events have linked with Overload organisers to set up a code to offer our followers discounted tickets for £32.50, a £12.50 saving on the normal price. This is more than we see them offering anyone else.

READ MORE: www.overloadrun.co.uk

To access the special offer use this link: endurancecui.active.com

Then use this discount code on the checkout page: KPSAVE10

Update - Worlds Shortest Fun Run

Update – Worlds Shortest Fun Run

2018-WSFR-02Paul Griffin of organisers KP Events and Cllr Heather Tranter Deputy Leader of Burntwood Town Council visit Princes Park in Burntwood to prepare the smallest park in the U.K. for the forthcoming Worlds Shortest Fun Run (WSFR) at the venue on Sunday September 9th 12.30pm start.

Last held in 2016 the WSFR will once again attempt to set a world record with Guinness Book of Records and Paul of KP Events is once again to attract hundreds of local families, friends, pets and people of all ages to turn up and have a go at the 55 steps distance for the Council’s Charity of choice for 2018.

“In 2016 youngest runner was 3 months; oldest 93 years young. Elvis turned up, the Stig was there, lots of princesses and fairies with cricketers and dancers, dressed up pooches and too many fancy dress costumes to count!! It really is a bunch of fun with medals for all to commemorate the day.”

Staff from David Lloyd Fitness and Racquets Club in Lichfield will be to entertain the runners and spectators alike.

Event World’s Shortest Fun Run – Burntwood 9th Sept 2018


KP Events and their partners Burntwood Town Council are please to announce the 3rd staging of the World’s Shortest Fun Run on Sunday September 9th round the UK’s Smallest Park, Princes Park in Burntwood.

Previously held in 2013 and 2016, this a unique event that really does appeal to everybody of any ability, the youngest ‘runner’ was 3 months and the least youngest 93 at previous events.

All profits will be donated to Burntwood Town Council’s Charity for 2018.

Event starts in 18 days, 6 hours, 29 minutes, 47 seconds


It will take around 55 strides to get around Princes Park in approximately 25 seconds. Everyone who takes part could potentially be a world record holder! Medals to all finishers.




Adult ENTRY £5.00 / Child (4-15) Entry £2.50

All the information you need is contained on the event flyer HERE.

KP Events will be contacting the Guinness Book of Records to seek recognition once more as it being the World’s Shortest Fun Run. Watch this website and our social media platforms Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in the coming weeks for updates and further information. Enter folks!! It’s a small bunch of fun!! Small is beautiful!!


Event – Tamworth 10k – Sunday 7th October 2018

The Tamworth 10k is on Sunday 7th October 2018 and will start and finish in the beautiful grounds surrounding Tamworth Castle and will wind its way through the grounds and out into the town, then follow a canal section in Fazeley, before returning to the Castle Grounds. The Tamworth 10k was voted 4th best 10k in the UK by Runners World in 2013 as it’s scenic but mainly flat 5k loop course takes in some of the town’s best scenery with its start and finish set in the popular Castle Grounds leisure facility with its gardens, sports amenities, walkways and cafe.

Event starts in 1 month, 16 days, 4 hours, 29 minutes, 47 seconds


The cost to enter is £19 (affiliated ) and £21 (non affiliated) and registration is now live via the ENTER AN EVENT tab on this websites home page



Event – The Xtreme Challenge – 10th Feb 2019

The Xtreme Challenge – Sunday 10th Feb 2019 10.30am at Catton Hall, Staffordshire.

Event starts in 5 months, 19 days, 4 hours, 29 minutes, 47 seconds


Voted in top 4 adventure races by Runners World in 2012.



Cancellation – RUN, HEIFER, RUN! SUTTON PARK – 12th Aug 2018

It is with much regret that KP Events have to inform you that Run, Heifer, Run! have made the decision to cancel the UK Events planned for the Summer of 2018. This is not a decision that has been taken lightly, and is due to unforeseen circumstance. KP Events and Run, Heifer, Run! Hope to work together again in the near future.

In line with KP Events terms & Conditions, you will be issued with a full refund in the next few days. This will be done through Regevent online entry system, and KP Events administration team. Payment will be retuned to the account or card that you paid with. KP Events administration team will only be in touch again if there are any issues with your refund.

Again KP Events would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused, and hope to see you at another one on their races.


Event – Florette Fradley 10k 10th March 2019

The Florette Fradley 10K is a popular run and attracts around 1,000 entrants each year. Covering flat, country roads, its a great event for beginners and pros alike. The Fradley 10k has previously been nominated in the national Running Awards for the Best 10k Race for personal best times.

Event starts in 6 months, 19 days, 4 hours, 29 minutes, 47 seconds


  • DATE: SUNDAY 10th March 2019
  • START TIME: 10.30am
  • VENUE: Fradley Village, near Lichfield, Staffordshire
  • INSURANCE: Full public liability cover
  • MEDALS: To all finishers
  • TROPHIES: To first 3 men, first 3 ladies
  • Post code for your sat nav is WS13 8NL

Results – The Lichfield Half-Marathon – 6th May 2018


Official results are available at www.stuweb.co.uk. Official photographs are available at www.charleswhittonphotography.com, click on the Lichfield Half Marathon link.



Results – Solihull Half Marathon Sunday April 8th 2018

1st male was Chris Sharp (391) Knowle & Dorridge RC 1:12:55, 2nd male Neil Laurenson (420) Black Pearl Joggers 1:14:27, 3rd male Jack Bristow (387) Knowle & Dorridge RC 1:18:59.

1st Female was Susannah Gill (521) 1:27:39, 2nd female Jacqui Phillips (559) 1:32:19, 3rd female Rosie Marsh (210) Knowle & Dorridge RC 1:33:11.

Full results of the Solihull Half Marathon can be found on STUWED. Photos will be available at www.charleswhittonphotography.com.


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