Category Archives: News

New Charity Partner For Solihull Half Marathon 2019

For the past 45 years the Marie Curie Hospice, West Midlands, has been offering the reassurance of specialist, round the clock care for people in Solihull and Birmingham living with a life limiting illness and their loved ones. By running the Solihull Half Marathon for your local Hospice you are enabling us to continue to provide this care free of charge for people with terminal illness and their families in the local community.

CANCELLATION – Xtreme Challenge 2019

It is with much regret that KP Events have to announce that the 2019 Xtreme Challenge at Catton estate, scheduled for Sunday 10th February will not be taking place and has now been cancelled. This decision is something that has not been taken lightly, all of us at KP Events enjoy the unique atmosphere generated at this event. However due to exorbitant rising insurance costs for obstacle races, and overall rising costs of venue hire and external agencies, combined with falling entry numbers it is no longer viable to stage this event.

NEWS – FESTIVE FUN FOR ALL

KP Events staged the annual Santa Dash on Sunday 9th Dec and saw hundreds of Santas of all ages, shapes, sizes and abilities descend on Stowe Field in Lichfield to take on the 2.5k route through the city centre streets. Shared equally with the stalls and staff manning the city’s Festive Christmas Market and raising money for the… Read More »

EVENT – THE ULTIMATE RUNNING WEEKEND

ARE 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… Read More »

NEWS – Worlds Shortest Fun Run – Burntwood

The 3rd annual World’s Shortest Fun Run around the UK’s smallest park took place in Burntwood (Sunday September 9th) at Princes Park and scores of runners, many fun run first timers, of all ages (6 months to 84) all abilities (none to very little) plenty of fancy dress and zany costumes, dogs of all breeds and colours, babies… Read More »

Update – Worlds Shortest Fun Run

Paul 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… Read More »