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The 27th Hardwick X-Stream 2022

20 Mar 2022

The 27th Hardwick X-Stream 2022 has now closed and you will not be able to sign-up for it. Please check the Organiser's Description for any organiser updates.
This event is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Organiser's Description


SUNDAY 20th March 2022 @ 10am

Sponsored by Cottesloe Physio 


It's back!

This tough but popular cross-country race covers approximately 6 miles of beautiful undulating countryside; held exclusively within the confines of Manor House Farm in the picturesque Buckinghamshire village of Hardwick.

With lots of mud and several water crossings, ploughed fields and grassland - don't forget to tighten your laces for one of the original X-stream races!

Entries are limited to 300, entries on the day are unlikely.

Minimum age on race day is 17.


Race HQ : John Bridles (Village) Hall, Hardwick, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 4DZ

Race numbers will be available for collection from Race HQ from 08:30am on the morning of the race.

**Parking is very limited, please car share wherever possible**

Race start/Finish

The Race will start and finish just off a farm track, in the corner of Hardwick Village, details will be provided prior to the event.


The Course

The course is completely off road, following an undulating route of approximately 6 miles.

It consists of varied terrain that includes; grassland, ploughed fields, farm track, streams and ditches - please note the depth of the stream can vary depending on weather condition and you should be prepared for clothing to get wet, there is a length of farm track but the course is suitable for spikes. 

The course will be clearly marked and well marshalled.



Parking is weather dependant and is available adjacent to the race start/finish – please car share if possible.

We rely on the support of the village residents, please DO NOT obstruct access, driveways or make navigating the village dangerous for road users or pedestrians.

Portable toilets are supplied for the event and limited changing facilities are available in the Hardwick Village Hall. 

There are no showers. 



Water will be available at the race finish. 

Hot and cold drinks and other light refreshments will be available in the village hall for a small charge.



First Aid cover will be provided. Runners are advised to check that their tetanus inoculation is current before entering this event. 

The organisers accept no responsibility for any injuries sustained on the site or course. 

Runners are advised they take part at their own risk.


Team Entries

You must make clear on your application if you are running as a member of a team.

Teams will consist of a minimum of four people – no maximum. 

Points will be awarded to the first four runners over the line, based on their finishing positions. 

The team with the minimum number of points wins (prizes to the first four runners only). 

No special entry form required, the results system will automatically select the first four runners from each team or club. 

Please note, if any club intends to enter more than one team, then the specific team name must be provided on the entry form.

Cash Prizes will be awarded to :

First, Second and Third Female

First Female Veteran, V35, V45, V55, V65

First, Second and Third Male

First Male Veteran, V40, V50, V60, V70

Prizes will also be awarded to First Male Team and First Female Team

All finishers will receive a commemorative horse brass.



The main results will be provided immediately after the event and winners will be announced and prizes presented in the village hall shortly after the race.


Results will also be posted on the Bearbrook RC website:


Please note there is insufficient contingency or profit from this event to offer refunds, transfers or deferrals regardless of your circumstance.


Organised by Bearbrook Running Club in association with Whitchurch Cricket Club.

By kind permission of Bob Gregory.

Hosted by: Bearbrook Running Club & Whitchurch Cricket Club

EA Cross Country License: CC2021/0232


18 Mar 2022 23:59£13.50£15.50

*Discounted for members of any of EA WA SA

For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Dates and Status

Date: 20/03/2022

Status: Closed

Total Places: 250


Dermot Martin

John Bridles (Village) Hall, Hardwick, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 4DZ