You'll face obstacles while crossing Scottish hills in a race that will test your mental and well as physical strengths. The Sprint race is 5–6K and features 20–23 obstacles, while the Beast race is 19–22K and has 30–35 obstacles.

When: Saturday 22 July 2017 (Beast) and Sunday 23 July 2017 (Sprint)
Where: Spittal Farm, Ninemileburn, Midlothian, EH26 9NA
Minimum sponsorship: £350 (Beast) or £150 (Sprint)

Looking for a charity place?

Register now!

Join Team Can Prevent for a Spartan Race and help us to continue our groundbreaking research. One in two people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives, but with your help, we’ll be one step closer to preventing cancer and the misery it causes.

Registration is free, but in order to secure one of our charity places we ask that you raise a minimum of £150 in sponsorship (excluding Gift Aid) for a Sprint race and £350 in sponsorship (excluding Gift Aid) for a Beast race. We’ll be here to support you along the way and have lots of fundraising ideas and tips to help make it easier!

If you’re interested in a charity place with us, please submit a registration form.

What do we offer?

  • An exclusive World Cancer Research Fund running vest.
  • A dedicated Events Team to help support you along the way.
  • Materials for friends and family to create their own cheering point to boost you round the course!

Got your own place?

If you've managed to secure a place through the public entry system but want to help us prevent cancer, please get in touch. Team Can Prevent would love to welcome you – you’ll have all the benefits and support, and there'll be no minimum fundraising target. Just raise as much as you can and have fun!

Need to get in touch?

If you have any questions about this or any of our other events, please contact the Events Team on 020 7343 4200 or email