Born Survivor 2019

Recruit your friends for the Ultimate Commando Raid on Capesthorne Hall in Cheshire and prepare to carry your team to glory! This is the optimum team building day for Gym Groups, Boot Camps, Lone Adventurers, Corporate Teams, Work Colleagues, Sports Teams, Stags & Hens and Birthday Parties etc.

Located in stunning country manor grounds between Manchester and Macclesfield lies the muddiest Born Survivor Epic of them all, and what our loyal Survivors would describe as Obstacle Course perfection!

Don't be fooled by the picturesque we've designed the ultimate Military Style Mud Bath. This journey is designed and delivered by Elite Royal Marine Commandos and will light up your senses. Our courses feature 30 + Military Grade Obstacles, and 10km of stimulating terrain and adventure, guaranteed to chisel smiles, forge friendships and create memories!

This Special Operation will test your physical/mental resolve and bring out a team camaraderie that can only be replicated in a Military inspired environment. Have you got what it takes? Will power is key here, as they say in the Military, if the MIND IS WILLING....THE BODY WILL FOLLOW!

Survive the mission and return to the Harbour Area for some well deserved R & R where your team will be presented with medals! After a quick Dhoby it's then time to enjoy some 'tasty Scran with a thirst quenching Wet in the buzz of the thriving Born Survivor HQ!

Enlist your team today and watch it grow - your friends can join the team at any time! * Teams of 5+ members will qualify for a discount from the advertised entry fee.

We give Survivors more...What's included?

  • The First Ever Born Survivor Medal!
  • 2019 Design Soft Cotton Quality Tshirt.
  • Legendary Born Survivor Head Over - New design!
  • Born Survivor Temporary Body Tattoos.
  • Water stops
  • Awesome organisation - We put our Survivors first!
  • Free Finish & In Action Photographs.
  • Changing tents
  • Bag drop (£3 donation to Unique Kidz charity)
  • Quality food stalls.
  • Survivor Bar selling Beer and Prosecco.
  • Free spectators - Parking charge applies to all vehicles.

Born Survivor Elite Squad - Sponsored By and Inov8 (Over 18s Only!)
How it works?

Born Survivor Elite Squadron is the first wave to set off on event day and is open to individual athletes only. BSES is all about putting your performance to the test on an empty course and trying to beat the person in front back to base.

Do You Have What It Takes? The top 3 Elite men and women back to base will lift the much coveted Born Survivor Elite Squadron trophies and awesome bespoke SWAG supplied by our sponsors!

Elite Male Individual
Elite Female Individual

1st Prize, 2nd & 3rd prize for each category.
Main prizes up for grabs are:
1st Male & Female - £200 Inov8 Vouchers
2nd Male & Female - £75 Inov8 Vouchers
3rd Male & Female - £50 Inov8 Vouchers

Each Winner and Runner up also receives:
> Coveted Born Survivor Elite Squadron Trophies 1st/2nd/3rd Male & Female.
> Technical T-shirt from Sportsshoes - Elite SQN Sponsors.
> 1 X Beer Token for the Survivor Stripes Bar.
> Finishers Photograph
> Tech T shirt & Trucker Cap from OCR specialists Mud and Blood
> £10 Born Survivor merchandise tent voucher - redeemable on the day only!
> Elite Headover
> BS Medal

All Elite Squadron runners receive these mega benefits:

  • Exclusive BSES T' shirt and Head-over buff.
  • Online listing of your finishing place
  • Free finisher's glory photograph
  • Access to a clear course
  • Ultimate bragging rights
  • BONUS! Run a free second lap later in the day.

BSES is not a timed event - All finisher placings will be recorded at the line and published online following the event.

1) All obstacles must be completed fully including the Monkey Bars. (Penalties apply)
2) If competitors go outside the course barrier tape they will be disqualified from placing.
  • Military Glossary
  • Royal Marines Commandos - UK elite Naval Spearhead
  • Survivors - Seasoned campaigners who have completed one or more BS Missions!
  • BS - Born Survivor.
  • Harbour Area - The tactical area where a Commando's routines are completed such as eating, sleeping and servicing of kit.
  • R & R - Rest & recuperation after an arduous tasking/event.
  • Scran - Food.
  • Wet - Drink.
  • Dhoby - Wash.

Entry Options

5KM Survivor - Team entry
10% off for teams of 20 or more!
Select team size or join a team at checkout to calculate discount.
5KM Survivor - Individual Entry
10KM Survivor - Team entry
10% off for teams of 20 or more!
Select team size or join a team at checkout to calculate discount.

Price rise 06/05/2019

10KM Survivor - Individual Entry

Price rise 06/05/2019

10KM Elite Squadron - Team entry
10% off for teams of 20 or more!
Select team size or join a team at checkout to calculate discount.
10KM Elite Squadron - Individual Entry


Please see for details on refunds and transfers.


  • You may trade your entry for a Transfer Credit at a cost of £5.00 until 26/04/2019.
  • You will have 12 months (from the date of the event) to spend your Transfer Credit. You may also use your Transfer Credit to enter someone else.
  • Click here for more info on Transfers.

You can manage your entries in the section of your Racer Dashboard.

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