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.

Organiser Updates (3)


sent by Born Survivor on 17/05/2019 at 10:46
Join us for the next daring commando raid in the Lake District! 
Entries open 12pm today!
On 21st September 2019 the stunning grounds of Lowther Castle will shake as we set to complete this muddy mission. Sign up now and secure your early bird tickets for the ultimate team building challenge. Teams of 10+ qualify for a 5% discount so enter your Survivor Squad now to avoid missing the discount and ensure you receive the wave time you want!

Head over to our Facebook page to see our amazing competition to win tonnes of Born Survivor merchandise to get you kitted out for your next mission!!

See you in the smoke & mud.

Born Survivor HQ

Important Information

sent by Born Survivor on 08/05/2019 at 20:58
Listen up Survivors, here are just a few reminders of things to know ready for event day.

  • Please arrive 1 hour before your start wave time.
  • Ensure you bring a signed waiver form with you on the day. You can find the waiver online at
  • If you didn't get a chance to sign up online and want to sign up on the day, only later waves are available (after 12pm)
  • Elite wave sets off at 9:45am, if you like you can then run again, once you have had a break and refuelled, either alone or with your team.
  • The opportunity to transfer or defer your entry has now passed. No changes can be made to entries. 
See you in the smoke and mud. 

Born Survivor HQ

Event Day Information

sent by Born Survivor on 02/05/2019 at 09:35
Dear Survivor,

This year's muddy mission at Capesthorne Hall is almost upon us!

Here's a quick heads up about some of the things we have in our awesome Event Village.
  • Born Survivor Stripes Bar - We have craft lager and ale sponsored by Manchester Brewers JW Lees as well as seasonal gins including high quality Whitley Neil.
  • Top quality food stalls - After completing your mission why not stay and treat yourself to stone fired pizza by Pizza Peddlers, Smak Polish Sausages and Wah Wah's Mexican.
  • Commando Joe's - The UK's No.1 military style team building and educational specialists. They are providing a series of top-secret missions (limited spaces) as well as an inflatable obstacle course open all day for family use. If you would like more information or would like to book your child onto one of the sessions, please email [email protected]
  • Born Survivor Merchandise - Look as smart as a guardsman on completing your mission. We have lots of merchandise available to purchase from Stealth Hoodies to Beanie Hats to Technical T-Shirts. Limited stock. 
  • Children's Scavenger Hunt - This year we have the first ever hunt around the course scoping out letters to crack the code. All participants that crack the code will be entered into a prize draw to win some Epic Born Survivor Goodies! £2.00 per Scavenger Hunt Pack.
All official wave times will be released on May 6th. Please ensure you check your emails to find out your confirmed wave time. Please find attached your participants pack containing all the information you need to know about the event! 

See you in the smoke & mud! 

Born Survivor HQ

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