Our 6 and 10 mile mud obstacle run is back and with a BRAND NEW venue, route and obstacles!01 Oct 22
Saturday 1 October - Euston Estate, Suffolk, IP24 2QP
Only The Brave is inspired by EAAA pilots, doctors, patients and families. They amaze us when they overcome physical and emotional obstacles every day. They tell us it’s ‘not the obstacles you face, but the way you deal with them’ that counts. Participants will need the same mentality to complete the course.
Prices increase after 31 August!
Our 6-mile (10km) Muddy Races
The shorter of our two distances, our 6-mile obstacle course race includes 26 obstacles from monkey bars to test your endurance and grip strength, to giant slip and slide style descents. Although challenging, all of our obstacles are achievable, and if you're uncomfortable with any of them, it's perfectly fine for you to just run past them and move on to the next one.
6 mile fundraiser ticket
Pledge to raise £50.
If you choose to run our 6-mile charity OCR and pledge to raise at least £50 for EAAA, tickets are only £35. This target is more than achievable, as our team of experts can help you in your fundraising efforts.
6 mile ‘raise what you can’ ticket
No minimum fundraising target.
If you choose to run our 6-mile charity OCR and would prefer not to meet a minimum pledge, tickets for the race are just £50.
Our 10-mile (16km) Muddy Race
For fans of longer runs and more obstacles, our 10-mile route offers even more, with 35 obstacles set in the beautiful countryside of the Norfolk/Suffolk border. While you'll share a starting line with the 6-milers, the 10-mile route will push you further and harder, testing your muscular endurance and resistance.
10 mile fundraiser ticket
Pledge to raise £50.
Similar to the 6-mile event, if you choose to run our 10-mile obstacle race and pledge to raise at least £50 for EAAA, tickets are only £45. Our fundraising team will be on hand to advise you on how to get the most from your donations.
10 mile ‘raise what you can’ ticket
No minimum fundraising target.
If you would prefer not to meet a minimum pledge, tickets for the 10-mile race are just £60.
Each participant will receive:
- An event t-shirt
- Goody bag at the finish line
- Finisher medal
- Full support from the EAAA events team
6 miles - 9.30am, 10am, 10.30am, 11am, 11.30am, 12pm, 12.30pm, 1pm, 1.30pm, 2pm
10 miles - 9.30am, 10am, 10.30am, 11am, 11.30am, 12pm
Frequently Asked Questions
The minimum age to take part in Only The Brave is 17 years old on event day (Saturday 1 October).
Sadly dogs and other pets are not permitted at this event.
Yes! The more the merrier! Please select the team option when booking your tickets. If there is a large group of more than 15 participants and you would like to be invoiced for your places, please contact the Events Team on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes! There will be no extra charge to park at Only The Brave but we do encourage car sharing where possible to be more environmentally friendly.
Your t-shirt will be posted ahead of the event along with your numbered timing band for you to wear on the day and during training if you wish.
No problem at all. You can just go round and miss that one if you’re not able to complete it or don’t want to tackle it.
Yes! We have several food and drink vendors available for you to purchase refreshments at the event.
If you can no longer take part in Only The Brave, please let us know which of the following you would prefer to do by emailing email@example.com
- Transfer your place to someone else
- Defer your place to 2023
If you need to amend your booking, please let us know as soon as possible. The last date that amendments can be made is 1 September 2022 (this may be subject to change).
Please contact our team on firstname.lastname@example.org as there will be a price difference to pay. If you would like to downgrade from 10 miles to 6 miles, we are unable to refund the price difference.
Raising £50 can seem like a challenge if you haven’t done any fundraising previously. But it can also be really fun and a great way to stay motivated with your training for the event.
We’d suggest getting started by setting up an online fundraising page on JustGiving. You may also wish to fundraise by holding a bake sale or a non-uniform day. Once you’ve signed up, we’ll be providing lots of other ideas with regular emails.
JustGiving is a safe and convenient way to raise funds online and reach friends and family you wouldn’t normally see in person. To set up your personal page, please follow this link. Be sure to personalise it with your bio and photo! Please get in touch with us for more tips to make your page stand out.
Absolutely! There are lots of great platforms out there to raise funds online, including Facebook Fundraising and GoFundMe. If you choose to use one of these platforms, be sure to send us a link to your page so we can link it to your record. You can set up a Facebook fundraising page in just a few clicks by following this link.
Sure! Teamwork makes the dream work! If you have selected the ticket with which you have pledged to raise £50 per person, this can be achieved as a team by combining your fundraising targets into one team target. For example, a team of four should expect to raise a total of £200 which could be split in any way if some people in the team are comfortable in raising more than others.
The price of a ‘£50 pledge’ ticket alone is not enough to cover the cost of organising a large scale, fully supported event, therefore, we rely on your additional fundraising in order to further support the work of East Anglian Air Ambulance. You may wish to choose a ‘Raise what you can’ ticket if you would prefer not to commit to raising £50.
Only The Brave is organised by East Anglian Air Ambulance and is run by the Charity’s own staff and volunteers. Therefore, we ask that any participant taking part in this event raises sponsorship exclusively for East Anglian Air Ambulance.
If you have chosen to fundraise via JustGiving, you don’t need to do anything as the funds will automatically be sent to East Anglian Air Ambulance. If you would prefer to send funds via BACS, please contact us on email@example.com and we will provide our account information. We can also accept payments via our website here.
If you started fundraising for Only The Brave 2020 before the event was cancelled, you are welcome to roll your fundraising over to Only The Brave 2022. Please send us a link to your previous fundraising page if possible to help us update your record.
Of course, we would appreciate any additional donations you are able to raise ahead of Only The Brave 2022 and you can set up a new page by following this link here.
If you have already signed up to Only The Brave, check out the resources and links below to support your experience.
Fundraising for East Anglian Air Ambulance
We’re here to help you reach your fundraising target and we’ll be dropping lots of hints and tips into your inbox from when you sign up through to event day. With every pound you raise, you’ll be helping to save more lives in East Anglia and beyond!
Create your fundraising page
Kickstart your fundraising by setting up an online fundraising page so your friends and family can support you easily. Donations made via JustGiving or Facebook come straight to East Anglian Air Ambulance, saving you a trip to the bank or post office.
Download a sponsorship form
Prefer to stay offline? No problem, as you can start collecting sponsors and recording them on our official sponsorship form.
Check out our fundraising resources
We have lots of items available to access on our website but if you require any further assistance, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the team on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fundraising in memory of a loved one
Fundraising in memory of a loved one is a great way to celebrate their life and help make a difference to our work. We have a dedicated team ready to help should you require them. Visit our In Memory Giving page for more info.
Honour your loved one by wearing a dedication bib during your challenge event. Available to download and print at home or contact us email@example.com for a printed copy.
Training for your obstacle run
Only The Brave aims to be a fun challenge (with lots of mud and obstacles thrown in) for all abilities. It’s not a competitive race but we do recommend training for the event ahead of the big day. Please see our training plan below.
Join our Facebook group!
Once you’ve signed up, you are invited to join our exclusive Facebook group to connect with other Only The Brave participants ahead of event day. Share your training progress and fundraising ideas, and even ask others for advice.