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  • 2024 Event – September 1st 2024

    2024 Event – September 1st 2024

    Forestry England are considering the new 2024 routes and we now have an agreed date of Sunday September 1st 2024. We look forward to seeing returning and new riders then

  • 2023 Event times

    2023 Event times

    Ryan has finished crunching the numbers and for your interest the times that we record for safety purposes are available on this page: Thank you all for supporting the events and thanks to our many volunteers that make the event possible. We hope to see you all again next year 🙂 . Once all expenses…

  • Distance Changes

    Distance Changes

    Due to a safety related issue we have had to change the distances on all routes slightly. Please see the Home Page for details. Just a – reminder, you may change the route that you travel, no need to inform us.

  • 2023 GPX Files ready

    2023 GPX Files ready

    The GPX files are now readyPlease see the Instructions Page Due to a safety related issue, the Wild Boar Chase distances have increased slightly: Full Boar – is now 47 milesHog – is now 41 milesWoody – is now 32 milesSmall – is now 27 miles There will be a shortcut available at Point 43A…

  • Humbug entries + T Shirts

    Humbug entries + T Shirts

    The Humbug Chase Entry is now FULLMany thanks to all those that have entered T-Shirt sales are now closed as we have to get them printed before the event. T-Shirt Collection For those of you that have ordered T-Shirts please collect them from the collection table AFTER you have been given your number and parked…

  • Get your entries in before 25th August for lower pricing.

    Get your entries in before 25th August for lower pricing.

    Adult Pricing is £28 per rider until August 24thFrom August 25th Adult pricing will be will be £32 per rider. Junior Riders For Wild Boar Chase riders aged 13-17 the entry fee will be £15 throughout.For Humbug Chase riders the entry fee will be £9 throughout. T-Shirts Adult T-Shirts will be £16 throughoutand Humbug T-Shirts…

  • Entries open May 1st

    Enter early to enjoy Early Bird pricing: Early Bird Pricing Once again we will offer early bird pricing for the Wild Boar Chase.Pricing for May 1st to May 31st – £23 per adult rider.Pricing will increase to £28 for June 1st to August 31stFrom Sept 1st pricing will be will be £32. Junior Riders For…

  • 2023 Event Date: September 10th 2023

    The 2023 Wild Boar Chase and Humbug Chase will take place on 10th September 2023. We will use our traditional venue: The Speech House Field, near Coleford, Gloucestershire.The Wild Boar Chase Start time will be 10:00 a.m.The Hunbug Chase Start Time will be at 10:30 a.m. Entries will open on May 1st 2023 We look…

  • H.M. Queen Elizabeth II

    H.M. Queen Elizabeth II Some of you may be interested to know that H.M. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip planted oak trees opposite the Speech House in 1957. You can see them on the minor road opposite the hotel. Above: H.M. Queen Elizabeth planting an oak tree at the Speech House in 1957 and a…

  • Wild Boar Chase 2022, closing date

    The closing date for entries in the Wild Boar Chase is midnight on Tuesday 13th September 2022.