Race for Wildlife

Wednesday 1 July


Price: Adult £15, under 16's £7.50

Booking essential

If you fancy a "Wild Challenge" with a difference, why not come and take part in our annual Race for Wildlife this year? This is your only opportunity of the year to run a 5k or a 10k around the reserve. Two multi-terrain courses will be marked around the reserve and marshals will be placed at strategic points around both routes. The 10k route will include parts of the reserve that aren't usually open to the public, so this is your chance to see different parts of the reserve. Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult. Homemade cake and hot drinks will be available to purchase on the day. We welcome runners, joggers at any speed but this event is not for walking only. Homemade cake and hot drinks will be available to purchase on the day.

The entrance fee for the event is listed below. However, the more money that we raise on the day, the more money goes towards the management of the reserve. This will help to ensure that the RSPB can continue to Give Nature a Home for rare species such as bitterns, cranes and otters in the future. Therefore, if you are able to give more money as a result of taking part, please consider sponsoring yourself and or setting up a Just Giving page using the details below.

Please register in advance - £15 per adult, £7.50 for under 16's via: or send a cheque payable to RSPB. You can also pop into the visitor centre prior to the event and pay in advance by cash or credit card.

If you would like to raise more money for the RSPB by sponsoring yourself to take part, please e-mail; before the run and we will send you a sponsorship form. Alternatively, you can set up a Just Giving page via:; 

If the race limit of 180 participants across the two distances is not reached in advance, places may be available on the day. Each participant will receive a medal and a goody bag. Price includes entrance fee.

Please follow the link to book a place and buy tickets:


Lakenheath Fen nature reserve Station Road Lakenheath

Where is it?

  • Postcode: IP27 9AD
  • County: Suffolk

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