Event Information: Western Heights Trail Races Oct 6th 2024


Participants must have the appropriate fitness levels to complete their chosen distance. For more information, please contact Hellfire Events.


Entries open: 10:00 on 17th May 2024.
Entries close: 22:00 on 4th October 2024.

Waitlist Info:

These events have limited capacity. A waitlist will automatically activate once entries reach full capacity. You will be notified of availability via email.


Please read this section carefully. Do not enter the event if you are unwilling to adhere to these conditions.

Once you have paid for your entry, we cannot offer any refunds or transfers of your entry to another person.

We understand that plans can change. We will accept withdrawals from the race up until 22:00 on 4th October 2024. Unfortunately, we cannot offer refunds. If you need to withdraw before this date, you will be issued a credit voucher for the full entry value, though a 10% admin fee may apply. This credit voucher can be used for future Hellfire Events races or merchandise. After 18th August, we are unable to offer any credits or refunds. All credit vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of issue.

For safety reasons, we do not allow you to transfer your entry to another person at any time. The person taking part in the event must be the person who entered, and you may be asked to prove your identity at registration.

Late Entries:

Entries close: 22:00 on 4th October 2024.

Entries on the day are discouraged. For more information on how to enter on the day, please contact us at info@hellfireevents.com.

Event Entry Prices:

There are three different price tiers designed to reward those who book early. For more information, please contact us at info@hellfireevents.com.


Race Day Registration opens at 08:00. Please arrive at least 40 minutes before your start time to allow enough time for the registration process.

The start times listed below are subject to change. Confirmation emails will be sent prior to the event.

  • Mighty Miles #1: 09:00
  • Mighty Miles #2: 09:00
  • Western Heights 5k: 10:00
  • Western Heights 10k: 10:00

Registration Address:
The Citadel, Citadel Road, Dover, CT17 9DP.
Public toilets are available at the registration point.
Race bibs and timing equipment to be collected at registration.
The bag drop will be run by volunteers from the Dover Food Bank. We encourage you to provide a long-life food donation if you wish to leave a bag here. More details can be found at Dover Foodbank | Helping Local People in Crisis.
Free parking on-site – please follow any directional signage and instructions from marshals. Please do not park inconsiderately.
There is a bus stop outside The Citadel for those arriving by public transport. It is recommended that you check the times on Stagecoach.
The nearest train station is Dover Priory, which is 1 mile from The Citadel. It is recommended that you check the times on Southeastern Railway.
Race safety briefings will be emailed to you as part of the entry process.
Presentation of prizes for winners and finishers will take place as soon as possible after each race.

Cut Off Times:

It is our ambition to see every participant finish this event. However, for safety reasons, all runners must be off the course by 17:00.

Recommended Kit:

  • Trail shoes
  • Nutrition (you will need to carry your required nutrition from the start)
  • Bottle or cup
  • Mobile phone with What3Words installed
  • Mobile phone with emergency and non-emergency telephone numbers stored in the contact list


  • All participants must follow the guidance of marshals at all times.
  • Hellfire Events Ltd reserves the right to stop you from competing if participant or public safety is compromised.
  • All participants must adhere to the age limits.
  • Support runners are not permitted on the route.
  • Headphones are not permitted at road crossings.
  • You must stay on the marked route at all times.
  • Dogs are not allowed to participate.
  • Littering will not be tolerated.
  • Abusive behavior will not be tolerated.
  • If someone requires non-emergency medical assistance, notify the Race Director using the number provided in your race pack. For emergencies, call 999, then notify the Race Director. Stay with the individual until help arrives.
  • Courtesy should be given to other users on public footpaths.

A comprehensive list of event rules can be found in our Terms & Conditions.


If you need to drop out, you MUST inform Race Control. Any runner unable to finish due to injury or fatigue must inform a marshal and will be taken back to Race Control from the nearest safe point.


For safety reasons, spectators are advised to avoid the footpaths around the perimeter of the Drop Redoubt between 09:45 and 12:30.
Dover is rich in history, and we strongly recommend exploring the area either before or after the race.


By signing up for any Hellfire Events Ltd event, all runners agree to our terms and conditions.
Participants enter at their own risk. Hellfire Events Ltd, partners, and volunteers are NOT responsible for any injuries incurred while participating, nor for any loss or damage of personal property.
Hellfire Events Ltd will do all we can to ensure our events are safe and enjoyable.
All events are fully covered by Public Liability Insurance. A copy of this document can be provided upon request to info@hellfireevents.com.

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