ATW Bison Trail Run – 23rd October 2022

ATW Bison Trail Run


Delivered by Runners, for Runners

This outstanding event starts at the National Trust visitor’s centre on Dunstable Downs, with the most stunning scenic backdrop of the Chiltern Hills you could imagine. You have a choice of tackling one, two, three or for those who really like to test themselves, four laps of the formidable Bison trail course.

The 6.5km trail lap around Dunstable Downs, provides you with the most scenic vistas you can imagine alongside the climb of Bison Hill that is bound to take your breath away, in more ways than one!!


After the event you’ll be able to bask in the glory of taming The Bison with well-earned drink and food in the National Trust cafe.

This event is taking place alongside the ATW Bison Duathlon

  • Location: Dunstable Downs Visitor’s Centre, Dunstable Road, Whipsnade LU6 2GY
  • Start time: 8:30am
  • Distances:
    6.5km, 13km, 19.5km, 26km

  • Minimum Age:
    6.5km – 13 on race day
    13km – 15 on race day
    19.5km – 16 on race day
    26km – 17 on race day
  • Activity: Trail Running

  • Open to: Solo participants

  • Entry Fee: From £15 (additional discounts may apply)

  • Refunds: ATW does not offer refunds, transfers or deferrals for this event or any events listed on the website. If you are unable to attend due to illness, injury, family bereavement or jury service, you will only be eligible for a transfer or credit note on production of official evidence: Positive Covid-19 test result, Doctor’s note or equivalent.
  • Event Cancellation: If the event should have to be cancelled due to reasons beyond ATW’s control (for example – but not limited to – adverse weather, local or national lockdown) entrants will be given a credit note for the value of their entry fee (minus the booking fee) to be used on any ATW event.
  • Additional Fees: On the day car park fees will apply
  • Event Organiser: ATW
  • Organiser Email: events@activetrainingworld.co.uk

Race numbers will be collected at the the event venue on the morning of the race.

Registration opens at: 7.00am

Final race info will be sent out to participants the week before the event with

Please arrive in sufficient time to collect your race number.


Well marked runs on the National Trust trails around Dunstable Downs, including the footpath climbing Bison Hill. Its hilly….but the views are amazing!!


We actively welcome support and involvement from local communities, businesses and individuals. If you would like to find out more about marshalling, sponsorship or group bookings please contact us at the address below.

Spectators are allowed at events and we hope you will bring your supporters along to cheer you on. The National Trust cafe in the visitor’s centre will be open serving hot drinks and food.

If you would like more info on this event please use the email address below:



Custom designed medal for all finishers!

Add a medal insert to commemorate your time; whether it’s your first race or a new PB! Available to purchase for an additional £8.

Simply add MEDAL INSERT on your registration form and you’ll be sent the insert in the mail shortly after race day, for you to apply to your medal and display proudly!

There will be a prizegiving to the top 3 male and female finishers in each race on the day

There will be full results on the chip timing website both overall and by category.

It is important that you are fit to run and have not experienced any Covid-19 symptoms in the 14 days leading up to the event.

Race Numbers
Please wear your number pinned to the front of your top. The number will have a timing chip attached to the back. It is important that this is not folded, damaged or removed, as it will affect its ability to provide you with an accurate result.

Parking available – charges for parking will apply on the day.

Traffic Free?

Changing Facilities
We will not be providing a changing area, therefore please come changed and ready to race.

Baggage Drop
No – the start is close to the car park. Car keys can be left at registration for safe-keeping if required.

There will be toilets available.

Water Station
There will be a water station at the end of each lap on the run route and there will be water available, self-service style, at the finish. All litter must be carried or deposited in the bins on the course.

By entering this event you agree to the below terms and conditions:

Your details will kept in accordance with the ATW Privacy Policy

Your name, date of birth, gender and email details will be passed onto Event Chip Timing.

Where specified on the booking form any medical information will be passed onto the medical team present at the event. 


1) I am over the age of 13 (6.5km), 15 (13km), 16 (19.5km) or 17 (26km) as at 23/10/2022. 

2) I declare that I am medically fit to compete & understand that I do so entirely at my own risk.

3) I understand that I enter the race at my own risk and that no person(s) or organisation(s) will be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss to myself, prior to, during or after the event.

4) I understand the organisers reserve the right to alter the arrangements and conditions, should circumstances require.

5) By entering this event, the athlete understands their relevant information will be shared with the medical provider, governing sports body and any other 3rd party deemed necessary by ATW for the safe running of the event. 


The event is being officially timed by Event Chip Timing and the results will be available on the day at http://results.eventchiptiming.com

Ticket Details

  • If this is your first registration on our new booking platform but had an ATW account previously, your old ATW log in details are now invalid and a new account will be created for you when you book your first event without logging in.
  • If you are booking more than 1 place, please ensure that you complete the individual details for each attendee accurately answering all the questions on their behalf.
  • Please be sure to select your estimated run time for both distances as close as you can to the given options in hours and minutes (e.g.  26.30 – 26.45)
  • BTF Insurance
    The day licence for Non-BTF members is included in the entry price. If you are a BTF Member, please ensure that you complete your licence number accurately during the registration process. All licence numbers will be validated by BTF before the event and any entrants with an invalid BTF licence number will be asked to show an online copy at registration or, if this is not possible, invoiced £6 for a day license after the event.
Details Price Qty
6.5km Trail Run£15.00 (GBP)*  
13km Trail Run£20.00 (GBP)*  
19.5km Trail Run£25.00 (GBP)*  
26km Trail Run£30.00 (GBP)*  

Price does not include booking fee

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