About the Dorking 10

The Dorking 10 mile road race is one of the premier road races in the south of England, attracting up to 800 entrants annually, many of whom have run the race previously. The race consists of a small single circuit within a larger outer loop through the rolling Surrey countryside and caters for runners of all abilities. There are numerous prizes (details below) for individuals and teams. Starting in 2018, there will also be a 10K race which starts 40 minutes after the 10 mile race and which follows the outer loop only.

The Race HQ is based in the Dorking Rugby Football Clubhouse. Car parking and the finish is on the Big Field, Kiln Lane, Brockham, RH3 7JR. The race starts on Brockham Green which is a 5 minute walk from Race HQ.

In 2017 a cut-off was introduced at the junction of Snowerhill and Wellhouse Road for the 10 Mile race. This is the point (3 &  1/3 miles) where runners turn left to complete the first loop. Anyone entered in the 10 Mile race reaching this point after 40 minutes from the race start will be directed straight ahead towards Betchworth bridge.

Please note that the use of Ipods/MP3 players/Headphones during the race is banned for safety reasons. Anyone breaking this rule will be disqualified.

  • BARR GOLD graded running event (as of 24/03/2008)
  • UKA road race licence – application in progress
  • Commemorative item to all finishers
  • Prizes for winning senior/V40/V50/V60/V70 men/women/veterans/teams and first 3 men and women overall (one individual prize per runner only) in the 10 Mile event.
  • Prizes for first 3 men and women overall in the “10K” plus age group as appropriate
  • Race start at 09:00 a.m. for the Ten Mile and at 09:40 a.m. for the 10K race. Wheelchair racers will be set off 5 minutes earlier.
  • Pace car, mile markers, full support service with 3 drink stations on route
  • Single lap course on lanes through scenic Surrey countryside
  • Full race information and results service
  • Runners must be over 17 years of age on race day (16 years for 10K race)
  • Entry fees are £17.00 unlicensed; £15.00 licensed (£2 discount);
  • ALL entrants collect their number on race day – download race details (Directions & Map) from the links at top of the page.

If you have any queries please email the Race Director at racedirector@dmvac.org.uk

Prizes for the 10 Mile Race

The first three men and first three ladies over the finish line will win cash prizes and a trophy as follows:

1st place – £100
2nd place – £75
3rd place – £50

These winners will not be eligible for the following age group trophies which are awarded separately.

1st 3 men and ladies U30 (i.e. 17 – 29 years)
1st 3 men and ladies U40 (i.e. 30 – 39 years)
1st 3 men and ladies V40 (i.e. 40 – 49 years)
1st 3 men and ladies V50 (i.e. 50 – 59 years)
1st 3 men and ladies V60 (i.e. 60 – 69 years)
1st V70 man and 1st V70 lady.

All affiliated runners are eligible for the team prizes – 1st 3 male and female teams consisting of 4 runners per team.

The Surrey 10 Mile Road Race Championships are awarded separately from the Dorking 10 with prizes usually awarded at the same time by Steve Rowlands of Surrey AA.

Prizes for the Cockerel 10K  Race

The first three men and first three ladies over the finish line will win cash prizes and a trophy as follows:

1st place – £25
2nd place – £20
3rd place – £15

We will award age group prizes according to the entry levels.

Surrey Qualification

To be “Surrey Qualified”, i.e. eligible for the Surrey County 10 Mile Championships, you must satisfy the following conditions:

  • born in Surrey


  • have lived in Surrey for the last 9 months
  • In addition, you must NOT have competed for any other county in the last 6 months.