Last night a crack team of hand-picked Striders stuffed 500 envelopes with race numbers and a race information sheet for the Mince Pie Ten Mile, run this year at 11 a.m. on Sunday 4 December.

The race is full so there will be no entries on the day; we have a waiting list. To join the waiting list, please e-mail We cannot guarantee that we can find you a place.

If you would like to arrange a swap, please e-mail authorising us to give your number to someone else. We will need the following information from the person receiving the number:

First Name
Email address
Date of Birth
Full address including postcode
Telephone number
Predicted Time (in minutes)
Name of running club (if applicable)
UKA Affiliation number (if applicable)

If you are unable to run but don’t have anyone to swap with,  someone from the waiting list  may be able to use your place. Let us know and you may be able to come to an arrangement with them to reimburse you.