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Meangate is our extreme cross country brand for the rolling hills and woods of Deangate Ridge Sports Complex.

It includes the Meangate obstacle course and the new Meangate Ultra Endurance Run

Meangate Ultra Endurance Run

Meangate Ultra is a new 12-hour, night time, trail, endurance run.  Runners enter to take up the challenge of running as far as they can throughout the night. 

Building on the success of the Meangate OCR, Meangate Ultra takes place on the night of Saturday, 4 November to the morning of Sunday, 5 November 2017. 

Runners can enter individually, or in teams of four, but the concept is the same... run as many laps of the 5km course as you can before the time runs out.

Meangate Ultra features a floodlit campsite area on the Deangate Ridge driving range, varied and well-stocked fuel stations, chip timing, hot drinks, marshalls and first aid. 

Entry costs £30 per runner or £100 per team of four. Entry includes free parking, free camping, entry to the golf course clubhouse and changing rooms, fuel stations and your Meangate Ultra medal.

To enter your team use the guest booking option on our booking system.

Book now

After choosing Guest Login, select Sports Events from the drop down and hit Next. From the next dropdown choose a 12-hour entry for a single runner or a team of 4 ultra option to book your team. The next screen will show how many places are available. Click one of those, add it to your basket and proceed to payment. The basket can be used to add multiple items before making payment.

Confirmation and information will be sent by email so be sure to include your email address.

For more information before entering read the FAQ sheet (PDF 123kb) or contact medwaysport@medway.gov.uk.

Meangate Obstacle Course

Meangate Oct 2016 mud net

Along the 8km purpose-built course you'll navigate your way across almost 50 obstacles designed to challenge your strength, stamina and resolve. 

They include tunnels, scramble nets, inflatables, straw bale hurdles, tyre walls, slides, ladders and walls, plus natural obstacles including hills, trenches, swamps, ponds and mud.

The extreme course challenges experienced runners as well as being a realistic test for younger ones and newcomers, with 4k and 16k options also available.Meangate 2017

The next Meangate event will be in March 2018. Watch this space for news

Download your guide to the Meangate obstacles. (PDF 1,245kb)

2017 resultsMeangate Oct 2016 lilly pads

View the results for Meangate 2017.


Meangate was covered by Sports Action Photo. Images from the day are available to buy on their website.

What the runners think

  • "Best OCR I have done in a while. Was great event and great day." James Parkinson
  • "Best two hours ever spent on a golf course". Laurence Leppard
  • "Brutal first 3km at Meangate today. Many thanks to Medway Sport for another great local event." Maynard Paton.

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