Award Winning Obstacles

Voted Best Value Event

Follow us



You’ll need a
1. sense of humour
2. waterproof head torch

Our good friends at My Sports & More recommend these excellently priced & waterproof head torches (£14.99). They have a waterproof rating of IPX6 & can be submerged for up to 3 minutes at a time and are splash proof all day/night long. If you buy online before race-day they’re offering our #NuclearFamily £5 off with special *discount code BLACKOUT5

  • Multiple Lighting Levels
  • Wide angle close range lighting
  • Long Distance-Beam (120m)
  • 50000h
  • 900 lumens
  • Waterproof



Q: Will I be submerged at any of the water obstacles, will I need a waterproof headtorch?

A: Your head may get submerged under a little water, a waterproof headtorch is recommended.

Q: Can I buy a headtorch in the race village at Nuclear Blackout?

A: Yes, from the My Sports & More stand – no discount will apply though

Q: How long does it take the average person to do one 5k lap in the dark?

A: In 2017 the fastest Blackout racer took 36 minutes, the slowest 2hrs 49mins

Q: Does the Blackout course go through the Secret Nuclear Bunker on every lap & are the lights out?

A: The bunker will be plunged into darkness, there’s no moonlight or natural light, so be prepared. Every racer – whether you’re on 1 lap or 4 will get to run through the Bunker! #FeelTheBurn