The Bespak Mini GEAR is a 1.2-mile fun run for people of all ages and abilities. The start and finish is in the Tuesday Market Place. The start will take place before the 10k race at 10.00am.

Every finisher will receive a Bespak Mini GEAR medal and a goody bag. The Bespak Mini GEAR is a fun run therefore times will not be taken nor positions noted.

You can enter online now.  The minimum age to take part on event day is 6 years old. Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult entry for the duration of the run. Anyone under the age of 18 must have parental consent to take part.

All Bespak Mini GEAR fun runners will be allocated a number for identification. Bespak Mini GEAR runners must display their numbers on the front of their shirts to take part. Once in possession of numbers, participants should wait in the Tuesday Market Place until they are called to their starting pen.

The course is marshalled by event staff. Please take note of marshals instructions. They are there for your safety and to keep you on course. Any participant taking longer than 25 minutes to complete the Bespak Mini GEAR course will be stopped and held next to the Custom House (top of Queen Street) until all the 10k runners have started. Then they will be allowed to finish their Bespak Mini GEAR.

Entries are now open – click here to enter! Prices are as follows:

Child aged 6 – 8 years (must take part with a registered adult)


Child aged 9 to 14 years


Child Aged 15+


Please be aware that road closures are in operation from 9.30am (8.00am in Tuesday Market Place) and therefore may affect your choice of car park. See the event information page for further information.