A brand new site, with a whole new course, come and pitch yourself against the rugged landscape of the Ribble Valley.

The Gisburn course

Located in the stunning Ribble Valley, these epic 6km & 10km routes designed by Royal Marines Commandos present the UK’s most authentic and epic Military Obstacle Course. Rally The Troops….it’s time to become a Born Survivor!

Representational map, not to scale, route and order and number of obstacles is subject to change


Located in the heart of Lancashire’s scenic Ribble Valley… Gisburn is known for mountain biking and stunning backdrops. This course’s rugged nature is it’s beauty and accurately mirrors the terrain used in Commando Training. This fierce course features 30 + epic Military Grade Obstacles, epic slides, leg sapping mud and natural barriers including river crossings!

Assemble the troops… It’s time for you and your buddies to step up and earn your medal and show your mettle on the UK’S most authentic Military Obstacle Course.

Have You And Your Team Got What It Takes?

Which survivor are you?

Courses to suit all abilities and fitness levels there really is no reason not to prove to yourself you where born to survive!

6KM Course

The perfect option for beginners

Half the distance and with 18+ Obstacles is a tough day out of the office for most! Complete this challenge and we guarantee you’ll be back next time to take on the 10km classic! This is the epic challenge you have been searching for and to focus your fitness goals.

Born Survivor is most fun as part of a team. Grab a buddy and let the battle commence.

10km Classic Course


The Ultimate Test! The classic Born Survivor 10km challenge is the stuff of legend! This epic stretch of stunning terrain is packed with 30 obstacle challenges to put you and your team through your paces as you run, crawl, leap and haul yourselves through each task.

Make it to the finish and you can bask in your glory at the buzzing event village. This is the epic challenge you have been searching for!

Born Survivor is most fun as part of a team. Grab a buddy and let the battle commence.

‘We took it at our own pace, and just had fun, the sense of achievement is like nothing else I’ve experienced”

Elite squadron


Born Survivor Elite Squadron is the first wave to set off on event day and is open to individual athletes only.

BSES is all about testing yourself against other Elites on an awesome flowing empty course! The mission is simple, be within the first 3 top men or women back to base and take the glory!

It pays to be a winner….those that ‘have what it takes’ will lift the coveted Born Survivor Elite Squadron trophies and take the awesome prizes provided by our sponsors: Sportsshoes.com & Scott Sports.

Main prizes up for grabs are:
1st Male & Female – £200 Scott Sports Vouchers
2nd Male & Female – £75 Scott Sports Vouchers
3rd Male & Female – £50 Scott Sports Vouchers

Each Winner and Runner up also receives:
– Coveted Born Survivor Elite Squadron Trophies 1st/2nd/3rd Male & Female
– Technical T-shirt from sportsshoes.com with Scott Sports. 
– Finishers Photograph
– £10 Born Survivor merchandise tent voucher – redeemable on the day only!
– Elite Headover
– BS Medal


Epic day out for the whole family

Spectators are welcome to explore our family friendly courses and take in the special vibe that is Born Survivor! They can chill out in the buzzing Born Survivor event village before cheering you on as you tackle the epic course finale…The Blitz!

There are awesome food and drink outlets and great opportunities to take photos of the final few obstacles as runners return to base.

Quality food & drink Vendors
Born Survivor Bar
Covered M/F changing areas
Bag Drop
Kit Supply Vendors
Nearby dedicated event car parking
Pre book Coach parking
Professional Medical & Radio cover
Awesome access for spectators

Survivor swag

Everybody finishes and every gets to take home this epic bundle of survivor swag so you can remember the feeling of achievement for years to come!

The only
real obstacle is you…

And the 30 gruling obstacles on our10k mud fueled assult course designed by Royal Marine Commandos
Fire pits
A caged water tunnel…
yes it will test you!
Drop zone alpha
Is your team ready to take the
The mincer
On your belly soldier…Prove your strength to squeeze under multiple tyre rollers.

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