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Dirty Dozen

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Dirty Dozen

Dirty Dozen


  • Activity: Obstacle challenges, Running
  • Location: South of England
  • Distance: 6 or 12 km
  • Difficulty: Tough

The event

The Dirty Dozen is up there with the best obstacle courses in Britain, and they have something for everybody with three different race types to pick from.

Will you leap, crawl, hurdle and run to the finish line for Link Ethiopia?

By taking part on behalf of Link Ethiopia, you will help us to continue our work in changing lives through education. With the money you raise you will help to empower teachers, improve schools and ensure that all children can get a good education.

We will also support you with any help or resources you might need, to get you on the right foot with fundraising. Please fill out the contact form on this page if you have any questions.


How much does it cost to take part?

Prices range between £70-£90 depending on the date of purchase. Cheaper tickets are available for those entering as a team.

What support will I receive?

Conquer the Dirty Dozen for Link Ethiopia and we will give you all the support and materials you need in order to achieve your fundraising goals. On the day you will receive your race timing chip, a bib and an ID bracelet. When you cross the finish line you will be presented with a bobble hat, a tech T-shirt, free photos and a pint of beer.

When and where does the event take place?

London South – 18th April, 2015
South Wales – 11th July, 2015
London East – 15th August 2015

What is the course like?

Currently, there are 3 distances to choose from the Dirty Dash (6k + 15 military style obstacles), the Dirty Dozen (12k + 20 military style obstacles) and the Dirty Destroyer (18k + 25 military style obstacles).

How much should I fundraise?

Link Ethiopia will be delighted with whatever you fundraise so raise as much as you can!

How do I sign up?

If you’re ready to commit to undertaking this gruelling challenge and to raise funds for Link Ethiopia then please get in touch using the contact form on the right. Our fundraising manager Jasmine will be in touch shortly after to take things forward.
Please go ahead and buy your tickets for the event. They can be purchased here.
Some event organisers require that participants raising money for charity present a letter of authorisation from the charity. If this is the case then please let us know and we’ll send one your way.

Join us!

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