Rifle Run is the first civilian event of its kind – based on a military exercise called a march and shoot it combines three shooting challenges with a 10km cross country run.

2018 results and photos

Click here for your final Rifle Run time.

Click here for the final Shooting Scoring.

Finish line photos can be found here.

Check back later for the full photo gallery.

Click here to donate to someone who took on Rifle Run

Be amongst the first to take it on – experience the adrenaline of a cross country race, combined with the thrill of shooting. Experience the adrenaline of a cross country race, combined with the thrill of shooting.

The 2018 Rifle Run has taken place, check back later in the year to find out about the 2019 Rifle Run

The shooting

  • Two air-rifle ranges; standing and prone
  • One shotgun range; clay pigeon

The running

Rifle Run is a 10km run if you can shoot straight. Compete against the clock to take on the 10km race, along the route you will find your shooting challenges. For every shot you miss you’ll face a 250m penalty. Miss all your shots and you’ll run 15km in total.

The details

Details will be announced later in 2018, join our mailing list to be the first to find out.

What’s included?

  • All your equipment for a full days shooting: ranges, air-rifles and shotguns, ammunition, targets and most importantly: qualified instructors
  • Everything you need for a cross country run: a full signposted route, marshals, first aid cover, and that all important finishers medal!
  • Full fundraising support: a dedicated point of contact at The Soldiers’ Charity, fundraising pack and all the wristbands and supplies you could need.

Have a question?

Contact Amy on akenyon@soldierscharity.org or 020 7811 3960.

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By taking part in Rifle Run you’ll be supporting The Soldiers’ Charity – the Army’s National Charity. We provide a lifetime of support to soldiers and veterans from the British Army, and their immediate families, when they are in need. We make grants to individuals through their Regiments and Corps and support a wide range of specialist charities that sustain the British Army ‘family’, both at home and around the world. Visit our stories section to see some stories of the amazing people we’ve helped.

Online fundraising

As part of the registration process for Rifle Run you create a personalised fundraising page for you to use which you can fill with your own photos and sponsors can leave you messages of support.

Fundraising support

Soon after you register you’ll receive your fundraising pack in the post, which is full of top tips, sponsorship forms, a collection tin and much more. We have got lots of resources to get you started, including extra sponsorship forms and A3 and A4 posters, We can also post you resources such as sponsorship forms, collection tins, posters, wristbands, balloons and more for your fundraising events.  Just give us a call on 020 7811 3960 or e-mail akenyon@soldierscharity.org.

Incentives – Fundraising Army

All Rifle Run recruits are enrolled in our Fundraising Army as a Private and are promoted when fundraising milestones have been achieved.Fundraising Army RanksNo-one’s ever got past Colonel before – will you be the first?

Fundraising leaderboard

Check out our fundraising leaderboard and see who’s smashed their sponsorship target and earned their stripes! See the leaderboard here >>

A detailed FAQs will be available once the 2019 Rifle Run has been launched.


We are proud to have worked with some world class organisations to deliver Rifle Run 2018.

British Shooting is the only target shooting governing body in Great Britain recognised by the ISSF, IPC Shooting, British Olympic Association, British Paralympic Association, UK Sport & Sport England.British Shooting’s purpose is:

  • To act as a single contact for International Federations
  • To act as a single shooting body in receipt of public funding from UK Sport and Sport England
  • To be the member body of the National Olympic Committee and the National Paralympic Committee.
  • To oversee the development and preparation of world class shooters for success on the international stage
  • To support the development of grassroots shooting in England
  • To promote quality and professional governance for target shooting sports.

Set amidst 40 acres of woodland on the stunning West Wycombe Estate, Buckinghamshire, the shooting ground – voted best shooting ground in the UK in the IPC Shooting Industry Awards 2014 and 2017, proud hosts of the World English Sporting Championship 2014 and 2016 – comprises of over 100 clay shooting stands and 6 clay shooting disciplines offering varied and extensive practice and tuition opportunities. Their layouts include three high towers, skeet, multi-sport and purpose built grouse butts. The Shooting Ground is within easy reach of London, Oxford, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire. Their dedicated team of instructors are trained to the highest standards and are amongst the most experienced in the country. They offer instruction for novice through to experienced game and clay shooters both at the shooting ground and in the field. More than a century has passed since Edwin John Churchill set up his gunmaking workshop in London in 1891, laying the foundations of a name that now sees E.J. Churchill as one of the world’s finest gunmakers. E.J. Churchill is thriving today. Led by passionate sportsmen, it remains the largest gunmaker in British hands. The style, elegance, reliability and technical innovation of Churchill guns make them the natural choice for the keen shot. They are the only shooting business in the U.K. that has its own gunmaking facility, shooting ground, corporate entertainment company and sporting agency. This makes E.J. Churchill unique and enables us to cater for all our clients’ sporting needs under one roof. Their home is the West Wycombe Estate, just outside London, seat of the Dashwood family.Over the past 40 years WMP have built a strong reputation for delivering a wide range of live events with reliability, creativity and flair. From mass participation sports events to corporate conferences and the creation of awesome brand experiences, the WMP Events Team provides a truly end-to-end service, worldwide.

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