Race Information

The Durrell Challenge 13K road race in Jersey, kindly sponsored by Butterfield, will start at 9am from Victoria Park in St. Helier and finish at Jersey Zoo in Trinity on Sunday 22 May 

Runners from all over the world are very welcome to join us in Jersey and be a part of our mission to save species from extinction by taking part in this running challenge and fundraising for our work.  

We encourage runners of all abilities to participate, safe in the knowledge that you are free to run at your own pace with friends, family or colleagues. Join us for the Durrell Challenge in 2022 and together help us raise vital funds to protect and care for some of the world’s most threatened wildlife. 

REGISTRATION 

Click here to register 

  • Early Bird Entry (ends midnight 28/02/22) – £25.00 
  • Standard Entry (ends midnight 19/05/22) – £30.00 
  • V.I.P. Entry – £30.00 – plus commitment to fundraise £1000 for Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

Online registration closes at 09:00 on Wednesday 19 May 2022, after this date we will be unable to accept registrations. If you wish to guarantee a t-shirt when collecting your race pack you must register before Tuesday 3 May 2022. 

V. I. P Entry

We are thrilled to launch our 2022 VIP pack and can confirm there will be a fundraising target of £1,000 for VIP runners taking part in Jersey. They will receive the following benefits:

  • Fast track check-in and baggage drop at the race start
  • Free entry to Jersey Zoo for the Really Wild Day after the race
  • Bespoke Durrell medal
  • Exclusive access to a VIP reception at Jersey Zoo from 11:00 – 15:00
  • Private toilets and the opportunity to freshen up after the race
  • Light lunch and drinks
  • Hair braiding/gels and eco-glitter at the Barberette Van
  • Massage station
  • Live music 
  • Photobooth 
  • A signed photo of Henry Cavill
  • Bespoke, informative tours with the amazing team at Jersey Zoo
  • Free entry to Jersey Zoo on Saturday 21 May
  • A Durrell animal adoption
  • Exclusive ‘Rewild our World’ fundraiser’s t-shirt

There is a limited number of 80 spaces for this package, so don’t miss out!

 

Brand-new for this year, all VIPS – in Jersey and virtual – will be entered into a prize draw to win an exclusive wildlife experience with Durrell.

Immerse yourself in the wild and wonderful Jersey Zoo for an exclusive three-night stay. Go behind the scenes with the inspirational keepers to meet some of the rarest animals on the planet. You will hear first-hand of Durrell’s dedication to saving species from extinction both in Jersey and across the globe. The winner (and a guest) will enjoy a three-night luxury stay in the five-star, award-winning Durrell Wildlife Camp. Wake up and enjoy your morning coffee to the sights and sounds of the zoo’s resident lemur troop and fabulous flamingos! The luxury pods are furnished with a double or twin beds and a cosy log burner, a separate private kitchen and bathroom, and decking with two sun loungers – the perfect spot for watching the neighbouring red squirrels! This unforgettable experience will make you feel like part of the Durrell team running one of the world’s leading wildlife conservation organisations.

Terms and Conditions

Please note that transport to and from Jersey is not included. The prize includes all meals for the duration of your stay and transport to and from the airport/harbour. Dates are subject to availability between April and October. The prize must be redeemed by 31st October 2023.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@doitfordurrell.com

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ESSENTIAL EVENT INFORMATION 

We strongly encourage all runners to read the essential information for the Durrell Challenge 2022.  Please note this document is regularly updated, so do ensure you read the most recent dated version ahead of the event.

This race will operate under UK Athletics Race License. Click here to download our T&Cs. 

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COURSE DETAILS 

The Durrell Challenge 13k road race starts at 9:00 from Victoria Park in St Helier on Jersey’s south coast and finishes inside Jersey Zoo, Trinity on the North of the Island, the route is unchanged since the event launched.

The course is very scenic and operates on managed open roads, it is well marshalled by Honorary Police and local supporters who line the entire route to ensure runners safety.

Course map:

 

Click here to view the route on Strava