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In 2021 there are Two Events :

Escape from Meriden Winter

Friday November 12th 2021:  Sold out 


Escape from Meriden Solstice

June 25th 2021: Places Available

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You can enter solo, or you can enter as a pair (if you fear the dark).  If you enter as a pair you must remain together at all times.

  • Individual entries for the 24 hour event cost a mere £38 each (plus payment gateway fee £1.95)
  • Pair Entries are for the 24 hour event cost £38 each (plus payment gateway fee £1.95)
  • The special “Chained” category for 2-6 runners, in association with Mark Cockbain. This extended category is 36 hours long, costs £66 per person (plus payment gateway fee £2.50. The opportunity to travel for 12 hours longer, with the aim of going for 130 ‘real miles’ or more to win one of the ‘Chained’ medals, in addition to the applicable as the crow flies Meriden medal

What is included:

  • Entry into Escape From Meriden; an event unlike any other
  • Prisoner, you will be electronically tagged at registration. The event is made possible by use of a TrackTrail GPS Tracker, so the crow can watch (You will receive it at registration. Pairs get one tracker between them. You must post it back after the event (on the Monday) via Signed For delivery, at your own cost)
  • Tyvek-like lightweight Orange coloured jumpsuit (prisoner style) – optional wear – adds to the fun – dished out first come first served on the night
  • Next Generation GPS Tracker hire
  • Rewards:
    • Escape over 30 miles, as the crow files, to claim The Silver Crow medallion
    • Escape over 60 miles, as the crow flies, to claim The Gold Crow medallion
    • Escape over 90 miles, as the crow files, to claim The Black Crow medallion
    • Chained Category Only. Escape 60 miles, as the crow flies to win Gold, and then do 130 miles or more in total (not as the crow flies) to qualify for the special “Chained 130” medal
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  • You reward will be sent to you after the event
  • Trophies for; furthest flight Female, Furthest flight Male, Furthest Flight Pair
  • Duke of York Award for “Most elevation gained”
  • The Crow’s Spoon for “Most pathetic escape attempt”


Refund Policy

No deferrals, or refund, unless the event is cancelled.

You can sell your place and transfer in someone else at zero cost.  Places are in high-demand and have historically exchanged hands very quickly.

Places can only be transferred in the same category they were purchased. i.e. you can’t sell a pair as two solo places.  You can’t transfer chained places for solo places, or pair places.

How to transfer your place(s) to someone else.

If you bought a ticket in wave 1(via you can edit the participant details yourself, then drop us an email to confirm the name swap.

If you bought in wave 2 of ticket sales (not via etchrock), then email to us your ticket, along with the new runner: name, address, DoB, address, email address.