Dorking, Surrey

Go Nuts for HortAid

WHEN: Sunday 17 September 2017 , 10:00
WHAT: Tackle the UK's most iconic muddy obstacle course for HortAid
WHERE: Dorking, Surrey
PRICE: £20 registration* (£150 sponsorship per individual)


2017 Registration Now Open

What to expect on the day:

  • 5k Mud Assault course – voted the UK’s No1 assault course!
  • Bespoke event purely for Perennial supporters from the horticultural industry
  • Course includes 60+ man-made obstacles plus many natural ones
  • Contestants will be trekking, running, crawling through tunnels, tyre walls, rope swings, cargo nets and water obstacles

To register please click on the ‘Sign up for 2017’ button at the bottom of the page!

We’re looking for teams of 5-10 people willing to get muddy and take on other teams from across the industry.

We will once again have awards up for grabs, see below for last years winners.

2016 Nuts Challenge Update

Our incredible 2016 Go Nuts for Perennial raised over £13,700!

For more photos from last years event click here!

2016 Leaderboard

Below are the 6 highest team fundraisers so far, with links to their JustGiving pages! For fairness, the category is judged by averaging the total amount each team has raised, by the number of people in the team.

  1. The Gardeners’ Guild – £495.67 per team member
    JustGiving Pages: Graham Lawlor, Team Page
  2. GardenTags/NGS – £317.11 per team member
    JustGiving Pages: Rae Hick, Dan Richards, Justin Scott, David Scott
  3. Dirty Designers – £309.17 per team member
    JustGiving Pages: Fran Murrell, Rae Wilkinson, Sarah Wilson, Matthew Childs, Nilufer Danis, Adele Ford
  4. Majestic Trees – £301.44 per team member
    JustGiving Page: Team Page
  5. Grubby Gardeners – £290.29 per team member
    JustGiving Pages: Darran Jaques, Joseph Ford, Rosy Hardy, Michael Perry, Kenny Raybould, Ben Gregory, Robbie Cave, Benjamin Pope, Tommy Bannister, Andy Wain, David Pullar, Charlotte Wain
  6. Landscapers United – £277.13 per team member
    JustGiving Pages: Rhi Williams, Team Page

Totals accurate as of 7 October 2016.

2016 Awards

  • Highest Amount Raised by a Team – we can proudly announce that The Gardeners’ Guild have scooped the prestigious “Golden Fork” trophy for this one!
  • Best Dressed Team – won by the Land Designs team
  • Fastest Individual (Male and Female)
    • Fastest Male – Winston Woodward, Majestic Trees
    • Fastest Female – Ellie Clementel, Gavin Jones Plantation
  • First Team to Finish – Majestic Trees
  • Last Team to Finish – Hortus Loci

We are grateful to the Nuts Challenge and to BBC Surrey for their support.





More Information

You can contact our HortAid team if you would like to find out more about this year’s event

*Registration fee non-refundable


Sign up for 2017

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Dorking, Surrey

Go Nuts for HortAid

£20 registration* (£150 sponsorship per individual). Tackle the UK's most iconic muddy obstacle course for HortAid
More information →