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Commando Series 2017

Commando Series 2017

Event Details

The entry fee covers the cost of entering the event, additional fundraising goes directly to the charity *

From the makers of the Castle Triathlon Series comes an exciting and authentic endurance course race

6 or 12km endurance challenge course with 18 of the toughest obstacles, mirroring exact replicas of the Royal Marine Commando Training Centre.

This is the only event that can recreate the mud, sweat and pain of modern day Royal Marines commando training.

Each obstacle has three levels depending on the type of participant. Commando instructors will treat you in the way you choose. It’s up to you what level you pick:


The experience will see you having the real deal. Commando instructors will beast you through the course in this endurance test of a lifetime.


For adults who want to give it a go and older kids who are capable or any first timers to obstacle racing, Commando instructors will support and motivate you with insider tips.


For young children and families to compete together with support and encouragement from the PTIs.

Find out more

Volunteer. Be a marshal at any Matrix Events Ltd venue in exchange for a free* Commando place. Contact us here

Corporate packages. A great way build team spirit or enjoy an office day away. Email us for hospitality or more details

Discounts for large group. If you are the 'leader' of a large group (eg School, scouts, sports club), contact us here for any possible discounts**. Contact us here.

Serving Royal Marine discount. Contact us for your discount options

*conditions apply
** not applicable on reduced fee. Discounts granted at the descression of the organisor.

The Experiences

Immerse yourself in the experience and become a Commando for the weekend? Available Friday 11th and Saturday 12th November, places are limited so book early.

Commando survival experience will teach you the rudiments of survival covering the following topics; fire making, shelter, water gathering, hunting and navigation

The Bivouac experience (authentic Commando camping) offers the opportunity to camp by the famous 'Catacombs of Doom' within Hever Castle grounds. Sleep amongst the elements under a camouflaged tarpaulin. Roll mat, goretex bivy sleeping bag and toilet provided, don’t worry we won’t make you dig a latrine!

Two lap toughie. Test you limit and add the option to take on two laps of this gruelling course which will see you getting 36 obstacles under your belt.

Do it like a Commando. If you think you need more of a challenge you can pre-order a ‘Do it like a Commando’ kit which consists of 21lbs of marine webbing and a wooden rifle to carry round the course.

The Charity

The Royal Marines Charity aims to raise funds to help provide a better quality of life to serving and retired Royal Marines and their families. Helping the wounded and injured, particularly as the most severely injured begin their transition into civilian life; quite simply, the Royal Marines Charity will help when others cannot. Find out more here or simply create a justgiving page here


Spectator fee applies.

Spectators are welcome and encouraged as the course circumnavigates the Hever Castle estate there are several spectating areas. The spectator fee gives you a full range of the Hever Castle stunning grounds, gardens and visitors entertainment, along with the event village which promises to be a hive of activity including retail outlets, music and food and drink vendors.

Accommodation options

Camp within Hever Castle grounds Prefer you own creature comforts then book a pitch onsite, literally a 2 minute walk from the event village. Alternatively email us for list of local accommodation option.

Do you have questions about Commando Series 2017? Contact the organiser


Hever Castle
Hever Rd
TN8 7NG Hever, Edenbridge
United Kingdom


From the makers of the Castle Triathlon Series comes an exciting and authentic obstacle endurance course race.

The Commando Series is billeted in Penshurst, Kent with a team led by Brian Adcock, an ex Royal Marine. From piloting Royal Marines helicopters to heading up the outstanding team responsible for organising the UK's biggest and most inspiring triathlon series running since 2009. This team is hugely experienced in both military operations and major event organising.

For more information visit

T: 01892 870739 E:

  Contact the Organiser

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