Races and Permits


All ARC races in England must comply with Government guidelines. These are shown on


All permit applications for races after 1st August 2020 must confirm that they have read the relevant part of the guidelines and that they will comply with the guidelines.

Permit applications must now be accompanied by a copy of your event plan for COVID 19.

Applications for races in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland must confirm that they will comply with their own Government guidelines. Also they must send ARC a copy of their event plan for COVID 19



Permits Issued :-

Races in 2021
Races in 2020
Races in 2019
Races in 2018
Races in 2017
Races in 2016
Races in 2015
Races in 2014
Races in 2013
Races in 2012
Races in 2011
Races in 2010

Races in 2009

Races in 2008
Races in 2007


Applications for races
ARC permit (Affiliated Clubs) - Form 003A

MS Word   PDF

ARC permit application (Associate members) -
Form 003B

MS Word   PDF

 Fee Schedule for associate member Races 



Other ARC Forms in PDF format :-

ARC Minimum Standards form - ARC 004  (31KB) (Road)

ARC Minimum Standards form - ARC 004 CC&Trail  (31KB) (Trail/ XC)

ARC Post Event Information:-    05A ( Affiliated)      05B (Associates)

ARC Course measurement Process  (150KB)

ARC Course Measurement Application - ARC 007 (149KB)

ARC Event Planning and Risk Assessment  (77KB)

ARC Medical provisions guide (20KB)

Home Office Good Practice Safety Guide  (1.3MB)

Dogs at ARC Permitted Events  (1.3MB)

Events held in public parks & spaces:
Additional safeguarding considerations (150KB)