Survival Tip

Survival Tip

Blog February 25, 2017

When tasking/instructing/ordering one of the team to go and grab lunch whilst the other re-fuels be aware you’re about to play Petrol Station Roulette (especially if you send Dave) You simply won’t have time to file that complaint under the Misdescriptions Act so make sure you stipulate you actually... Read more
How to keep going!

How to keep going!

Blog February 24, 2017

Next, in our series of helpful hints and tips, we deal with the inevitable situation that your car has broken down. Cars normally breakdown for a reason and we can normally determine what this reason is by the 1st call the team make to the organisers. Scumrun organisers are... Read more
Camping Advice (for newbies)
So you’ve entered and you have the car and everyone in your family is bored with you going on and on about the forthcoming Scumrun! What on earth can you talk to them about now? Camping obviously!! The camping element of Scumrun is not how you may recall your... Read more
How to enter Scumrun without any planning? (Tip 1)
1 – Visit and search cars, making sure to narrow your search to max budget £550 and vehicles with Tax / Mot 2 – From your list disregard anything without a ‘V’ engine wise. Popular choices are V8 but we have had V12 and V6 before. 3 – Ideally you... Read more
2016 Fundraising Update from Action for AT
Scumrun raises vital funds raised for rare disease children’s charity Scumrun, now in its eleventh year, is the original charity driving event whose participants raise much needed funds for children’s charities. The 2016 event took place in May with fifty plus cars making the journey across Europe, taking on... Read more
Scumrun 2017 Charity Announced
Together for Short Lives are the nominated charity for 2017. The money raised by Scumrun teams will go towards supporting children’s hospices to provide the best possible care for seriously ill children. Hospices all rely heavily on help from the public and donations are vital to make sure that... Read more
2017 Registration opens 10th June 2016
Registrations for 2017 will open on the 10th June 2016 and the dates are now confirmed as Thursday 11th May – Monday 15th May. Keep watching our Facebook page and Website for details on how to enter and discounted entry for returning teams. Read more
2015 fundraising total makes ten year record
Scumrun’s 10th anniversary event, which took place in May 2015 has generated the largest amount of money for charity since the event’s inception. The total announced at the launch party was £118,000, and now it has exceeded £120,000 and continues to climb.  This will allow JDRF to initiate a brand... Read more
Winner Events confirm sponsorship of Scumrun 2015
We are delighted to confirm that Winner Events, providers of equipment hire and logistical support services to the event industry, have confirmed their sponsorship of Scumrun 2015. Scumrun takes place in May 2015, and this year is set to help raise over £100,000 for JDRF, leading diabetes charity.  2015... Read more
Scumrun HQ are delighted to announce that the beneficiary charity for the 2015 event is now confirmed as JDRF.
Ed White, Managing Director of Scumrun commented: “We’re delighted to be working with JDRF this year. As well as providing helpful resources, JDRF funds research that means one day we will live in a world free from this chronic, life-threatening condition. It’s a great and worthy cause that we hope... Read more