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Cambridge Town and Gown

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Organiser's Description

If you’re wanting to run your first, your fastest or your most orange 10k yet – this is the race for you.

Cambridge Town and Gown is our autumn run of the series. The 2020 event will be the ninth year of the run. The scenic route takes you through the heart of Cambridge passing many landmarks, historic University College buildings and along the River Cam.

All of our runs our licenced by Run Britain and we're proud to be the recipient of a Bronze award for the Best 10k in East England by The Running Awards 2018.


  • 10k Entry 16+yrs. from:
    £28 BOOK
  • 3k Junior Entry 9-15yrs.
    £15 BOOK

Once you’ve finished the race, we’ll give you a goody bag with a medal, and some free product samples.

We no longer give a free t-shirt but these are available to purchase on entry.

8am – Event Village opens

9am – The Junior 3k warm-up

9.15am - The Junior 3k starts

9.35am– 10k warm-up

10am - The 10k starts

11am– Trophy and prize presentation

13:00 – Event Village closes

The Event Village is on Midsummer Common, Victoria Avenue, Cambridge CB5.

It’s where you can have your registration queries answered, drop your bags off, use the toilets/changing facilities or buy food and drink.

The start and finish lines are just a one-minute warm-up jog away.

The route will take you into the heart of Cambridge, passing many historic University College buildings. Take a look around as you run through these closed streets – they really are stunning. You will then come out of the city centre, enter the well-groomed Jesus Green and run along the River Cam before hitting the roads again to make your way to the finish.

Water will be available at 4.5km and 8.5km – delivered to you by our amazing volunteers!


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