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Cambridge Town and Gown 10k

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

4 St Andrew's St, Cambridge CB2 3AX, UK

Sun 16th October 2022

Starting at 10:00

Organiser's Description

Cambridge Town and Gown is our autumn run of the series and will be back on Sunday 16 October 2022.

Our scenic 10k route takes you through the heart of Cambridge passing many landmarks, historic university college buildings and along the River Cam.

All of our 10k runs our licensed 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 2019 and 2020.


  • 10k Entry


    16+Yrs. From:

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

  • 3k Junior Entry



    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00



  • 10k Entry


    16+Yrs. From:

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

  • 3k Junior Entry



    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00


What's Included

Freebies at the end
Fanstastic medal

How to Get There

There is no parking at the Event Village so we recommend travelling by public transport where possible and using either local Park and Ride Services or local Car Parks. To book to use Park and Ride please visit -

The closest stops to the Event Village will be those in the city centre – Emmanuel Street, Drummer Street or Downing Street, depending on which service you get on. The city centre is only a short walk from Midsummer Common.

Please be aware that as a runner, the park and ride service runs too late for you to register on the day. If you plan on doing this, you'll need to use alternative transport.

Pay and Display Car Parks which are walking distance from the Event Village include -

Grafton East car park
Grafton West car park
Grand Arcade car park
Queen Anne Terrace car park
Local Buses:

There will be some disruption to local bus services and if you’re travelling via bus, we recommend you check: and stage coach website- to help plan your journey.


You can plan your journey using the National Rail enquiries Journey Planner


The Event Village for the Cambridge Town and Gown 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.

Course Details

Our 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 and into Stourbridge Common before hitting the roads again to make your way to the finish.

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

Key timings

Cambridge Town and Gown will be on the 16 October 2022.

8.00am – Event Village opens

9.00am – The Junior 3k warm-up

9.15am - The Junior 3k starts

9.45– 10k warm-up

10.00am - The 10k starts

11.00am– Trophy and prize presentation

13:00 – Event Village closes

race packs

If you registered on or before Sunday 2 October 2021, you’ll get your bib in the post one week before the event. If you sign up after this date, you’ll have to collect your race number on the day of the event from the Event Village in Midsummer Common from 8am-9am. We’ll keep you informed ahead of the event.

If you give us your mobile number on entry, you’ll get an SMS with your chip-time shortly after you finish the race. All chip-timed results will be available on after the event.

food & drink

You’ll find a number of caterers offering food and drink within the event village.

Goody bags

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 will be available to purchase separately in due course.


On the day, there will be trophies for the following categories in both the 10k and the Junior 3k:

Open prizes: first, second and third male and female

Age group prizes: first male and female in age groups

Should you qualify for an Open and an age group trophy, the greater value prize will be awarded to you. The other prize will be offered to the next finisher.


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