RunThrough Chase The Sun Coventry 5k & 10k
Coventry, West MidlandsKenilworth Road, Coventry CV3 6PT, UK
Wed 24th August 2022
Starting at 19:00
Coventry War Memorial Park is the biggest park in Coventry and this year it is celebrating its 101st year, since opening in 1921! The War Memorial Park is now listed as a Grade II park by English Heritage and the War Memorial itself is listed as Grade II * by English Heritage.
Starting at 7pm on Wednesday 24th August, battle to get around the course to the finish line before the sun goes down, or play it safe and fly around the 5k to finish before sunset or go for the extra challenge of the 10k.
Unique venue themed medal
Chip timed results
Free official event photographs
Post-race goodies and refreshments
How to Get There
Address: War Memorial Park, Kenilworth Road, Coventry, CV3 6PT
Coventry Ring Road, exit at Junction 6. Follow Warwick road (A429).
(Parking is free but limited. We would strongly recommend getting here via train (a 15 min walk away).
- Via Kenilworth Road - 16, 49, 18A, 87, Park & Ride south, U17, X17.
- Via Warwick road - 9, 9A, 49, 539.
Coventry Station, (London to Birmingham Line). 10 minutes walk along Warwick Road or Park and Ride South from the top of the Station steps, Warwick Road.
We will have marshals all around the course as well as km signs and arrows. The course is 1.5 laps for the 5k and 3 laps for the 10k.
The course is on the roads/paths in the park.
We will have a secure area where you can leave your baggage. We recommend you bring as little baggage as possible. Your baggage tag is attached to your race number, you simply tear it off and attach to your bag. To collect, show your number to the baggage tent staff and they will help you find your baggage.
There will be plenty of portaloos brought on site for the event.
There will be water provided at the 5k point of the race, and there will also be water available at the finish.
things to note
There WILL be pedestrians, please be aware of pedestrians, cyclists and dogs. We have marshals around the course and signs but this is not a road race, you have to pay very close attention to where you are going. We recommend you do not use earphones and you need to pay close attention to everything around you.
In terms of spectating, this park could literally not be any better, the fields are open and every area of the park is accessible to see people running round.
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