Cheltenham Running Festival
This new event offers you the unique opportunity to run a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon around the famous Cheltenham Racecourse! Each Mile will be accurately marked out and we will have plenty of helpers to keep you quite literally on track and encourage you all the way to the finish line. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there!
Unique themed medal
Chip timed results
Free official race photographs
Post race goodies
Cheltenham Racecourse, Evesham Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 4SH
The nearest mainline station is Cheltenham Spa.
Trains run every hour from Bristol, every half an hour from Birmingham and every hour from London. When you arrive at the station, you can catch a taxi and get to the racecourse in 10 minutes.
The entire course is inside Cheltenham racecourse on the roads/path, not on grass.
Each mile will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers to keep you going and encourage you all the way to the finish line.
The race involves laps of the course. There will be 1 lap for the 5k, 2 laps for the 10k and 4 laps for the Half Marathon.
Are your events chip timed?
Yes, all of our events are chip timed and accurately measured.
What is the minimum age to enter an event?
11 years old for a 5k, 15 years old for a 10k and 17 years old for Half Marathon.
When do entries close before an event? Can I enter on the day?
Entries normally close when the event sells out or on the Thursday before the event. Entries on the day is dependent on the capacity for the event, please refer to the specific event page after online entries have closed to see is there are entries on the day.
I can't make the event, can I have a refund?
Sorry, we don’t offer refunds. However, if you let us know 14 days in advance of the event we can transfer your entry to a friend or to a later event.
When will I receive more information about the event?
You will receive all race information, via email, in the week leading up to the event. For a weekend event you will receive it by Wednesday, and for a mid-week event, you will receive it by Monday.
Will I receive anything through the post?
No, nothing is posted. You will receive all race information by email and you will collect your race pack on the day of the event.
Do we collect our Timing Chip and Race Number on the day of the event?
Yes, that is correct. Please make sure you arrive at least 45 minutes before the race start so you have plenty of time to collect them.
Where can I find my results after the event?
Your results will be live on the website www.runthrough.co.uk during the event. If you have any questions or queries with your results please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Am I allowed to wear headphones?
We’d strongly advise against it – the nature of the events means that you need to be aware of your surroundings and be able to hear marshals instructions.
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