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Hatfield 5

Hatfield, Hertfordshire

AL10 9AB College Lane, Hatfield, United Kingdom

Sun 27th November 2022

Starting at 10:00

Organiser's Description

This once small, local event has become a major part of the calendar for runners in Hertfordshire and beyond. It’s popularity quickly grew as word got out that the course was seriously quick!

Historically, this event has featured Hertfordshire 5 mile Championships. To be eligible, you must have been born in Hertfordshire or been a resident for 9 months. If this event is chosen again for the Championships, you must state your eligibility during registration process.

This race will take place under a UK Athletics race license.


  • 5 Mile


    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00



  • 5 Mile


    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00



University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, AL10 9AB

Course Details

The race starts at The Forum, before heading along the pavements of college lane. After two sweeping bends, you are on The Alban Way, one of the most popular running routes in Hatfield and St Albans. Next, you will turn right, then left onto Wilkins Green Lane. By the end of Wilkins Green Lane, you will have completed only 3 metres of climbing!

You will then cross The Alban Way and join Smallford Lane. Another sweeping corner takes you onto Sleapcross Gardens, before meandering onto the super-flat and super-straight A414 footpath. Take the left footpath onto Comet Way and then another left, to head back to the final mile, onto the Alban Way. Come back the way you came, into race HQ and you will have finished, probably in a personal best time too!


Custom designed medal for all finishers!

Add a medal insert to commemorate your time; whether it’s your first race or a new PB! Available to purchase for an additional £8.

Simply add MEDAL INSERT on your registration form and you’ll be sent the insert in the mail shortly after race day, for you to apply to your medal and display proudly!

There will be a prizegiving to the top male and female finisher in each race on the day

There will be full results on the chip timing website both overall and by category.

other race information

It is important that you are fit to run and have not experienced any Covid-19 symptoms in the 14 days leading up to the event.

Race Numbers
Please wear your number pinned to the front of your vest.

Parking in the UH Multi-Storey Car Park is completely free. Click here to see the location on Google Maps.

Changing and Bag Storage
We will not be providing a changing area, therefore please come changed and ready to race. There will be no baggage area, as per UKA guidance, however the car parking is right next to the race HQ.

Toilets & Changing
Come changed and ready to run if possible. There will be supervised storage for bags and belongings but please leave valuables at home as ATW will not be responsible for lost property.

Distance Markers
Every mile.

The use of bone conduction headphones IS allowed, since these do not cover the ears or disrupt your awareness of sound around you. However, please keep the volume at a level where you can still hear the marshals’ instructions.

Water Station
Water will NOT be provided on the course but will be available at the end of the race.


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