Newbury Racecourse 5k, 10k & Half Marathon

The Racecourse, Newbury, Berkshire

Organiser's Description

Join us for the unique chance to run our first ever 5k, 10k or Half Marathon at Newbury Racecourse - one of Britain’s leading horse racing venues!

The race involves laps around the circuit - 1 lap for the 5k, 2 laps for the 10k and 4 laps for the Half Marathon - and the course is flat and quick. Each mile will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers to keep you quite literally on track and encourage you on your way to that finish line. Come and join us for a race you will not forget!

Start Time

10:00am

Races

Unique themed medal

Chip timed results

Bag drop

Free official event photographs

Water

Fruit & Flapjack

The Racecourse, Racecourse Rd, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 7NZ

BY TRAIN: Newbury Racecourse has its own station, one stop from Newbury Station, with direct trains from London Paddington and regular connections from the West.

BY CAR: The racecourse is clearly signposted and just minutes from Junctions 12 and 13 of the M4, also easily accessible from the M3. The course is clearly signposted from the M4 and from the A34 South of Newbury.

The racecourse is easily accessible by both foot and cycle. Cycle parking is available.

There is ample FREE on-the-day parking.

Start times:

10.00am - Half Marathon
11.00am - 5k & 10k

Minimum Ages:

5k - 11yrs
10k - 15yrs
Half - 17yrs

The entire course is inside the racecourse on the roads/paths not on grass.

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.

I didn't choose whether I am running 5k or 10k, did I need to?

No, unless the different distances show as an option on the event webpage when entering, you can decide whether you run 5k or 10k on the day.

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.

Are there water stations?

Yes, every event has water stations – where and how many depends on the course and the distance.

Do you have a baggage drop? Do you charge for it?

Yes we will have a baggage drop, and it is FREE to use. We have a member of staff managing the station while you run.

What do I get at the end of the race?

You can help yourself to fruit and a flapjack when you finish. You will also receive a medal!

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 info@runthrough.co.uk

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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