Portchester Castle 5k Summer Series Race 3

Portchester, Hampshire

Organiser's Description

A flat, fast and beautiful multi-terrain 5k series, taking in the iconic Castle and views across the upper reaches of Portsmouth Harbour. We are also planning a post race gathering at Portchester Sailing Club. What better way to spend a Summer's evening!
Race 1 - Wed 10th July
Race 2 - Wed 17th July
Race 3 Wed 31st July
Race 4 - Wed 14th August

Start Time

19:00pm

Distance

  • 5 km

Distance Markers

Toilets

Post-race get together at Portchester Sailing Club

Medal and trophies at the end of the series

Portchester Castle, Church Lane, Portchester, Fareham, Hampshire PO16 9QW

Free car parking is available at the start

By road: The Castle is on the South side of Portchester, off the A27, or Junction 11 of the M27. Use postcode PO16 9QW for Satnav.

By bus: The bus from Portsmouth takes 33 minutes and costs £2 - £3. The Number 3 bus runs from Fareham bus station to Portchester every 20 minutes.

By train: Portchester train station is situated on the West Coastway Line between Brighton and Southampton. South Western Railway provides an off-peak service of three trains per hour from London Waterloo, and two trains per hour each from Portsmouth & Southsea and Southampton Central. It's then a walk of a 1.6 miles from the train station to the Castle. You can shorten the walk by catching the number 3 bus heading towards Portsea, and alight outside the White Hart.

A flat, one lap multi-terrain course in the shadow of the iconic and imposing Portchester Castle, and around the shoreline at the upper reaches of Portsmouth Harbour.

A friendly and supportive event, regardless of your speed/capabilities

All races in the series take place on Wednesday evenings at 1900.

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