Exercise & Races COVID 19 - Latest
Following the national lockdown announcement on the 4th January our iconic race day has been rescheduled to Sunday 10th October 2021!
WITH EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE 500-ACRE SITE, WE’RE EXCITED TO OFFER YOU A SAFELY ADAPTED RUN SILVERSTONE EXPERIENCE.
Don't miss your opportunity to run around the World famous F1 circuit!
Join thousands of runners at this unique event at the home of F1. Whether you choose to bring the family for the fun run, fly around 5K, take on the classic 10K or reach new heights with the half marathon, you'll have a run to remember.
Run Silverstone is a unique opportunity to run on this iconic track. Its legendary status as one of the great F1 circuits is sure to rev up your running potential and nab you a PB!
NHS Test and Trace will be in operation at this event. Participants will be required to complete a health declaration prior to arrival and to check-in where possible using the NHS COVID-19 app (available to download in advance for iOS or Android). Any information obtained will be held for 21 days after the event only and will not be used for any other purpose. Participants may not be permitted on site if they fail to follow this process, the full requirements for which will be communicated to all pre-registered participants in the week prior to the event.
One-way navigation and social distancing signage will be present on site to facilitate adherence to official guidance. Queue markers must be observed at all times and sanitisation stations used as frequently as necessary.
Unless there have been any changes following communication of the final pre-event information, there will be no event briefing on the day. Participants should read the communication thoroughly to familiarise themselves with the event details.
Participants will start individually at 10-15 second intervals to maintain social distancing with a recommended 15-30 minute arrival window allocated and communicated prior to the event. Participants from the same household/bubble will be permitted to start together and should arrive/start at the later of any times communicated to these participants prior to the event. Whilst running, participants should only overtake when there is enough room (at least 1m) to do so.
Once finished, participants should continue moving and follow signage and steward directions to keep the area clear for other finishers. Any post-event rewards (medal, water etc.) will be self-service (following hand-sanitisation) to ensure there is no contact amongst staff and participants.
Participants are asked to review the UKA Participant Code of Conduct prior to their arrival.
What to expect at events that go ahead:
Small and scheduled staggered/rolling wave starts
Contact-free registration with race pack by mail.
Simplified bag drop measures where available
Covid-secure water stations although self-sufficiency is advised Safe pick-up for medals and snacks
Bookable time windows from getting there to going home to control capacity.
A fantastic finisher's medal
Safe and secure bag drop
Water stations (at regular intervals)
A pre-race warm-up
First aid stations in the event village and throughout the race
Please be aware that, due to Silverstone Circuits Ltd policy, any entrant under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a participating adult.
Half Marathon - 17 years of age
10K - 15 years of age
5K - 11 years of age
Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 8TN
Silverstone is conveniently situated right in the heart of the UK, approximately 90 minutes north of central London and 60 minutes south of Birmingham. Road access is exceptionally easy along the A43 dual carriageway from either the M40 or M1.
By public transport the nearest stations are Northampton, Banbury or Milton Keynes all of which offer fast connections to destinations throughout the country.
On Arrival and Departure
Please respect our neighbours and local residents by driving carefully and adhering to the speed limits through local villages.
Run Silverstone is a day-long festival of running that attracts regular runners, F1 fans and families from across the Country. The race village will provide:
- A place for runners to relax pre and post-race
- Re-fuelling opportunities at the Silverstone eateries
- A fantastic car display!
Please be aware that pets are not permitted within the venue for the duration of Run Silverstone.
Start times: The family Mile begins at 9.30am. All other races start at 10am.
Race Numbers: For collection at registration on the day only, numbers will not be posted. To be fastened to the front of your top using safety pins provided at registration, your number should be visible at all times. Your timing chip is attached to the back of your number and should not be removed.
Spectators: Friends or family can watch the race from the grandstands around the pit lane and the start/finish area.
Licensing: Subject to approval, this race will be licensed with UK Athletics and the results submitted to Run Britain/Power of 10 within a week of the race.
Pacers: Pacers will be offered at this distance, subject to availability, with target times between 1h30 and 3h30.
Bag Drop: Whilst we recommend bringing as little as possible, you can leave your belongings with us while you race using the tear-off baggage strip on your race number, collecting after you finish by presenting your race number.
Toilets: Portable toilets will be available throughout the race in the race village.
Race Marshals: Marshals will be present on the course throughout the race.
Distance Markers: The route will be clearly indicated with arrows, tape and distance markers where necessary.
Water/Fuel Stations: There will be water/fuel stations on the route at regular intervals at which fruit/sweets will be available and water will be provided in recyclable plastic cups.
Goody Bag: All runners will receive water and snacks on finishing the race.
Refreshments: Refreshments will be available in the race village throughout the event.
Changing/Showers: There will be no changing or shower facilities at this race.
Lost Property: Lost property from an event will be kept for one month. If unclaimed, or ownership cannot be determined, lost property items will be donated to charity.
The route is contained within the Silverstone circuit so is traffic-free (with the exception of emergency vehicles and those with specific permission) and suitable for runners of all abilities. Please be vigilant of other runners, spectators and any other users of the venue whilst you race.
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