Running GP at Bedford Autodrome

Bedford Autodrome, Thurleigh Road, Bedford

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Designed from scratch by former F1 driver Jonathan Palmer, there is nowhere else in the World like Bedford Autodrome. Join us for a unique opportunity to run a 5k or 10k, 16 or 20 miles, Half or Full Marathon, at the one and only Bedford Autodrome, and enjoy the thrill of running a brand new course, or racing your way to a new chip timed personal best, on this smooth traffic free tarmac motor racing circuit!

The entire course is inside the Bedford Autodrome on the roads/paths, not on grass. 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 chequered flag finish.

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Bedford Autodrome, Thurleigh Road, Bedford MK44 2YP

Bedford Autodrome is located approximately 10 miles North of Bedford town centre and 20 miles East of Northampton. It is just over 3 miles to the East of the A6.

By train: The nearest train station to Bedford Autodrome is Bedford (20 minutes). Trains from London leave from either St Pancras or any Thameslink station approximately every 20 minutes. There is a taxi rank immediately outside Bedford Station.

Parking is available at the venue.

Start Times:
9.00am - Marathon (6 hour cut off time)
10.00am - Half Marathon
10:30am - 10k
10:45am - 5k

Marathon - 8 laps
Half Marathon - 4 laps
10k - 2 laps
5k - 1 lap

You will receive all race information, via email, in the week leading up to the event.

Please make sure you arrive at least 45 minutes before the race start so you have plenty of time to collect your Timing Chip and Race Number

Minimum age: 11 yrs for the 5k, 15 yrs for the 10k , 17 yrs for the Half Marathon.

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Running GP at Bedford Autodrome

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