RunThrough Newbury Racecourse 5k, 10k & Half Marathon
Join us for the unique chance to run a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon at Newbury Racecourse – one of Britain’s leading horse racing venues!
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 unique race you will not forget!
All marshals and staff within the event and around the course will be issued with PPE and wear gloves and a mask for the duration of the event.
As many race packs will be posted out ahead of the event as possible and event communications will be sent via email in the lead up.
There will not be a formal baggage drop within the event village, please limit the number of belongings you bring to the event and leave anything in the car during the race to reduce contact between runners and staff. If this is not possible, please email email@example.com.
There will be multiple hygiene stations around the event with hand sanitiser for all runners.
You will see clear signage around the event village, please follow all signage and instructions from the marshals before, during and after the race.
There will be a manned, and clearly marked, medical hub within the event village.
DURING THE RACE
The race will start in waves based on your estimated finish time, with the faster runners at the start and slower near the back to avoid any congestion and the need to overtake on course.
There will be an informal grab and go water station with sealed sports top bottles on the course, however we ask that you stay hydrated before the event and if you are able to please bring your own. Bottles and camelbacks are permitted.
If you need to overtake on the course please give a wide berth of at least 1 meter around any runners.
Spitting and nasal clearance during the race is not permitted.
AFTER THE RACE
Do not stop within the finish barriers. Please continue past the finish until you pass the medals and are in an open space.
We ask that once you have collected your medal and water to leave the event village as soon as possible to avoid groups congregating within the event village.
Unique themed medal
Chip timed results
Free official event photographs
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.
The race involves laps around the circuit, the course is flat and quick. There will be 1 lap for the 5k, 2 laps for the 10k and 4 laps for the Half Marathon.
The entire course is inside the racecourse on the roads/paths - not on grass.
10.00am – Half Marathon
10.30am – 10k Wave 1
10.45am – 10k Wave 2
11.00am – 5k
5k - 11yrs
10k - 15yrs
Half - 17yrs
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.
Are there water stations?
Yes, every event has water stations – where and how many depends on the course and the distance.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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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