St Albans 10k

Highfield Park, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Organiser's Description

--- This event has been cancelled due to ongoing concerns regarding Coronavirus. The race organiser will be in touch with you in due course if you have made a booking for this event. ---

All aboard the St Albans 10k Express - a flat, fast and chip timed event, sure-fire guaranteed to give you the best chance of a PB. The single lap course starts and finishes in Highfield Park and runs out along the flat and tree lined disused railway line called the Alban Way and towards Hatfield, before making a loop via Sleapshyde and returning along the Alban Way. The whole route is on tarmac and a lot of the course is traffic free.

A 1 Mile Family Fun Run will also take place on the same day, with all the profits being donated to charity, This race will be multi-terrain and will start at 9:30am.

Start Time



Custom medal for all finishers

Overall 1st, 2nd & 3rd man and woman prizes

Age group prizes in 10 year bands

Chip timing

Water stations

Water at race HQ to fill up runners' bottles

Distance markers

Highfield Park, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Travelling by road

Visitors from outside the area are most likely to approach the Park from the M25. Exit via Junction 22 and follow the signs for St Albans along the A1081 to the A414 roundabout. Continue to follow the A1081 signs into St Albans and at the next roundabout turn right into Highfield Park Drive. ontinue straight on at the next roundabout (note the “Welcome to Highfield Park” sign), the road then bears to the left and becomes Highfield Lane. Turn left at the next mini-roundabout on to Hill End Lane. The entrance to the Park is on the left. Follow the road round into the car park.

Travelling by bus

The S7 bus leaves St Albans town centre (St Peters Street) via the Railway Station hourly. Alight at Hill End Lane opposite the SPAR shop.

Travelling by train

St Albans is on Thameslink with trains every 20 minutes from central London. It is 2 miles to the Park via Camp Rd, or take a taxi or an S2/S7 bus to Camp Road/Drakes Drive junction.

Travelling by bike

The Alban Way, a trail for cyclists and walkers using a former railway line, runs between Hatfield and St Albans. Leave the Alban Way at the Hill End Lane junction and cycle down Hixberry Lane. The entrance to the Park is on your right.

Parking is available on the grass at Highfield Park.

The course map is available here

The fun run is multi terrain and will take place within Highfield Park

Registration & Race numbers:

Registration will open at 08:00AM and will close at 09:45AM. Race numbers will be collected at the event venue on the morning of the race. Please arrive in sufficient time to collect your race number. Please wear your number pinned to the front of your vest.


Come changed and ready to run.

Time Limit

The St Albans 10K has a maximum time restriction of 2 hours, after which there may not be marshals and time keepers available.

Minimum age:

15yrs for 10K; no min age for fun run

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