Be Prepared 5k

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Be Prepared 5k
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Perfect for runners of all ages and abilities, the Be Prepared 5k is a great community event in Northstowe. Enjoy the new and changing local landscape on this flat 5k course. Be Prepared 5K supports 1st Northstowe Scouts Group, so come help raise money towards supporting you people's mental health.
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Sun, 23 Apr 2023
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Northstowe, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Northstowe Secondary College, Stirling Rd, Northstowe, Cambridge CB24 1DJ, UK
Start times
Sunday, 23 Apr 2023
Be Prepared 5k: 9:45 amVirtual Be Prepared 5K: 9:45 am
Event summary
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Be Prepared 5k
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Route information
The 5k course will be a single lap through Northstowe. The route will allow runners to explore the developing town, taking in the natural and landscaped areas of the Water Parks, the new and established lakes, as well as some incredible views.
The Be Prepared 5k will be over mixed terrain, including bridleways, paved country paths, and roads.
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What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Chip-timed results
  • Water stations
  • Refreshments
  • Bag drop
  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Professional medical cover
  • Free massage
How to get there
Northstowe Secondary College, Stirling Rd, Northstowe, Cambridge CB24 1DJ, UK
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You will be able to park on-site for this event.
By Car
Northstowe is well connected by road to surrounding towns and cities. Cambridge is only 20 minutes away along the A14.
By Public Transport
The Busway connects Northstowe with Cambridge.
Event day logistics
09:45 Be Prepared 5k starts
Age Restrictions
The Be Prepared 5k is open to runners aged 11 and over.
Virtual Entry
You can choose to enter the Be Prepared 5k virtually by completing a 5k anywhere in the world anytime between 23rd April and 1st May. All you have to do is upload your result and your Finisher's Medal will be sent to you in the post.
All the profit from this event will go to support young people's mental health and wellbeing.
Spectator Info
Spectators are most welcome at this event to cheer the runners across the finish line! There will be a buzzing atmosphere, perfect for spectators and runners to enjoy.
Are there any age restrictions for the Be Prepared 5k?
Yes, all runners must be at least 11 years old to participate in this event.
Will there be somewhere I can leave my bag at the Be Prepared 5k?
Yes, there will be a bag drop area at race HQ where you'll be able to leave your items whilst running. Please do note that all items are left at their own risk.
Can we bring spectators to the Be Prepared 5k?
Of course! All are welcome to make this day as atmospheric and memorable as possible.
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