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Bedford Twilight 10K

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This is perfect if you love to run with a blissful sunset and at the same time be cheered on by an amazing crowd. The atmosphere is epic and this is further eclipsed by the incredible organisation of the event. Runner's of all abilities can enjoy all the amenities, the course and party atmosphere.

How to enter the Bedford Twilight 10K

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Bedford Twilight 10K route

This flat course weaves its way around the beautiful, green Priory Country Park.

Full professional medical cover will be provided throughout the course

Measured and verified by Association of UK Course Measurers

Event Details

  • Medals
  • Tech t-shirts
  • Race timing
  • Results SMS service
  • Flat course
  • Post-race festival celebrations
  • On-course water stations, mile markers, music and first aid

Race Packs:

Participants have the option to either have their race packs posted to them, or they can collect it from Race Pack Collection before the race on race day. The pack contains your race number, timing chips and safety pins.

If you opted to collect your race pack on the day please go to the ‘Race Pack Collection’ tent located inside the event village

Race start time - 5:30pm

Post-race festival

Open air cinema - Dumbo

Yoga & Wellness - Yoga is a great complimentary practice to anyone who likes running and in this class, we will focus on poses that will help improve flexibility, range of motion, muscular strength, alongside mindful breathing that will all help improve performance and recovery.

Recovery Zone - Pre and Post race recovery

Talks from the experts - Andy Hobdell (Olympic Marathon Coach), Andy Baddeley (Olympian & parkrun World Record holder, Katie Greenwood (Musculoskeletal expert & Injury advice), Georgia Testa (Strength & Condition expert), Anne Harnan (Nutrition expert)

Street food market - Chicken George, Bar, Eagle Brewery, The Yeerologist (Greek cuisine), The Roaming Dough (pizzas)

Kids Club - Bedford Mini Miles -, Kids Yoga, Face Painting

Live music - Little Chino, The Dance

Normal running gear is perfect for this event. Due to the sunset it may start to get a little cold and therefore bring warm clothes for after the race.

One of the best spectator event's out there because you get the awesome sunset just like the runner's. Also you are welcome to the facilities in the Bedford running festival.

We are once again looking for an enthusiastic and energetic team to join us for this year's Bedford Running Festival!

There are a range of roles to choose from across the weekend; from supporting and cheering our runners at either the 5K, 10K or Half Marathon, to being part of our open-air cinema, yoga and wellbeing areas.

To join the team for this year, please follow this link:

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the course measured?
The course will be measured and verified by Association of UK Course Measurers.
Is the race officially timed?
Official times will be provided by our timing company and will count for your new PB!
How old do I have to be to run?
17 years old or older on race day.
Is there a cut-off time?
No! All levels of ability are welcome. What’
s on at the festival?
Bedford Running Festival is 3 days of jam-packed running and tonnes of festival fun! Find out more at:

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Bedford Running Festival is 3 days of jam-packed running and tonnes of festival fun! With official race distances of 5k, 10k and Half Marathon along with an open air cinema, comedy club, kids club, street food market, bar, main stage with live music, yoga & wellness classes, running seminars and more, this is every runner’s dream.


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