Castle 5k - Race 3
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Enjoy summer evening running and get in midweek run with the Castle 5k. Take a route around Carlisle that loops round the historic castle, Bitts Park and along the River Eden back towards the athletics track for your photo finish.
Wed 10th Aug 2022
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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The event experience
<5m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Sheepmount Athletics Stadium, Mayor's Dr, Carlisle CA3 8XL, UK
Wed 10th Aug 2022
This 5k route starts close to race HQ at Bitts Park before circling Carlisle Castle, going back through the park and towards the River Eden. The finish line of the Castle 5k is on the track at Sheepmount Stadium providing for a picture perfect finish.
If you are interested in the other races in this series, check them out via the links below:
- Finisher's Medal
- Fully marked and marshalled
- Shower and toilet facilities
- Bag drop
- Age and category prizes
- Prize presentation
How to get there
Sheepmount Athletics Stadium, Mayor's Dr, Carlisle CA3 8XL, UKGet full directions
Race HQ address: Sheepmount Athletics Stadium, Mayor's Dr, Carlisle CA3 8XL
Parking is available at the athletics stadium. Further Parking is available at the Devonshire Walk car park next to the castle.
Event day logistics
17:45 - 18:45 Registration
18:45 Race safety brief
19:00 5k starts
Runners will need to pick up their race numbers and timing chips from registration before the race between 17:45 and 18:45. Please arrive early enough to account for registration and warm up before the race briefing at 18:45. Registration will be at Race HQ at the Sheepmount Athletics Stadium.
On Site Facilities
There will be toilet and shower facilities in the Sheepmount Athletics Stadium. A bag drop area will be available at Race HQ. Please note that any items are left at their own risk so please only bring essentials.
Only bone conducting headphones are permitted for this event following UKA guidelines.
Junior runners aged 10 and over can participate in this event.
Results will be available live online approximately 20mins after the start at Timing Up North.
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How will my time be recorded for the Castle 5k?
This event will be chip-timed and all results will be available online approximately 20 minutes after the start at http://www.timingupnorthresults.co.uk/.
What age do I have to be to enter the Castle 5k as a junior?
Junior tickets are for children aged 10 and over.
Can I run the Castle 5k with headphones?
Yes, headphones are permitted for this event so long as they are bone conductor headphones.
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