RunThrough Chase the Sun Coventry 5k & 10k - August

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Booked 5 times in the last week
Escape from work to take part in this great event around the Coventry War Memorial. This course is perfect for runners looking to get a PB or for those wanting to get active this summer. Come to break up the working week and earn your coveted finisher's medal.
10k, and 5k
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Wed, 24 Aug 2022
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Where and when
War Memorial Park, Kenilworth Rd, Coventry CV3 6PT, UK
Start times
Wed, 24 Aug 2022
7:00pm |
Races summary
Here's what races are available for RunThrough Chase the Sun Coventry 5k & 10k - August
1 Loop
4 Loops
Route information
This event takes runners around the Coventry War Memorial Park, the largest park in the city. 5k participants will run 1.5 laps of the course, and 10k runners will run 3 laps.
Runners will fight to beat the sun in this mid-week evening race and can whizz around the 5k, or challenge themselves in the 10k.
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Bag drop
  • Post-race goodies
  • Fully marked and marshalled course
  • Portable toilets
  • Refreshment station
  • Chip-timed results
  • Official race photography
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Previous Finisher's Medal
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How to get there
War Memorial Park, Kenilworth Rd, Coventry CV3 6PT, UK
Get full directionsExternalLink
There is free parking at the event however it is very limited. It is strongly recommended that participants take public transport to the event.
By Car
Coventry Ring Road, exit at Junction 6. Follow Warwick road (A429).
By Bus
There are a number of bus routes that will take participants to the site:
  • Via Kenilworth Road - 16, 49, 18A, 87, Park & Ride south, U17, X17
  • Via Warwick road - 9, 9A, 49, 539
By Train
Coventry Station is just a 10-minute walk along Warwick Road to the event site. Coventry station sits on the London to Birmingham Line. There is also the Park & Ride South from the top of the Station steps on Warwick Road.
Event day logistics
19:00 5k & 10k start
Please arrive in plenty of time to prepare for your event. More information will be sent to participants closer to the event date.
Race Packs
Race Packs must be collected on the day of the event, before the start of your race, from registration. Please be aware that you will not receive anything in the post.
Bag Drop
There will be a secure bag drop at the event, but it is recommended that entrants bring as little baggage as possible.
There will be water available at the 5k mark of the event, as well as at the finish line.
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RunThrough is one of the UK’s premier running event organisers. Their events are widely regarded as inclusive and friendly, with the RunThrough community being at the heart of everything they do. Runners can enter a huge variety of distances from 5k’s all the way up to the mighty marathon. If you’re new to running and looking to book onto your first event, then these events are the ones for you.
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Spectator Info
Spectators are more than welcome to cheer on their friends and family at the event.
Where can I find my race photographs from the Chase the Sun Coventry 5k & 10k - August?
Photos will be uploaded to RunThrough's Facebook page after the event.
Where can I find my results from the Chase the Sun Coventry 5k & 10k - August?
All results will be uploaded to after the event.
Is there somewhere I can leave my bag while I race at the Chase the Sun Coventry 5k & 10k - August?
Yes, there will be a secure bag drop at the event site where you can leave your belongings. Please bring as few items as possible.
1 reviews
Did the 10k in 2021
My first ever race and really was clueless on what to expect. Marshall’s were really helpful and it felt like I was part of a big event! One of the bonuses of being a slower runner is I got to cross the line on my own and really appreciated the name check!Lovely encouragement around the course and I just want to say thank you for making my first event so memorable!

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