Chepstow Racecourse 5k, 10k & Half Marathon - August
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Join in this fast and flat 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon around Wales' iconic Chepstow Racecourse. Runners will be taken around tarmac paths as they race towards a PB or try their hands at a new distance. Come for the epic medal, buzzing atmosphere, and unique location.
10k, 5k, and Half Marathon
Sat, 28 Aug 2021
Chepstow, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Chepstow Racecourse, St Lawrence Rd, Chepstow NP16 6BE, UK
Sat, 28 Aug 2021
Half Marathon:9:30am |
Here's what races are available for Chepstow Racecourse 5k, 10k & Half Marathon - August
This unique race will RunThrough's first event at Chepstow Racecourse, home of the Welsh Grand National - the biggest race event in Wales!
Taking place entirely inside the Chepstow Racecourse, runners will run along roads and paths as they loop around the course.
The whole course will be accurately marked and marshals will be cheering you along towards that epic finish-line.
- Half Marathon - 4 laps
- 10k - 2 laps
- 5k - 1 lap
- Unique themed medal
- Chip timed results
- Free official event photographs
- Fruit & Flapjack
How to get there
Chepstow Racecourse, St Lawrence Rd, Chepstow NP16 6BE, UKGet full directions
Not far from the toll-free Severn Bridge, Chepstow Racecourse is on the A466 Chepstow to Monmouth road.
From the M4 East (Junction 21) or M4 West (Junction 23), take the M48 and exit at Junction 2 (Chepstow), and follow the brown racecourse signs.
Chepstow Station, just a 10 minute walk from the town centre, is well served by trains from from Birmingham, Cardiff, Cheltenham Spa, Derby, Gloucester, Newport and Nottingham.
Connections are available at Newport for London (Paddington), Hereford, Shrewsbury, Crewe, Manchester,Swansea and all parts of Wales. Also, Bristol, Bath, Exeter, Salisbury, Portsmouth and all parts of South and West England.
Connections are also available at Cheltenham Spa for Yorkshire, North East of England and Scotland.
There is a shuttle bus service that operates from Chepstow Train Station to the Racecourse via the town's bus station. The service also operates from Newport Train Station direct to the Racecourse.
Event day logistics
09:30 Half Marathon Start
10:15 10k Start
10:25 5k Start
13:00 Event ends
More information will be sent to participants closer to the event date.
Participants must be 11 and over to enter the 5k, 15 and over to enter the 10k, and 17 and over to enter the Half Marathon distance.
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How many laps will I have to run at the Chepstow Racecourse 5k, 10k & Half Marathon - August?
The course is a 5k loop so 5k runners will run 1 lap, 10k runners will run 2 laps, and Half Marathon runners will run 4 laps.
What kind of terrain does the Chepstow Racecourse 5k, 10k & Half Marathon - August take place on?
The whole course is run on tarmac paths and roads inside the racecourse, so it's fast and a great chance for a PB.
Are there age requirements to enter the Chepstow Racecourse 5k, 10k & Half Marathon - August
Yes, all entrants must be 11 and over to enter the 5k, 15 and over to enter the 10k, and 17 and over to enter the Half Marathon.
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