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Colchester Stampede 10K

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Run wild in this unique 10k at Colchester Zoo. Great for runners of all abilities, the course starts and finishes inside the zoo alongside many impressive beasts. Come for your chance to run alongside elephants or for the bespoke finisher's medal.

Review summary

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4 Reviews
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Sue H
"Really enjoyed this 10k run. Starts in the zoo, so you get to run past some of..."

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Christina R
"The whole event was really well organised great event. The Atmosphere was..."

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Rebecca H
"I took my mum to this for her first 10k. Fantastic organisation, great medal &..."
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Colchester Stampede 10K route

The course starts and finishes inside Colchester Zoo. Runners will be able to see Elephants, Lions, Cheetahs, Hyenas, Bears, Baboons and Giraffes to name but a few.

The route heads out of the zoo on a closed road loop which is well marshalled and signposted.

This is a flat course and often considered as a potential PB course. However it goes without saying the stunning thing about this event is the animals.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Themed Medal
  • FREE Colchester Zoo Entry
  • T-Shirt
  • Chip Timing
  • Marshalled Course
  • Refreshment stations
  • Goodie Bag
Raceday Logistics

The race will begin at 0930.

Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of the race in order to complete the registration process. More information about race day specifics will be sent out to those registered.

Spectators

This is a great event for spectators. The best place to cheer the runners on from is by the entrance to the zoo as runners will pass here twice.

Volunteers

Volunteers are a key cog in making race events run smoothly. RunThrough have many roles for volunteers such as handing out medals, baggage drop, course marshalling, manning the water stations and plenty more. If you would like to find out more then follow the link here: https://www.runthrough.co.uk/volunteer-form/

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be a bag drop available?
Yes, there is a bag drop on site but you are advised to bring as little extra baggage as possible.
Are there toilets on site?
There will be portaloos within the event village
Where will the refreshment stations be?
There will be water provided at the 5k point of the race, and there will also be water available at the finish.
Is there a cut off time?
Due to the road closures, there is a strict 90 minute cut off time
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Colchester Stampede 10K weather forecast

Drizzle throughout the day.

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10°C
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Colchester Stampede 10K reviews (4)

5 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • Did the 10k in 2019

    Really enjoyed this 10k run. Starts in the zoo, so you get to run past some of the animals, then you do a big loop round the back of the zoo through lovely countryside. There’s a few inclines, and some nice downhills, then back into the zoo to finish off. Once you’ve finished you can show your number and get free entry into the zoo. Also 20% off the food outlets! Pretty good value all round. Lovely medal and t shirt as well. Good atmosphere. Chip timed. Nicely spaced out start as everyone has to queue through the zoo to start. Free massage before as well! Great 10k. Would definitely do again.
  • Did the 10k in 2019

    The whole event was really well organised great event. The Atmosphere was brilliant and great to have all the stalls at the end with treats to pick.
  • Did the 10k in 2019

    I took my mum to this for her first 10k. Fantastic organisation, great medal & goody bag & amazing atmosphere. The trip round the zoo afterwards was a bonus. Great event.
  • Did the 10k in 2019

    Loved this run so well organised, great friendly people and Marshalls everywhere Brilliant medal goodie bag and T Shirt. Was fantastic to walk pass all the elephants and tigers etc at the start. The route was beautiful countryside although there is a hill at mile 5.5 but this make it more interesting (LOL) I will defiantly run this again next year. .