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The Didcot 5 takes place annually each July. It's a fast & flat 5 mile, one lap, road race with a 2 mile fun run organised by Didcot Runners with support from Didcot Town Council and Willowbrook Leisure Centre. Proceeds to local charities.

A 'fast and flat' 5 mile race on town roads, from Willowbrook Leisure Centre, Bowmont Water, Didcot. Plus 2 mile Fun Run.

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1 Review
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Eric C
"Great race if you want to knock some time off your 10k. Flat course around..."
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What’s Included

Minimum Age for Registration: 16 years on the day.

Raceday Logistics

Time table

The Didcot 5 race starts at 9.30am. The Fun Run starts at 10.45am with registration required on the day by 10:35am.

  • 08:00 – Willowbrook Leisure Centre opens
  • 08:00 – On the day race entries and race number collection opens (on the field)
  • 09:00 – Five mile race registration closes
  • 09:20 – Warm-up
  • 09:30 – Five mile race starts
  • 10:35 – Fun run registration closes
  • 10:45 – Fun run starts

First Aid: First Aid will be provided by Alpha-Care – they will be based at the start/finish area.

Venue facilities: Toilets and showers/changing facilities. Water on course.

Didcot 5 weather forecast

Foggy overnight.

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Didcot 5 reviews

4.7 out of 5 stars

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  • Organisation
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  • Did the 5 Miles in 2018

    Great race if you want to knock some time off your 10k. Flat course around Didcot with locals cheering you on. I like my runs in the countryside so this one around a housing estate was a bit out if my happy place. Good fun though..apart from.yet again hot weather
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