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Hitchin 5k
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Explore the historic market town of Hitchin with this race. This 5k is fast and flat, making it ideal for those looking to achieve a new PB. Earn your finisher's medal and contend for a top finisher's prize in your category.
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Sun, 29 Sept 2024
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Market Pl, Hitchin SG5, UK
Start times
Sunday, 29 Sept 2024
5k: 9:00 am
Event summary
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Route information
This 5k is set in the historic market town of Hitchin in North Hertfordshire. Taking place on roads and with little elevation, this is the perfect race if you're looking to achieve a new PB. The route takes participants through the town centre, allowing them to glimpse sights such as the high street, the market square, the River Hiz and Cooper's Yard.
The course consists of two 2.5k laps and will be fully marked and marshalled. Beginning on the High Street, the course weaves across the river and heads up past Windmill Hill, before looping around onto Payne's Park, past Cooper's Yard, and down towards the starting point.
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What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Chip-timed results
  • Fully marked and marshalled
  • Event day photography
  • Trophies for top finishers in male, female and age group categories
How to get there
Market Pl, Hitchin SG5, UK
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By Car
Hitchin lies just off the A1 between Stevenage and Letchworth Garden City.
There are a number of car parks in the area around the Market Square. Please be aware that parking is usually limited so please consider car sharing or using public transport.
There are car parks at Queen Street, Portmill Lane, at the Queen Mother Theatre and on Hollow Lane. Please do not park along the race route.
By Public Transport
Hitchin Station is a 20-minute walk from the race start. Services run between Hitchin and Horsham, Letchworth Garden City, Peterborough, Brighton, London King's Cross and Cambridge.
Event day logistics
07:45 Registration opens in Market Square
08:30 Registration closes
09:00 5k Starts
Race Number
You'll pick up your race number from registration in the Market Square. The 5k will start on the High Street.
Age Requirements
All entrants must be 11 years old or above on race day.
There are public toilets located in the market area a short walk away from Market Square, down the Arcade Walkway.
Headphones are not permitted as runners must be aware of traffic and road crossings at all times.
What time does the Hitchin Town Centre 5k start?
The event starts at 09:00.
Will the Hitchin Town Centre 5k be timed?
Yes, the event will be chip-timed.
Do I get a medal when I finish the Hitchin Town Centre 5k?
Absolutely! All entrants receive a finisher's medal.
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