Ipswich 5k Summer Series - Race 1
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Break up your weekday summer evenings with this 5k in Christchurch Park. The course is 2 slightly hilly laps of the park, but is still well-suited to runners of all types. Come for the chance to stretch your legs or for the finisher's medal.
2.5k Fun Run, and 5k
Tue, 24 May 2022
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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The event experience
5 to 20m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Christchurch Park, 33 Bolton Ln, Ipswich IP4 2BX, UK
Tue, 24 May 2022
2.5k Fun Run:7:00pm
This 5k takes place in the ever popular Christchurch Park in the heart of Ipswich. The course is two laps looping around the park on pathways. Although the course is undulating, it is suitable for beginners and advanced runners alike.
Runners are reminded that the event does not have exclusive use of the park and to be aware of other park users.
The 2.5k Fun Run will be just one lap of Christchurch Park.
- Finisher's Medal
- Prizes for race winners
- Prizes for series winners
- Bag Drop
- Marshalled Course
- Aid Station
How to get there
Christchurch Park, 33 Bolton Ln, Ipswich IP4 2BX, UKGet full directions
The best road to enter via is Westerfield which is the closest to the event start.
Parking is available at the Crown Car Park as well another car park just off William Street.
By Public Transport
The closest railway station is Ipswich, which is around 1.5 miles from the Westerfield Road entrance.
Bus service numbers 12, 13, 14, and 800 run from the railway station to Ipswich Library (0.5 miles from the race start).
Event day logistics
19:00 5k & 2.5k start
Please ensure that you arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of the race in order to drop your bag and warm up.
Runners must be 11 and older to enter the 5k. The 2.5k Fun Run is open to all ages.
Race packs will be collected on the day from Race HQ. This is where you’ll pick up your race pack, leave your bag and can ask any last-minute questions.
Can't make it to this date? Check out the other dates in the series below.
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Nice Work are an event organiser based out of Rye in Sussex, who offer one of the most comprehensive inventory of running events in the UK. From coastal 10ks, to trail marathons, to inner-city fun runs, these events have an ever-growing and loyal community of runners who are in it for the love of the sport. If you’ve ever sat on the fence or been unsure about taking on your first running event, then checking out Nice Work’s offering is the perfect place to start.
The looped nature of this course makes it a fantastic one for viewing. Supporters are strongly encouraged to come along and create a thriving race day atmosphere.
Is there a bag drop available at the Ipswich 5k Summer Series?
There is a bag drop available for runners. However, they are advised to bring one small bag only due to space constraints.
What time does the Ipswich 5k Summer Series begin?
The race will begin at 7:00pm.
Where can I find my results after the Ipswich 5k Summer Series?
Results will be posted as soon as possible after the event on Nice Work's website. An email with their time will be sent to all runners who've provided a valid and legible email address.
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