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Market Harborough Carnival of Running

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This event continues to grow from strength to strength. With nearly a thousand runners across all distances last year, it is sure to be a great day of running. This year we are delighted that we are sponsored by both the Market Harborough Building Society and the Training Shed, St. Mary's Road.

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Craig M
"I have done the Market Harborough 10k three years in a row, so I decided to go..."
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How to enter the Market Harborough Carnival of Running

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    Half Marathon

    Run 21.097km
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    Run 10km
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    Run 5km
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    Fun Run

    Run 1mi
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Market Harborough Carnival of Running routes

1 Mile Fun Run – Starts at Robert Smyth Academy at 09:45 before the main races start. All proceeds to Home Start.

5K -New in 2018. It starts at RSA and follows the Carnival procession route until Mill Hill Road where the route heads towards the finish at Symington Rec.

10k -Takes takes in the Carnival procession route and the village of Great Bowden before heading up Burnmill Road and down to the finish.

Half Marathon – This follows the same route as the 10K but heads out for a rural section of approximately 7 miles before returning for the Burnmill climb and home.

Event Details

What’s Included
Runners will benefit from:

Chip timing

Medal and t-shirt

Free photos
Raceday Logistics
10:30 5K
Super quick downhill route.
10:30 10K
Undulating route with one decent climb.
Undulating with challenging rural section.
09:45 FUN RUN
All the entry fee goes directly to the charity

Market Harborough Carnival of Running weather forecast

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Market Harborough Carnival of Running reviews

5 out of 5 stars

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  • Did the Half Marathon in 2019

    I have done the Market Harborough 10k three years in a row, so I decided to go for the half marathon this year. It has always been well organised, marshals, spectators been amazing. Even with the weather it carried on. Really enjoyed it.
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