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Marlow 5

Run 5mi

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Handy Cross Runners organise a great 5-mile race that kicks off from Higginson Park, Marlow. This extremely popular race follows an almost entirely flat route along the River Thames. Enjoy the crowds lining the river or for a shot at your PB.

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Marlow 5 route

With the race kicking off in Higginson Park before following a route on closed roads through Marlow and along the Thames, this fast 5 miler is a surefire way to set your next PB.

Refreshments will be available at the halfway point and the finish line.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Refreshments
  • Finisher's medal
  • Clearly marked course and race marshals
  • Prizes for top finishers in major categories
Raceday Logistics


08:00 - Race registration & bib collection

09:00 - On-the-day entries close (this is subject to availability)

09:30 - Start

Kit List
  • Running shoes
  • Performance clothing
  • Race refreshments & nutrition (optional)

Please note that by signing up for this event you agree not to wear earphones or listen to music as you run. Marshals will be on the lookout.


Spectators are encouraged to come down to this awesome event and cheer on their family and friends. This makes race-day all the more enjoyable.


Volunteers can request to Marshall these events, to submit your interest fill in the form via the following link:

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I run with a running buggy at the Marlow 5?
Yes, those with running buggies are encouraged to sign up although they will be asked to start at the back of the field to prevent any blockages.
How is the Marlow 5 timed?
The Marlow 5 is chip timed giving racers a professional and accurate race timing. Please return the race chips at the end of the day.
Where can I find my result for the Marlow 5?
Your results will be published on the Handy Cross Runners' website after the event.
Is there anywhere to get coffee or a snack at the Marlow 5?
Yes, the Resolute Café in Higginson Park will be open from 07:30 onwards and has tea, coffee, pastries and other delights. Please go and check them out.
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Marlow 5 weather forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

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Meet the organizer

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Handy Cross Runners are ranked #56 in the UK out of 342 organizers

We’re a friendly, sociable crowd. We come in all shapes, sizes and ages, both male and female; there are around 170 of us, with a wide range of abilities, some of us more competitive than others, we all love to run… We are the Handy Cross Runners. Whether you are an experienced runner or considering taking it up, please come along to see us and the facilities we have to offer. You’ll find it much more fun than running alone.

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