Newbury Racecourse 5k, 10k, & Half Marathon - May

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Giddy-up and get on down to Newbury Racecourse for this 5k, 10k, and Half marathon event. Perfect for runners of all stripes, the course loops around this iconic racecourse and is great for a quick time. Come for the unique setting or for the chance to clock a PB.
Participants
10k, 5k, and Half Marathon
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Calendar
Sat 1st May 2021
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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4.9
(3 Reviews)
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Where and when
Location
Newbury Racecourse, Newbury RG14 7PN, UK
Start times
Half Marathon:
10:00am |
10k:
10:30am |
5k:
11:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Newbury Racecourse 5k, 10k, & Half Marathon - May
5k
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5km
£20.00
10k
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10km
£22.00
Half Marathon
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13mi
£26.00
Route information
This flat, quick course will take you on a loop around one of the country's most iconic racecourses. Speed passed the spectacular grandstand for that photo finish.
The race will taker place on the roads/paths within the course rather than grass.
  • Half Marathon - 4 Laps
  • 10k - 2 Laps
  • 5k - 1 Lap
The course will be clearly distance marked and marshalled throughout.
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What's included
  • Bespoke finisher's medal
  • Chip timed
  • Official race photography
  • Water stations
  • Post-race fruit and flapjack
  • Course marshalled
  • Distance marked
  • Free parking
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How to get there
Newbury Racecourse, Newbury RG14 7PN, UK
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By Train
The racecourse has its own designated station which is one stop after Newbury Station. There are direct services running from London Paddington.
By Car
The racecourse is clearly signposted and there is extensive free parking on race day.
Event day logistics
Schedule
10:00 Half Marathon Start
10:30 10k Wave 1 Start
10:45 10k Wave 2 Start
11:00 5k Start
13:00 Finish
Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of your event to allow time for registration and a solid warm up.
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FAQ's
Are there age limits for the Newbury Racecourse 5k, 10k, & Half Marathon - May?
Age limits for each event are detailed here: 5k - 11+, 10k - 15+, and Half Marathon - 17+
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When will I receive registration information for the Newbury Racecourse 5k, 10k, & Half Marathon - May?
All information regarding race numbers and on-the-day logistics will be sent out to entrants in the week prior to the race.
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Where can I access my time from the Newbury Racecourse 5k, 10k, & Half Marathon - May?
Race results will be uploaded directly to the RunThrough website in the aftermath of the event.
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What is the cut-off time for the Half Marathon?
The cut-off time is 3 hours.
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Reviews
4.9
3 reviews
ShoeFlatGood for beginners
ActionHighFiveHelpful volunteers
ThumbsUpWell organized
Star
4.7
Did the Half Marathon in 2021
The event was well organized stewards were excellent, really enjoyed the race. Would have preferred to have done 5 laps of the race course than through all the outside in and out paths 4 times. The medal was decent but the goody bag was non existent.
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2021
Great event very good. A good energy like it was my first time. And I'm gonna come back more times and I want to take more friends with me
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5.0
Did the Half Marathon in 2021
My first organised run ,really easy to understand what to do and where to do it .Great marshals very helpful.
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Recent Questions
Charlie Goldsmith
4/30/2021
I haven't received a race pack or bib, what do I do?
Steph Ede
4/30/2021
Hi Charlie. You will be able to collect your bib number from the main race desk the morning of the race. This will be located close to the start line. Best of luck!
matt stubbs
4/23/2021
Will there be lockers or some sort of storage facility's available for me to keep my bag while i take part in the event as i will be travelling on my own?
Steph Ede
4/26/2021
Hey Matt. Just to let you know that there will be an informal self-service bag drop area within the event village for runners who need it
matt stubbs
4/23/2021
Will there be lockers or some sort of storage facility's available for me to keep my bag while i take part in the event as i will be travelling on my own?
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