RunThrough Newbury Racecourse 5k, 10k, & Half Marathon - June

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£20.00 - £32.00
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Giddy up and get down to run Newbury Racecourse. Perfect for runners of all abilities, there'll be a 5k, 10k and Half Marathon on offer looping around this iconic racecourse. Come for the unique setting, the chance to clock a PB and a bespoke finisher's medal/.
Participants
Half Marathon, 10k, 5k, and 1 more
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Calendar
Sun, 18 Jun 2023
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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
Sun, 18 Jun 2023
Half Marathon:
10:00am |
10k:
11:00am |
5k:
11:00am |
Group of 6 Booking:
TBC
Races summary
Here's what races are available for RunThrough Newbury Racecourse 5k, 10k, & Half Marathon - June
Half Marathon
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13mi
Route
4 Loops
£32.00
10k
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10km
Route
2 Loops
£28.00
5k
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5km
Route
1 Loop
£25.00
Group of 6 Booking
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0km
£20.00
Route information
Terrain: Tarmac
Elevation: Flat
Route Type: Loop
This course is infamously fast and, when combined with its unique setting, makes for a brilliant place to set your next PB. The looped nature of the course means spectators will have a few chances to catch family and friends as they fly around the track.
The course will be a lapped route of the paths/ roads within Newbury Racecourse rather than on the grass. The final stretch will you bring you to that famous chequered flag for your photo finish.
  • Half Marathon - 4 laps
  • 10k - 2 laps
  • 5k - 1 lap
There will be plenty of distance markers and marshals to help you keep track and encouraged on your way round.
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What's included
  • Unique themed medal
  • Chip-timed
  • Free official event photographs
  • Water
  • Post-race snacks
  • Fully marked and marshalled
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Finisher's Medal
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How to get there
Newbury Racecourse, Newbury RG14 7PN, UK
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By Public Transport
Newbury Racecourse has its very own train station aptly named "Newbury Racecourse Station" located just one stop down from Newbury Station. With direct trains from London Paddington and regular connections from the West, travel should be straightforward.
By Car
The racecourse is clearly signposted and just minutes from Junctions 12 and 13 of the M4. It is also easily accessible from the M3.
By Bicycle/ Foot
The racecourse is also easily accessible by foot and bicycle, and plenty of space to park your bike.
Event day logistics
10:00 Half Marathon starts
11:00 5k & 10k start
13:00 Event finishes
*Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of the race to allow enough time to register, set up your transition area and warm-up.
Race Packs
Race Packs must be collected on the day of the event, before the start of your race, from registration. Please be aware that you will not receive anything in the post.
Bag Drop
There will be a secure area where bags can be left, though it is recommended that you bring as little baggage as possible. Your bag tag is attached to your race number which you can tear off and attach to your bag.
Age Requirements
Runners for the 5k must be aged 11 or over, runners for the 10k must be aged 15 or over and half marathon runners must be aged 17 or over.
Refreshments
There will be water stations after every lap, at the 5k point of the race as well as at the finish where flapjacks and bananas will be waiting for finishers.
Headphones
It is not recommended that you wear headphones during the race so you stay alert to what is going on around you and hear the encouragement from marshals. There will also be pedestrians on the paths you'll be running who you'll need to be aware of.
Race Results
Your race timings will be published on the RunThrough results page after the race.
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RunThrough is one of the UK’s premier running event organisers. Their events are widely regarded as inclusive and friendly, with the RunThrough community being at the heart of everything they do. Runners can enter a huge variety of distances from 5k’s all the way up to the mighty marathon. If you’re new to running and looking to book onto your first event, then these events are the ones for you.
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Spectator Info
Spectators are strongly encouraged to come along, as they are integral to creating a supportive and energetic atmosphere for the runners. The course is also lapped meaning spectators will be able to see runners on multiple occasions.
FAQ's
Are there age limits for the Newbury Racecourse 5k, 10k, & Half Marathon - June?
Yes, the 5k is open to runners aged 11 and over, the 10k open to runners aged 15 and over and the Half Marathon is open to runners aged 17 and over.
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When will I receive registration information for the Newbury Racecourse 5k, 10k, & Half Marathon - June?
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 - June?
Race results will be uploaded directly to the RunThrough website in the aftermath of the event.
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When will I get my race pack for the Newbury Racecourse 5k, 10k, & Half Marathon - June?
All race packs will be picked up on the day from the registration area. Nothing will be sent out in the post.
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Reviews
4.9
3 reviews
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FamilyFamily friendly
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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?
Stephy Dennis
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?
Stephy Dennis
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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