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

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Giddy up and get going on this famous race course. With your choice of taking on a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon over this pan-flat route, there's something for everyone. You don't need to be an experienced runner to absorb this amazing atmosphere, just come and take part to receive your finishers medal.
5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and 1 more
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Sun, 19 Jun 2022
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Newbury Racecourse, Newbury Racecourse, Racecourse Rd, Newbury RG14 7NZ, UK
Sun, 19 Jun 2022
11:00am |
11:00am |
Half Marathon:
10:00am |
Group of 6 Booking:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for RunThrough Newbury Racecourse 5k, 10k & Half Marathon - June
1 Loop
2 Loops
Half Marathon
4 Loops
Group of 6 Booking
4 Loops
Route information
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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How to get there
Newbury Racecourse, Newbury Racecourse, Racecourse Rd, Newbury RG14 7NZ, 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 10k & 5k start
*More information about race day specifics will be sent out to those registered.
The event village and registration will be located at Newbury Racecourse.
Please ensure you arrive in plenty of time in order to complete the registration process.
Race Pack
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.
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.
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.
There will be water stations at the 5k point of the race (after every lap) and at the finish where flapjacks and bananas will be waiting for finishers.
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 and spectators.
Race Results
Your race timings will be published on 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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What will the terrain be like underfoot for the Newbury Racecourse 5k, 10k & Half Marathon - October?
You'll run along the road/ paths of the racecourse so it will be smooth and flat underfoot.
How many laps of the racecourse are there for each distance of Newbury Racecourse 5k, 10k & Half Marathon - October?
The half marathon will be 4 laps, the 10k 2 laps and 5k 1 lap of Newbury Racecourse.
Is there a cutoff time for this event for the Newbury Racecourse 5k, 10k and Half Marathon - October?
Yes, the cutoff time for the Half Marathon is 3 hours.
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