Newport Pagnell Carnival 5K
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Come out this July and test your speed with this fast and flat 5K through Newport Pagnell. The route follows closed roads throughout and the short 5k distance means its perfect for beginners and expert runners alike. Come for the finisher's medal or a shot at your PB.
Family Fun Run - 5K, and 5 km - Main Race
Sat 3rd Jul 2021
Blakelands, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Tanners Dr, Blakelands, Milton Keynes MK14, UK
5 km - Main Race:10:00am |
Family Fun Run - 5K:12:10pm
This 5K offers runners of all stripes a chance to lay down their next fastest time. The route flows through the historic market town of Newport Pagnell and crowds will line the pathway through. The race finishes in The Carnival Meadow in a dramatic show arena where spectators will be cheering you on from the sidelines.
Participants should note that the starting line and the finish line are not at the same location.
- Race entry
- Unique finisher's medal
- Professional chip timing
- Entry into Riverside Meadow (usually £2)
- Official race photography
How to get there
Tanners Dr, Blakelands, Milton Keynes MK14, UKGet full directions
Address: Blakelands Business Park, Newport Pagnell, UK
Parking: Runners are encouraged to get dropped off nearby and walk the last few minutes to the event to prevent traffic blockages. There will be ample parking in Tongwell (details in your pre-race email).
Please Note: Runners should be aware that the starting line and the finish line are not at the same location.
Event day logistics
10:30 - Registration Opens at Blakelands
12:00 - Main Race Starts
12:10 - Family Fun Run
Please make sure to arrive with enough time to get parked, registered, and warmed up before heading out on your run.
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Big Cow Sports is a sports events company established in 2003 in Milton Keynes. Hosting numerous events in and around the city from running events to multi-sport events such as triathlons and duathlons, our aim at Big Cow Sports is to get people up and out, exploring the beautiful scenery that Milton Keynes has to offer whilst having fun and getting active!
Spectators are encouraged to come down to cheer on their family and friends, or better yet - why not sign up too?
Will there be parking at the Newport Pagnell Carnival 5K?
There is limited parking at the event venue, so instead people are encouraged to park nearby at Tongwell. More details about parking will be sent out via email closer to the date.
Is there bag drop at the Newport Pagnell Carnival 5K?
Yes, there will be a secure bag drop. However, you assume all risk if property goes missing so please avoid leaving valuables behind.
Do my family and friends have to pay entrance for the Carnival Meadow at the Newport Pagnell Carnival 5K?
Yes, spectators will have to pay entrance to the meadow. Prices are; Adults £2, OAPs & Children £1 and those under 5 years old enter for free.
Can I wear headphones at the Newport Pagnell Carnival 5K?
This race abides by UKA rules and only bone conducting headphones are acceptable.
Is there an age restriction on the 5K run?
Yes, the minimum age for the 5K is 11 years old but the Family Fun Run is open to runners of all ages.
Loved it! Great course, organisation, crowd support & medal, thanks roll on next year for the carnivals 60th year 😁
5.0Did the 5 km - Main Race in 2019
Excellent route with large crowds most the way round. Carnival at the finish!Disappointing that cars pulled out in front of runners on what were supposed to be closed roads.
4.7Did the 5 km - Main Race in 2019
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