Running GP Bedford Autodrome - March

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Find that extra gear in this unique Running Grand Prix event. Great for beginners and veterans alike, the course winds its way around the iconic Bedford Autodrome. Come for the finisher's medal or for that chequered flag finish.
Participants
Marathon, 20 Mile, 16 Mile, and 10 more
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Calendar
Sun, 27 Mar 2022
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LocationPin
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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4.7
(11 Reviews)
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Where and when
Location
Thurleigh Airfield Business Park, Thurleigh Rd, Bedfordshire, Bedford MK44 2YP, UK
Start times
Sun, 27 Mar 2022
Marathon:
9:00am |
20 Mile:
9:15am |
16 Mile:
9:30am |
Half Marathon:
10:00am |
10k:
10:30am |
5k:
10:45am |
Marathon inc T-Shirt (+£8):
9:00am |
20 Mile inc T-Shirt (+£8):
9:15am |
16 Mile inc T-Shirt (+£8):
9:30am |
Half Marathon inc T-Shirt (+£8):
10:00am |
10k inc T-Shirt (+£8):
10:30am |
5k inc T-Shirt (+£8):
10:45am |
Group of 6:
9:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Running GP Bedford Autodrome - March
Marathon
Distance
26.2mi
£35.00
20 Mile
Distance
20mi
£32.00
16 Mile
Distance
16mi
£30.00
Half Marathon
Distance
13.1mi
£30.00
Route information
  • 5k - 1 lap
  • 10k - 2 laps
  • Half Marathon - 4 laps
  • 16 Mile- 5 laps
  • 20 Mile - 6 laps
  • Marathon - 8 laps
Bedford Autodrome Circuit was designed by former Formula One driver Jonathan Palmer.
This event is the perfect opportunity to run this iconic circuit. Participants will be able to run on the track itself and therefore will benefit from the smooth traffic free tarmac circuit.
Each lap of the course is around 5k, so competitors will need to complete a different number of laps depending on their race.
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What's included
  • Themed medal
  • Post race goodies
  • Chip timing
  • Fully marshalled and signed route
Train
How to get there
Thurleigh Airfield Business Park, Thurleigh Rd, Bedfordshire, Bedford MK44 2YP, UK
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By Train
Bedford train station is around 20 minutes from Bedford Autodrome. Trains from London leave from either St Pancras or any Thameslink station approximately every 20 minutes.
Event day logistics
09:00 Marathon Start
09:15 20 Mile Start
09:30 16 Mile Start
10:00 Half Marathon Start
10:30 10k Start
10:45 5k Start
15:00 Cut-off Time
*Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of the race in order to complete pick up your race pack.
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.
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FAQs
Is there a baggage drop at the Running GP Bedford Autodrome - March? Is there a charge for it?
Yes, there will be a baggage drop and it is free to use. There will be a member of staff managing the station while you run.
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Where can I find my results from the Running GP Bedford Autodrome - March?
Results will be available on www.runthrough.co.uk after the race.
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Is there a cut off time for the marathon at the Running GP Bedford Autodrome - March?
There is a strict 6 hour cut off time.
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Is the Running GP Bedford Autodrome - March an official marathon that I can use as a qualifying time for other races?
Yes this is an official and licensed marathon course.
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Reviews
4.7
11 reviews
bill
Star
5.0
Did the race in 2022
Ran the 10k again in March this year and did it twice in 2021 . Great course friendly Marshalls organised great everything you need at race thanks will be booking for later in the year
toni
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5.0
Did the race in 2022
Running the 5k at bedford autodrome was great Marshalling was great event organiser great will deffo book again thanks
christine
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5.0
Did the race in 2022
Really well set up from sign in to warm up even the bag drop so you literily warmed up drop your hoodie off just before your run...first run for time ive ever done and loved the experiance.
phil
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4.7
Did the race in 2022
Very well run event. Course was good, facilities good and staff superb.Great for a first marathon attempt
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5.0
Did the race in 2018
Event was really well organised. The course was really flat and easy to navigate. Well signposted and easy to follow.
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4.7
Did the race in 2018
Espect your ears to sound funny while running round
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