The Bushy New Year 10k & 5k

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Make a flying start to a new year of racing with the Bushy New Year 10k & 5k. Great for those just taking up running and experienced runners alike, the mixed terrain course takes you along the tracks, trails and walkways inside the park. Come along and stay true to those New Year's resolutions.
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Where and when
Location
Bushy Park Coffee Kiosk, Hampton Wick, East Molesey KT8 9BZ, UK
Start times
Sun, 29 Jan 2023
10k:
10:00am |
5k:
10:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The Bushy New Year 10k & 5k
10k
Distance
10km
CourseRoute
2 Loops
£20.00 - £22.00
5k
Distance
5km
CourseRoute
1 Loop
£16.00 - £18.00
Route information
Terrain: Mixed (track, tarmac, grass)
Elevation: Flat
Route Type: Loop
This is a mixed-terrain course that takes athletes across hard track, tarmac and some grass. The route weaves throughout the park, taking in the Hampton Wick Royal Cricket Club and the Oval Club as well as a number of picturesque woods and lakes on show.
This is a fast and flat race - great for that end of season PB. The course will be clearly marked out and friendly marshals will be on-site to deal with any issues.
  • 5k - 1 lap
  • 10k - 2 laps
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What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Chip-timed results
  • Course marshals
  • Finish line goodies
  • Spot prize (£20 voucher to Sporting Feet)
  • Bag drop
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments
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How to get there
Bushy Park Coffee Kiosk, Hampton Wick, East Molesey KT8 9BZ, UK
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By Bike
The park is easily accessible by both foot and cycle. Bicycles can be left at registration.
Parking
Car parking is available near the start and adjacent to the Diana Fountain. Please arrive promptly to ensure there is space.
There are disabled parking spaces located closer to the start line and if you require the use of one of these parking spaces, please email us and we can send you the details. There is strictly no parking on any grassland or roads within the park. For those using a Sat Nav, the postcode for the event is KT8 9BZ.
By Bus
There are number of buses that travel to Bushy Park and it is then just a short walk from the gate to the event. The buses that travel to Bushy Park are:
  • 111 Kingston – Heathrow
  • 216 Kingston – Staines
  • 411 Kingston – West Molsey
  • 465 Sandy Lane – Fulwell
  • X26 Express service Heathrow – Croydon
  • R68 Hampton Court – Richmond
The buses either stop on Hampton Court Road, where Hampton Court Gate is the closest gate, or Sandy Lane, where Teddington Gate is closest. The closest gate to the event itself is Hampton Court Gate.
By Train
There are three stations within close proximity of the park – Hampton Court, Hampton Wick, and Teddington – and are all accessible by traveling from London Waterloo. The nearest station is Hampton Court which is around a 10-minute walk to the event via Hampton Court Gate.
Event day logistics
10:00 5k & 10k start
* Participants are encouraged to arrive at least 45 minutes before the race begins to ensure a smooth registration process and time to warm up.
Race Packs
Entrants who have entered in good time will have their race packs sent in the post 10 days before event day.
Those who have entered in the 10 days before race day will collect their race pack at registration on the day of the event.
If your race pack hasn't arrived, head to the registration desk at race HQ and you can be issued with a new one.
A full set of race instructions will be sent via email before the event.
Age Requirements
All runners for the 10k must be aged 15 or over and those for the 5k must be aged 11 or over.
Bag Drop
There will be a bag drop area at registration for you to leave your essential items. Please note that everything is left at its own risk.
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Nice Work
Nice Work are an event organiser based out of Rye in Sussex, who offer one of the most comprehensive inventory of running events in the UK. From coastal 10ks, to trail marathons, to inner-city fun runs, these events have an ever-growing and loyal community of runners who are in it for the love of the sport. If you’ve ever sat on the fence or been unsure about taking on your first running event, then checking out Nice Work’s offering is the perfect place to start.
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Spectator Info
Spectators are strongly encouraged to come on down to the event and join in with the festive atmosphere.
The looped nature of the course means that supporters will catch numerous glimpses of the athletes.
FAQs
Are there toilet facilities Bushy Park New Year 10k & 5k?
There will be toilet facilities available on-site.
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Where can I see my race time for the Bushy Park New Year 10k & 5k?
Race results will be uploaded on the Nice Work results page after the race is finished.
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Is there bag storage at the Bushy Park New Year 10k & 5k?
Baggage drop off will be available during the registration process.
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Will I get my race pack before the day for the Bushy Park New Year 10k & 5k
Yes. Your race pack will be posted out to you 10 days before event day. If you signed up in the 10 days leading up to the event or if your race pack doesn't arrive, you'll pick it up from the registration desk at race HQ on the day.
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Reviews
4.7
13 reviews
SceneryStunning scenery
FriendlyFaceFriendly atmosphere
LighteningPerfect for a pb
Simon O
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4.3
Did the race in 2020
A really well organised event. The perfect start to my 2020 race calendar. Good course the only downside was the wind. Very good bling!
Sarah L
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5.0
Did the race in 2020
Flat course, amazing for beginners or those getting back into running! Also easy to get to and well organised.
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5.0
Did the race in 2020
Great race, always good for a PB, nice flat park. Well organised as always! Look forward to the next one
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4.0
Did the race in 2019
This is a great little local 10k. The organisers were really welcoming, and the marshalls were enthusiastic. Two laps of a 5k course in the pretty setting of Bushy Park. Great little race to kick-off the year.
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4.7
Did the race in 2019
Good selection of post-race refreshments (incl jelly beans and jaffa cakes) and friendly marshalls. Plenty of parking available.
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5.0
Did the race in 2019
Really well organised and enthusiastic supporters on this scenic, flat course. There was a good range of prizes too.
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5.0
Did the race in 2019
Great event! Very welcoming atmosphere, perfect for all skill levels. Can only hope to see some of the deer next time!
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4.0
Did the race in 2019
Really great local 10k. It's super friendly, all abilities welcome and everything was super efficient on the day - all on time, decent feed station and good bag drop/ registration etc. On the day registration all worked well and was fine. Worth knowing that the loos and the registration tent aren't next to each other (the loos are in the buildings over to the right) so worth getting there 30 mins before. Course was flat and fast - some of it very beautiful near the finish along the lake. Would definitely do again and really liked the 10am start time so not too early an alarm!
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5.0
Did the race in 2019
Nice course with mix of park path and tarmac. Friendly marshals and chilled, non-competitive atmosphere.
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4.7
Did the race in 2019
Great first run of the year having not been on any running tracks in years ! Lovely (brisk) sunday start!
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