The Duxford Dash

Secondary header image
1 / 3
Secondary header image
Secondary header image

Event passed
Results & Photos
Reclaim the runway in this 10k, 5k, and Family Mile race around the Duxford Airfield. Perfect for the whole family, theres a distance for everyone, and all will take home a medal. So come along in your best pilot gear and race around this fast and flat course.
5k, 10k, Family Mile (Age 5+), and 2 more
View details
Sun, 17 Oct 2021
View logistics
Cambridge, United Kingdom
View location
(1 Review)
All reviews
Perks of booking with Let's Do This

Best price guarantee


Official booking partner

We're #1 in customer satisfaction

The event experience

Based on 2,000 participants


5m elevation gain per km

Invite friends, earn credit

After booking your event, invite your friends to join you and you'll get £5 credit if they make it their first Let's Do This booking.

Where and when
IWM Duxford, Duxford Airfield, Building 425, Cambridge CB22 4QR, UK
Start times
Sun, 17 Oct 2021
10:00am |
10:00am |
Family Mile (Age 5+):
9:00am |
Family Mile (Age 5&U):
9:00am |
Spectator Pass:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The Duxford Dash
Family Mile (Age 5+)
Family Mile (Age 5&U)
Route information
All routs take runners around a fast and flat tarmac course at the Imperial War Museum's Airfield. Runners can enjoy a selfie with a Spitfire after speeding around the course with their families.
With a 10k, 5k, and Family Mile on offer, this event is perfect for a PB or to get involved in a new distance.
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Entry to the IWM Duxford
  • Chip-timed, live results
  • Bag drop
  • Water stations
  • Refreshments available
  • Medical support
  • Race photography
  • Fully marked and marshalled course
How to get there
IWM Duxford, Duxford Airfield, Building 425, Cambridge CB22 4QR, UK
Get full directionsExternalLink
By Train
The nearest train stations to IWM Duxford are:
  • Whittlesford Parkway
  • Royston
  • Cambridge
There are taxi ranks at Royston and Cambridge, or you can take the 7A bus from Whittlesford Parkway (Monday to Saturday only).
There is parking available onsite.
Event day logistics
08:00 Registration opens
09:00 - 09:30 Family Mile Starts
10:00 5k & 10k starts
14:00 Event ends
Start Waves
Runners will sent off in start waves which will be allocated to runners after entrance. Start waves will be determined by estimated finish times with faster runners setting off first.
Age Requirements
All runners must be the following ages to enter each race:
  • 15 and older on race day to enter the 10k
  • 11 and older on race day to enter the 5k
  • There are 2 family mile options, one for 5&Us and one for 5+
Race Numbers
Race Numbers will be mailed to all participants that have entered by midnight on the Sunday prior to the event and have provided a valid UK address during registration.
When a race number cannot be mailed due to an incomplete/invalid address - and in cases where it does not arrive - participants can collect a new/replacement bib at the event.
Participants do not need to contact us with respect to non-receipt of their race number but should be prepared to show their booking confirmation on arrival if requested.
The Race Organiser's logo
The Race Organiser
With an inventory of over 150 events each year, the Race Organiser is one of the most prominent event organisers in the country. Whether it’s running, cycling, or swimming events, TRO have succeeded in creating a community of all abilities, who come together time-and-time again to enjoy their shared passion. Their events are widely renowned for exceptional organisation and great marshals who will ensure that you have a truly amazing experience come race day.
View more The Race Organiser eventsExternalLink
Spectator Info
Subject to the continued relaxing of COVID restrictions, spectators will be permitted at this event - a further entry category for which, also including free entry to the museum after the event - will be listed at a later date.
Can I bring a buggy to The Duxford Dash?
This event is suitable for Buggies, Pushchairs, Strollers or similar.
How do I find results from The Duxford Dash?
Results will be uploaded live to the organisers website, and be available for participants 24 hours after the event.
Can I enter The Duxford Dash on the day?
Unfortunately entry will not be available on the day.
1 reviews
Did the race in 2021
Was a great run! Slightly breezy. Would’ve been a million times better if dogs could at least spectate!
Recent Questions
Suz Carter-White
Invalid date
Can you enter with a wheelchair and an assistant to push?
Event passed
Results & Photos

8th Floor, Orion House, 5 Upper St Martins Lane,

London, WC2H 9EA

Reg number 10083277

Follow Us
© Let's Do This 2023