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The Sherwood New Year 10K & 5K

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Speed into the New Year with this 10K and 5K through the towering woodland of Sherwood Pines. Great for newbies and seasoned pros alike, the course tracks along the undulating trails within this scenic forest. Come to stay true to your New Year's resolution or for the cherished finisher's medal.

Review summary

4.7
12 Reviews
  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere

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Emma M
"Really enjoyed my first 5k race. Lovely course although I don't think it was..."

H

Helen W
"Lovely race at a lovely setting. Well organised as all Nice Work events are...."
"It was all very good - just one query can payment of parking be done in advance..."
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How to enter the The Sherwood New Year 10K & 5K

  1. 10K

    Run 10km
    £18–£20
    Entry Closed
  2. 5K

    Run 5km
    £14–£16
    Entry Closed

The Sherwood New Year 10K & 5K routes

This is a looped course which spans through the naturally undulating trails within Sherwood Pines. Once part of the ancient Sherwood Forest, the park is the largest of its kind in the East Midlands.

Throughout the race, runners will make their way along dirt tracks flanked by the towering woodland.

10KM athletes will complete the trail twice, with 5KM runners doing it once.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Bespoke finisher's medal
  • Marshalled course
  • First aid on-site
  • Winners prizes
  • Chip timed
  • Refreshments for finishers
Raceday Logistics

Schedule:

09:00
- Registration

10:00 - 10K and 5K start

It is recommended you arrive at least 45 minutes before the race begins, to allow plenty of time for any travel issues and the completion of the registration process.

Toilets: there will be male and female toilets available on site

Bag Drop: baggage can be dropped off at race HQ prior to the race start.

Spectators

The looped nature of this course makes it perfect for spectators who will be able to cheer the athletes at the start and the finish.

After the race, supporters can enjoy Nottinghamshires Largest park.

Volunteers

Nice work are always on the lookout for volunteers to help out with their events. There are a variety of roles available from marshalling to helping with event set-up.

As a thank you, volunteers will be given free entry to one of their races and, race dependent, paid expenses. If interested, please contact: [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be storage for bags at The Sherwood New Year 10K & 5K?
Baggage storage will be provided at the event HQ of The Sherwood New Year 10K & 5K.
Are there toilets on-site at the The Sherwood New Year 10K & 5K?
The Sherwood New Year 5K & 10K will have toilet facilities available.
Will refreshments be provided at The Sherwood New Year 10K & 5K?
Refreshment sites will be available at The Sherwood New Year 10K & 5K.

The Sherwood New Year 10K & 5K weather forecast

7°C
Predicted highs
1°C
Predicted lows
IconModerate breeze possible, up to 12mph

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The Sherwood New Year 10K & 5K reviews (12)

4.7 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • E

    Emma M

    Did the 5K in 2020

    Really enjoyed my first 5k race. Lovely course although I don't think it was quite 5k but it didn't matter too much to me. Recommend this event
  • H

    Helen W

    Did the 10K in 2020

    Lovely race at a lovely setting. Well organised as all Nice Work events are. Really enjoyed it. Would do it again.
  • P

    Patricia

    Did the 5K in 2020

    It was all very good - just one query can payment of parking be done in advance to avoid the long queue?
  • G

    Gina E

    Did the 10K in 2020

    Really enjoyed the course, beautiful scenery. Responsive volunteers with cheery support. Easy to drop bags and excellent loos!! Cafe was an asset and car parking spot on 👍🏻
  • A

    A Fern

    Did the 5K in 2020

    Great first proper race for me- only done parkrun’s to date. Found it very challenging but great atmosphere and I surprised myself with the results.
  • R

    Rosalyn b

    Did the 10K in 2020

    Great venue and the facilities were excellent - the course was very pretty but a little hilly in places
  • J

    John B

    Did the 10K in 2020

    Enjoyable race, tougher than I thought, undulating with steady climbs. Fantastic location, well organised
  • S

    Sal D

    Did the 5K in 2020

    What a start to the New Year! The marshalls were particularly supportive with their cheers and encouragement. Thanks for a great morning.
  • S

    Stephen P

    Did the 10K in 2020

    Really enjoyed the Sherwood Pines 10K! Great scenery and well organised with awesome treats at the end - as usual for Nice Work!
  • C

    Clive P

    Did the 10K in 2020

    Parking discount good. But queuing to pay a pain. Could have paid for full day on entry !!! Enjoyed the race and the facilities. Small hiccup with route/marshal email sent
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