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The Slough New Year 10K & 5K

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Step into the New Year with this mixed 5 and 10K event around Black Park, Slough. With something for everyone, this event is perfect for those break into the sport and will take place around the park's naturally undulating trails. Come for your first finisher's medal of the year.

Review summary

12 Reviews
  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere


Linda H
"Loved this race (a new PB always helps). Well signposted, quick easy number..."


Gary s
"This was my event at Blacks Park and it didn’t disappoint. Very well organised,..."


Rob A
"Really well organised. Arrived 20min before start, collected number straight..."
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How to enter the The Slough New Year 10K & 5K

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    Run 5km
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  2. 10K

    Run 10km
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The Slough New Year 10K & 5K routes

This is a lapped course: the 5KM race will complete one lap with the 10KM runners completing the loop twice.

The park is naturally undulating, with the race taking place along the mixed-terrain trails throughout this picturesque park.

There will be a refreshment station at the 5KM point.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Post-race goodies
  • Course marshalled
  • On-site first aid
  • Chip timing
Raceday Logistics


1000: Race starts

Participants are advised to arrive at least 45 minutes before the race start time in order to drop your bag, register, and have a good warm up.


The looped nature of this course makes it ideal for spectators who can see the runners at the start and the finish.

Afterwards, enjoy the scenic park for yourself.


Nice work are always on the lookout for an extra pair of helping hands, there are a variety of roles available from marshalling to helping with event set-up.

In return, 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 a bag drop?
Baggage facilities will be provided at this event - entrants can find out more at registration.
Where can I access my results?
As a result of the large amount of participants, times will not be displayed live. However, all race times will be uploaded to following the end of the race.
Will there be toilets on-site?
The Slough New Year 10K and 5K will have toilet facilities on-site.
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The Slough New Year 10K & 5K weather forecast

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

4.4 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere

Reasons people recommend this event

Stunning scenery

Friendly atmosphere


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    Gary s

    Did the 10K in 2020

    This was my event at Blacks Park and it didn’t disappoint. Very well organised, great course and surprisingly lovely scenery - id highly recommend it!

    Very well done to the Nice Work Team. Keep up the good work!


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    Rob A

    Did the 10K in 2020

    Really well organised. Arrived 20min before start, collected number straight away and ran on time. Friendly marshals, Great medal
  • Did the 10K in 2020

    Loved this race (a new PB always helps). Well signposted, quick easy number pick up, secure area for bags, a few portaloos, friendly volunteers, live results available very quickly and of course the most beautiful setting. Small improvement suggestions - I would've liked to see the route as part of pre race info (I'd managed to find the one from the previous year, but this year turned out to be different). I could hear the pre race briefing, but I'm not sure it travelled to the back of the crowd. I'm sure I'll run this again - great way to start the year. Thanks to all involved.
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    Samantha C

    Did the 5K in 2020

    Excellent venue, nice flat well marked course using volunteers and markers. A good 5k course for beginners. Lots of parking available, easy registration station, overall a excellent race I will do again. The medal was good and can be used as a bottle opener too.
  • Did the 10K in 2019

    It was a beautiful setting for the run and all the staff and marshals were really helpful. The main thing that could have made it better is if there had been signs from the carpark as none of us knew how to get to registration and some people waited so long to pay for parking that they missed the start. Maybe there could be a system of paying for parking in advance? The other thing is that we brought a team of junior triathletes who won quite a few prizes but none of them could claim them because they were alcohol. So prizes suitable for all ages would be better.
  • Did the 10K in 2019

    Absolutely loved this 10k! It was a very cold morning but running around the beautiful lake was stunning. The course was flat and a really nice combination of gravel paths and in the woods. The course definitely has PB potential as it is flat and wide. It was a 5k course and so those doing the 10k went twice which really was an advantage seeing it all again. The race was well organised with water at the 5k point and a lovely medal at the end. Will definitely do this again!
  • Did the 10K in 2019

    Great course, great signage and friendly marshalling on the course. Agree with other reviewers that pre-race comms needed to include a clear course map with directions to the start from the car park (and to be prepared to allow time for a pay and display machines queue). A goodie bag to take away might have been nice...a cereal bar to eat after etc...always happy for that to be built into the event price personally. Would do again in 2020.
  • Did the 10K in 2019

    Very good event on the whole. It would be good if you could sell car park tickets with entries so we don't have to queue at the machines. It would also be good to separate the water station from the 5K finish. It was hard to get to the water for 5K finishers hanging around.
  • Did the event in 2019

    Enjoyable Course Well Signed, Wonderful Marshalls Only one minor gripe it would have been advisable to inform all participants that the car parking is pay and display and to allow plenty of time to park, pay & display as the start was delayed for this reason where runners didnt allow enough time
  • Did the 10K in 2019

    Lovely flat off road course around Black Park, well organised, lots of marshalls and route markers so didn't get lost. Lots of runners at various levels of fitness, I was one of the last to finish but was cheered on all the way and a very welcome cheer at the finish line. I will definitely do it again.