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The Wales 5K is a 5km out and back run starting from Tudor Square, Tenby and heading out towards Kiln Park on the closed roads of the Wales Marathon.

The Wales 5k is the perfect race for first timers. Safe, closed roads and an incredible finish line atmosphere make this the ideal choice for your first race.

Finishing on the award winning red carpet, dedicated athletes, fun runners and first timers alike will earn themselves the knowledge that they have raced in the first year of what is sure to be a huge event for years to come.

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The Wales 5K route

Sunday will see runners head to Tenby for the first ever Wales 5k run, on fully closed roads. The Wales 5k starts Tudor Sqaure, Tenby. Timing mats and archway will mark the start line.

The cut off time for The Wales 5k is 4pm in Tudor Square, Tenby.

(Course details are preliminary, and may change closer to the race.)

Event Details

Raceday Logistics

Sunday 7th July 2019
7:00am – 9:00am Registration Open at Tenby Leisure Centre
9:45am Wales 5k Mandatory Briefing (Approx) at Tudor Square, Tenby
9:55am THE WALES 5K START from Tudor Square, Tenby
10:10am First Athlete Back to Tudor Square, Tenby
10:30am WALES 5K Cut Off Time
12:30pm – 5:00pm Sports Massage at St Marys Church Hall, Tenby


Will there be timing chips?

Yes – Timing chips are on your bib and must be pinned to the front of your chest.

 When is the closing date for Registration?

The closing date will be as close as possible to the event, in order to make final event arrangements. This date will be published closer to the time, but as a rough guide, last year it was 4 weeks before the event.

 Will there be drink stations on the route?

No – as this is a shorter run, there will be no water or feed stations. However, if you would like to carry any energy gels to keep you going, please feel free to do so.

 Is there a minimum age for runners?

Yes – the minimum age is 11 years for The Wales 5k.

 Is the run mainly on roads or is it multi-terrain?

The route is on fully-closed roads, with some spectacular Pembrokeshire scenery. If you’d like to view the route.

 Is The Wales 5k extremely competitive or can people of all abilities take part?

We have runners of varying ability and experience taking part – for some it is their first race, while we will also have experienced runners.

The Wales 5K weather forecast

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

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