Wells Festival of Running

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Wells Festival of Running
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Take part in this family-friendly festival of running in the historic town of Wells. You will start this race under the two grand medieval gateways - Penniless Porch and the Bishop's Eye. Earn a t-shirt, medal and goody bag in reward for your efforts.
3.2k, 1 Mile Fun Run, 10k, and 1 more
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Sun, 11 Sept 2022
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Wells, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Market Pl, Wells BA5 2RB, UK
Start times
Sunday, 11 Sept 2022
3.2k: 10:00 am1 Mile Fun Run: 10:00 am10k: 11:00 am5k : 11:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Wells Festival of Running
2 Loops
£15 - £17
1 Loop
£13 - £15
1 Mile Fun Run
Route information
Distance: 10k
Terrain: Road / Pavement
One Lap = 5k
This is a fully closed road course set in the historic town of Wells. Starting in Market Place, the route takes runners down the high street, before running over a paved track that joins the Strawberry Line cycle path.
Then you will run through the village of Dulcote to climb Constitution Hill, which will be the toughest climb of the route. The final stretch of the race will be flat, making for a perfect sprint finish.
The loop is 5k in distance, meaning 10k runners will run it twice.
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What's included
  • Finisher’s Medal
  • T-Shirt
  • Goody bag
  • Prizes for male, female and age category winners
  • Corporate price (largest team wins)
  • Team prize
  • Chip-timed results
  • Water Stations
  • Way-marked route
  • Marshalled course
  • Bag Drop (£1)
How to get there
Market Pl, Wells BA5 2RB, UK
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To avoid road closures, it is recommended to park in the following car parks, all of which are a 5-10 minute walk from Race HQ.
  • Union Street Car Park
  • Princes Street Car Park
  • Tucker Street Car Park
By Public Transport
Wells Bus Station is a 10-minute walk from Race HQ.
Event day logistics
09:00 Race HQ opens
09:50 Entries close
10:00 3.2k & 1 Mile Fun Run start
11:00 10k & 5k start
*Please arrive at least 45-60 minutes before the start of your race to allow plenty of time to park, drop your bag, and warm up.
Race Pack
Race bibs and chips will be sent out by post prior to this event, so there is no need to register on the day.
Age Requirements
There are minimum age requirements for these races, which are as follows:
  • 10k - 15 and over
  • 5k - 13 and over
  • 3.2k - Aged 11 - 12
  • 1 Mile Fun Run - Aged 8 - 10
Cut-off Time
There is no specified cut-off time for this event. Please do take your time and run at your own pace.
Aid Stations
There will be water stations at the 4k and 8k points of the course.
Bag Drop
There is a bag drop service available for the small cost of £1. This is a secure area at Race HQ in which you can leave your belongings while you race.
Race Rules
For your own safety, it is not permitted to wear headphones during the race so that you can easily hear any instructions from the marshals on the course.
What time does Race HQ for the Wells Festival of Running open?
Race HQ will open at 9am.
Will I receive my race pack for the Wells Festival of Running in the the post?
Yes, your race pack will be sent out by post so there is no need to register on the day of the event.
What is the minimum age to enter the 5k race at the Wells Festival of Running?
You must be aged 13 and over in order to enter the 5k race.
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