5k Runs in Luton, East of England

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JUL14
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Spire Bushey - 5K, 10K & Junior Races - July

This great little race is now in its 34th year. The 5k & 10k both wind their way around the leafy Hertfordshire town of Bushey itself, whilst the Junior Races take place at Race HQ - Queens' School. Chip-timed, with a great route, good organisation and fantastic marshaling these events will be perfect for everyone from novice runners to competitive athletes.

£10 - £20
Spire Bushey - 5K, 10K & Junior Races - July
JUN30
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RunWexham 10k & 5k

Run Wexham, supported again this year by our headline sponsor N2O, returns on Sunday 30th June 2019 on the back of its record breaking success in 2018 at its new home of Black Park Country Park. Sign up today and get it booked in your diary to support your local hospital and help us make Run Wexham the best running event that youll do in 2019!

£4 - £17
RunWexham 10k & 5k
JUN29
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RunThrough Lee Valley VeloPark 5K 10K, 10 Mile & Half Marathon – June

The Lee Valley VeloParks one mile floodlit road circuit is the perfect course to test yourself over a new distance or check your pacing with each mile split chip timed for you to view after the race. As one of the London 2012 Olympic venues you cant help but feel inspired to give it your all on this course as we are there to cheer you all the way round to the finish!

The Lee Valley VeloPark series returns, offering you a chance to run a Half Marathon, 10 Mile, 10k, 5k or Mile on this unique one mile Moto GP styled circuit. We also have a free kids mile for you to bring any young ones along with you and make a day of it.

Free - £22
RunThrough Lee Valley VeloPark 5K 10K, 10 Mile & Half Marathon – June
JUL14
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The Salcey Forest 10k
Northamptonshire, East Midlands, United Kingdom

Join us for this brand new 10k race using the relatively flat forest paths and trails in and around Salcey Forest.

The event is open to runners of all abilities, from novices to experienced athletes and is perfect for spring marathon training.

And if 10k doesn't quite suit, why not try the 5k option?

There will be bespoke medals and finish line goodies on offer to all finishers.

There are prizes on offer to leading men and ladies plus a variety of age category prizes and team prizes for both male and female (3 to score).

£12 - £18
The Salcey Forest 10k
JUL3
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Chase the Sun Victoria Park – July

Were back mid-week, evening 5k and 10k events with some new venues; it is a battle to get around the course before the sun goes down. Join us for the July edition of Chase the Sun event in Victoria Park.

The wide, flat paths offer a brilliant opportunity for a personal best. Each Mile is accurately marked out with sign posts and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there!

£22
Chase the Sun Victoria Park – July
JUL10
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Chase The Sun Olympic Park – July

Were delighted to present the 2019 Run Through Chase the Sun series! Were back mid-week, evening 5k and 10k events with some new venues; it is a battle to get around the course before the sun goes down. We will be back at one of the most popular Chase the Sun venues, the iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Wednesday 10th July.

Racing around the incredible grounds of London 2012s Olympic Park, the flat and fast course is the perfect opportunity for a chip timed personal best. Starting at 7pm, you can chose to run a quick 5k or take on a full 10k. At the end of the race you will be rewarded with your well deserved Chase the Sun themed medal!

£22
Chase The Sun Olympic Park – July
JUL7
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Richmond Park Summer 10k & 5k

Join us and celebrate Summer in 2018 at The Richmond Park Summer 10K and 5K. Taking place within the picturesque Richmond Park, it's a perfect setting for a pacy, traffic-free Sunday morning 10k. If you prefer, why not take on the 5k option? The undulating course covers the tracks, trails and footpaths within the park and is suitable for runners of all abilities. Beginners welcome.

£14 - £19
Richmond Park Summer 10k & 5k
JUL8
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Kangaroo Hop 5K

Our Monday night races from May-August. These are 5K races on a fast, flat course, the perfect opportunity to test your speedwork or try out your first race. Monday evening races all start at 7pm, giving you time to leave work, put your running shoes on and finish your day in style.

The Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team has been organising races in London since 1981. As a family of running enthusiasts we welcome competitive club runners, seasoned trailblazers, fitness lovers and novices. At all of our races you will experience a warm welcome, a supportive team of dedicated volunteers, efficient and professional race management and flat runner-friendly courses.

Our races focus on giving each runner a good experience, an opportunity to transcend their limits and achieve their personal goals. Our inspiration is Sri Chinmoy (1931-2007), the founder of our Marathon Team, who was not only an avid athlete and pioneer in the world of running and ultra-running races, but a teacher of meditation. He recognised the sport of running as a powerful way to develop concentration, confidence, determination, peace of mind and happiness.

£5 - £7
Kangaroo Hop 5K
JUL15
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Silver Starling 5K

Our Monday night races from May-August. These are 5K races on a fast, flat course, the perfect opportunity to test your speedwork or try out your first race. Monday evening races all start at 7pm, giving you time to leave work, put your running shoes on and finish your day in style.

The Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team has been organising races in London since 1981. As a family of running enthusiasts we welcome competitive club runners, seasoned trailblazers, fitness lovers and novices. At all of our races you will experience a warm welcome, a supportive team of dedicated volunteers, efficient and professional race management and flat runner-friendly courses.

Our races focus on giving each runner a good experience, an opportunity to transcend their limits and achieve their personal goals. Our inspiration is Sri Chinmoy (1931-2007), the founder of our Marathon Team, who was not only an avid athlete and pioneer in the world of running and ultra-running races, but a teacher of meditation. He recognised the sport of running as a powerful way to develop concentration, confidence, determination, peace of mind and happiness.

£5 - £7
Silver Starling 5K
JUL27
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Runthrough Lee Valley VeloPark - July

The Lee Valley VeloParks one mile floodlit road circuit is the perfect course to test yourself over a new distance or check your pacing with each mile split chip timed for you to view after the race. As one of the London 2012 Olympic venues you cant help but feel inspired to give it your all on this course as we are there to cheer you all the way round to the finish!

The Lee Valley VeloPark series returns, offering you a chance to run a Half Marathon, 10 Mile, 10k, 5k or Mile on this unique one mile Moto GP styled circuit. We also have a free kids mile for you to bring any young ones along with you and make a day of it.

Free - £22
Runthrough Lee Valley VeloPark - July
JUL29
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Flying Falcon 5K

Our Monday night races from May-August. These are 5K races on a fast, flat course, the perfect opportunity to test your speedwork or try out your first race. Monday evening races all start at 7pm, giving you time to leave work, put your running shoes on and finish your day in style.

The Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team has been organising races in London since 1981. As a family of running enthusiasts we welcome competitive club runners, seasoned trailblazers, fitness lovers and novices. At all of our races you will experience a warm welcome, a supportive team of dedicated volunteers, efficient and professional race management and flat runner-friendly courses.

Our races focus on giving each runner a good experience, an opportunity to transcend their limits and achieve their personal goals. Our inspiration is Sri Chinmoy (1931-2007), the founder of our Marathon Team, who was not only an avid athlete and pioneer in the world of running and ultra-running races, but a teacher of meditation. He recognised the sport of running as a powerful way to develop concentration, confidence, determination, peace of mind and happiness.

£5 - £7
Flying Falcon 5K
AUG3
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Victoria Park 5K, 10K & Half - August

Come and run a chip timed 5k, 10k, or half marathon through the incredible grounds of Londons Victoria Park. This course is not only flat and fast, but also inspiring. The event is a great opportunity for a quick time and a fun morning out with a unique themed medal waiting for you at the finish!

Included is a themed medal, water, fruit & mince pies! Each kilometre is accurately marked out with distance flags and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there

£18 - £26
Victoria Park 5K, 10K & Half - August
AUG7
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Chase the Sun Olympic Park – August

Were delighted to present the Run Through Chase the Sun series! Were back mid-week, evening 5k and 10k events with some new venues; it is a battle to get around the course before the sun goes down.

Racing around the incredible grounds of London 2012s Olympic Park, the flat and fast course is the perfect opportunity for a chip timed personal best. Starting at 7pm, you can chose to run a quick 5k or take on a full 10k. At the end of the race you will be rewarded with your well deserved Chase the Sun themed medal!

£22
Chase the Sun Olympic Park – August
AUG5
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Hasty Hare 5K

Our Monday night races from May-August. These are 5K races on a fast, flat course, the perfect opportunity to test your speedwork or try out your first race. Monday evening races all start at 7pm, giving you time to leave work, put your running shoes on and finish your day in style.

The Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team has been organising races in London since 1981. As a family of running enthusiasts we welcome competitive club runners, seasoned trailblazers, fitness lovers and novices. At all of our races you will experience a warm welcome, a supportive team of dedicated volunteers, efficient and professional race management and flat runner-friendly courses.

Our races focus on giving each runner a good experience, an opportunity to transcend their limits and achieve their personal goals. Our inspiration is Sri Chinmoy (1931-2007), the founder of our Marathon Team, who was not only an avid athlete and pioneer in the world of running and ultra-running races, but a teacher of meditation. He recognised the sport of running as a powerful way to develop concentration, confidence, determination, peace of mind and happiness.

£5 - £7
Hasty Hare 5K
AUG25
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RunThrough Lee Valley VeloPark – August

The Lee Valley VeloParks one mile floodlit road circuit is the perfect course to test yourself over a new distance or check your pacing with each mile split chip timed for you to view after the race. As one of the London 2012 Olympic venues you cant help but feel inspired to give it your all on this course as we are there to cheer you all the way round to the finish!

The Lee Valley VeloPark series returns, offering you a chance to run a Half Marathon, 10 Mile, 10k, 5k or Mile on this unique one mile Moto GP styled circuit. We also have a free kids mile for you to bring any young ones along with you and make a day of it.

Free - £22
RunThrough Lee Valley VeloPark – August
SEP14
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Jubilee Hall Trust, Run For Your Life - 2K, 5K &10K Trail - September

Come and join us on Hampstead Heath Jubilee Hall Trust charity trail run series to help us raise money to get Camden residents more active.There is something for everyone with a choice of distances, from the flat 2k family fun run to the hilly 5k or 10k options winding across the iconic Heath. And a pre-race warm-up will be led by the Jubilee Hall Trust fitness team.

£6 - £15
Jubilee Hall Trust, Run For Your Life - 2K, 5K &10K Trail - September
SEP11
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Chase the Sun Olympic Park – September

Were delighted to present the Run Through Chase the Sun series! Were back mid-week, evening 5k and 10k events with some new venues; it is a battle to get around the course before the sun goes down.

Racing around the incredible grounds of London 2012s Olympic Park, the flat and fast course is the perfect opportunity for a chip timed personal best. Starting at 7pm, you can chose to run a quick 5k or take on a full 10k. At the end of the race you will be rewarded with your well deserved Chase the Sun themed medal!

£22
Chase the Sun Olympic Park – September
SEP21
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Runthrough Olympic Park 5k & 10k – September

The RunThrough Olympic Park 5k & 10k is a very special event that races through the incredible grounds of Londons Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. This course is not only flat and fast, but also inspiring! The RunThrough QE Olympic Park 5k & 10k event is a great opportunity for a quick time and a fun morning out with a sensational medal!

Included is a themed medal, water, fruit & flapjacks. Each kilometer is accurately marked out with distance flags and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there!

£24
Runthrough Olympic Park 5k & 10k – September
SEP28
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RunThrough Lee Valley VeloPark – September

The Lee Valley VeloParks one mile floodlit road circuit is the perfect course to test yourself over a new distance or check your pacing with each mile split chip timed for you to view after the race. As one of the London 2012 Olympic venues you cant help but feel inspired to give it your all on this course as we are there to cheer you all the way round to the finish!

The Lee Valley VeloPark series returns on Saturday 27th April offering you a chance to run a Half Marathon, 10 Mile, 10k, 5k or Mile on this unique one mile Moto GP styled circuit. We also have a free kids mile for you to bring any young ones along with you and make a day of it.

£10 - £22
RunThrough Lee Valley VeloPark – September
OCT27
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RunThrough Bedford Autodrome Grand Prix – October

Come and run a chip timed 5k, 10k, Half Marathon or marathon around the flat and fast Bedford Autodrome.

Designed from scratch by former F1 driver Jonathan Palmer, there is nowhere else in the world like Bedford Autodrome. Join us for a unique opportunity to run a 5k, 10k, Half Marathon or Full Marathon at the one and only Bedford Autodrome and enjoy the thrill of running a brand new course and racing your way to a new chip timed personal best on this smooth traffic free tarmac motor racing circuit!

£18 - £30
RunThrough Bedford Autodrome Grand Prix – October
OCT9
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Chase The Moon Olympic Park - October

Join us for the Chase the Moon Olympic Park 5k & 10k for a unique 5k and 10k event around the Olympic Park.

Racing around the incredible grounds of London 2012s Olympic Park, the flat and fast course is the perfect opportunity for a chip-timed personal best. Starting at 7pm, you can chose to run a quick 5k or take on a full 10k. At the end of the race you will be rewarded with your well deserved Chase the Moon themed medal!

£22
Chase The Moon Olympic Park - October
OCT26
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Runthrough Lee Valley VeloPark – October

The Lee Valley VeloParks one mile floodlit road circuit is the perfect course to test yourself over a new distance or check your pacing with each mile split chip timed for you to view after the race. As one of the London 2012 Olympic venues you cant help but feel inspired to give it your all on this course as we are there to cheer you all the way round to the finish!

The Lee Valley VeloPark series returns, offering you a chance to run a Half Marathon, 10 Mile, 10k, 5k or Mile on this unique one mile Moto GP styled circuit. We also have a free kids mile for you to bring any young ones along with you and make a day of it.

Free - £22
Runthrough Lee Valley VeloPark – October
NOV13
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Chase the Moon Olympic Park - November

Join us for the Chase the Moon Olympic Park 5k & 10k for a unique 5k and 10k event around the Olympic Park.

Racing around the incredible grounds of London 2012s Olympic Park, the flat and fast course is the perfect opportunity for a chip-timed personal best. Starting at 7pm, you can chose to run a quick 5k or take on a full 10k.

£22
Chase the Moon Olympic Park - November
NOV30
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RunThrough Lee Valley VeloPark – November

The Lee Valley VeloParks one mile floodlit road circuit is the perfect course to test yourself over a new distance or check your pacing with each mile split chip timed for you to view after the race. As one of the London 2012 Olympic venues you cant help but feel inspired to give it your all on this course as we are there to cheer you all the way round to the finish!

The Lee Valley VeloPark series returns on Saturday 27th April offering you a chance to run a Half Marathon, 10 Mile, 10k, 5k or Mile on this unique one mile Moto GP styled circuit. We also have a free kids mile for you to bring any young ones along with you and make a day of it.

Free - £22
RunThrough Lee Valley VeloPark – November
DEC11
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Chase The Moon Olympic Park – December

We are excited to bring back our RunThrough Chase the Moon series at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park! Now the clocks have changed and our Chase the Sun series has finished for the year why not join us on your Wednesday evenings for a unique 5k and 10k event around the Olympic Park.

Racing around the incredible grounds of London 2012s Olympic Park, the flat and fast course is the perfect opportunity for a chip timed personal best. Starting at 7pm, you can chose to run a quick 5k or take on a full 10k. At the end of the race you will be rewarded with your well deserved Chase the Moon themed medal!

£21
Chase The Moon Olympic Park – December
JUN23
Hitchin Hard Half Marathon

This is a hilly, measured course on country roads. It follows an out and back route from Hitchin up to Preston via Offley Holes hill.

This beautiful but tough 10k starts in Hitchin Priory and follows the half marathon course up to Preston, with the hill into Preston the biggest challenge to overcome! This race was added to the Hard Half in 2015 for runners looking to enjoy a challenging 10k run.

This beautiful 5k starts in Hitchin Priory and follows the half marathon course for some of its distance. It's a more gentle route and gives you the chance to enjoy a good run through some of the most attractive parts of Hitchin and Gosmore.

£8 - £10
Hitchin Hard Half Marathon
DEC28
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RunThrough Lee Valley VeloPark – December

The Lee Valley VeloParks one mile floodlit road circuit is the perfect course to test yourself over a new distance or check your pacing with each mile split chip timed for you to view after the race. As one of the London 2012 Olympic venues you cant help but feel inspired to give it your all on this course as we are there to cheer you all the way round to the finish!

The Lee Valley VeloPark series returns on Saturday 27th April offering you a chance to run a Half Marathon, 10 Mile, 10k, 5k or Mile on this unique one mile Moto GP styled circuit. We also have a free kids mile for you to bring any young ones along with you and make a day of it.

Free - £22
RunThrough Lee Valley VeloPark – December
JUN30
Silsoe Stride

The Silsoe Stride is set within the magnificent grounds of Wrest Park and neighbouring farmland. This provides for a very scenic 5K and 10K race, ideal for runners of all abilities including those new to running, with a gently undulating route where you can Run, Walk or Jog. Within the 10K race there are a few hills. Our fun, friendly atmosphere ensures everyone has a great time, with a popular Childrens Fun Run also on the day.

£5 - £25
Silsoe Stride
JUN22
Misbourne 5k Trail Race
Great Missenden, South East, United Kingdom

An undulating multi terrain 5k and 10k in the countryside and woods behind The Misbourne School, five minutes from the A413. The course consists primarily of footpaths and bridleways with a very small section of road at the beginning and end of the race. The race finishes on the school playing field. It includes some ascents and descents. Run under UK Athletics rules. In line with the Trail Association health and safety recommendations.

£12
Misbourne 5k Trail Race
JUL6
Newport Pagnell Carnival 5K
Newport Pagnell, South East, United Kingdom

Finishing touches have been made to this fantastic and exciting new running event. Heading out of the Newport Pagnell Carnival and in front of around 8000 spectators lining the fully closed streets of the Town. There will be different waves depending on your selected 5K estimated pace, with a family run also included. Everyone will of course receive one of our fantastic medals, and a free entry to the carnival show, making this not only a great race, run or jog but a fab day out.

£20
Newport Pagnell Carnival 5K
MAR8
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Victoria Park 5K, 10K & Half - March

Come and run a chip timed 5k, 10k, or half marathon through the incredible grounds of Londons Victoria Park. This course is not only flat and fast, but also inspiring. The event is a great opportunity for a quick time and a fun morning out with a unique themed medal waiting for you at the finish!

Included is a themed medal, water, fruit & mince pies! Each kilometre is accurately marked out with distance flags and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there

£18 - £26
Victoria Park 5K, 10K & Half - March
MAR12
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Chase the Moon Olympic Park – March

Our RunThrough Chase the Moon series at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is back on Wednesday 14th March for the last in the series! With a month to go until we start to see longer days and bring back our Chase the Sun Series why not join us on your Wednesday evening for a unique 5k and 10k event around the Olympic Park.

Racing around the incredible grounds of London 2012s Olympic Park, the flat and fast course is the perfect opportunity for a chip timed personal best. Starting at 7pm, you can chose to run a quick 5k or take on a full 10k. At the end of the race you will be rewarded with your well deserved Chase the Moon themed medal!

£18
Chase the Moon Olympic Park – March

What you need to know about 5k Runs

A 5k run is the perfect distance for a beginner, it’s 3.1 miles and is the shortest and most popular road running distance. It’s a great goal to include in your fitness regime because there’s no pressure, people walk, jog or sprint so it’s totally up to you.

Find local 5k running races

There are loads of great 5k events, they tend to attract a great crowd and are very family orientated. From runs around the London Parks, to night runs and family events, you won’t be short of 5ks to choose from. Most marathon events such as London or Berlin have a 10k and a 5k race as well so it’s worth checking the larger events.

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