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MAR31
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Wokingham 10K & 5KDavis St, Reading RG10 0TJ, UK

Whatever the weather at Dinton Pastures, there is always something new to see and we always have a back-up plan up our sleeves if the paths are flooded; rain doesn't stop play!! Open to all abilities.

Every time we have an event at Dinton Pastures we see it in a different light, see new animals and hear new sounds there is never a dull moment at this gorgeous Country Park and there is an amazing cafe onsite too!

1 reviews
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Wokingham 10K & 5K

Davis St, Reading RG10 0TJ, UKView event
1 review
About the event
From the organiser

Whatever the weather at Dinton Pastures, there is always something new to see and we always have a back-up plan up our sleeves if the paths are flooded; rain doesn't stop play!! Open to all abilities.

Every time we have an event at Dinton Pastures we see it in a different light, see new animals and hear new sounds there is never a dull moment at this gorgeous Country Park and there is an amazing cafe onsite too!

Reviews
  • Did the 10k in 2018

    This was my first proper race and I loved it. Well organised and great atmosphere. I have 2 suggestions though. 1 more person at least handing out the water and is it possible to stop spectators standing in front of the clock at the halfway/finish line?
£13 - £19
5k • 10k
Wokingham 10K & 5K
MAR31
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The Bisley 5k/10k & Junior Spire SprintHigh St, Bisley, Stroud GL6, UK

Starting on the High Street in Bisley, all runners will complete a full lap of the village and the 5k & 10k then leave Bisley to head out towards Oakridge. The 5k turns off shortly after the first small ascent and joins the 10k route at 8km. The 10k continues onto Oakridge to the primary school before turning left and through the village. The views across towards Cherington become a distraction just before a short & steep ascent out of Oakridge.

£9 - £24
5k • 10k • Other
The Bisley 5k/10k & Junior Spire Sprint
APR13
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Glow In The Park – BristolClifton Down, Stoke Rd, Bristol BS9 1FG, UK

Electrifying light shows and energising beats will carry you around the course as you get your glow on in the Foam Zone, powder up in the UV Paint Blast Zone and get grooving in the Time Tunnel. Open to all abilities, young or old - whether you dance / walk / jog or run - Glow in the Park is your time to shine.

£22 - £43.50
5k
Glow In The Park – Bristol
APR14
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Running Grand Prix Goodwood Motor CircuitClaypit Ln, Chichester PO18 0PH, UK

Run at the world famous Good-wood Motor Circuit, home to the Festival of Speed and Good-wood Revival, 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!

£21 - £32
5k • Marathon • Half Marathon • 10k
Running Grand Prix Goodwood Motor Circuit
MAY5
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Bridport Half Marathon, 10km, 5km10 St Mary's View, Bridport DT6 5EG, UK

A return of the very popular Bridport 10km & 5km will start and finish at St Mary's field by the football club on the western edge of Bridport.

The route will be open to traffic, however, there are plenty of wide pavements, quiet roads, and cycle-paths to run on also with plenty of marshals around the course, the run is a safe, scenic route around Bridport Town

4 reviews
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Bridport Half Marathon, 10km, 5km

10 St Mary's View, Bridport DT6 5EG, UKView event
4 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

A return of the very popular Bridport 10km & 5km will start and finish at St Mary's field by the football club on the western edge of Bridport.

The route will be open to traffic, however, there are plenty of wide pavements, quiet roads, and cycle-paths to run on also with plenty of marshals around the course, the run is a safe, scenic route around Bridport Town

Reviews
  • Did the Short Route 5km in 2018

    Would have liked to know there were water stations.
  • Did the Medium Route 10km in 2018

    All info was spot on before hand.
  • Did the Medium Route 10km in 2018

    I'm very local so I knew the route beforehand.
£10 - £20
5k • Half Marathon • 10k
Bridport Half Marathon, 10km, 5km
MAY9
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Dinton Summer Series – MayDavis St, Reading RG10 0TJ, UK

This series back for the EIGHTH year - has become a firm favourite with runners of all abilities.

Follow one lap of a lovely off-road, traffic-free route around Dinton Pastures Country Park, near Hurst, Reading, to clock up 5km, or go round twice for 10km. Either way, its pancake flat and if you enter more than one race youve a great chance of seeing that PB come down month by month!

The course follow a lovely off-road, traffic-free route around Dinton Pastures Country Park, near Hurst, Reading, to clock up 5km, or go round twice for 10km. Either way, its pancake flat and if you enter more than one race youve a great chance of seeing that PB come down month by month!

£13 - £19
5k • 10k
Dinton Summer Series – May
MAY25
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May Mud RunsSt Davids, Haverfordwest SA62 6DG, UK

The Man Up UKs Mud Run is quite simple. Take unforgiving land, idyllic scenery, an abundance of natural obstacles, with a few extra man made challenges. Put all of these ingredients together and we have an action packed course suitable for all. (with a bit of training!)

The Really Muddy Weekend is ideal for all. Whether youre a group of friends, a touring sports team, a family day out, a work related team building session or as a charity fundraiser. It really can hit all the buttons.

The Mud Runs will be the main attraction but the weekend could be much more. Why not make the most of it and use the opportunity for a camping or Bunkhouse stay at this magnificent location? Celtic Camping is literally on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path overlooking Abereiddy Bay. A great place for a relaxing or adventure break.

£20 - £32
5k • Other
May Mud Runs
JUN13
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Dinton Summer Series – JuneDavis St, Reading RG10 0TJ, UK

This series back for the EIGHTH year has become a firm favourite with runners of all abilities.

Follow one lap of a lovely off-road, traffic-free route around Dinton Pastures Country Park, near Hurst, Reading, to clock up 5km, or go round twice for 10km. Either way, its pancake flat and if you enter more than one race youve a great chance of seeing that PB come down month by month!

The course follows a lovely off-road, traffic-free route around Dinton Pastures Country Park, near Hurst, Reading, to clock up 5km, or go round twice for 10km. Either way, its pancake flat and if you enter more than one race youve a great chance of seeing that PB come down month by month!

£13 - £19
5k • 10k
Dinton Summer Series – June
JUN16
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Heyford Airbase RacesIzzard Rd, Bicester OX25 5HE, UK

Fast, flat, fantastic! Choice of half marathon, 10k, 5k. Set in the beautiful Cherwell Valley countryside, the three routes all utilise the Heyford Park Airbase's Runway, RAF Taxiway & NATO Taxiway and are therefore pancake flat and traffic-free. These races are timed perfectly if you are planning to run a Spring marathon, but equally good for those venturing into racing, moving up a distance or just trying to improve times.

4 reviews
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Heyford Airbase Races

Izzard Rd, Bicester OX25 5HE, UKView event
4 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

Fast, flat, fantastic! Choice of half marathon, 10k, 5k. Set in the beautiful Cherwell Valley countryside, the three routes all utilise the Heyford Park Airbase's Runway, RAF Taxiway & NATO Taxiway and are therefore pancake flat and traffic-free. These races are timed perfectly if you are planning to run a Spring marathon, but equally good for those venturing into racing, moving up a distance or just trying to improve times.

Reviews
  • Did the 10k in 2018

    Nice flat fast course great for my first 10k
  • Did the 5k in 2018

    It was exactly as advertised, flat and fast
  • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

    It's hot, very little shade, nice and flat, so bring sun cream.Bring music if your running alone as the 2nd lap once the 10 and 5k have finished it's quite lonely.It's was my 1st 1/2 marathon.
£10 - £25
5k • Half Marathon • 10k • Other
Heyford Airbase Races
JUL4
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Thames 10k, 5k and 2.5k at Beale ParkUnnamed Road, Reading RG8 9NX, UK

After our inagurual year last year, we are pleased to have this event firmly back on the calendar with headline sponsors, Macbeths Insurance supporting us and you every step of the way.

Beale Park and the surrounding area really is a stunning location for an evening run - with parts of the course near the Thames and others through the woods. One not to miss.

1 reviews
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Thames 10k, 5k and 2.5k at Beale Park

Unnamed Road, Reading RG8 9NX, UKView event
1 review
About the event
From the organiser

After our inagurual year last year, we are pleased to have this event firmly back on the calendar with headline sponsors, Macbeths Insurance supporting us and you every step of the way.

Beale Park and the surrounding area really is a stunning location for an evening run - with parts of the course near the Thames and others through the woods. One not to miss.

Reviews
  • Did the 5k in 2018

    Fantastically run even, unfortunately tough course with very challenging terrain.
£5 - £19
5k • 10k • Other
Thames 10k, 5k and 2.5k at Beale Park
JUL11
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Dinton Summer Series – JulyDavis St, Reading RG10 0TJ, UK

This series back for the EIGHTH year organised in partnership with Wokingham Borough Council has become a firm favourite with runners of all abilities.

Follow one lap of a lovely off-road, traffic-free route around Dinton Pastures Country Park, near Hurst, Reading, to clock up 5km, or go round twice for 10km. Either way, its pancake flat and if you enter more than one race youve a great chance of seeing that PB come down month by month!

The course follow a lovely off-road, traffic-free route around Dinton Pastures Country Park, near Hurst, Reading, to clock up 5km, or go round twice for 10km. Either way, its pancake flat and if you enter more than one race youve a great chance of seeing that PB come down month by month!

£13 - £19
5k • 10k
Dinton Summer Series – July
JUL21
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Frome Half Marathon8 King St, Frome BA11 1BT, UK

The Frome Half Marathon 2019 will be held on the 21st July. All races start at the Frome Town Football Ground at 10:00 am and make their way through the streets of the town and surrounding countryside returning through the Town centre to the Frome Town football Ground for the finish line. Sign up now to guarantee your place!

6 reviews
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Frome Half Marathon

8 King St, Frome BA11 1BT, UKView event
6 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

The Frome Half Marathon 2019 will be held on the 21st July. All races start at the Frome Town Football Ground at 10:00 am and make their way through the streets of the town and surrounding countryside returning through the Town centre to the Frome Town football Ground for the finish line. Sign up now to guarantee your place!

Reviews
  • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

    Very good race, really friendly atmosphere among the runners and supporters. Incredible route out in the country side, very different to most half marathons that are organised in cities. Very hilly course, so not a quick run but still very enjoyable if taking it at a slower pace.
  • Did the 10k in 2018

    Very hot.. very well organised... the locals where awesome too... hosepipes and water was a plenty all around the course.Thank you Frome you did yourselves proud... who knows might even do the Half Marathon next year!!Thank you
  • Did the 5k in 2018

    Didn't do it, and I'm finding this email very annoying. Thanks for reminding me I had to pull out
£5 - £25
5k • Half Marathon • 10k • Other
Frome Half Marathon

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