Congratulations to everyone that ran on Sunday 7th May 2017 - good running weather, a new course record and lots of enthusiastic support. The race was another sell-out success, so keep an eye on this page for news of the 2018 race.

It is a unique chance to run around a shopping centre including, a loop of Basingstoke's Top of the Town and Eastrop Park and Basing View.

Another great race – congratulations to all that ran our 2017 race

With restaurants open for drinks and snacks for runners and supporters, and plenty of places to watch the race, it was a great start to a Sunday.

The race is usually held in May or June (check this page for news of the 2018 race) and is open to anyone over 13 so whether you are a beginner, ready for your first proper race, a speed machine, or just want to set yourself a new challenge, you will be welcome – race starts at 9.30am.

The race is sponsored by Croudace Homes – and supported by Festival Place.

Why not like page on Facebook to keep up to date on news and plans.

The race is organised by Destination Basingstoke – the same team that organise the Basingstoke Half Marathon which will take place on Sunday 1st October.

Results from 7 May 2017

Brackenwood 5k run sign up


There are Festival Place vouchers for men and women overall placed 1st, 2nd, 3rd overall and trophies for teams


Each year the event is photographed by Paul Morgan. If you wish to see if you have been photographed after the event visit Paul’s website.


The Croudace Homes Festival 5k supports a number of charities if you wish to raise money for sponsorship.

Keep up to date with all the news about the race and any last minute arrangements by 'liking' our Facebook page.

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