Croudace Homes Festival 5k in Basingstoke
The provisional date for the 2021 Festival 5k is Sunday 23 May.
Please keep an eye on this page and Facebook to keep up to date on plans and to let you know when entry opens.
Enter the 2021 Croudace Homes Festival 5k
This year is will be a bit different to make it safe for all, including a rolling start and the race will be a time trial, no baggage drop or entry on the day.
You will have to arrive ‘race ready’ and will be allocated a very specific arrival time. The race will start at 8.30am and the race course is different to previous years as we will not be allowed to to go through Festival Place, but the new course takes you right around the town.
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All Abilities Welcome
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. As one of the first opportunities to race since lockdown, we expect to sell out quickly.
Entry is all in advance and will close two weeks before race day so that running numbers can be posted out in time.
As ever in this uncertain time, there may be changes and new rules ahead and we will keep you posted on these. We are working hard with all the various authorities to make the race go ahead in a safe way and hope you will be patient with all the extra measures and safeguards we need to put in place.
When you enter the race you will need to tell us roughly how long you expect to take to run it, this is important as we need to arrange the start line to have fastest runners at the front to minimise overtaking as one of the many measures to make it covid safe for all.
You don’t have to be a runner to get involved. Help us to run a great Basingstoke 5k.
Why not combine your challenge by helping a good cause. There is a range of local charities that could benefit.
There are prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and 1st, 2nd and 3rd woman across the line.