Festival of Sport 5km 2018


24 Oct 2018

Back by popular demand! Setting off from the heart of Bury St Edmunds, this 5km signed route shows you the best of our beautiful town!

Distance: 5km

Suitable for: Everyone aged 11 and up! All abilities - walk, jog or run!

Medals: We're designing a new medal for this years event, to be awarded to all finishers

Places available: 150

Event Details

Start time: 7pm

Entry details: SI entries open 18 Aug

Entry cost: £8.00 (+£2 unaffiliated)

Transport: If arriving by car, your closest parking is the Cattle Market (pay & display)

Race numbers: To be collected at registration

Drop bag: If you need to leave a small bag at the start/finish, there will be a vehicle boot to leave it in. However, please don't leave valuables. Anything left is at your own risk

Refreshments: Water, squash & a few sweets/snacks will be available at the finish to help you re-fuel

First aid: First Aiders will be present at the start/finish. If you develop medical problems please alert the nearest marshall and prompt assistance will be provided

Special info: Please note that no toilet facilities will be provided specifically for the event, so please make use of local town ones available before you arrive

Friends/family: Supporters are very welcome at all our events

Contact: Kevin Marshall on 07955 495016

Course Details

Start location

IP33 3DG

Finish location

IP33 3DG

This is a one-lap course It will be clearly marked. There will be one water station at approximately half way. The course is a mixture of tarmac and public footpaths around the town centre. Please note the course may be subject to changes.

Finish line: All finishers will receive a medal

Race Rules

Minimum age : 11 years old

No person (except a blind runner’s attendant) may accompany a competitor at any point on the course.
All competitors must compete on foot.
The course is not suitable for wheelchairs.
A runner other than yourself must not use your race number. It must not be cut, folded or mutilated in any way and must be fastened securely to the front of your vest or top. Please fill in the personal information required on the reverse side including
relevant medical information and contact numbers to aid race staff in the event of an emergency.