The Silverstone 5K is a unique opportunity to run on this iconic track. Its legendary status as one of the great F1 circuits is sure to rev up your running potential and nab you a PB!
A fantastic medal awaits you at the finish line, along with a variety of revitalising snacks and drinks to kickstart your recovery. Grab a finisher's photo on our podium before you leave and watch out for your result within hours of the race.
When: Sunday 15 November 2019 at 10:00.
Where: Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 8TN.
Pricing: £22 Unaffiliated, £20 Affiliated, £0 Gold Members. Entry on the day will not be available.
Age Requirements: Participants must be aged 11 or over on the day of the race.
Registration: From 07:30 to 09:45.
Race Numbers: For collection at registration on the day only, numbers will not be posted. To be fastened to the front of your top using safety pins provided at registration, your number should be visible at all times. Your timing chip is attached to the back of your number and should not be removed.
Route: The route is contained within the Silverstone circuit so is traffic-free (with the exception of emergency vehicles and those with specific permission) and suitable for runners of all abilities. Please be vigilant of other runners, spectators and any other users of the venue whilst you race.
Spectators: Spectators can watch the race at no charge from the Copse Grandstand for a view of the start/finish.
Licensing: Subject to approval, this race will be licensed with UK Athletics and the results submitted to Run Britain/Power of 10 within a week of the race.
Pacers: Pacers will not be offered at this distance.
Bag Drop: Whilst we recommend bringing as little as possible, you can leave your belongings with us while you race using the tear-off baggage strip on your race number, collecting after you finish by presenting your race number.
Toilets: Portable toilets will be available throughout the race in the race village.
Race Marshals: Marshals will be present on the course throughout the race.
Distance Markers: The route will be clearly indicated with arrows, tape and distance markers where necessary.
Water Stations: There will be water stations on the route at regular intervals at which water will be provided in recyclable plastic cups.
Goody Bag: All runners will receive water and snacks on finishing the race.
Refreshments: Refreshments will be available in the race village throughout the event.
Changing/Showers: There will be changing (but no shower) facilities at this race.
Lost Property: Lost property from an event will be kept for one month. If unclaimed, or ownership cannot be determined, lost property items will be donated to charity.
Results: Results will be uploaded live to our website (internet connection permitting). In all cases, we expect to communicate results to all pre-registered participants within 24 hours of the event.
Medals: All finishers will receive a medal on completing the race.
Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to the top three runners overall and the top runner in each of the veteran categories (V40/V50/V60/V70) for both males and females. Where possible, we will endeavour to present individual race prizes as soon as validated on the day.
Directions: Please visit the venue website for further information on getting to the race.
Parking: Free race parking will be available. Further information will be communicated to all pre-registered participants in the week leading up to the race.
Buggies/Pushchairs are permitted at this event. Entrants should read any pre-race communication carefully to ensure they adhere to any conditions affecting the safety of children and other participants.
Earphones/Headphones: Noise-cancelling earphones/headphones are prohibited and whilst we discourage the use of other earphones/headphones at this event, participants choosing to use them should ensure they are set to a minimum volume such that instructions from marshals or other race officials can be clearly understood. We reserve the right to disqualify participants who cannot hear instructions as a result of their use.
Event Time-Limit: There is a strict 4-hour time-limit for this race in order that we adhere to the restrictions imposed by the venue. As such, it will be necessary for us to begin deconstruction of the course/registration/finish areas at this time to facilitate the removal of all equipment from the premises. If you are still out on the course at this time, the sweep vehicle may facilitate your return to the Race Village.
Dogs: Please note that dogs are not permitted anywhere on site for the duration of the event.
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