Saffron Strider's 5 Mile Race

The event is organised by Saffron Striders

Sunday 29th October 2017 - 10.00am childrens race (1 mile), 10.30am adults race (5 mile)

A fast flat one lap course on tarmac

Entries on the Day for the Children's 1 mile race - £2

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Race numbers will be collected at the the event venue on the morning of the race. Registration will open at 08:30 and will close at 09:50

Please arrive in sufficient time to collect your race number 

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Event Name

Saffron Strider's 5 Mile Race

Event Distance

5 miles (and 1 mile untimed children's race)


Fast flat course around a disused airfield




Water will be provided once on the lap and at the end of the race


Every 1 mile









£1 transaction online transaction fee will be added on checkout


icon Prizes

Mementos for all finishers - medals for the kids race and kit bags with souvenirs

Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd man and woman trophies + 1st man 40+, 50+, 60+, 70+ and 1st woman 40+, 50+, 60+ and 70+. no runner to win more than one prize, childrens race - 1st boy and 1st girl

Age group prizes in in 10 year bands for the 5 mile race

icon Course Information

The race starts and finishes at Carver Barracks on the disused Airfield

The race is a one lap race

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Other Race Information

Race Numbers
Please wear your number pinned to the front of your vest.

Free parking is available at the race location

Changing and Toilets
Come changed and ready to run if possible. There will be supervised storage for bags and belongings but please leave valuables at home as the organiser will not be responsible for lost property. Toliets will be provided.

Time Limit
No time limit

No refund will be made to any entrant not completing the race. No transfer of race numbers to another person is allowed.



By entering this event you agree to the below terms and conditions

I hereby declare that (1) I am an amateur according to the eligibility rule of UKA, (2) I am medically fit to run and I will do so at my own risk and agree not to hold the organisers responsible in any way for any injury or loss resulting from my participation in the event, prior to, during or after the event. (3) I understand the organisers reserve the right to alter the arrangements and conditions should circumstances require. The course is unsuitable for wheelchairs and prams

In the unfortunate cancellation of the event through circumstance beyond the control of the race organisers.  I understand, and accept, the rules and terms of the entry including that there Will be no refund of race fees.


LOCATION: Carver Barracks, Wimbish, Essex, CB10 2YA

Location: Wimbish, Saffron Walden, CB10 2YA