Fred Hughes 10

The event is organised by St Albans Striders

The Fred Hughes 10 is a chip timed 10 mile road race run round St Albans in Hertfordshire.


St Albans Striders are very clear there will be no refunds under any circumstances for this event. However, transfer requests can be granted if made before midnight on Sunday January 6th 2019


Sunday 20th Jan 2019, start time 10:00am

Race headquarters is at St. Columba's School, King Harry Lane, St Albans AL3 4AW.

The Fred Hughes 10 will also be the Herts County Vets Championships.

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Race numbers will NOT be posted out in advance of the race. Please arrive in good time to collect your running number at the registration desk which will close at 9:45am.

Race headquarters is at St. Columba's School, King Harry Lane, St Albans AL3 4AW.

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Event Name

Fred Hughes 10

Event Distance

10 Miles


Road race on rural roads. The course is described as undulating. Due to the hills, this course is not suitable for wheelchair racers.




Multiple water stations


Every Mile






St Albans Striders



The higher of a £1 / 6% service fee will be applied at the checkout.

icon Prizes

Technical T Shirt for all finishers

Prizes are based on gun to finish timing.

The prize ceremony will take place at race HQ at 11.30am

1st £200, 2nd £100, 3rd £50 4th £30 5th £20 men and women

Category prizes for M40, M50, M60, M70, W35, W45, W55, W65

In addition there will be team prizes for the first men’s and women’s team, (4 per team). Team prizes are based on aggregate times.

Complimentary refreshments available at race headquarters after the race.

icon Course Information

The race starts and finishes in same location on King Harry Lane

The course undulates through pleasant country lanes. If the original course is flooded we will once again be using the alternative course, both of which have been accurately measured and certified.

The primary course map is available here

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Other Race Information

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

Parking and Transport
Parking is available at the school. The nearest train station is St Albans Abbey.

Race Photography
Race photography will be provided for the event.

For safety reasons and to comply with UKA rules, runners are NOT permitted to use earphones of any kind, (excluding bone conduction headphones), during the race.

Come changed and ready to run if possible but limited changing facilities and showers are available at the school. Kit can be left in the changing rooms or in the main hall at HQ but this is entirely at your own risk

Toilets, (not portable loos), are available at race HQ.


An option for purchasing personal refund protection will be available upon check out


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

1) I declare that I am an amateur in accordance with ARC rules.

2) I am medically fit to run & understand that I do so entirely at my own risk.

3) The organisers shall not be held responsible for any injury, loss or damage as a consequence of my participation in this event.

4) The course is unsuitable for wheelchairs, prams, etc...

5) I understand the cut-off time for this event is 2 hours and 15 minutes after the gun time has started. I understand that race officials and chip timers have the right to pack the event down after the specified cut-off time.

6) 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.

7) I understand that transfer requests will only be accepted if issued before midnight on Sunday January 6th 2019. 

8) By entering this event, the athlete indicates acceptance of ARC rules.

LOCATION: St. Columba's school, King Harry Lane, St Albans AL3 4AW

Location: King Harry Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4HZ