Highworth 5 Mile Road Race 2020 - We regret to inform you that this event is now cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Further information will follow for those already entered.

This year the event is the Wiltshire 5 mile County Championship race - it is also race 2 in the WRRL (Wiltshire Road Race League).

The event is organised by Highworth Running Club.

Tea, coffee & water will be readily available at race HQ, but to be more environmentally friendly and to reduce waste, we would like runners to bring their own cups / bottles where possible for the drinks.



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icon Registration

Please arrive in plenty of time to collect your race number and timing chip from race HQ on the morning of the race.

Race HQ will be open from 10:00 on race day.

icon Event Profile

Event Name

The Highworth 5 Mile

Event Distance

5 Miles


Association of UK Course Measurers Certified 5 Mile Road Race




Yes - around halfway


Yes - every mile






Highworth Running Club




The higher of a £1 / 6% online service charge will be added at the checkout.


icon Prizes

All finishers will receive a technical T-shirt

Trophies for:

1st to 3rd Place Overall Men and Ladies

1st Place Vet Over 40 Men, Over 35 Ladies

1st Place S Vet Over 50 Men, Over 45 Ladies

1st Place U Vet Over 60 Men, Over 55 Ladies

1st Place Team (first 3 home to count)

1st Highworth Resident Men and Ladies 

icon Course Information

Association of UK Course Measurers Certified accurate 5-mile road race.

Mens Course Record – 2000 Mark Flint (Birchfield Harriers) 24:44

Ladies Course Record – 2006 Wendy Jones (Cirencester AC) 27:03

Course NOT suitable for dogs, prams or wheelchairs.

Runners are NOT permitted to run with iPods/MP3

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Other Race Information

Free parking is available at Warneford School.

Toilets will be provided at race HQ.

There is a secure baggage area at race HQ.

Race HQ
No dogs are to be taken in to any of the school buildings.

There will be plenty of cakes, rolls and drinks available to purchase on race day.

ActiveTrainingWorld do not offer transfers or deferrals for this event or any events listed on the website. Instead every person who books an event has the option to purchase "Refund Protection" which allows them to get a full refund of entry fees in the event of an injury, illness or other reasons specified on the policy. The link to claim your refund will be on your confirmation email along with your booking reference number. Terms & Conditions are here


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

Your details will be passed onto the event organisers for the administration of the race.

Your name, date of birth and email details will be passed onto the chip timing company. Personal details will be deleted 1 week after the event.

Where specified on the booking form any medical information will be passed onto the medical team present at the event. 


I declare that I am an amateur in accordance with ARC rules. I am medically fit to run & understand that I do so entirely at my own risk.  I understand the organisers reserve the right to alter the arrangements and conditions should circumstances require.

I understand that I enter the race at my own risk and that no person(s) or organisation(s) will be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss to myself, prior to, during or after the event.

The course is unsuitable for dogs, wheelchairs and prams.

LOCATION: Warneford School, Shrivenham Road, Highworth, SN6 7BZ

Location: Warneford School, Shrivenham Road, Highworth, Wiltshire, Wiltshire, Wiltshire, SN6 7BZ