FAQ's

Below is a selection of the most common questions we get asked about the West Bergholt 5 mile race and children’s 1 mile fun run.

Where are the events taking place?
Both events start at West Bergholt Football Club. The postcode for the event is: CO6 3BW

What time do the events start?
The 1 mile children’s fun run starts at 10:15am and the 5 mile race starts at 11am. There will be an event warm up at 10am.

Is there a limit on entry numbers?
We are currently limiting the events to 300 places.

What are the age restrictions for the events?
The 1 mile fun run is open to children of all ages but under 11’s must be accompanied by an adult. For the 5 mile race, entrants must be 15 years and over.

Where do I collect my race number on the day?
Race numbers can only be collected from the football clubhouse between 9 – 10:30am on race day.

Is there car parking available nearby?
Yes, parking is available nearby at a cost of £1 on the day. This also gives you free entrance to the village fete at the football club.

Is there a secure baggage area?
Yes, this will be located in the football clubhouse.

Will there be toilets near the start/finish area?
Yes, toilets and changing rooms are available at the football clubhouse.

What is the terrain type for the 5 mile race?
It’s a mixture of tarmac road and off-road trail.

Will there be water stations on the 5 mile route?
Water stations will be positioned throughout the route.

Will both events be marshalled?
Yes, both events will be fully marshalled.

Can I wear headphones or similar during the events?
We do not allow the use of any type of headphones or earphones while running either event.

Is the event suitable for wheelchair or buggy entrants?
Due to the nature of the courses, we do not allow wheelchair or buggy entrants.

Can I run with my dog/pet?
We do not allow any dogs or pets to run either event with you.

Will there be refreshments available?
Plenty of refreshments will be available at the football clubhouse.

Will an event photographer be present at the events?
Yes, there will be a photographer at both events.

If you have any further questions, you can contact us here.

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