FAQs

What is the skill level required?

 

Registered participants are free to run, jog or walk at their own pace in any of our races.

 

Are there any age restrictions?

 

You must be aged 12 or over for the 5k and 15 or over for the 10k. Any age is permitted for the 1k Fun Run. There is no maximum age limit. Please see the Age Restrictions in our Terms & Conditions for more.

 

What are the surface types?

 

There will be a mix of compacted gravel, grassy tracks and compacted sand.

 

Where is the car park?

 

Parking will be inside Henham Park. Access to the car park will be from the A12 entrance to Henham Barns. The car park will be marshalled and there will be road signs in both directions along the road.

 

Is there disabled access?

 

Spectators with disabled access needs are welcome to attend the event and there may be an alternative entrance available. The 10k and 5k courses are not wheelchair accessible, however, the 1k Fun Run is. Please contact us in advance to ensure we can best accommodate you.

 

Are there accessible toilets?

 

There will be accessible toilets on the day, including those with disabled access.

 

What equipment do I need?

 

We recommend a strong pair of running shoes suitable for multiple terrains. No map, compass or any other method of navigation is required. 

 

Is there chip timing?

 

The use of chip timing will be used to record and determine results for some events. 

 

Is there bag storage?

 

There will be a bag check service so you can leave your bag with an event official. All baggage and personal belongings are left at the owner's risk. Labels will be provided at the registration desk.

 

Are dogs allowed?

 

Dogs are allowed to support at this event, but cannot accompany runners around the course. Any participant bringing a dog to an event must act in a responsible manner and adhere to our Terms & Conditions.
 

Can I run with earphones?

Earphones are permitted to be used during all Events as long as instructions are clearly followed by any event officials.

 

What refreshments will be available?

Refreshments will be made available to purchase via food vendors and a licensed bar. You are welcome to bring your own food and drink, but we ask you to please not bring glass and single-use plastic bottles. Water will be supplied and we encourage bringing refillable bottles.

Will there be medals?

 

Every participant will receive a medal as part of their registration fee.

 

Will there be t-shirts?

 

T-shirts are available to purchase upon registration and - subject to availability - on the day.

 

How do I get my running bibs?

 

Running bibs/numbers will be available to collect upon registration on the day.

 

What entertainment will there be?

 

A variety of live music, yoga, sports massage, children activities, sustainability activities and more will be available.

 

What about photographs/filming?

Please note that a condition of entering the Henham Park Festival of Running is that photographs may be used in the future by Festival of Running Ltd for marketing purposes. You are welcome to take your own photographs and videos on the day.

 

Which charity is the event in support of?

 

A portion of the profits will go to supporting local mental health charities. Details on how to fund-raise for a charity will be available soon. Keep an eye on our social media! You are more than welcome to fund-raise for a charity of your choice.

 

What is the cancellation policy for the event?

All event tickets are non-refundable.

 

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