EVENT DETAILS

Come and join us at the fifth Waterbeach Running Festival on Saturday 16th May 2020. Choose from 10k and 5k races, 2k Fun Run and a 100m toddle for under 5s. The course will be slightly different in 2020 enabling us to offer a fully chip timed 10k, 5k and 2k (previous years had a gun start). The course is still on flat, traffic free, mainly well surfaced tracks around the disused Waterbeach Barracks, Cambridgeshire, CB25 9PA. Enter online before midnight on 11th May or pay a bit more to enter on the day.  You must enter at least 30 minutes before registration closes for your chosen distance if entering on the day. 

10km Race (15+ years old)                                                                                                                                           £12 (£15 on the day)

2 laps of the course, finishing in front of the Festival Village. Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd male and female and a medal for every finisher. Registration closes at 11:15. Start time 11:30. Chip timed. Online entries close at midnight on 11th May. 

5km Race (11+ years old)                                                                                                                                            £12 (£15 on the day)

1 lap of the course, finishing in front of the Festival Village. Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd male and female and a medal for every finisher. Registration closes at 11:00. Start time 11:15. Chip timed. Online entries close at midnight on 11th May. 

2km Fun Run (4 - 104 years old!)                                                                                                                                  £4 (£5 on the day)

For the young and old and everyone in between! 2km course finishing in front of the Festival Village. Registration closes at 10:15. Start time 10:30. Trophy for 1st boy and girl aged 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 plus a medal for every finisher! Chip timed. Online entries close at midnight on 11th May. 

100m Toddle (under 5s)                                                                                                                                                £3

100m toddle/run finishing in front of the Festival Village. Adult assistance is permitted! Registration closes at 10:45. Start time 11:00. No prizes or individual times - but a medal for every finisher! Please pre-register before midnight on 11th May to guarantee a medal.  Payment of £3 will be taken on the day to avoid online payment charges! 


If you don't like running why not volunteer to help? Or just come along and enjoy the food stalls and kids' entertainment in the Festival Village and cheer on the runners as they race past you to the finish.

Final Race Details will be emailed 2 weeks before the race but will be similar to the 2019 Final Race Details.  Coming soon: the new course map.

All proceeds will go to Waterbeach Toddler Playgroup, a charity run preschool for 2½-5 year olds.  Help us raise even more money by getting sponsored!  Here is a form.

Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support