Hitchin Mid-Week League 2017

INSTRUCTIONS FOR MID WEEK LEAGUE RACE SERIES 2017 Preston Primary School, Back Lane, Preston, Hitchin, Herts, SG4 7UJ (Race HQ, not for parking) PARKING: Car Share Where Possible. Princess Helena College have kindly offered to let us park in their grounds for some parking. The correct entrance for this will be off School Lane, almost opposite where the Start line will be. You will see a nice big sign that says the school name on it so you will know where to go. You can also park in and around…

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Hitchin Town Centre 5km Race 2017

Hitchin town centre 5km race – RACE INSTRUCTIONS AND RULES Welcome to the Hitchin town centre 5km race! This is a uniquely set up course that is fast and flat and has great PB potential! All participants will get a bespoke medal and refreshments post-race. Race entry costs £6.50. You can enter via the tab on the main page and complete the required fields to enter. This race currently caters for 500 runners. The race will start at 9am on Sunday 24th September 2017 on the high street in town….

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Hitchin Triathlon Entries Open

It’s here, It’s open the Hitchin Triathlon is on.  Enter here.  The Hitchin Triathlon is set in the beautiful surroundings of North Hertfordshire.  This is a sprint distance event with an outdoor 400m pool swim, a 20km bike section, the 5km run. The event is held at Hitchin swimming pool, with the swim being 8 lengths of the outdoor pool (50m per length), you then exit the water and go straight into transition which is based next to the outdoor pool. Upon leaving transition with your bike you will then…

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Hitchin Triathlon – Coming Soon

The Hitchin Triathlon is set in the beautiful surroundings of North Hertfordshire. Hitchin is one of the most up-and-coming places in the U.K to come to, with its historic places of interest, its location and vibrant cultural scene, making it perfect for an event like this to take place in. This is a sprint distance event with an outdoor 400m pool swim, a 20km bike section, the 5km run. The event is held at Hitchin swimming pool, with the swim being 8 lengths of the outdoor pool (50m per length),…

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North Herts First Saturday 5Km

North Herts 5km map

In worthy competition to the parkruns in the area, the North Herts First Saturday 5km run is a local institution and now (from May) is free.  Taking place on Norton common this run is well attended and is a park run on a mix of paths and grass with some small hilly sections.  It might not be a pb course due to the hills but it is fun for all ages and abilities.  There are more details on the NHRR website. From the site: “The run is a two lap course…

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Parkruns Near Hitchin

parkrun coming to hitchin

There isn’t a parkrun in Hitchin yet, mainly thanks to North Herts Council who have supported the funding of an event but not the use of their lands. While the hunt continues there are many other parkruns in the area which are well worth a Saturday morning trip. parkrun is a series of 5k runs held on Saturday mornings at 9am in areas of open space around the UK. They are open to all, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. If you’re aged between 4 and…

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Supporting A Local Beginners Run

HItchin Learn to Run

A free twelve week running course starts in Hitchin this month to help encourage beginners to get on the move. The programme of classes, supported by North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC), along with England Athletics will be run by friendly instructors who are members of the Hitchin Running Club. The weekly classes are will take place every Tuesday until 28 July at 6.30 pm meeting at the play area of Walsworth Common in Hitchin. Liz Green Head of Policy and Community Services at NHDC said: “We would like to encourage…

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Hitchin Town Centre 5km Race 2016

Sunday 25th September 2016, Results Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Hitchin Town Centre 5km today!  Results now online:  http://www.racesonline.uk/results/hitchin-5k-2016/ Hitchin town centre 5km race – RACE INSTRUCTIONS AND RULES Welcome to the Hitchin town centre 5km race! This is a uniquely set up course that is fast and flat and has great PB potential! All participants will get a bespoke medal and refreshments post-race. Race entry costs £6.00. You can enter via the tab on the main page and complete the required fields to enter. This race currently…

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