North Herts First Saturday 5Km

In worthy competition to the parkruns in the area, the North Herts First Saturday 5km run is a local institution and now 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 on Norton…

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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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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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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: 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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