No Walk in the Park 5k
A monthly time trial race held every month usually on the first Saturday. Race HQ is the Cricket Pavilion, Queen's Park, entrance on Boythorpe Avenue. Changing, showers, refreshments available. This is an accurate 5k course officially measured by a UKA/ARC
course measurer. CLICK HERE for measurement report.
Download entry form below, you only need to complete one for the first race you enter each year. Registration is from 8.30am with race start at 9.30am, minimum age is 11 years. Entry fees are £3 for affiliated club members; non club runners £5 for the first race then £3 for any further races entered in the same year.
There is also a 1500m fun run for children of all ages starting immediately after the 5k start, entry is £1, medal to every finisher. Download entry form below.
Registration is on the day but you can save time by emailing your name, dob and club to firstname.lastname@example.org You then do not need to complete an entry form and your race number will be ready for collection.
There will be prizes awarded in various age categories based on the quickest time from all races completed. Runners must complete a minimum of 6 out of the 12 races to qualify. A commemorative t-shirt will be presented after the final race in December to all runners who complete 6 or more 5km races.
Click here to see a video of the race from December 2014.
Our race charity in 2017 is Macmillan Cancer Support raising funds to support the Chesterfield Royal Macmillan Cancer Centre.
You can donate any amount via the Macmillan Cancer website (link here) or just Text CENTRE to 70550 to make a donation of £5.
During 2017 all proceeds from the 1500m Children's Fun Run will be donated to Chesterfield Royal Macmillan Cancer Centre appeal.
2017 Race Dates
7 January 24 June (was 1 July, changed due to County Cricket match)
4 February 5 August
4 March 2 September
1 April 7 October
6 May 4 November
3 June 2 December