• Run West Berks 2017

  • Four great events...

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The West Berkshire Race Series

Run West Berks is a series of four races in May and June.

All four events have the following in common:

  • A mix of on-road and off-road terrain
  • Beautiful scenery
  • Low entry fees

The races are of varying distance, from 5 miles (Kintbury) up to 8 miles (Hungerford).

2016 Results

25 runners completed all four 2016 races and received a free Run West Berks 2016 T-shirt.

A trophy was awarded to the male runner and female runner with the best aggregate time over the 2016 four race series.

Thanks for your support!

Male
02:32:58 Barney Kerry
02:41:01 Michal Szczepanczyk
02:49:58 Nigel Popplewell
02:52:20 Mike Wheeler
02:52:45 Richard Usher

Female
03:09:59 Catherine Tuttle
03:15:26 Helen Garforth
03:24:54 Rachel Harwood
03:26:45 Philippa Stoop
03:50:23 Samantha Hodgson

Chieveley Chase

The Chieveley Chase is a stunningly beautful 5.7 mile multi-terrain single lap race open to all over 16 years of age.

All proceeds in aid of Chieveley Primary School. The start and finish is at Chieveley Village Hall. Goody bag and medal for all finishers.

Date: Saturday 13th May 2017

Distance: 5.7 Miles

Entry Fee: £8 affiliated, £10 unaffiliated, £12 on the day

2016 Runners: 145

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Ollie Johnson Kintbury 5

The Ollie Johnson Memorial Kintbury 5 is a 5 mile race run on quiet roads and tracks around Inkpen and Kintbury, including some private roads.

The race is organized in memory of former Newbury AC member Ollie Johnson who was tragically killed in an accident in 2005, aged 18. The race helps raise funds for the Ollie Johnson Trust.

Date: Sunday 4th June 2017

Distance: 5 Miles

Entry Fee: £6 affiliated, £8 unaffiliated, £10 on the day

Junior Race: 10am start, £2 entry (on the day only)

2016 Runners: 215

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Hungerford Harey 8

The Hungerford Harey 8 is a multi-terrain, eight mile run starting and finishing at Hungerford Rugby Club.
The route takes in the beautiful Port Down Common before descending gently towards Templeton/Trinity Stud. It then follows a circular route around footpaths providing stunning views of Combe and of the countryside.

The race is organised by the Hungerford Hares running club.

Date: Sunday 18th June 2017

Distance: 8 Miles

Entry Fee: £11 affiliated, £13 unaffiliated, £15 on the day

Fun Run: 10am

2016 Runners: 105

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Inkpen Gibbet Challenge

The Gibbet Challenge is a scenic 10K race in the beautiful countryside around Inkpen, West Berkshire with the ethos of having ‘a bit of fun combined with a bit of a challenge’. The race starts and ends at Inkpen Memorial Playing Fields with a multi-terrain route which includes an energetic, though not overwhelming, climb up to Walbury Hill and Combe Gibbet to enjoy the spectacular views.

Any proceeds from the event will go to the Inkpen sports clubs with the aim of encouraging sporting activities within the village.

Date: Sunday 25th June 2017

Distance: 10 Km

Entry Fee: £8 affiliated, £10 unaffiliated, £2 extra on the day

Kids Race: After start of main race, free entry

2016 Runners: 126

Go to the race website

© 2016 Run West Berks