• Run West Berks 2018

  • Four great events...

  • Are you up for the challenge?

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).

2018 Leaderboard

A trophy will be awarded to the male runner and female runner with the best aggregate time over the 2018 four race series.

The current leaders after the Ollie Johnson Kintbury 5…

01:02:48 Carl Aldridge
01:04:25 Steve Barnes
01:05:59 Ben Wickens
01:06:52 Edward Taylor
01:07:14 Michal Szczepanczyk

01:19:00 Lisa O’Neil
01:19:15 Jenny Eaton
01:24:18 Jodi Strong
01:25:08 Helen Garforth
01:26:13 Hannah Rees

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 12th May 2018, 10:30am

Distance: 5.7 Miles

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

2017 Runners: 171

Go to the race website

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 3rd June 2018, 10:30am

Distance: 5 Miles

Entry Fee: £8.50 affiliated, £10.50 unaffiliated, £12 on the day if places available

2 Mile Race: 10:35am start, £3 entry on the day only (U10 must run with parent/guardian)

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

2017 Runners: 165

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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 24th June 2018, 10:30am

Distance: 10 Km

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

Kids Race: After start of main race, free entry

2017 Runners: 140

Go to the race website

Inkpen Gibbet Challenge

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 1st July 2018, 10:30am

Distance: 8 Miles

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

Fun Run: 10am

2017 Runners: 94

Go to the race website

Hungerford Harey 8
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