The HERTS 10K is Rennie Grove Hospice Care's flagship fundraising event with thousands of runners coming back year after year in support of the local charity.
Although the event is one of the largest 10K runs in Hertfordshire, it is still very much a community event. The atmosphere on the day is fantastic with many more people coming along to support family and friends. Refreshments are available for spectators and there are bouncy castles for the children.
This is a beautiful multi-terrain course which is both sign posted and marshalled, with km markers along the route. There are water points on route and at the finish you will receive water and a snack along with your finishers medal. Free secure bag storage is available on site for participants provided by Magenta Storage.
There is no minimum time in which you must complete the course.
Trophies will be presented on race day to the first three men and women to cross the finish line.
2018 will see the return of the Junior Division for age 12 – 16 years (participant must be at the required age at the time of the event). The 1st, 2nd and 3rd junior runners will identified by the chip in the bib as they cross the line. Winners will not be announced immediately so please listen out for the winners announcement.
The entry fee £22 and includes your race entry, a technical T-shirt, finisher's medal, chip timing and water en-route.
An administration fee of 6% will be applied to each order by our online entry system partner, Results Base.
Your race pack will be sent out in the post in September.
Note: entries placed after 10am on September 26th 2018 will need to come to registration at the venue and collect them.
On the day there will be a secure bag storage provided by Magenta Self Store St Albans
There will be hot and cold refreshments available for purchase on the day. Bouncy castles and entertainment for children. Toilet facilities will be available.
Harpenden train station have kindly agreed to runners parking in the East car park free of charge. Please download and print a copy of the parking permit to leave on the dashboard for identification. Herts10k parking permit for Harpenden station
Harpenden town centre There are various parking options in the town approx 15 minutes walk from the start line!
Controlled parking is available along the tree-lined avenue at the ‘Hatching Green’ entrance to Rothamsted Research. Access this from the B487 Redborn Road, Harpenden.
Sun Lane car park is free on a Sunday. Turn right at the roundabout as you head out of the town towards Luton – this holds around 75 cars.
Amenbury Lane has parking available along the road on which the Leisure Centre is situated.
No parking is available at the start/finish.
The race is not suitable for wheelchairs.
Use of MP3s, iPods and the wearing of headphones are not permitted (for safety reasons.)