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The ever popular Hatfield 5 is back for the 3rd year and this year incorporates the Senior Hertfordshire 5 Mile Championships!

As the organisers of the Love Welwyn 10K and Welwyn Half Marathon we are excited to once again host the Hatfield 5 Mile Race for the third year and this year incorporates the Senior Hertfordshire 5 Mile Championships!. Our races are becoming known for their pb smashing potential.

The route for the race is a residential setting that starts and finishes in the modern surroundings of The University of Hertfordshire's College Lane Campus. It is 1 lap of five miles and is flat and is on predominately quiet lanes and pavements including part of the Alban Way.

The headline sponsor for the Hatfield 5 is Runnersworld Store in Marshalwick and the event will also be supported by the Herts Sport & Wellbeing Foundation and Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

Race Info

Date: Sunday 27th November 2016 with a 10:00am start

Race Licence No. TBC The races will be run under UKA rules on an accurately measured course.

Race HQ and start: University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire.


Online entries only.

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Standard price: Affliliated Athlete £12.00 Un-Affiliated Athlete £14.00.

Chip timing

Race limit 500

No entry fee refunds. No transfer of race numbers to another person is allowed.


1st, 2nd and 3rd Man and woman and 1st 40+, 50+,60+ 70+ man and woman. 1st 4 to score men's team prize and 1st 3 to score women's team prize. H5 Medals finish line goodies to all finishers. Herts County Medal list TBC

Event Profile

Distance: 5 miles Surface: Road & pavement

Route: 1 lap Map here.

Setting: Residential/Rural

Profile: Flat

Water stations: 1 at approx half distance.

Distance Markers: Every Mile

Traffic free? No

Minimum Age 15

Ample car parking on Campus

The race is served by many public transport options with Hatfield Station near by and public buses that pass within a short walk of the campus and University buses that serve the campus.

Race time limit of 1.30 hours. After this time the course will be un-marshalled , facilities and signs packed away and we cannot guarantee the timekeepers will be at the finish line to record times.

Venue facilities: Toilets, Refreshments, Supervised bag storage.

Enter the race here