Newport Pagnell Carnival 5K 2019

Date: 6th July 2019 
Time: 12 pm
Price: From £18
Location: Newport Pagnell

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Event News

Finishing touches have been made to this fantastic and exciting new running event. Heading the Newport Pagnell Carnival and in front of around 8000 spectators lining the fully closed streets of the Town. There will be different waves depending on your selected 5K estimated pace, with a family run also included. Everyone will of course receive one of our fantastic medals, and a free entry to the carnival show, making this not only a great race, run or jog but a fab day out.

Event description

  • A fast flat 5k Road Race through the Historic market town of Newport Pagnell. Running on closed roads in front of crowds of thousands, you’ll be running ahead of the annual town Carnival Parade. The race finishes on The Carnival Meadow in the show arena where you can find a days entertainment and fun.
  •  Event Location: You’ll start your run in Blakelands Business Park (off Tanners Drive), the run will take you through the town and past many of the local landmarks including the Iron Bridge and past the town jewel of Aston Martins. You’ll finish your 5k by following the path around the Carnival Meadow and into the main arena to cross the finish line.
  •  Parking: We would advise runners to walk to the start or get dropped off if possible to reduce traffic in the start area. For anyone coming from outside town there will be ample parking a few minutes from the start line in Tongwell (details will be confirmed in your pre-race email).  
  • There is limited parking at the finish on Riverside Meadow via Wellend Drive. Please do not park in the roads surrounding the meadow.
    Once you’ve enjoyed all the offerings of the Carnival event, its an easy 3k walk or jog back to the start and your vehicle.
  • There will be Photographs of your achievement and you will be able to access these as soon after the event as possible.
  • A fantastic medal will be given out at the finish
  • Prizes will be awarded to the first 3 male and female finishers and the fastest male and female in the following categories: Vet 40+, Vet 50+, Vet 60+. More prizes may be given out but this depends on the number of entries.
  • Also included:
    – Event medal  
    – Chip timing  
    – Entry into Riverside Meadow (normally £2)
    – Official race photographer
    – Optional T-shirt
    – Optional virtual run to get you training