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About the HU5k Run

The course

HU5k starts and ends within the cotswold village of Hawkesbury Upton. The route is gently undulating on roads and tracks which are paved or earth-surfaced, with short sections on grass footpath. There will be full signage to make sure you stay on track, and plenty of marshals to cheer you on and keep you safe.

There is a full route tour from HU5ky Bear, our race mascot, on our course information page.

Our community

HU5k is organised entirely by volunteers in the village of Hawkesbury Upton, in support of Hawkesbury Primary PTA. We’re grateful to everyone involved for bringing a true community spirit to this event. Thank you!

If you’d like to join our volunteer team for the next event, there are jobs for everyone on the day – so please get in contact here.

The event

Register online before the event. For details on registration, sign up to our newsletter or follow our socials.


Medals will be awarded to all finishers with winner’s medals for the fastest runners in each age category.

Race CategoryPre-registration fee
Adult Male (18+)£12
Adult Female (18+)£12
Age 11-18 Male£9
Age 11-18 Female£9
Under-11 Male£6
Under-11 Female£6
Venue and Parking

HU5k starts and finishes at Hawkesbury Village Hall GL9 1AT.

Parking is available nearby (details in the pre-race briefing).

  • Food, drinks and a bit of music available during the morning and after the race.
  • Changing facilities and toilets available at the village hall.
  • Ticketed bag storage within the village hall (items are left at your own risk).
  • Water available on route and at the finish. We encourage all runners to bring their own water bottles to help reduce the amount of plastic used.
  • First Aid team in attendance just in case there are any medical problems.
  • Route marks at each km; marshals wearing high vis are at key points on the course. A tail runner will ensure no one is left behind.
  • It is your responsibility to correctly fill in the emergency contact details on the reverse of your race number.
  • Under-11 children must run with an adult at all times.
  • Athletes with dogs / buggies are welcome.