About The Race

The Kintbury 5 is organized by the local runners community.

The race helps raise funds for the Kintbury St Mary’s Primary School.

Run on quiet roads and tracks around Inkpen and Kintbury, near Hungerford including by kind permission, some private roads.  Start and finish at Kintbury recreation ground behind the Jubilee sports centre.

This race is part of the 4 race series taking place in West Berkshire, for more details click here.

The 4 races are:

  • Chieveley Chase
    • Date: Saturday 30th April 2022, 10:30am
  • Kintbury 5
    • Date: Sunday 15th May 2022, 10:30am
  • Hungerford Harey 8
    • Date: Sunday 12th June 2022, 10am
  • Inkpen Gibbet Challenge
    • Date: Sunday 26th June 2022, 10:30am

This race is registered with ARC (Association of Running Clubs), permit number 22/253.

We ask our runners to avoid in-ear or over-ear headphones to reduce any risks.
You can check this article about why are headphones banned at races to learn more.

https://www.runnersworld.com/uk/events/a776486/why-are-headphones-banned-at-races/

Bone Conducting headphones are still allowed.


The Day

Next race is on Sunday 15th May 2022, 10:30am

Kids races are (entry on the day):

  • Age group 10 and above: 2 miles, price: £3, start at 10:35am right after the main race
    • Runners will do 1 mile towards St Cassians and then return the same route to the finish line
  • Age group 6-9: 3 laps of the field, 1km, price: £2, start at 09:45am
  • Age group 6 and under: 1 lap of the field, 350m, price: £2, start at 09:45am

Entries on the day only.

Kids Race

Before the start of the main event we offer children races for the following age groups:

  • 6-9 years
  • 6 and under

After the children races we set the main race, a 5 miles loop.

Adults Race

The course can be viewed and downloaded here:

https://www.strava.com/routes/22683083

Route

Strava Segments

NameDistanceElev. Diff.Avg. Grade
Love hils 3.78 km60 m1.4%
First mile 1.62 km40 m2.1%
Inkpen Rd to Pebble HIll1.65 km38 m2.2%
Stud Farm Drop 1.15 km37 m-2.9%
Cassians away 0.52 km8 m1.1%