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About Ipswich 5k Summer Series - Race 3

The ever popular Ipswich 5k Summer Series. This is the third race in the series which features an undulating two lap course in Christchurch Park. Runners of all standards are welcome, including beginners, and there will be a medal and finish line goodies for all finishers.
You can enter a single race, or purchase a three race or four race season ticket. The series comprises four 5K races. Points scored in your best three races count towards overall Series prizes (first 100 male and female finishers in each race score points).
There will be prizes for race winners and winners of vet categories, plus team prizes and a special series prize for 1st Male and 1st Female.

The Course
The Ipswich Summer Series comprises a two-lap, undulating course using the paths around Christchurch Park. The route will be marked with directional route arrows and marshalled to provide additional assistance

Race Location: Christchurch Park, Ipswich IP4 2BE

Christchurch Park can be accessed from the following roads:
  • Soane Street
  • Westerfield Road
  • Bolton Lane
  • Henley Road
  • Fonnereau Road
  • Park Road
The Westerfield Road entrance is nearest to the Race HQ and start line, which is at Westerfield Gate.

There is nearby on street parking, plus other parking available at Crown Car Park and at a car park off William Street (at the southern end of the park).

For those travelling by public transport, the nearest railway station is Ipswich, which is approximately 1.5 miles away from the Westerfield Road entrance to Christchurch Park. Runners can also use the number 12, 13, 14 or 800 bus service from the railway station to Ipswich Library, which is a 0.5 mile walk away from the race start. .

First Aid
St John Ambulance or an alternative medical provider will be in attendance on the day and the course will be marshalled to provide assistance. There will also be a sweep runner following the race to ensure that nobody is left behind and that all runners are accounted for. 

Race Entry

Per Event Entry Fee: 
  • £8.00 Attached
  • £10.00 Unattached
  • £2.00 Extra on the day
Series Entry Fee:
  • £27.00 Attached
  • £33.00 Unattached
Three Race Entry Fee:
  • £21.00 Attached
  • £27.00 Unattached
Children's Race Entry Fee:
  • £3.00 Single Race
  • £10.00 Series Entry
Postal Entries
Please send postal entries to: Race Director, Nice Work, Teviot, Malthouse Lane, Peasmarsh, East Sussex, TN31 6TA
Please make cheques payable to 'Nice Work'. Postal entry closes four days before race day, but entries can be accepted on the day, subject to availability.
Entry limit: 200
Please note that all race packs will be available to collect on the night. For further information or enquiries, please call us on 01797 229955.