Thurlow 5M and 10M

Sunday 23rd October 2022
Thurlow, Suffolk CB9 7LA

*** Included in The Ryan’s Suffolk Grand Prix ***

Held under UKA rules (Licence 2022-43929)

Beautiful 5 and 10 mile courses through scenic Suffolk countryside.

Chip timing
Memento for every finisher
Trophies for 1st 2nd 3rd place male and female
Trophies for age categories

Thurlow 10

  • A single loop multi-terrain course along quiet country roads and some farm track
  • Officially measured and issued with a Statement of course measurement (18/299)
  • Maximum entrants 200.
  • Affiliated entry £20, unaffiliated £22.
  • Minimum age on race day 17 years.
  • Race starts at 10:00am.
  • See the course HERE

Thurlow 5

  • A single loop multi-terrain course along quiet country roads and some farm track.
  • Officially measured and issued with a Certificate of course accuracy (18/300)
  • Maximum entrants 150.
  • Affiliated entry £17, unaffiliated £19.
  • Minimum age on race day 15 years.
  • Race starts at 10:15am.
  • See the course HERE

How to enter

  • If you want to transfer your number to someone else, that’s fine. You can complete the process yourself using the link in your confirmation email.
  • Numbers and chips can be collected from race registrations from 8.30am on race day.
  • Online entries will close at 9am on Saturday 22nd Oct.
  • On the day entries WILL be available between 8.30am and 9.30am.

Race day – what you need to know

  • Race HQ will be Thurlow Village Hall.
  • This year we are unable to use our usual car park in the field behind the village hall. Alternative parking has been arranged 400m away at Great Thurlow Recreation Ground CB9 7LJ.
  • On the reverse of your number you must write your details including emergency contact number. This is especially important if you have a medical condition which may affect your taking part in the event.
  • Race numbers must not be folded, cut or mutilated in any way and must be pinned to the front of your running vest or T-shirt.
  • There are no changing facilities available, please arrive “ready to run”.     
  • Secure baggage storage will be available in the village hall.
  • Toilets are located in the village hall car park and within the hall itself.

During the race

  • To ensure the safety of yourself and others please obey the instructions of the marshals at ALL times.
  • The wearing of I-pods or similar is not permitted and will result in disqualification.
  • If you encounter any problems out on the course, please alert the nearest marshal.
  • Unfortunately the course is not suitable for wheelchair users or running with buggies.
  • There will be a cut-off time of two hours from the start of the 10M race. This means there will be no marshals or support vehicles from 12pm. Please do not run if you think you may not finish within this timeframe (out of consideration for the marshals who will have been in position for several hours).
  • Running with dogs is not permitted.
  • On the 10-mile race there will be water stations at 2, 4.5 and 7miles. On the 5-mile race there will be a water station at 2mile.   

After the race

  • Refreshments (CAKE!) will be available in the village hall.
  • Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd Male and Female in the open race, plus 1st place in the M40, F40, M45, F45, M50, F50, M55, F55, M60, F60, M65+ and F65+ categories.
  • Full results will be available at

If the information you need is not included on this page, please email and we will try our best to help.


Course Records

The current courses were officially measured in 2018. The records below are for years 2018 onwards.

5M FemaleJessie Gooderham201800:32:32
5M MaleScott Williams202200:27:40
10M FemaleDaisy Glover201801:01:30
10M MaleJack Friend201800:57:18

Records Pre 2018

5M FemaleSian-Marie Lucas201500:32:28
5M MaleMichael Gilbert201700:27:25
10M FemaleOdette Robson201501:02:03
10M MaleDenys Olefir201500:55:19