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Needles 5k and 10k

The Needles 5k and 10k races are perfect anyone who has completed a Couch to 5K programme or wants to try a slightly longer distance. Starting out from the Sports Centre they will take you through the twists and turns of the footpaths running through the stunning Freshwater countryside.

If you’re new to running why not take part in our FREE Couch to 5k or 5k to 10k programmes, led by experienced marathon runner, Julie Dixon. Click here for more info on our Couch to 5k sessions.

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Results

Click here for results of Needles 5k 2017

Click here for results of the Needles 10k 2017


Date: Saturday 3rd June 2017

Race start – 5k: 10am

Race start – 10k: 12noon

Venue: Both events will start and finish at the West Wight Sports and Community Centre

Cost – Needles 5k: In advance £5 (plus online booking fee) / On the day £10 – Entry includes weekend swim membership to the Centre, onsite camping, and a ticket to classic film showing (terms and conditions apply)

Entries – 5k: Registration on the day between 8am and 9.45am in the Community Centre at he front of the building

Cost – Needles 10k: In advance £8 (plus online booking fee) / On the day £13 – Entry includes weekend swim membership to the Centre, onsite camping, and a ticket to classic film showing (terms and conditions apply)

Entries – 10k: Registration on the day between 10am and 11.45am in the Community Centre at the front of the building

Minimum age: 15yrs

Facilities: Showers, changing rooms, secure room, toilets and cafe.

Prizes: Medal

Race Route – Needles 5k: Click here for 5K route (please note route may be subject to change and will be confirmed on the day)

Race Route – Needles 10k: Click here for 10k route (please note route may be subject to change and will be confirmed on the day)

Ferry Discount WIGHTLINK: Entrants can receive a 20% discount on ferry travel on Wightlink Ferries from 1st to 4th June. Click here to book online. Entrants will be required to show their online booking confirmation at the ferry port.

Ferry Discount RED FUNNEL: Entrants can receive a 20% discount on vehicle ferry travel on Red Funnel ferries from 31st May to 7th June. Click here to book online. Entrants will be required to shoe their online booking confirmation at the ferry port.

Email: events@westwight.org.uk


Terms and Conditions

Entrants must collect their wrist bands when they arrive on site.  The wristband entitles the bearer only to:

Free swimming available when pool is open. Timetables are available from reception or on the website. Regular swimming charges apply to any other members of your group

1 free pitch on the onsite campsite. Must be booked in advance. Click here

Free showers. £1 charge for other members of your group.

Free entry to classic film showing. Must be booked in advance. £4 ticket price applies to other members of your group. Email events@westwight.org.uk to book your tickets.

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