Byfleet Running Festival
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Add to My Calendar 2018-09-29 10:00:00 2018-09-29 13:00:00 Europe/London Gather Event Theme 5k and 10k event in the heart of Byfleet HQ St. Mary's Church Hall Church Road Byfleet Surrey KT14 7NF Byfleet Running Festival

This is now the fifth year of the Byfleet Running Festival where we are raising funds towards our major project to refurbish, extend and improve the facilities available at St Mary’s Church and Community Hall in Byfleet.

Phase 2 is now almost complete, so this is a final fundraising push to equip our newly refurbished office/meeting rooms.

This year we are also contributing towards the funding for a disabled friendly access path to the church and churchyard as well as recognising our relative wealth by supporting the Bishop of Guildford’s Foundation which funds many projects in deprived areas of Surrey.

The courses are 99% off road using the Wey Navigation and Basingstoke Canal towpaths and both races are fully marshalled and chip timed.

Once again we are pleased that Nuffield Health are supporting us by providing on the day race management  as well as prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in both seniors and masters, male and female categories plus all finishers will also receive a medal.


Charges are as follows:

10K race                 £19.50         start time 10:00am

5K race                   £12.50         start time 10:06am


Children aged 11+ may enter the 5K or 10K as individual runners (full price).

Children under 11 may run the 5K for £8 by entering on the day, but must run with a full paying parent/guardian.

All runners run at their own risk and all novice/first time runners are advised to book a health check with their GP prior to competing.


We will also have 4 children’s races that can be entered on the day (up to 11am for £3) with medals for all finishers. These will start once the majority of the 10K runners have finished (estimated to be about 11:15am):

Ages 3-5               1 lap

Ages 5-7               2 laps

Ages 7-9               3 laps

Ages 9-11            4 laps

(each lap is approx 320m)


One Great Morning Out

Whether you are a runner or a supporter, the Byfleet Running Festival is a great morning out.

For those running, enjoy either a 5k or 10k run with friends and family along the tow path.

Supporters cheer your loved ones in and give them the support they need to cross that finish line.

Location & Route

The run will start outside the St Mary’s church in Byfleet Surrey, where participants will do a lap of the field, before heading to Conker Arch and climbing the motorway bridge.

Then the course takes you left along the beautiful towpath of the canal, 5Kers will head towards West Byfleet, before turning back.

10k runners will then change course and head towards West Byfleet Lock – before heading on towards Newhaw Lock where they will then return back to Byfleet.

Supporters and Volunteers

Whether you are a supporter or a volunteer, this is great morning to get involved and take part in the festival without running those miles.

If you would like to volunteer, please click here

Social Media

We want to see all your individual and team photos so make sure you get snapping and use the hashtag #BRF2018


Pick your favourite distance

5K Entry

Timing Chip


Finishers Goody Bag

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Timing Chip


Finishers Goody Bag

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Frequently Asked Questions
How can I get to the venue?

The map and Contact details are listed within the contact information.You will also receive a confirmation email with location map.


There will be lots of places to park around the area on the day

What payment types do you accept?

All payments are processed via the HQ Rider Link.

Can I get a refund on my tickets?

All tickets are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by us, in which case we will always make a full refund.


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The Byfleet Running Festival is sponsored by these companies. Without the support we wouldn’t be able to do this.

Nuffield Logo

A very warm welcome to Wingate & Withers Independent Estate Agents based in Maybury and Byfleet, a family run business that is built on traditional values of honesty, hard work and enthusiasm that is unlikely to be equalled.

We are Surreys latest family run and owned estate agents, we are looking to build on our already impressive reputation as caring, professional estate agents, with you the customer at the heart of our goals to provide superb customer service.

The directors Julie Smith and Robbie Withers, who have a combined service of some 25 years, offer a unique and personalised service to all of our clients whether your buying, selling or just looking for some friendly advice.

Our branches in Maybury and Byfleet have been refurbished from top to bottom, we have ensured we have the most modern technology from our latest property software package to our state of the art pc’s, printers and telephones.


Bluebell Web Solutions Ltd was established in 2013 by co-owners Mel Farmer and Nicola Tait, both grow up in Byfleet and still live in the village, the girls met each other in their teenage years.

Several years later, they both hooked up and again and started to realise they shared a passion for marketing, they created a wonderful business that supported other businesses in the local area, by developing websites and offering digital marketing advice.

3 years on, the girls have expanded and grown their business into a very reputable and trustworthy company, with over 100 clients.

BWS Ltd were very excited to sponsor this year’s brf2017, due to Nicola’s passion for running and keeping fit and also Mel’s expertise in SEO they both wanted to help support their local community with raising the awareness of the run and to help raise funds for St Marys Community Centre.



St. Mary’s Church Hall

Church Road

Byfleet Surrey

KT14 7NF



Get in contact now with your enquiries and comments. We are always looking for feedback on how to make our event even better.



If you have any questions about the event, please contact us directly.

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