Marston Forest 5k Friday June 9th 2023
Fri 09/06/2023 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
HOW IT ALL STARTED
In Autumn 2004 Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers mused about their portfolio of races and were looking to extend the races on offer. After much consideration Flyer, Zac Hollis coined the idea of racing in Marston Vale Millennium Country Park.
The Flyers Committee embraced the opportunity, and the Forest Centre were quick to get involved. The calendar was checked, and a 5k distance and date was agreed. The race would be called the “Marston Vale Forest 5K” and it has taken place every year since then.
So, whether you an experienced runner looking to achieve a new PB or you want to run your first ‘official’ 5k this race is for you. The course is flat, and you run around paths within the beautiful Marston Vale Country Park.
We are known for our friendly well organised races with encouraging marshals to cheer you on.
FREE parking is available at this Friday evening race and is popular with runners from Bedford, Luton, Hitchin, and Milton Keynes.
The Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers Marston Forest 5k chip timed race takes place every summer, it is popular with both experienced athletes and those runners looking to do their first official 5k race!
We hope you will come and join us and have fun in a friendly environment that welcomes all abilities.
A fast, flat course in the beautiful Marston Vale country park with lots of PB potential!
There is also a free junior 1K fun run before main race, all participants receive a medal!
Follow our dedicated Marston Forest 5k Facebook page to keep up to date with the latest information about the race and lots more.
Registration details for 2023 will be available soon.
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