Compton 10k

Compton 10K FAQs

How do I enter the race?
How much does it cost?

£25 (£23 for club/affiliated runners).  The price remains the same as the 2023 event

The event is organised by volunteers and all profits will go to Compton School Association (Registered Charity 297871) to support Compton All Saint’s C of E Primary School with equipment, resources and extra-curricular activities.

Where is the race start?
  • Compton Street (Glebe Field, opposite Compton All Saints’ Church), Compton, Winchester, SO21 2AS.
What time do I need to get there?
  • The race start is 11.00am. We recommend you aim to be on site at least 1 hour before the start time. It is approximately 15 minutes walk from the car park, and there will be queues for toilets so allow yourself plenty of time.

    There will be a briefing for all runners at 10.40am followed by a warm up led by Fitstate.

    Alexandra Sports and Physiotherapy and Wellness will also have stalls and can help with running queries and advice.

    View the race information email sent to runners here:
Will there be car parking?
  • FREE car parking is available in areas 1, 2, 7, 8 of South Winchester Park and Ride. It is approximately 15 mins walk from the car park to the race start/ finish and Compton All Saint’s Primary School. Please note there will be no public car parking onsite.  

    South Winchester Park and Ride is located next to J11 of theM3 . Postcode: SO21 2FG
Is the race accessible by public transport?
Is the race on closed roads?
  • Compton Street will be closed to traffic. The race is multi-terrain. Please be aware that there may be parts where members of the public will have access to the route. Please note that footpaths will not be closed.
Road Closure information for local residents
  • Compton Street will be closed when the race starts. Details will be communicated soon and all affected residents will be notified.

    Emergency vehicles will have access at all times.
Can dogs take part?
  • Sorry, no dogs are allowed at this event.
Can I run with a buggy?
  • Unfortunately not. As a multi-terrain event, the route is not suitable for buggies. Children and babies are welcome to watch the race and there will be plenty of activities and refreshments available at the fete for all ages.
Will there be prizes?
  • Yes. Prizes have been kindly donated by Alexandra Sports.
I’m interested in being a sponsor. Who do I contact?
How do I become a volunteer?
Will there be toilets at the start?
  • Yes. There will be event toilets in the field near the start and finish area. Please be aware there may be queues for these and allow yourself plenty of time before the race starts.
Is there a bag drop?
  • Yes. There will be a bag drop in the start/ finish area.
What is the minimum age to enter the event?
  • The minimum age is 16 years (age on the day of the event).
How do I collect my race number?
  • Runners who entered before 8th May 2024 will be able to collect their race pack from Alexandra Sports Winchester from Tuesday 14th May.  

    Runners who are unable to collect in advance, or entered from Thursday 9th May onwards, will be able to collect their pack on the day, from the Alexandra Sports stall near the finish line.  Please allow time for any queues on the day.

    It will be possible for another runner to collect your pack for you.

    Alexandra Sports, 92 Oliver's Battery Road South, Winchester, SO22 4EZ.
Can I collect my race number on the day?
  • Where possible, please collect your pack in advance. This will avoid queues on the race day. Packs are not being posted due to the cost involved.
Can I wear earphones?
  • Race Rules (UKA) do not allow the use of earphones and you may be disqualified if you run with them. We highly recommend that you do not use them so that you can hear marshal directions and for the safety of you and others around you.
Will there be medical support?
  • Yes. Emergency first aid will be provided by GWP Medical.  Please ensure that you have updated your medical information on registration. Please contact us in advance if there is something we need to be aware of. If you are injured, you should seek professional advice before taking part in the event.
Will there be water available?
  • There will be one water station. Please note that supply may be limited and you should be prepared to carry your own water if you feel you will need it, or if the weather is exceptionally hot.

    Water will be available at the finish. To reduce waste, please bring your own bottle to refill.
Will there be toilets on route?
  • No. There will be toilets in the start/ finish area but there are no facilities along the route.
Can I enter on the day?
  • No. Only advance entries are possible. There are only 350 spaces and we anticipate that the event will sell out.
Is the event timed?
  • Yes. The event is chip-timed. This year the timing chip will be incorporated in your race number. If you have collected your race pack in advance, remember to bring your race number with you!
Will there be a medal?
  • Yes. All finishers will receive a wooden finisher's medal.

    The wooden medals are made in the UK from sustainably sourced wood.
Is there an event t-shirt?
  • We are not giving away a t-shirt to all runners due to the costs involved as we're a small event. We are considering options for future years.
Are spectators allowed?
  • Absolutely! Spectators are welcome in the start/ finish area and along the route. Please listen to marshals and ensure you do not obstruct the course, especially where it is narrow.

    There will be refreshments available for spectators to purchase at the fete, taking place opposite the start/ finish area at the school.
    The fete will start at 11.30am and there will be a BBQ, Licensed Bar, Tea and Coffee stall as well as inflatables, entertainment, games, activities and stalls.

    Please note that no dogs are permitted in the school grounds. Smoking and vaping are not permitted in the school grounds.  
Where do I get my results?
  • Results will be available via the link below once the race has finished. The link will also be sent by email to runners and shared on our social media pages.

    The 2024 results page is:

    If you view the results on a mobile, you may need to rotate your device to see them.  

    Please ensure your contact details are up to date and that you have opted in to communication so that you receive the email.  
Will there be race photos?
  • Local photographer Sam Gavins will be taking photos in the start/ finish area. These will be available to view after the race and details will be sent with a link after the race. We encourage you to take your own photos and share them with us on social media, using #Compton10k

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