Frequently Asked Questions

What time does the event start?

The race will start from 10AM with different start times depending on your predicted finish time.

Where do I get my registration pack?

Your registration pack will be collected on the morning of the race inside the Forum Building, which is also serving as Race HQ.

When will I receive more details about the race?

The detailed race information will be emailed to all current entrants one week before the event date. Entrants after this will be emailed the detailed race information in their confirmation email.

What are my public transport options?

Train Stations:

  • Hatfield Station, Hatfield, AL9 5AB – 2 Miles from Race HQ
  • Welham Green Station, Hatfield AL9 7JA – 2.4 Miles from race HQ

Bus Services:

Several buses, including an inter-campus shuttle can get you directly to Race HQ. To find out more, visit the Uno Bus website

Can I park at the venue?

If you are a student at the university, then yes. Otherwise, we reccomend the UH College Lane Multi Storey Parking. For more information, visit the University of Hertfordshire website.

Will I get a medal?

Yes! A custom themed medal, brand new for this year, will be given at the finish line.

Will I get a time for my 5-mile run?

Yes the event will be accurately chip timed.

What does ‘chip timed’ mean?

A chip will be given to you attached to the back of your race number bib before the start of the run. Readers inside the start/finish mats report the time of day you crossed. Subtracting your finish time from your start time gives the timers your net time.

Who will be timing the event?

Event Chip Timing. To find out more about them, visit their website.


Is your question still not answered? Then contact us at events@activetrainingworld.co.uk