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Neurocare's Head Start 5K and 10K (Sheffield)

Date / Time
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 8:00 a.m.
Length 6.21 miles (10.0 km)

Neurocare's annual Head Start charity race is BACK for its ninth year running! Join us for a family 5K and chip-timed 10K run at Rother Valley Country Park on Sunday 20th May 2018

This charity event is perfect for both first time runners and seasoned pros. Lace up your running shoes for our family friendly 5K, or tackle our famously flat, chip-timed 10K - the perfect race for those all-important personal bests! 


Run, jog or walk whilst raising lifesaving funds for Neurocare...
ou'll be joining #TeamNeurocare in our fight to improve and save the lives of patients with debilitating and potentially fatal neurological conditions. We support Sheffield's world-leading neuroscience departments by funding specialist equipment, pioneering research, patient and family support services and the transformation of hospital wards into more comfortable and welcoming spaces. Click here to find out more about Neurocare and the projects you could support through Head Start.


Registration will open at 8.00am. The 10K will start at 9.30am and the 5K will start at 11am. Suggested time of arrival for runners is 8.15am for 10K and 9.45am for 5K. Please allow plenty of time as entry to the car park may be slow.

5K costs £10-12
10K costs £15-19

The event will include:

  • Fully licenced and UKA affiliated race
  • Fun pre-race warm up
  • Professional chip-timed 10K and manually timed top 5K runners
  • The chance to get a new personal best on our ultra flat course
  • The chance to support a fantastic charity by raising additional sponsorship
  • Family friendly atmosphere, including a picnic area and petting farm
  • Finisher goodie bag and medal
  • Post-race entertainment, including sports massages and charity stalls

 **10K runners must be 15 or over on the day of the event**
**5K runners must be 12 or over on the day of the event to complete competitively. Any younger runners will be welcomed providing they are running, jogging or walking with a parent or guardian**

Type of Race  Road
Rother Valley Country Park S26 5PQ
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Entry Fee

In Advance : £15.00 (affiliated)  £17.00 (unaffiliated)

On the Day : £17.00 (affiliated)  £19.00 (unaffiliated)

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Entry Limit 1000
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Contact for Enquiries
Beth Porter

0114 226 9678
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