THE JON WARD HEREFORD 5K

SUNDAY 4th OCTOBER 10am Start

Chip Timed | Medal for all finishers| Fast & Flat Course Prize Money for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male & Female runners

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This October local running club Hereford Couriers are proud to be hosting the first Jon Ward Hereford 5k in memory of ex-Courier Jon Ward who sadly passed away in June 2020.

ALL PROFITS FROM THE RACE WILL BE DONATED TO THE SAMARITANS, CLICK HERE TO VISIT OUR JUST GIVING PAGE TO SEE HOW MUCH WE HAVE RAISED OR TO MAKE A DONATION.

Jon was a decorated runner, competing across every distance from 5k to Ultra Running. He was a proud member of the 100 Marathon Club and many locally knew him well. Jon was a Courier from 2010 – 2017

With running being such a huge part of his life, on Sunday 4th October the Couriers are proud to host the very first Jon Ward Hereford 5k with the aim to raise as much funds with all proceeds going to the Samaritans.  

His 5k PB stood at 17:44 and we will offer a money back incentive to anyone that beats that time, or you may choose to donate the full amount to the charity. 

  • Race Date: Sunday 4th October 2020
  • Starting Time: 10.00am
  • Entries: Entry Fees: £15.00 – Affiliated / £17.00 – Unattached. Race Limit 250, Minimum age 12.
  • Venue: Hereford Racecourse, Roman Road, Hereford. HR4 9QU.
  • Facilities/ Parking: Hereford Racecourse is race HQ & start, has adequate parking, £1 per car. This is where race bib numbers will be collected on the day from 8:30am.
  • Distance/ Terrain: 5k – Road with short gravel track.
  • Course Details: The route is on open roads – albeit through a quiet housing estate, the route is very flat and fast (Ideal for that PB), the course is suitable for runners of all abilities. Full UK Athletics race licence, Licence number to follow.
  • Prizes: Presentations at Hereford Racecourse at 1100, Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place Male & Female finishers, £30, £20, £10 and an optional money back or donation to charity, if you finish sub 17:44. 
  • Medals: We have a medal for all runners who complete the race. 
  • Results: Will be uploaded to http://www.herefordcouriers.com post race & visit https://herefordcouriers.com/club-races/JonWardHereford5k for more details & course route elevation.

The Route

Course Elevation

Terms And Conditions

  • The entrant must agree to the following terms and conditions.
  • This event is to be held under UK Athletics rules. Race Licence applied for. The entrant agrees to abide by the rules of the event and that the officials’ decision is final.
  • The entrant confirms that they have no medical disability that would endanger themselves or others by taking part (and will not run if unfit to do so on the day).
  • The entrant understands that the organisers will not be liable for any loss, damage, injury or illness howsoever caused as a result of entering the race.  The entrant agrees that during the race they will obey marshals’ instructions. No dogs will be allowed on the course.
  • If for any reason beyond our control the race has to be cancelled on the day (“Act of god” Flooding, Accidents, incidents etc) we cannot guarantee a full refund or that the race will be rescheduled. We will however do everything possible to resolve any unfortunate situation.

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