Green Park Challenge

The Green Park Challenge is a 3km run open to all the family. The Green Park Challenge starts on Longwater Avenue in Green Park itself and finishes in the magnificent Madejski Stadium.

It's suitable for serious athletes wanting to run a short distance through to complete beginners that just want to have fun.

Green Park Challenge

The Green Park Challenge

2018 Course Map

The Green Park Challenge is a fun run which is estimated to be just under 3km and is open to all the family. From serious athletes wanting a shorter race, to complete beginners wanting to have fun, get fit and raise money for charity all at the same time. The start time is 8:30am. ChampionChip timing will be used for all competitors, so everyone will get their position and race time.

Entry limit: 2,500

2018 Entry Fee: £10.50 inc Free T-shirt

How to win: Prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female runners.

The Green Park Schools Challenge with prizes to the first three teams in the following age categories: U7, U9, U11, U13, U15, U17 male and females.

Simply enter your schools name on the entry form to compete.

Please note all competition results are by chip time, not gun time.

Adults and children can take part in the Green Park Challenge. Children must be at least 4 years of age. If they are under the age of 11 they must be accompanied by a participating adult; both child and adult have to enter the race.


Bikes, stilts, roller skates, skate boards, buggies, etc.
Participants are not permitted to use any of the above or similar in the event and those attempting to do so will be prohibited from starting and may be forcibly removed from the course mid-race where necessary. Likewise, anyone attempting to start or join the race in any outfit that we, in our absolute discretion, deem unsuitable and/or dangerous to other competitors or spectators, will not be allowed to start the event or, if on the course, may be forcibly removed from the event.

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