Bedford Autodrome Fast 5 & 10k – 11th April 2021

Bedford Autodrome Fast 5k & 10k


Challenge yourself to either a 5k or 10k personal best at Bedford Autodrome. This flat 1 or 2 lap course is ideal for a chip timed PB.

With events around the country being cancelled we are pleased to be able to give you the opportunity to complete the 10km and 5km distances in a small scale, socially distanced environment. The event is held in traffic free and private grounds using a 5km loop around the Bedford Autodrome race circuit – a flat, tarmac surface.

A full UK Athletics race license has been applied for.

The races will start in a time trial format, with the athletes with the fastest predicted times going off first. The start line will be similar to a Formula 1 starting grid with athletes being kept socially distanced on the start line and starting in small waves.

As Active Training World continue to organise events during this difficult time, we understand that many people are nervous regarding entering events again and we want to assure you that we take every measure we can to organise a safe, socially distanced event. To see this in action watch our video Covid-19 Safety at ActiveTrainingWorld Running and Triathlon Events.

We want you to book with confidence so, if this event can no longer go ahead, and a postponement date isn’t found, you will be offered a virtual run or a refund of your entry fee. (Booking fees are non-refundable).

  • Location: Bedford Autodrome, Thurleigh Airfield Business Park, Bedford MK44 2YP
  • Start times: Waves start at 3.00pm. Wave Start times will be based on your estimated completion time.
  • Distances: 10K (2 laps) | 5K ( 1 lap)
  • Minimum Age: 12yrs – 5k | 15yrs – 10k (as at 11/04/2021)
  • Activity: Running

  • Open to: Solo participants

  • Entry Fee: 2 options from just £15 per person (Details below)

  • UKA License No: Applied for
  • Event Cancellation Policy: We want you to book with confidence so, if this event can no longer go ahead, and an alternative date isn’t found, you will be offered a virtual run or a refund of your entry fee (Booking fees are non-refundable)
  • Additional Fees: A 6% booking fee will be added at the checkout
  • Event Organiser: Active Training World
  • Organiser Email:
  • Official Event Website: None

Race numbers will be collected at the the event venue.

Registration opens at 1.00pm and closes at 2.00pm

There will be an online race briefing made available before the event, it is mandatory to have watched this as there will be no pre-race briefing on the day.

Please arrive in sufficient time to collect your race number.


The fast, flat course tracks anti-clock-wise around the motor circuit.  1 lap for the 5k and 2 laps for the 10k.

Tarmac and flat with no sharp corners.

We actively welcome support and involvement from local communities, businesses and individuals. If you would like to find out more about marshalling, sponsorship or group bookings please contact us at the address below.

Due to current restrictions all event staff and volunteers will need to confirm that they have not been unwell in the 14 days leading up to the event. This also applies to competitors and spectators. For this reason we are discouraging spectators to attend the event. If you would like more info on this event please use the email address below:


Custom designed medal for all finishers!

There will be no prizegiving ceremony.  Medals will be available for collection at the end of the race.

There will be full results on the chip timing website both overall and by category.


Whether this is your first 5K or 10K and want to know how to prepare, or are looking to smash your personal best – following a training plan will increase your chances of improving your goals.

Visit the ATW Shop to submit your requirements for a fully customised 5K or 10K training plan.

It is important that you are fit to run and have not experienced any Covid-19 symptoms in the 14 days leading up to the event.

Race Numbers
Please wear your number pinned to the front of your vest.

Ample ample hard standing parking available at venue.

Changing and Bag Storage
We will not be providing a changing area, therefore please come changed and ready to race. There will be no baggage area at this event.

Toilets will be provided for the event.

Water Station
There will be no water stations on the route (you will need to carry any liquids you need). There will be water available, self-service style, at the finish.

ActiveTrainingWorld do not offer transfers or deferrals for this event or any events listed on the website. If you are unable to attend due to illness, injury, family bereavement, jury service you will only be eligible for a refund on production of official evidence: Positive Covid-19 test result, Doctor’s note, Death Certificate etc.

Event Cancellation
If the event should have to be cancelled due to reasons beyond ATW’s control (for example, severe weather, local or national lockdown) entrants will be given a range of options to choose from, which will include a refund of their entry fee.

By entering this event you agree to the below terms and conditions:

Your details will kept in accordance with the Active Training World Privacy Policy

Your name, date of birth and email details will be onto the chip timing company. Personal details will be deleted 1 week after the event.

Where specified on the booking form any medical information will be passed onto the medical team present at the event. 


1) I declare that I am medically fit to compete & understand that I do so entirely at my own risk.

2) I understand that I enter the race at my own risk and that no person(s) or organisation(s) will be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss to myself, prior to, during or after the event.

3) I understand the organisers reserve the right to alter the arrangements and conditions, should circumstances require.

4) By entering this event, the athlete indicates acceptance of UKA rules.


The event is being officially timed by Event Chip Timing and the results will be available on the day at

Ticket Details

  • If this is your first registration on our new booking platform but had an ATW account previously, your old ATW log in details are now invalid and a new account will be created for you when you book your first event without logging in.
  • Please supply your estimated run time in minutes/seconds (e.g. 50.34)
  • Prices do not include 6% booking fee. This will be added at checkout.
Details Price Qty
Bedford Autodrome Fast 10k Unaffiliated Entry£22.00 (GBP)*  
Bedford Autodrome Fast 10k Affiliated Entry£20.00 (GBP)*  
Bedford Autodrome Fast 5k Unaffiliated Entry£17.00 (GBP)*  
Bedford Autodrome Fast 5k Affiliated Entry£15.00 (GBP)*  

Price does not include booking fee

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