ATW Hatfield 5 – 27th November 2022

ATW Hatfield 5


This once small, local event has become a major part of the calendar for runners in Hertfordshire and beyond. It’s popularity quickly grew as word got out that the course was seriously quick!

Historically, this event has featured Hertfordshire 5 mile Championships. To be eligible, you must have been born in Hertfordshire or been a resident for 9 months. If this event is chosen again for the Championships, you must state your eligibility during registration process.

This race will take place under a UK Athletics race license.

  • Location: University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, AL10 9AB
  • Start times: 10:00am
  • Distances: 5miles
  • Minimum Age: 15yrs (ages as at 27th November 2022)
  • Activity: Running

  • Open to: Solo participants

  • Entry Fee: From just £15 per person (Details below)

  • UKA License No: Applied for
  • Refunds ActiveTrainingWorld do not offer refunds, 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 or jury service, you will only be eligible for a transfer or credit note on production of official evidence: Positive Covid-19 test result, Doctor’s note or equivalent.
  • Event Cancellation If the event should have to be cancelled due to reasons beyond ATW’s control (for example – but not limited to – adverse weather, local or national lockdown) entrants will be given a credit note for the value of their entry fee (minus the booking fee) to be used on any ATW event.
  • Additional Fees: A 6% booking fee will be added at the checkout
  • Event Organiser: Active Training World
  • Organiser Email: events@activetrainingworld.co.uk
  • Official Event Website: None


Race numbers will be collected at the the event venue.

Registration will be open from 08:30am

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 race starts at The Forum, before heading along the pavements of college lane. After two sweeping bends, you are on The Alban Way, one of the most popular running routes in Hatfield and St Albans. Next, you will turn right, then left onto Wilkins Green Lane. By the end of Wilkins Green Lane, you will have completed only 3 metres of climbing!

You will then cross The Alban Way and join Smallford Lane. Another sweeping corner takes you onto Sleapcross Gardens, before meandering onto the super-flat and super-straight A414 footpath. Take the left footpath onto Comet Way and then another left, to head back to the final mile, onto the Alban Way. Come back the way you came, into race HQ and you will have finished, probably in a personal best time too!

The course is one lap of 5 miles. The route’s popularity is down to its reputation for fast times. It is incredibly flat and primarily free of pedestrians and traffic

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.

Supporters are now welcome and encouraged to attend our races, we want to create a friendly and safe atmosphere for all our participants.

If you would like more info on this event please use the email address below:



Custom designed medal for all finishers!
Add a medal insert to commemorate your time; whether it’s your first race or a new PB! Available to purchase for an additional £8.
Simply add MEDAL INSERT on your registration form and you’ll be sent the insert in the mail shortly after race day, for you to apply to your medal and display proudly!

There will be a prizegiving to the top male and female finisher in each race on the day

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

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.

Parking in the UH Multi-Storey Car Park is completely free. Click here to see the location on Google Maps.

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, as per UKA guidance, however the car parking is right next to the race HQ.

Toilets & Changing
Come changed and ready to run if possible. There will be supervised storage for bags and belongings but please leave valuables at home as ATW will not be responsible for lost property.

Distance Markers
Every mile.

The use of bone conduction headphones IS allowed, since these do not cover the ears or disrupt your awareness of sound around you. However, please keep the volume at a level where you can still hear the marshals’ instructions.

Water Station
Water will NOT be provided on the course but will be available at the end of the race.

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 http://results.eventchiptiming.com

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)
  • If you are booking more than 1 place, please ensure that you complete the individual details for each attendee accurately answering all the questions on their behalf.
  • Prices do not include 6% booking fee. This will be added at checkout.

Details Price Qty
5 Mile Unaffiliated EARLY BIRD£15.00 (GBP)*  
5 Mile UKA Affiliated EARLY BIRD£13.00 (GBP)*  

Price does not include booking fee

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