Castle 5K Series


Sheepmount Athletics Stadium Bitts Park, Carlisle CA3 8XL

Race 1 – Wednesday June 5th

Race 2 – Wednesday July 10th

Race 3 – Wednesday August 14th

Race 4 – Wednesday September 11th

Course Records

Male – James Salt, Border Harriers & AC, 14:56

Female – Millie McKnespiey, Leeds City AC, 16:28

Castle 5K – Route – HERE (officially measured at 5K)

This course is flat and fast and will finish on the track inside the Sheepmount Stadium.

All finishers will receive a Bespoke medal

Race Information

Dates – See Above

Start Time – 19:00

Race Licence NumberTBC

Course Measurement Number20/102

LocationRace HQ is The Sheepmount Athletics Stadium, Carlisle, CA3 8XL

Facilities – Toilets & Showers for both male/female are available. Baggage lay down area. Refreshments available.

Race Numbers – Race numbers and timing chips etc. will be issued at race registration.

Race day information – If any updates are required to the race information they will appear on this page and social media. Important updates will also appear on the Sport in Action home page.

Registration – 17:30 – 18:45 At the Sheepmount Stadium. please don’t leave it to the last minute this will only delay the start.

Safety A race briefing will be held at the front of the Sheepmount at 18:45 prompt. Please keep to the left at all times please bear in mind there will pedestrians & traffic on paths/roads please be courteous. Caution should be taken at all turns. Marshals are there to assist you they are not there to make decisions for you, so please make sure you are safe at all times. This is a UKA licensed event only bone conductor heads phones are allowed.

Course – The start is close to the Sheepmount Athletics Stadium and finishes inside the Stadium. Athletes are requested to follow the race director’s instructions and be aware of the dangers of cars and cyclists.

Route Map

Risk Assessment – A full course risk assessment will be on display at the event HQ on race day together with maps of the route, the race permit and the measurement certificate in accordance with UKA rules.

Prize presentation – The Prizes for the 1st 2nd & 3rd Male & Female finishers will take place approx. 5mins after the 3rd Male/Female crosses the finish line. The remaining age group prizes will be paid via BACS payment within 7 days this is to allow for any queries.

Results – The results will be available live online shortly after the start, go to:

Prizes – 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male & Female.

Age Groups – See Prize Policy – HERE

Any age grouper that finishes in an overall prize position (1st, 2nd or 3rd Male or Female) will receive the overall prize. That age group prize will then roll down to the next person in that age category. The third place prize will not be less than the age group winner.

Any queries