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Erpingham 5K Rural Run
Results and photos from 2019

The 2019 Rural Run 22nd September Results - go to winners page for this years times.

The 2019 run was a resounding success with 78 runners. We appreciate the price has increased but it is necessary for the run do what was intended. The objectives are

  • Provide a local run that will be enjoyable for all and challenging for the more serious particiant
  • Cover the costs of insurance, medical cover and provisions
  • Provide a surplus to assist in the day to day expenses of the MUGA (Multi Use Games Area)

For 2019 there were the following classes each with a male and female category
Adult  16+
Under 16
Under 12

Special note to the Goodliffe family where mum ran with Millie, Lottie and Pippa to get 1,2 and 3 in the under 12s and mum ran complete with a push chair. Dad said he would have loved to have run but had to go and ring his bell in Erpingham church joined by our local decorated dignitary Alan Witham who came limping into the car park with a similar excuse. We were all looking forward to the toll of the bells as a backdrop to our race so it must have been my hearing that I did not hear them ! 

Many thanks to our many marshalls and those who help make this such a well organised event. Ray and Jonathan have been providing water half way round since the race started. Most of the organising is done by Ann the secretary and Bill who is the main race manager in terms of ensuring everyone is in the right place. 

Tea, coffee, soft drinks and cake were provided in the village hall following the race when the prizes were awarded. Many
 thanks to the school and the ladies who did the work

We look forward to your support again in 2020.

Never give up -
Jamie Cooke spectacular finish to win Pentathalon Gold >>> 

1972 800metres>>> click HERE



We hope those who joined us in 2019 will be enthused and take up the challenge again to either beat this years time or just complete the Sunday morning challenge.

If you run regularly we invite you to take part in a Rural Run in a geat part of North Norfolk
If you do not run regularly we invite you to open those lungs and stretch those legs. 
If you are under 16 then come along and show the oldies how its done - bring a friend or challenge your brother or sister.
A friendly run but a great challenge for all ages and ability


The 2019 Rural Run took place on Sunday 22nd September 10.30am from Erpingham Village Hall (Post Code NR11 7QB) With 78 runners taking part
 the run was very competitive for those that wanted to compete. The course record is 17 minutes and 16 seconds set by Neil Adams and records are there to be beaten. 2019 was won by Carmine de Grandis, one of our original participants re-joining the run after a two year break - Good to see you back Carmine. The fastest lady was Joanne Watkins, Belle Watkins won the female U16 class, Harvey Cox won the U12 male with Millie, Belle and Pippa Goodliffe getting the honours in the U12 female category. Well done all.   
Results from 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 are on the winners page.
Photos from this and previous years in the photo gallery.
Pictures of our great course in 'pictures of route page'

5k stands for 5 Kilometers which is 3.1 miles along a picturesque route running through Calthorpe and Erpingham. 6000 paces of Rural Delight.

  • To download registration form go to Registration Form
  • To register your interest go to the contact me page 
  • We are quite happy for you to register on the day if you wish. Desk opens 10.00am
  • You can download the advertising poster if you would like to promote the run. Go to poster download

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