Hungerford Harey 8

The Hungerford Hares are pleased to announce the return of the Hungerford Harey 8 for 2018 

When: 1st July 2018

Where: Hungerford Rugby Club, The Triangle Field, Priory Road, RG17 0AN

Distance: Approx 8 Miles, Multiterrain.

Our chosen charity BIBS (Babies in Buscot Ward, Royal Berkshire Hosptial) -

(Babies in Buscot Ward, Royal Berkshire Hosptial)
This year Runners can wear bone-conducting headphones to listen to music.

Link to the photos from last year


The start and finish will be at the Hungerford Rugby Club. The route takes runners around a loop of the triangle field before heading out towards the common. There, runners will be directed on a course taking in the beautiful Port Down Common before descending gently towards Templeton/Trinity Stud. It then follows a circular route around footpaths providing stunning views of Combe and of the countryside. The runners will then return via the common back to the Rugby Club.

There will be a special memento for the finishers and unique 'trophies' for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male and Female, and the winners for the following age categories; M40, F35, M50, F45, M60, F55.

Prize winners; will only receive one prize this year even if they have won in 2 categories.

Please see map of route here

Prior to the main race there will be a children's Fun Run (variable distances between 200m-1km depending on age) at the Triangle field (Rugby Club) starting at 10am, entries are taken on the day with medals provided to all who participate!

After the event, presentations will take place at 12 midday and there will be a BBQ at the clubhouse plus other refreshments (tea/coffee/cakes etc) for the well deserved runners and their spectators!

Regrettably, the course is unsuitable for wheelchair athletes. Race under UK Athletics rules. Licence number 1652-1652

Minimum age 16 years on race day.

From 1 April 2016 a new rule regarding the wearing of head phones in road races was introduced into the 2016-2018 edition of the UKA Rules of Competition:-

"The wearing of non bone-conducting headphones, or similar devices, (other than those medically prescribed), is not permitted in races on any single carriageway road that is not wholly closed to traffic."

The race is part of Run West Berks, a series of four races taking place in May and June 2017. See for more information.

How to Enter:

Or via postal entry. Download a form Here

Enters on the day close at 10:00am

2018 Race Info Here (Awaiting update)

2018 Harey 8 Poster Here (Awaiting update)


2017 Harey 8 Final Results Here

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