The event promises a unique and exciting run experience set in the stunning West Sussex and Surrey countryside on fully closed roads around Gatwick Airport.
About Run Gatwick
The event is organised and hosted by the award-winning Run Series team who also have organised the Intersport Run Reigate Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and Canon Kids Race which has been held annually since 2014.
The event has an average rating of 4.7/5.0 with an incredible 655 reviews for the 2019 event on Racecheck.
Awards for this event include gold award for ‘Best New Event’, ‘Best Regional 5k’ and the silver award for ‘Best National 5k’ at The 2019 Running Awards. They also were awarded silver for the ‘Best Fun Run‘ in 2019.
The Race Distances
The half marathon (13.1 miles) road run takes place on a closed single loop circuit taking in a town centre, aswell as stunning countryside and the Gatwick Airport holiday vibe.
Again a single loop closed road circuit, the 5k starts in Southgate Park and passes through Crawley town centre.
It’s a great distance for people new to running or runners who want a fast PB.
The organisers are very pleased to offer this inspiring family run that allows children aged 4 plus to run 1 mile with their parents on a traffic free course.
The event offers plenty of cheer points with live music and a good chance to spot your friend/relative and cheer the runners on!
The characteristics which best describe British Airways Run Gatwick, as voted on by past participants.
Below are the top three aspects of the British Airways Run Gatwick, as determined by athlete reviews.View full breakdown
This is a great run that really improves on last years good start. There are lots of crowds, there’s not too much beauty to the 5k but you do run up the Historic old High street and it’s a great route to get a PB!
A well organised race and a good event village with everything you need from beer to burgers. Well supported by locals and the airport staff. Great running at the back of the runway with the rocky theme belting out from a security van. Aid stations were good to.
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