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The Bishop's Stortford High School

Jobbers Wood

Bishop's Stortford

SG10 6FB

United Kingdom

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The Inaugural Mitre 10k 5k 1k
Sunday 30th September

To be held in aid of The Bishop's Stortford High School Mitre Fund Charity no 1155759

Sign up now to take part in the Mitre 10k! Spaces limited

This idyllic route takes you from Jobbers Wood through the beautiful country lanes to Much Hadham and back again, finishing to the cheering crowds of supporters.

With professional chip timing and UKA measurement, this traffic free course is perfect for all abilities.
All finishers receive a medal and free technical t-shirt.

Raising vital funds for TBSHS, The Mitre 10k is set to become one of the top fundraising events for the school. Refreshments and entertainment will be available for your family and friends as they wait to cheer you on at the finish. There is plenty of free parking for everyone from 9:00 am. There will also be refreshments, physio, warm up & warm up area and a safe luggage location.

Participants may collect running numbers and chip on the Sunday 30th morning, or for those who would like to view the course on the day prior Saturday 29th September.

Junior Division
Junior runners aged 12 – 16 are encouraged to take part and we have prizes for the first and second places in each year group. There will be no 10k runners under the age of 15 on the day of the race, however they may take part in the Fun Run below.

Fun Run!
Runners of all ages and abilities are invited to take part in our 1k fun run around the perimeter of Jobbers Wood, with a medal for every child.


  • 10k - £14.95 ages 15+ (includes t-shirt and a medal)
    Anyone aged under 18 must have permission from a parent / guardian and their details must be provided at the time of booking.(£12.95 affiliated)

  • 5K - £10 ages 13+ (includes t-shirt and a medal) .
    Runners must have permission from a parent / guardian and their details must be provided at the time of booking.

  • 1K - Fun Run is free to enter on the day - no need to register (includes a medal)


  • Traffic Free, fairly flat Route through the Hertfordshire Countryside

  • Water stations

  • T-shirt and medal for all finishers

  • Professional Chip timing

  • Free Parking for everyone

  • Refreshments and Entertainment for friends and family



If you have a question which is not answered here then please email Vanessa Ambler Race Director at office@tbshs.org and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.


The Mitre 10k Road Race is a fully marshalled course that follows a loop through local villages on closed roads starting and finishing at the superb sports facilities at Jobbers Wood. The course is gently undulating and on road throughout until the final 800m as it enters the sports complex at the finish.

The postcode for Jobbers Wood is SG10 6FB


Race HQ will open from 8.30am and is located inside the sports pavilion.

At 10:40am there will be a verbal Race Briefing in front of race HQ.


Registration for 2018 is now open and limited strictly to 500 places. There will be no entries on the day and we therefore advise that you reserve your place as early as possible.


Race packs include your running bib and timing chip will be available to collect from 8.30 on the day or between 9 – 11am on Saturday 29th September from Race HQ.

NB Race packs WILL NOT be posted and Race Numbers are non-transferable



08:00 Car park opens

08:30 Race HQ opens for Race Pack and Chip Collection

10:30 Race HQ closes for chip collection and runners assemble for the Pre-Race Briefing

10:40 Road closure commences

10:40 Pre-Race Briefing informing runners of hazards on the day and do’s and don’ts of the race

10:50 5k Race starts

11:00 10k Race starts

12:15 Road Closure ends and roads open for you to leave

Prize giving at Race HQ

12:40 Assemble for 1mile fun run


There is plenty of free parking at Race HQ and we ask that you do not park illegally on grass verges or the race route. Arrive early to give yourself plenty of time to negotiate any traffic build-ups and delays.

  • SAT NAV POSTCODE: SG10 6FB- please follow the directions of our traffic marshals.
  • Car parks will open at 8.00am, please allow enough time to collect your race pack.
  • Disabled parking can be found at Race HQ. Please ask car parking marshals for direction.


We will provide free sports massage and physio support on site to assist you before and after the race

Donations will gratefully received by the school for this facility


Kit may be left in the changing rooms at race HQ at your own risk. Unfortunately we are unable to take responsibility for small valuables (car keys/wallets etc.)


The weather on race day may be warm and it is your responsibility to ensure you take on enough water. There is ONE water station on the course at the 5k marker. Water is also provided as runners cross the finish line.


The race finishes on the sports field and there is plenty of space for spectators. You will be guided to collect your water / t-shirts and medals


The wearing of earphones is strictly prohibited by BARR. Devices with headphones or earbuds, including bone-conducting headsets, are prohibited during the road race. This is for your safety, as listening to music during a race may distract you from being able to hear instructions from our race marshals and other runners on the course. If you are observed using such a device during this race you will be disqualified.


Runners results will be displayed at RACE HQ, runners will be emailed and any runner that has provided a mobile number will be sent a text message on the day. Results will be available to view on our website.


Pot Holes/Hazards: tbc

Medical Support: Medical provision is provided in accordance with UKA rules. Marshals will be lining the route at 1km intervals. We also have first aiders and medical support around the course.

Spectators: Non-runners are welcome to stay at Jobbers Wood and enjoy themselves as they wait for you to return. There will be plenty of entertainment and refreshment for all the family


Our race is currently applying for a road race licence by UK Athletics.

Our course will be accurately measured by a Certified Measurer using IAAF procedures approved for use in the UK.


All data collected with connection to this event will be securely destroyed at the end of the event.

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SG10 6FB

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