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Ross on Wye 10k Riverbank Run 5k & Fun Run 2024

01 Sep 2024

Organiser's Description

Ross on Wye Riverbank Run 10K, 5k & Fun Run. 

Join us on Sunday 1st September 2024 for the ever popular Ross Riverbank Festival of running. Chip timed races on a flat course hugging the banks of the River Wye. 

Race HQ is near the start line at the Rowing Club. 

Race information;

Race Date: Sunday 1st September 2024

Race HQ: Rowing Club, Ross-on-Wye, HR9 7DF 


Fun Run: Under 11's must be accompanied by an adult. This event will not be chip timed. £3 per person, sign up and cash only payable on the day. 

5k: Race Limit 300. Minimum age 11 on day of event. This event will be chip timed. Entry Fees: £12.00 – Affiliated / £14.00 – Unattached.  Sign ups online via Entry Central.

10k: Race Limit 300. Minimum age 15 on day of event. This event will be chip timed. Entry Fees: £17.00 – Affiliated / £19.00 – Unattached. Sign ups on line via Entry Central. 


Start Times:

 09:30am Fun Run (approx 500m) 

 10.00am 5k - 10:10am 5k Canicross

 10.45am 10k - 10:55am 10k Canicross

Canicross 5k and 10k will start 10 minutes after the start of each event, anyone wishing to participate with their dog MUST make themselves known on bib collection and must run with a canicross harness. Strictly no dogs allowed in the mass starts for both events.

Fun Run – The route will be approximately 500m. Under 11's must be accompanied by an adult. This event will not be chip timed. £3 per person, sign up and cash or card payable on the day. All finishers will receive a medal.


Bag Drop: There is no bag drop at the event, all belongings are left at your own risk

First Aid: Full medical event cover will be in place.

Parking: There is some parking available at the Rowing Club which will follow a one-way system entering via the Rowing Club, please ensure you always follow the guidance of marshals. Alternatively, there is ample parking around the town, where it’s a short walk to the start line. 

Facilities: Toilets available on site at the Rowing Club. 

Refreshments: There will be a water station located out on the course that will be passed on both the 5K and 10K and water available at the finish area. 

Canicross - Water will be available at the end for dogs, please ensure you bring your own poo bags and dispose of any waste appropriately. 

Distance/Terrain: All routes are classed as Multi-Terrain, off road, taking in parts of the river path, so expect grass/mud depending on the weather. 

Course Details: Full UK Athletics License - To view the route please visit Riverbank 10k Route and Riverbank 5k Route

Medals: Every finisher will receive a finishers medal for the 5k, 10k and Family Fun Run. 

Prizes: Male and Female Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed will be presented shortly after the race, along with 1st Placed Age Category Prizes in 5 Year Age Bands starting from U20s PLUS Male and Female First Team prize (3 to a team). Canicross prizes will be presented to the first 3 in both the 5K and the 10K.

Results: Full results will be available post-race at and posted to our social media accounts. All pictures will be available to view on Instagram. 

Terms And Conditions

1.    By signing up each individual agrees to the following terms and conditions.

2.    As an England Athletics affiliated organiser (7693574) this event is to be held under UK Athletics rules with a full race license. The individual agrees to abide by the rules of the event and that the officials' decision is final.

3.    The individual confirms that they have no medical disability that would endanger themselves or others by taking part (and will not run if unfit to do so on the day).

4.    The individual understands that the organisers will not be liable for any loss, damage, injury, or illness howsoever caused as a result of entering the race.  The individual agrees that during the race they will obey marshals' instructions. No dogs will be allowed on the course.

5.    If for any reason beyond the control of the organisers the race must be cancelled on the day (Adverse weather, “Act of god”, Flooding, Accidents, Incidents, COVID-19 restrictions etc) the organisers will do everything possible to reschedule the race.

6.    The individual will not attend should they feel unwell or show any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 - it is recommended that all entrants, volunteers, and spectators take a lateral flow test prior to attending the event.

7.    Any post-race queries must be raised directly to

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To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Ross on Wye 10k Riverbank Run 2024
31 Aug 2024 23:59£17.00£19.00

*Discounted for members of clubs affiliated to any of EA WA SA

Ross on Wye 5k Riverbank Run 2024
31 Aug 2024 23:59£12.00£14.00

*Discounted for members of clubs affiliated to any of EA WA SA

Dates and Status

Date: 01 Sep 2024

Closing Date: 31 Aug 2024 23:59

Status: Open

Ross on Wye 10k Riverbank Run 2024??/300
Ross on Wye 5k Riverbank Run 2024??/300


Rosie Edwards


Rowing Club Ross-on-Wye Herefordshire HR9 7DF