The Leicester 10K is one of the region’s biggest and best-loved charity road runs!
Participants of all abilities and ages are invited to take part, whether that be as part of fundraising efforts or for their own goal or reason.
Run For All continues to deliver a safe and secure environment for all participants.
With a city centre start and finish, runners will set off from Jubilee Square before heading into the city centre and into the beautiful greenery of Victoria Park.
The scenic landscape of the park will then weave runners through the University of Leicester before passing many of the city’s landmarks including the Leicester Museum & Art Gallery and Leicester Cathedral. Participants will then head back towards the city centre for the electric finish line on Jubilee Square.
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Entrants must be 15 years or older on event day.
Run For All encourages people of all abilities to take part in the Leicester 10K.
Please get in touch if you require any further assistance on event day or have any specific requirements.
- Chip timing
- Finisher’s goody bag
- Includes the option to purchase a technical finisher t-shirt.
- Exclusive finisher's medal
Enter with a peace of mind
For a small fee, this will give you insurance should you be unable to take part in the event. You can cancel your entry and receive a refund on your entry fee up to 48 hours before the event.
Run For All appreciates diaries do change, so please note that you do have the option to transfer to another event. This event must fall in the same calendar year and a small transfer fee will be applied.
To transfer to another event, simply login to your Active account and select this option.
Please bear in mind that this option can only be actioned up to 6 weeks before the event takes place.
You also have the option to transfer your event purchase to another person.
A small transfer fee will be applied and can only be actioned up to 6 weeks before the event takes place.
To transfer your event purchase to another person, simply login to your Active account and select this option.
Do not under any circumstances allow anybody else to run with a race number under your name.
Amongst other issues, this can create major problems for the medical team should they need to treat unknown runners. Anyone found to have done this will be disqualified.
Race Number Information
The Leicester 10K is a race number collection-only event.
Participants who purchased an entry before Monday 19th February will be able to collect their race number from Abbey Sports and Leisure Centre from noon on Tuesday 20th February.
Abbey Sports and Leisure Centre
70 Slater Street, Frog Islands, Leicester, LE3 5AS
9am - 7pm
9am - 4pm on Saturday 2nd Match
Participants who purchased an entry after Monday 19th February will be required to collect their race number on event day from 7am at the Race Office located in the Event Village.
If you're unable to collect your race number at Abbey Sports, please be assured that you can collect your race number from 7am at the Race Office on event day.
Check out the route map below
On the day Information
All you need to know
The bustling Event Village will be located on Jubilee Square.
To satisfy your pre and post-run fuel needs, a selection of tasty food and drink choices will be available to purchase.
There are also several bars and cafés in the area that will be sure to welcome spectators and participants and are often bursting with atmosphere after the event.
Our wonderful partner charities will also be located in the Event Village, so make sure you go say hi!
Please leave time to drop your baggage at the Baggage Store, which will open in the Event Village at 7:00am. You will be able to retrieve your baggage from the same store after your run.
Please note that all bags must be the equivalent size to a small rucksack and security will be in place in order to conduct random bag searches.
If you’re planning to use the event Baggage Store, please ensure that your baggage tag is removed from your race number and securely attached to your bag ready for race day.
After the race. you are advised to make your way to the Baggage Store to reclaim your property before meeting up with your loved ones. Please collect your bags as soon as possible so that you can avoid the queues.
Fuel & Hydration
300 ml bottled water is available on the course and 500 ml will be available at the finish line.
Please see the route map for locations.
Competitors are advised to ensure that they consider the effects of dehydration and drink plenty of fluids to compensate.
Please make use of the bins provided post water stations.
Please only use the allocated toilets for this event located next to the Event Village and on the course.
Toilets on the course are located just before the 5K mark.
Run For All operates a zero-tolerance policy and any runners seen urinating anywhere other than the facilities provided will be disqualified.
Should you find you require medical assistance, personnel will be on hand to help at regular intervals on the course with fixed first aid stations located near the water stations.
In addition, there will be a first aid unit and recovery area located near the finish. There will also be roaming first aiders around the Event Village.
Please note that any clothing left anywhere other than in the Baggage Store will be collected at the end of the race and donated to charity.
Get your post-event massage provided by Top Tier Physiotherapy Clinic.
The team will be located in the Event Village.
For a small fee, you will be able to have your finisher medal engraved by Epic Etchings!
Celebrate your incredible time and your fantastic achievements.
The team will be based in the Event Village so make sure you go check them out.
Smile! The Marathon Photos team will be on course throughout the event to snap your picture.
Photographs can be purchased at marathonphotoslive.com
All results will be available in the results section of the website soon after the end of the event.
However, keep in mind that it’s not all about times – you should be proud of yourself just for getting out there and getting active!
Keeping Leicester green
We are committed to keeping Leicester green and we understand the importance of doing our bit for the environment. Bins will be provided across the event site and we urge people to use the facilities provided.
Let’s work together to Keep Leicester green and encourage other runners to do the same.
Our team of pacers, sponsored by Arla Protein have been organised on behalf of the Regional Event Ambassador for Park Run.
The team are looking forward to supporting you on your run. Each pacer will have a flag attached to them with finish times and will run at a steady pace. If you keep up with them, you’ll be able to achieve the time on the flag.
Our pacers will be pacing at five-minute intervals between sub-40 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes.
They’re all very friendly, so feel free to have a chat with them before the event, and be sure to say thanks once you’ve crossed the finish line!
Headphones on event day
As this is a closed-road event, you are welcome to wear headphones, but please make sure that you are aware of your surroundings all around the course.
If you wish to listen to music on your run, please make sure you can hear the marshals’ instructions, emergency vehicles and fellow competitors.
Shokz is the official Sports Headphones Partner of England Athletics & Run For All.
The partnership between Shokz, England Athletics and Run For All recognises that many athletes enjoy listening to music while warming up, training or competing. Whether it is taking part in events, running solo or socially with others, it’s key that their experience is safe and enjoyable.
Running with music would make your run more joyful. With Shokz open-ear headphones, runners could listen to their favourite playlist or broadcast on the run while maintaining sociability.
There is a 15% discount offer for all Run For All entrants. To receive this discount entrants must purchase Shokz headphones via Up & Running and use a specific code. To receive this discount code, please contact our admin team via our contact form here
Check out your travel options below.
Run For All encourages all participants to car share where possible.
Participants are advised to use Leicester St Nicholas Circle car park, Newark Street car park, and the NCP Lee Circle Red car park, which are all within short walking distance of Jubilee Square.
There are also several Leicester City Council car parks around the city centre for use.
More information can be found on the council website here
Leicester Railway Station, on London Road, is about an 18-minute walk from Jubilee Square.
Nottingham, Birmingham, and Derby are all less than an hour from Leicester by train.
Head to the National Rail website for more information.
Leicester has an extensive bus network, please see the First Bus website for more information and to use their journey planner tool.
Haymarket Bus Station is a 10-minute walk from Jubilee Square.