The Nottingham 10K returns to the city centre!
A firm favourite in the city's running calendar, the 10K is back, bigger and better for 2024.
Returning with an exciting new and improved city centre route, this year's Nottingham 10K will start in Old Market Square and finish inside the grounds of Nottingham Castle.
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.
After starting in Old Market Square; the 10K route will then head north of the city centre, travelling along Mansfield Road before reaching Nottingham Girls High School.
Once there, the route will take participants along Forest Road East and onto Church Rock Cemetery before travelling south back towards Nottingham City Centre. Runners will then reach Motorpoint Nottingham Arena before looping around Nottingham’s Park Estate. Participants will then reach the historic finish line inside Nottingham Castle!
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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 Nottingham 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 Nottingham 10K is a race number collection-only event.
Participants who purchased an entry before Monday 26th February will be able to collect their race number from Up and Running from noon on Wednesday 28th February.
Up & Running
6, Exchange Arcade, Nottingham NG1 2DD.
Monday – Friday = 09:30 – 18:00
Saturday = 09:00 – 16:00
Sunday = 10:30 – 16:30
Participants who purchased an entry after Monday 28th 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 Up & Running, please be assured that you can also collect your race number from 7am at the Race Office on event day.
On the day Information
All you need to know
The bustling Event Village will be located inside the ground of Nottingham Castle, on Castle 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 off your baggage pre-race.
The Baggage Store will be located on Old Market Square, next to the start line. Please note that the cut-off time to drop off your bag will be 8.45 am.
You will be able to collect your baggage post-race in the Event Village, located inside the ground of the castle.
All bags must be the equivalent size to a small rucksack and security will be in place 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 reclaim your property as soon as possible 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 in Old Market Square, 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 start and finish line. 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.
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.
Get your post-event massage provided by the University of Lincoln
The team will be located in the Event Village.
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 Nottingham 10K green
We are committed to keeping Nottingham 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.
Race day spectator tickets are now on sale.
Featuring a finish line inside the grounds of Nottingham Castle, all spectators must purchase a spectator ticket to access the finish line.
The gates will open at 9.00 am, with the winner expected to cross the finish line at approximately 9.30 am.
Please note that the start line is located in Old Market Square, roughly a 10-minute walk from the castle.
Spectators are limited to four tickets per transaction.
For further information and to book, visit Nottingham Castle online here
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
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!
Check out your travel options below.
Run For All encourages all participants to car share where possible.
Participants are advised to use the below car parks.
Victoria Centre Car Park (Glasshouse Street) Please note this car park will have restricted exit until 10:15 am
Victoria Centre York Street Car Park
Pre 08:00 – Access as normal into Victoria Centre (North) Multi-Storey Car Park from the A60 and B684 Woodborough Road as well as the Victoria Centre Basement Car Park.
Post 08:00 – No access into Victoria Centre (North) Multi-Storey Car Park however access maintained to Victoria Centre Basement Car Park from Alfreton Road > Derby Road > Upper Parliament Street > South Sherwood Street > Shakespeare Street > Mansfield Road > York Street.
Broadmarsh Car Park: https://parking.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/; please note this car park will have restricted exit until 10:45
Check out the bike parking map at https://shorturl.at/kVXY4
The closest bike parking is Broadmarsh Bus Station
NCT buses will run from the east of the city to Maid Marian way and Milton Street. Buses from the south will access up to Maid Marian Way whilst buses from the east and north will drop off on Queen Street before 08:00.
Please check the NCT website here for exact schedules:
Nottingham train station is located on Carrington Street (approx. 10-minute walk to the start line; 0.5 miles)
For further details, please check out the East Midlands Railway website here.