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Welcome to the #woodland5 2013

Yes its that time of year again, the winter has almost disappeared and the summer is nearly upon us, the days are growing longer, and the weather is getting better.  It can only mean 1 thing, its time to dust off your offroad shoes or at the very least scrape the remnants of the Winter mud from them and head on down to Crowthorne Woods for the #Woodland5 series.

When is it?

The dates for this years races are as follows:

Wednesday 22nd May – Complete.  See the May report for the results and winners

Wednesday 26th June – Complete.   See the June report for full results and winners.

Wednesday 31st July  complete.  –See the July Report for full results and winners


Where is it

The route is 5ish miles around Crowthorne Woods which is the bit of Woodland to the North East of Crowthorne, between the Crowthorne bypass and the B3348 and the A3095, you know the bit that was on fire a couple of years ago.

Do you have a Route Map available so I can see what I am letting myself in for?

Of Course, please see the map below.  If you click on the Mapmyrun logo at the top it will open up in a bigger window.

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Is there parking available?

Yes, we have organised for parking to be available in the carpark on the permiter road around Broadmoor (see map below for the location

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What time does it start?

The race starts at 19:30 sharp but please allow 10 minutes to get to the start line which is a short walk away from the car park

 How much does it cost?

 Race entry per race is £7.50 or all 3 races for £19

There is a non-affiliation fee of £2 per race plus a charge for entering on the night of £1.

how do I enter?

In these days of technology we give you a choice of ways to enter:

By post

You can download the entry form here and post it along with your cheque to

Finch Coasters
52 Crail Close
RG41 2PZ


We have teamed up with runners world, please click on one of the following links to be taken to the online entry site.

Woodland 5 – June – Normal Entries – Affiliated £8.25
Woodland 5 – June – Normal Entries – Un-affiliated £10.25

June + July entry – Normal Entries – Affiliated £16.00
June + July entry – Normal Entries – Un-affiliated £20.00

On the day

Probably better to do it in advance as we are limited to 300 runners and cannot guarantee entry on the day but you can register on the day.  You will also need to pay a £1 charge per entry on the night.

 Are there prizes

Yes, there are prizes in the following categories:

Senior Men, Senior Ladies

Veteran Men, Veteran Ladies

Do I need to know anything else?

No, except you may want to bring some insect repellent as we cannot seem to get rid of the little critters no matter what we try and do.

Will it be sunny?

Well we cannot guarantee this but it does seem to be dry most times when we run it, so here is hoping!

How can I be get exciting new to my email about the #Woodland5

Glad you asked!  With our good friends over at MailChimp, we can email you lovely shiny emails whenever we have updates about the event, isn’t that cool.  Click here to sign up for them!

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