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Frenchay 10k 2020

Sunday 6 September 2020
UWE Glenside Campus, Bristol
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The race starts and finishes on the UWE Glenside Campus

Run for CHSW in the Frenchay 10k, one of the UK’s longest running 10k events.  

First held in 1980, the race was conceived with the joint purpose of staging a well-organised run for serious runners and beginners’ alike and raising money for local charities. 

This race starts and finishes on the UWE Glenside Campus, Blackberry Hill, Fishponds, Bristol

The course is scenic and undulating and comprises of a circuit of the grounds followed by the exit onto Blackberry Hill. At the bottom of the hill the route continues through Oldbury Court, onto Gill Avenue. The route then goes down Frenchay Road to Frenchay Bridge, up to Frenchay common, along Frenchay Park Road and into Broom Hill before returning to the UWE grounds for the finish.

Online entries close 3 April 2020.

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Start your fundraising today!

Join our team of amazing fundraisers by taking part in the Frenchay 10k.  

Our fundraising teams are here to support you every step of the way, and make fundraising as easy and fun as possible. We have fundraising ideas for every occasion, how-to guides and great branded materials for you to download.


Your fundraising makes a big difference

Your fundraising helps children and families make the most of their precious time together.  Every penny you raise makes a lifetime of difference to the lives of the children and families we support. 

Hollie Thorogood

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Frenchay 10K - Sunday 9th April 2017 - Bristol


UWE Glenside Campus, Blackberry Hill, Stapleton, Bristol BS16 1DD


See maps of the start/finish areas and the course. 


Registration opens 9.30am. For entries on the day and closes at 10.45am, 15 mins before the start of the race.  Race starts 11.00am, presentations at 12.30pm 

Race HQ

Located in the Students Centre within the UWE grounds.


No changing and showering facilities are available.


Ample free parking is available on the campus.


The run starts within the UWE grounds close to the Students Centre. Runners to congregate behind the start line five minutes prior to the start time to allow a prompt start. 

Race numbers

Your race number must be pinned to the FRONT of your vest or T-shirt. 


The best places to watch the race is the start/finish within the UWE grounds. However there is also excellent viewing throughout Oldbury Court, at Frenchay Bridge and on Frenchay Common. For safety's sake - keep off the road, follow the instructions of the marshals, and do not obstruct the runners or race officials. Please give every runner your warm support.

Water station

Water will be available at a water station in Gill Avenue. 


Portable toilets are available outside of the Students Centre. Limited facilities are available in the centre. There are public toilets in Oldbury Court, just past the playground, approaching the exit and the 4K marker. 


Chip timing is being used for the run. You need to ensure that you cross the mats on the finish line to ensure your time is recorded. If non disposable chips are used you need to remove them in the finish area and place them in the collection bins provided. There is a water station after the finish.

Medical assistance

First Aid posts are situated at the start / finish area and on patrol around the course.