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2017 Race packs WILL NOT be posted.
Please arrive between 0830 and 1030 to collect your race pack. You will require your running number to collect your pack, this will be emailed to you a few days before race day.

Runners Information Sheets

Click on the links below for the 2017 Briefing and runners information sheets.



Race Day Timetable 

Sunday 28th May
1500 - 1700:
Advance race pack collection open at St Marys School on the high street.

Monday 29th May
0830 - 1030:
 Race packs collection at race HQ on the village green, anyone arrivng after 10.30am may not receive their pack. 

1030: Assemble on the village green, please do not move to the start line until instructed by the marshals. 

1040: Runners to walk from the village green lining up with the markers according to your anticipated running time. 

1050: Race briefing.

1100: Race starts 

12.15: Prize giving 

12.40: Assemble outside the school for the famly fun run.


Further Information 

Race HQ:  Hatfield Broad Oak Village Green

Road Closure: 1040hrs to 1330hrs

Course: Figure of 8 through the beautiful (traffic free) country lanes looping back into the village and finishing on the village green.

Distance: 10k

Start Line: High Street

Finish Line: Village Green

Closing Date: 23rd May 2017 @7pm or when full

Total Places: 1500

Entry Fee: Affiliated - £16.00, Unaffiliated - £18.00, no late entries

Car Parking: Free Parking. Car park at the bottom of Feathers Hill as you enter the village from Hatfield Heath or at the top of Feathers Hill, behind the church. Click here to view the village map

Age Limit: Min 15 years. Age as at 29th May 2017

1 Mile Fun Run: 1240hrs outside the school and village green

Maps: Click here



We welcome back GnBri Event photography as our official photographers. Gareth adn Brianna have a vast amount experience at sporting evetns and took some fantastic photos at last years race. Photos will be available to purchase through their website after the event.  www.gnbri.co.uk



Address for sat nav

Hatfield Broad Oak 10k
c/o St Marys Primary School
High Street
Hatfield Broad Oak
Bishops Stortford
CM22 7HH

For a road map of how to get to us



Rules and Regulations


  • No wearing of headphones and listening to music - any person caught using these during the race will be disqualified and banned from future races.
  • Race packs will be issued at St Mary's Primary School on the day, please arrive between 8.30am and 10.00am, anyone arrivng after 10.30am may not receive their pack.
  • No dogs allowed on the course.
  • Competitors are responsible for their own timings.
  • Trophies and prizes for all main categories, including 1st men's and 1st ladies' teams.
  • All Competitors finishing the 10k race will receive a t'shirt.
  • We ask that all runners assemble at the top of Cage End as indicated at 10:40 before moving to the start line.
  • The race finishes on the high street and onto the village green.
  • Feeding Stations will be provided en route and at the finish.
  • Car parking is available at the festival car parks which will be clearly signposted in the village
  • Please allow plenty of time to park and make your way to Cage End We strongly recommend that you are parked by 10:00am.
  • The changing area will be attended throughout the event, but the organisers can accept no responsibility for any loss or damage to competitors’ property.

Refunds, Cancellations and Transfers 

If you change your mind or decide to cancel your place because of injury, illness, lack of training, weather or other reason then unfortunately the organisers of the Hatfield Broad Oak 10K Road Race (also known as the Big O Broad Oak Road Race) will not be able to refund your entry free. In addition no refunds will be given if the race has to be cancelled due to circumstances beyond the organisers control.


Entries to the Hatfield Broad Oak 10K Road Race (also known as the Big O Broad Oak Road Race) are personal to the applicant and race numbers must not be sold or transferred under any circumstances. Any runner who knowingly competes in another person's race number will be disqualified.

If you should have any questions regarding the Refunds, Cancellations and Transfers Policy please contact the race organisers through our contacts page.
We look forward to seeing you at this great event.

Held under BAF rules.
BAF Race No. 2016-14634