Routes & Event details


The Fun Run and Walk will start at 10.30am. Please arrive at Sawston Village College, if possible, on foot or cycle between 9.00am and 10.00am.

Car parking facilities on the school playing field will be provided as usual. Car parking will close at 9.45am and no more cars will be allowed onto the site after this time.

Please note that the four access roads into Sawston will be subject to official ‘road closure orders’ from 10.00am to 12.00am.

Great care should be exercised everywhere and Sawston residents living on the race routes are asked to restrict their use of cars and to keep the streets free from parked cars for the duration of the event.

Timetable for the day

Car parking opens
Car park access closes
Fancy Dress competition
Roads into Sawston closed
Online registration closes
Start of race
Start of Walk/Short Route
Presentation of trophies approx.
Roads re-opened
Event closes

The competitive course for adults and secondary school pupils is the traditional long route of 7.4Km (4.6 miles).

The short route of 3.8Km (2.4miles) is the competitive route for younger children.

Please note that the short route turning point for this event will be at the junction of Link Road and Sawston High Street, where marshals will be placed to direct you.

Anyone however, whether they are Parents, Fancy Dress entrants or walkers can enter for the short route.

Trophies will be awarded to the first three home in each category and certificates will be available for everyone taking part in the event.

Children in School Years 1 to 6 must be accompanied by a parent or carer.

Marshals will be posted throughout the course.

Toilet facilities, including those for special needs adults, will be provided on site along with professional First Aid facilities.

Bottled water will be provided at the finishing point. In the interest of health and safety please make sure that you dispose of any used water bottles in an appropriate container and please do not leave any litter lying around the college site for other people to clear up.

If for any reason the event has to be cancelled at the very last minute messages will be put up on this website, the Sawston Fun Run Facebook page and Sawston Facebook page to inform everyone.

We look forward to seeing you on the day and thank you once again for taking part and supporting this event in order to help raise money for this year’s Sawston Fun Run beneficiaries.