Local Directory

Fun Run / Walk

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The annual Hagbourne Fun Run and Walk is a family friendly event held on the first Bank Holiday Monday in May. Since 1990 this event has raised thousands of pounds for cancer charities and the Hagbourne Village Fund which supports local good causes and projects.


Contact: Rob Pennington

Starting in East Hagbourne, the course is just under 4.5 miles over country footpaths via West Hagbourne, Upton and Blewbury – followed by hot food & drinks, delicious cakes & prize giving in Hagbourne Village Hall.

The event is open to all levels and ages of runners and walkers. Trophies for:

1st, 2nd, 3rd Man; 1st, 2nd, 3rd Lady; 40+ Man; 40+ Lady; U16 Boy; U16 Girl; U12 Boy; U12 Girl; U9 Boy; U9 Girl, Local Man; Local Lady – all generously sponsored by the Fleur de Lys.

Next Fun Run: Monday 6th May 2019 -registration @ 9am-10.30am, race start @ 11.00am

Entry prices:

Adults £5; U16s £1; Walkers £4.


On race day only – 9.00am and 10.30am at Hagbourne Village Hall, Main Road, East Hagbourne, OX11 9LR.  Please note under 16s must have their entry form signed by an adult.

Download an Entry Form

The Course:

4.5 miles, multi-terrain course starting and ending in East Hagbourne. Mainly on footpaths and bridleways (1 section of public road through Upton Village. Includes a number of stiles and kissing gates. Course can be muddy & uneven in parts and should be approached with care. See Strava map: https://www.strava.com/routes/7747587

Volunteers & Marshals Wanted:

We are looking for volunteers & marshals for this year’s event. If you could spare a few hours on the day or perhaps you are coming anyway to spectate, could you help us – either as a marshal or in the village hall. To volunteer contact: Rob Pennington robpennington64@outlook.com.


Dogs are very welcome to take part in this event but with WALKERS ONLY. For the safety of all, runners may not run with a dog. Dogs must be kept on a lead and kept under control at all times.

Follow us on Facebook for photos, results, running tips, videos, news and more: https://www.facebook.com/hagbournefunrun/

2018 Results

Male Results
1stJack Shayler26.10
2ndAlexander Pennington28.08
3rdNeil Pinnell28.34
LocalAlexander Pennington26.10
Vets +40Martin Mitchell29.34
U 16Morgan Smith28.49
U 12Connor Morgan31.59
U 9Riley Monaghan38.18
Female Results
1stVicki Cronin28.38
2ndSian Loveless30.49
3rdRachel Pearce31.12
LocalRosie Stainthorp37.18
Vets +40Rachel Pearce31.12
U 16Masha Greetham39.11
U 12Juliette Godet42.32
U 9Helen Krabben44.00

2017 Results

Male Results
1stJack Shayler24.38
2ndNeil Pinnell27.47
3rdElias Lawton28.13
LocalAlexander Pennington28.40
Vets +40Thomas Hayward29.22
U 16Kie Francis28.55
U 12Theo Pettigrew31.48
U 9Rory Barclay-Wait33.28
Female Results
1stCaroline Pettigrew32.25
2ndRosie Stainthorp33.35
3rdCaroline Cronin34.54
LocalRosie Stainthorp33.35
Vets +35Caroline Cronin34.54
U 16Georgia Evans36.09
U 12Matilda Greetham40.42
U 9Helen Krabben44.4