The Herts 10K

The Herts 10K returns to Rothamsted Research on 9 Oct 2022 after 2 years as a virtual event. Sign up now to take part and raise funds for Rennie Grove

The Herts 10K

The Herts 10K

Sunday 9 October 2022 When is it?

Where is it? Rothamsted Research, Harpenden

Adults and 15-17 year olds Who can take part?

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The Herts 10K is back! After two years as a virtual event, we’re thrilled to welcome runners back in person to the iconic Herts 10K. One of the most popular running events in Hertfordshire, the route winds through the stunning private grounds of the Rothamsted Estate. We’re so grateful to Rothamsted Research for opening up their space for our runners to enjoy.

Voted one of the country’s top-30 races

If you’re looking for 10K races in Hertfordshire, this could be the ideal local 10K run for you. Voted one of the top-30 races in the country, the Herts 10K is famed for its course and its community spirit. As a result, the popular 10K race in Harpenden attracts entrants of all ages and abilities.

So, whether you’re an elite runner chasing a PB or a running rookie ready for your first 10k.

A festival feel for the Herts 10K comeback

Rennie Grove is planning a festival feel to mark the Herts 10K’s return as a physical, in-person event. Our dedicated supporters did an amazing job keeping the Herts 10K going as a virtual event. However, it’s brilliant to be able to welcome back the crowds to this flagship fundraiser. There’ll be entertainment, food and drink for spectators and participants. So, grab some friends, bring your family, and have a great day out in this beautiful, exclusive setting in Harpenden.

herts 10K FAQs

The Herts 10K 2022 takes place on Sunday 9 October. However, you can sign up right now!

The Herts 10K is open to all ages and abilities and there is a Junior Division race for 15–17-year-olds.

The 2022 Herts 10K starts at 10am on 9 October. We expect the first finisher to cross the line at around 10:38am and the last at around 12:30pm. After finishing, runners can relax with friends and family, enjoying food, drink and entertainment until 2pm.

You can enter online and secure your place in the Herts 10K 2022 at If you sign up before midnight on 6 July, you’ll benefit from the early bird reduced entry fee ​from £20. Your Herts 10K entry fee includes an official t-shirt, chip timing and finisher’s medal.

The Herts 10K has a 17-year history and a proud, local heritage. It was founded in 2006 by Rennie Grove Vice Patron and local businessman Lawrence Levy..

Since the first Herts 10K in 2006, more than 18,000 participants have raised £1,623,924 for Rennie Grove. Meaning our nurses have been able to care for more patients at home.

Your £20 entry fee helps to cover the cost of the event and includes an official Herts 10K t-shirt, chip timing and finisher’s medal. Any sponsorship you raise goes directly towards the specialist care and support we provide to local people with a life-limiting illness. Please consider setting up a JustGiving page here and fundraise for your race.

We’re so grateful to our gold sponsors Plowman Craven and PB Donoghue, who help cover many of the costs of hosting an event on the scale of the Herts 10K. We’d also like to thanks our bronze sponsor, Allsopp.

If you’re a returning runner, you’ll see we’ve given our Herts 10K a makeover. That’s because we wanted to usher in an exciting new Herts 10K era with a fresh new look. We’ve kept it similar because the Herts 10K has been a recognised, trusted ‘brand’ for 17 years, and we wanted to mark this occasion as it’s such an important part of our community and our fundraising.