Herts 10K

Our flagship fundraiser returns to Rothamsted Research in Harpenden on 9 October 2022

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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 – sign up to the Herts 10K today

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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.

​Support hospice care in Herts

When you take part in the Herts 10K, any sponsorship  you raise goes directly towards local hospice care. Since the very first Herts 10K in 2006, over 18,000 people have raised more than £1.6 million.

Every penny helps local families affected by life-limiting illness. When you run, you’ll be helping patients live well for as long as they can, making every moment matter to the very end. 

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Herts 10K FAQs

What’s the Herts 10K event date this year?

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

Who can enter the Herts 10K?

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

When does the Herts 10K 2022 start and finish?

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.

How do I enter the Herts 10K?

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.

How long has the Herts 10K been going?

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..

How much does the Herts 10K raise for Rennie Grove?

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.

What does my Herts 10K entry fee pay for?

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.

Who are the Herts 10K sponsors?

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. 

Why has the Herts 10K rebranded?

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. 

How do I get my Herts 10K ​t-shirt, race number etc?

T-shirts, bibs and chip times will be available to collect on the day of the event. We'll have a t-shirt pick-up tent on site when you arrive.
If you're already registered, can find more information by clicking here.

Herts 10K sponsors

plowman craven
pb donoghue
allsopp estate agent