Leicestershire Chase The Sun 5k & 10k June 2019

Jun 20, 2019


SKU: ChaseTheSun-June2019 Category:
24% event capacity filled
Entry Limit: 500

Event Details:

Thursday | June 20, 2019
1/16/19 7:00 pm - 1/16/19 9:00 pm
Prestwold Hall Race Track

We are excited to announce the Chase the Sun series will be returning to Prestwold Hall on Thursday 20th June 2019.

Run 5k, 10k or the Move Mile around the flat and fast Airfield at Prestwold Hall and battle to get around the course before the sun goes down. This is a perfect venue for testing yourself over a new distance or going for a personal best!

Each kilometre is accurately marked out with distance flags and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish. At the end of the race you will each get a themed medal, water, fruit & flapjack and free event photographs!

This is a chip timed race and all runners will receive an accurate official time!


(last years below)

6.00pm – Move Mile

7.00pm – 5k & 10k Start

All races will take place at Prestwold Halls Motor Circuit.

Run the Move Mile!

Children of all ages can run the Mile however anyone under the age of 8 is encouraged to race in the family Mile which will take place first. We ask that any child under the age of 5yrs runs with a parent or guardian. Parents and guardians are welcome to run with push chairs and buggies, should you wish to, however they would need to start at the back of the field. The race is also wheelchair accessible.


  • The postcode for your Sat Nav’s is: LE12 5SQ

    The best way to get there if you use a smart phone is to download the Google Maps app.


    There will be parking at the venue for all runners.

    This magnificent house was largely remodelled in 1843 by William Burn and has been the home of the Packe family for 350 years. The first Packe to occupy the Hall was Sir Christopher Packe, later a Cromwellian peer and one of the city men behind Oliver Cromwell, who in many ways were responsible for the efficient functioning of the Commonwealth Government. Knighted at the time of his Mayoralty of London, Christopher Packe was foremost in pressing the ‘petition and advice’ desiring the Protector to assume the title of the King.

    Prestwold Hall is still a privately-owned house lived in by a descendant of Sir Christopher Packe and is not open to the general public. The house contains many interesting features including a considerable amount of marbled Italian plaster work, some fine 18th century English and European furniture and a large collection of family portraits from Sir Christopher Packe to the present day.