Worthing RUNFEST Common Questions

Here are some common questions that you may have.

If you have any questions that are not below please contact us and we will get back to you.

Q. How much does it cost to enter?


Early Bird Entry [Until 2nd Jan 2022 at 9am]:

Club Entry - £25 plus £2.50 Transaction fee | Non Club Entry - £27 plus £2.50 Transaction fee

Standard Entry [From 2nd Jan 2022 at 9:01am]:

Club Entry - £29 plus £2.50 Transaction fee | Non Club Entry - £31 plus £2.50 Transaction fee


Early Bird Entry [Until 2nd Jan 2022 at 9am]:

Club Entry - £30 plus £2.50 Transaction fee | Non Club Entry - £32 plus £2.50 Transaction fee

Standard Entry [From 2nd Jan 2022 at 9:01am]:

Club Entry - £34 plus £2.50 Transaction fee | Non Club Entry - £36 plus £2.50 Transaction fee

Affiliated Members of British Athletics running clubs receive an £2 off entries.

Q. Where are toilets located on the course?

The toilets on the course will be located by the water stations

Q. Can I enter the race and still raise money for a charity that is not an official charity?

Yes, it is our pledge to donate 10% of all race entries to local charities and community projects, however you can run for any cause of your choice. Once you have your place you can contact that charity direct.

Q. Where will the waterstations be?

For the 10k the water station will be at 2.7 miles and the isotonic station will be at 3.3 miles

For the half marathon, water stations will be at 3.5 miles, 7 miles and 9.7 miles. Isotonic stations will be at 4 miles and 10.4 miles

Q. When is Worthing RUNFEST?

Saturday 24th April 2022 at 8.30am.

Q. Can I get a refund or defer my place to the following year?

Race entries are NOT TRANSFERABLE and NON-DEFERABLE. We do not permit a change of race number. A full refund will only be offered within 14 days of payment. After this there will be NO REFUNDS, DEFERRALS TO NEXT YEAR OR TRANSFERS TO ANOTHER RUNNER.

Q. Where can I leave my bags/clothes?

Our friendly baggage team will be waiting for you to collect your baggage. Please provide your own bags.

Q. Where do I collect race numbers?

Race pack collection will be available from 15th April at the RUN Store (https://w3w.co/hours.feared.curry) and from 7am on race day from https://w3w.co/admit.puppy.area. If you have any problems with collecting your race pack, please drop us an email at info@richmondrunningfestival.com.

Q. Where will my race start?

Next to the Worthing Lido on the seafront - The Lido, Marine Parade, Worthing BN11 3PX

Q. Can I see a course map?

The course is still awaiting final approval, we will be releasing this as soon as we can. The 10k is a one lap route and the half marathon is a two lap route. Both are flat, road closed and take in the coastal road.

Q. Is the race chip timed?

Yes, using ipico timing chips. 

Q. Can I give my number to a friend to run?

Sorry, this goes against our health and safety regulations and breaks our public liability insurance. We are responsible for our registered runners only and require emergency information incase something happens.

Q. Is there a time limit?

There is a 3.5 hour cut of time due to the roads having to be re-opened. Anyone outside 3 hours will have to move onto the pavements to complete the route. 

Q. Can I run with my pram with me?

Yes, you can run with your pram. Please select your expecting finish time for when running with your pram so we can put you in the correct wave.

Q. Is this race on closed roads?

Yes, this event will take place on the Worthing seafront on fully closed roads! 

Q. Can I run with headphones?

As this is a fully road closed event you can wear headphones. We strongly advise you only wear one earphone or use aftershock headphones or similar so that you can still hear important marshal instructions and stay aware of other runners on the course.

Q. What is the terrain like?

All on road, flat as a pancake! 

Q. Is the course accurately measured?

All courses have been measured by Olympic Games measurer Hugh Jones on behalf Association of UK Course Measurers

Our event is ran under RUNBRITAIN rules.

Q. Can I choose the charity I run for?

If you already have your race place it is your decision if you want to fundraise. There are so many wonderful causes that need your help.


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