Remembrance 5k & 10k

Race Day Instructions

The Remembrance 5k & 10k runs take place on the 9th November 2019. The 10k race starts at 10am, with the 5k starting a short time after following a race brief on the start line at 9.50am.

There will be a pre race warm up for both races, conducted by Portsmouth Outdoor Fitness

The Start Line is on the Monument Lane, adjacent to the Royal Armories Museum at Fort Nelson. PO17 6AN. The races finish is in the same place.

All runners must register at Fort Nelson by 9.45am.

Number collection for this event is at Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Portchester, from 8am. Those of you that have purchased tee shirts should collect them from registration. It is important that runners wear their numbers on the front and do not cover it as the race timing system may not detect your number and you will not get a time recorded.


There is a free car park on Portsdown Hill Road, opposite Fort Nelson. Parking at Fort Nelson in the main car park is available at £3 per car. The gates to the car parks will NOT open until 8am. Please do not turn up early.


There is a cafe situated inside the Museum Building, serving hot and cold snacks and drinks.


There are toilets situated in the museum building as well as in the car park.

Medical Service

We have once again engaged the services of our Medical Team. Please seek their advice if you are feeling unwell before the race. During the race, if there is a medical emergency, the first call should be to the Race Director, on 07472 220433. Please put this number into your phone contacts. In the event you are unable to get an answer, you should seek medical assistance by calling 999.


There will be a water at the water station on the course for the 10k runners, at approximately 5k, and for the 5k runners at approximately 2.5k. There will be water at the finish for all runners.


All finishers will receive a medal on the finish line.