The Race Organiser : Duxford Dash
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Duxford Dash

Next Race: 13/03/2022

Imperial War Museum, Duxford Airfield, Duxford, CAMBRIDGE. CB22 4QR

PB Chasers, Race Leaders and Company-Loving Improvers. Join the Duxford Dash running challenge on Sunday 13 March at IWM Duxford, Cambridgeshire and reclaim the live runway at the airfield that made history. Whatever your goal, our inclusive and friendly flat-course race with chip-timing will motivate you to go the extra mile:


  • 5K and 10K chip-timed races
  • Prizes for top runners
  • Duxford Dash 2022 finishers medal
  • Live results
  • Photo finish moments with a Spitfire
  • Historic aircraft on the Flightline to inspire you to go the extra mile
  • Free race photography uploaded and available post event
  • Motivational runners pre-race warm up 
  • Bag drop and event PA
  • Duxford Dash 2022 branded running t-shirt to purchase
  • Family-mile race for children and parents 
  • Spectator tickets: including entrance to cheer you on during the race and entry to IWM Duxford for the rest of the day


You'll be in good company. Conquer the track, run past aircraft lined up on the flight line and collect your exclusive race medal at the finish. Your last mission? Take your winners selfie in front of a spectacular Spitfire and share your moment in history. 


What athletes are saying


The characteristics which best describe Duxford Dash, as voted on by past participants.


  • Ideal for beginners
  • PB potential 
  • Family-friendly
  • Great medal 
  • Spectator friendly 
  • 5-star registration process, logistics and safety 


Bring friends or family to cheer you on to the finish line or join you in the big event. 


Then enjoy a full-day out at IWM Duxford as part of your entry ticket price, to learn why we are home to the biggest, fastest, most jaw-dropping, wow-inducing, history making runnersoopsaircraft collection in Europe.


All spectators must register to attend, with entry also including access to IWM Duxford for the remainder of the day. Children under 5 are welcome at no charge but must still be registered separately.


Adults/chaperones need not register separately for the Family Mile if they are already participating in the 10K/5K but must wear their respective bib during the event and take a medal for their registered event only. The Family Mile will finish prior to the start of the main categories. 


Whatever your motivation - we can't wait to welcome you to Duxford Dash!


All of our events are organised following government and governing body COVID-19 guidance. We will continue to ensure that we deliver safe and enjoyable events.


Entry on the day will not be available.


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Event Details



This event will not be licensed.


Bib Numbers

Bib numbers are available for collection at the event only, participants should not expect to receive anything by mail.



Results will be uploaded live to our website (internet connection permitting) and communicated to all pre-registered participants within 24 hours of the event.



Pacers will not be offered at this event.




Medical Cover

Suitable medical cover is provided at our events in case of a medical emergency. 


Bag Drop

Whilst we recommend bringing as little as possible, runners can leave essential belongings with us using the tear-off baggage strip on their bib.


Water Stations

Water will be available on the 5K/10K routes at approximately 2.5K & 7.5K. We encourage runners to bring their own cup/bottle.



Toilets will be available in the event village for use throughout the event but will not be available for use by runners on the route.


Changing Rooms/Showers 

There are no dedicated changing rooms/showers.


Other Information



This event is suitable for wheelchair users. Any participants wishing to compete with specialised equipment are asked to contact us before entering to ensure we can accommodate any additional requirements.


BuggiesPushchairs and Strollers

This event is suitable for buggies, pushchairs, strollers (or similar).



Noise-cancelling earphones/headphones are prohibited and, whilst we discourage the use of other earphones/headphones in running events, participants choosing to use them should ensure they are set to a low enough volume that instructions from event officials can be clearly understood. 



Participants must not be accompanied by a personally owned or controlled dog during an event. Entries may be accepted from participants with medical assistance dogs, subject to them being correctly registered and identifiable as such, and subject to prior approval by the Event Director.


Filming and Photography

We may authorise third parties to carry out filming, photography and/or sound recordings at Duxford Dash to use in future event promotion. By purchasing tickets, you agree (on your own behalf and on behalf of any persons for whom you purchase tickets and who attend the Duxford Dash) that we and any third party authorised by us may include you and those you have bought tickets for in such films, photographs and/or sound recordings and may exploit such films, photographs, and sound recordings in perpetuity in any format whatsoever without payment.


Duxford Dash Mar 2022

  • 13/03/2022, 09:00

    Family Mile (Aged 5 and Over)

    1 Mile £13.00
  • 13/03/2022, 09:00

    Family Mile (Under 5s - Free Entry)

    1 Mile £0.00
  • 13/03/2022, 09:30


    10 Kilometres £26.00
  • 13/03/2022, 10:00


    5 Kilometres £26.00
  • 13/03/2022, 09:00

    Spectator (Adults aged 16 and over)

  • 13/03/2022, 09:00

    Spectator (Children aged 5 to 15)

  • 13/03/2022, 09:00

    Spectator (Children under 5)




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