Frequently Asked Questions
Is the race held on the soft surface of the racecourse?
No, the race is held on the hard tarmac service roads that sweep through Kempton Park. You won’t find a faster surface in an organised road race than here at the Kempton Park Chase.
What time does the race start?
The Half Marathon will start at 10am. The 10K will start at 10:15am and the 5K will start at 10:20am.
Where do I get my registration pack?
You will collect your registration pack on race day, at Kempton Park. Registration opens at 8:00am and closes at 9:45am.
When will I receive more details about the race?
The entrants information will be emailed to you one week before the event date.
Where is the nearest train station to the event?
Kempton Park Station, Sunbury-on-Thames, TW16 5BX. This station is actually on site at the venue!
Can I park at the venue?
Yes you can park for free at the venue.
Will I get a finisher’s medal?
Yes! You will be awarded a special edition Kempton Park themed medal, new for every year the event is held, at the finish line.
Will I get a time for my run?
Yes, the event will be accurately chip timed.
What does ‘chip timed’ mean?
A magnetic strip, (the chip), will be given to you to attach to your shoe before the start of the run. The start/finish mats will read the chip and report the time of day you crossed. Subtracting your finish time from your start time produces your race time.
Who will be timing the event?
Event Chip Timing. To find out more about them, visit their website.
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