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St Albans (Hertfordshire)
Where & When?
Hertfordshire County Show, The Showground, Dunstable Road, Redbourn, AL3 7PT
Sat 3rd, September 2022
Start times from 09:00 until 14:30
The Inflatable 5K
The world’s largest and best Inflatable 5K is coming to St Albans (Hertfordshire) on Sat 3rd, September 2022. The 2022 edition of the Inflatable 5K obstacle course has got even Bigger, Bouncier and Better!
With four different distances - 2.5K, 5K, 10K, 15K - to choose from, anyone can take part! This event is one of the best things to do in St Albans (Hertfordshire) in 2022. An awesome day out with your friends or family.
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- 17 Obstacles
- 1 Lap
- 2.5k Medal
- Finisher's Goodies
- 32 Obstacles
- 2 Laps
- 5k Medal
- Finisher's Goodies
- 62 Obstacles
- 4 Laps
- 10k Medal
- Finisher's Goodies
- 92 Obstacles
- 6 Laps
- 15k Medal
- Finisher's Goodies
Prices based on a FlexiWave ticket.
SUITABLE FOR ALL
This gigantic obstacle run is suitable for all, no matter your age or athletic ability. All are welcome.
One participating adult (16+) to supervise up to three children.
32 GIGANTIC OBSTACLES!
We’ve added three additional brand new obstacles, meaning you will tackle 32 gigantic obstacles on the 5K distance. Combined with five pumping music zones to motivate you around the course, this year's Inflatable 5K is the most epic yet!
Loved it, great atmosphere on the day. Will definitely be signing up for some more!Lois P.
Great event held at Norfolk Showground last weekend. Event staff were friendly and helpful. Obstacles were so much fun!Caroline
Always well organised with brilliant support from the onsite team. The atmosphere is always good and I would recommend taking part to everyoneJenny F.
Absolutely loved it!! My husband and son joined me in this run and we all had a fantastic time.Janine S.
Great team bonding exercise! Definitely recommend!Paige N.
So well organised. From the moment we arrived till we picked up our medals at the end.Angela G.
This was so much fun, a great course that was well set out! A good range of inflatable obstacles that the whole team loved.James
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What Do People Say About The Inflatable 5K?
Loved it, great atmosphere on the day. Will definitely be signing up for some more!
Great event held at Norfolk Showground last weekend. Event staff were friendly and helpful. Obstacles were so much fun!
Always well organised with brilliant support from the onsite team. The atmosphere is always good and I would recommend taking part to everyone
Absolutely loved it!! My husband and son joined me in this run and we all had a fantastic time.
Great team bonding exercise! Definitely recommend!
So well organised. From the moment we arrived till we picked up our medals at the end.
This was so much fun, a great course that was well set out! A good range of inflatable obstacles that the whole team loved.
- Stick the bib number to the front of your running top. All Runners MUST write their Emergency Contact details on the front of the Bibs prior to the event.
- Arrival Time
- Do not arrive more than 30 mins before your start. Please check your start time carefully as some start times have been altered slightly to spread runners out.
- Parking is charged at £5 per car, please have the exact change ready for our parking marshals.
- Toilets are provided at the venue. Please look for signs or ask a member of staff.
- Bag Drop
- Participants can leave bags (£3 per bag / item) at the bag drop tent located near the start.
- IMPORTANT! You do NOT have to register on the day. Once you have your bib number on your front you are ready to start. Our registration desk is a help point only.
- Event Kit List
- Sensible running shoes and a long sleeve top. Bring a rain jacket if wet weather is forecast. We love to see runners in fancy dress, so don't hold back! Please do not wear any sharp jewellery or carry sharp objects that could cause injury.
- Under 16's must be accompanied by a participating paying adult around the course.
- Friends and family are welcome to come along and watch in the designated spectator areas only, for no extra charge. Spectators cannot roam around the entire course at must keep off the marked out course and obstacles. Children must be under adult supervision at all times.
- Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed at our events.
- Make your way to the start line at the time shown on your bib. Marshals will scan your bib number to allow you to access the start line. Participants will be set off in small groups by our start marshals.
- The Route
- Follow the cones around the course, keep red cones on the right and blue on the left. Arrows will also be positioned along the way to help you around the route.
- Inflatable Obstacles
- Marshals will be positioned at all the obstacles, please listen to any instructions they may have for you. Allow plenty of space for other participants on the obstacles and please wait your turn.
- Drink Station
- Water will be stationed midway along the route to keep you hydrated.
- Extra Laps
Each lap of the course is 2.5k long. The course split is clearly marked at this
point. You must choose the appropriate number of laps for the distance that you
2.5k = 1 lap5k = 2 laps10k = 4 laps15k = 6 laps
- Finish Line
- At the finish line please collect your well-earned medal and finishers gift. We would politely ask that participants clear the finishing line area. DO NOT wait for others to finish here. Thank you.
- Food & Drink
- Food stalls will be on site, why not grab a snack for the journey home?
- You can pre-order event merchandise for collection at the event.
- Event Updates
- Please make sure that you check our website and Facebook pages for all the latest event information.
Frequently Asked Questions
- How Do I Enter A Group?
Use the form found on the event page to add each member of your team to the cart. The group discount will be automatically applied to each entry when you have four or more runners in your cart.
- Can I Add More People To My Booking?
You will need to make a new booking. Group discounts are applied per booking only.
- Can I Run With A Group Of Friends?
Yes, please make sure you all enter the same start wave.
- Is The Run A Race?
The Inflatable 5k is not a race. This is all about having fun & taking part with friends & family.
- What Should I Wear?
Want to get dressed up for the run? Go for it! We would recommend light running clothing, including a long sleeved top and good running shoes. A rain jacket is also a good idea if we have wet conditions on the day.
- Can I Bring My Friends And Family To Watch?
Yes, but why not encourage them to enter and give it a go?! Please do also share a car if possible as parking may be limited at the venue.
- Is There Parking Available?
Parking is charged £5 per car, please have change ready for our parking marshals.
- Can I Skip Sections On The Course?
Yes, if you don't feel like doing a particular obstacle, just walk around it.
- Where Do I Collect My Pre-ordered Merchendise?
Merchandise must be collected on the event day from the merchandise tent.
- Is There An Age Limit?
The inflatable 5k is open for ages 5 and up. Children aged 15 and under must be accompanied by a participating adult at all times (max 3 children per 1 adult).
- Can I Buy A Ticket On The Day?
Yes. On the day entries are available and are subject to on the day pricing. Please see the event page for more information.
- What Is Included In My Entry?
The entry pack (sent in the post or you can collect on the day) includes your stick on bib number. At the finish everyone gets a medal, running socks, multifunctional headscarf and an eat natural bar.
- Will I Receive Any Additional Information Before The Event?
Yes, we will send out a pre-event information pack via e-mail one week before the event. This will include confirmation of your entry, direction maps with parking and venue details, & your start time.
- Can I Leave My Bag Somewhere While I Take Part?
Yes, there will be a bag drop at the event centre which costs £3 per bag.
- Are Dogs Allowed At The Event?
Sorry, we do not allow dogs at our events. Guide dogs and assistance dogs are permitted.
- What Is Included In The Pack & Processing Fee?
Pack and processing fee is a Per Person fee, this includes: Transaction fee's, the processing and sending out of the runners packs - which include items such as; runners bibs and event day instructions.
- I Am Pregnant, Can I Run?
We would advise against it, however, it is your responsibility to contact a medical professional regarding this.
- I Have Lost My Pack Can I Still Participate?
Yes! Please contact us with your entry ID and we can arrange for a replacement pack to be collected on event day.
- I Have My Bib Number, Do I Need To Register?
No. If you have your bib number you just need to turn up on the day, warm up and head on out when it gets to your wave time.
- We Are A Charity, Do You Offer Charity Discounts?
Yes we do. Please contact us for full information.
- Is Water Provided On Course?
Yes, we have a water station approximately halfway around the course.
- Can I Wear A Gopro?
You are able to wear an action camera yes. It is your own responsibility to keep this safe and undamaged.
- What Is Flexiwave?
The FlexiWave option offers you a discount off the full price. Everyone in the same booking will be assigned the same wave time. This will be chosen for you one to two weeks before event day.
- I Can No Longer Attend, Can I Amend My Booking?
You can transfer you booking to another person up to two weeks prior to the event, there is a £5 administration fee for this.
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