Roc Newbury 10K supported by The Good Exchange

In 2018 the Newbury 10K was held on Sunday 27th May with new sponsorsRoc Technologies and the Good Exchange.

About the Roc Newbury 10K Supported by The Good Exchange
2018 will be the 11th year of the Newbury 10K (previously the Bayer Newbury 10K), a town based multi-terrain race, with two shorter races for under 16’s. To be run under UK Athletics License ID: 2018-30320

All races start and finish in the historic Newbury town centre market place, West Berkshire.


2018 Race results are now available here:


Roc Newbury 10K supported by The Good Exchange – Distance:  10km multi-terrain

Pre 10K run for ages 5 – 11 years – Approximate distance: 0.9km

Pre 10K run for under 16s – Approximate distance:  1.5km

Photographs (courtesy of Mike Davies) can be viewed hereROC_10k

The Course
Remains unchanged for 2018, The Roc Newbury 10K Supported by The Good Exchange will start and finish in Newbury town centre. A gentle climb for the first 3km is followed by a short descent and the rest of the course is flat. Approximately 7km of the course is on the road with the remainder on footpaths and the tow path alongside the canal. Course Map

Two shorter races for U16s will take place before the 10K on a flat course in the town centre on closed roads. Course Map

Local Residents
We would like to thank in advance residents and businesses on the course for their patience during the race.  The town’s support for this community event is much appreciated by the organisers, runners and charities alike. Our aim is to keep disruption to a minimum – Please follow this link for details of road closures.


Newbury Athletic Club would like to express their thanks to Roc Technologies and The Good Exchange for their generous sponsorship of the race, enabling race proceeds to be donated to charity. Newbury Athletic Club, Roc Technologies and The Good Exchange would also like to thank the following organisations and people listed for their help in making the Roc Newbury 10K supported by the Good Exchange possible:

Sir Richard Sutton Estates Limited (Benham Estate), Adrian & Jo, Speen House, West Berkshire Council, Newbury Town Council, John Hoare – Race Adjudicator, Richard Whybrow – Race Referee, Newbury Corn Exchange, Parkway Shopping Centre, The Canal & River Trust, Sainsbury’s, Fizz Catering Equipment Hire, Exonar, Volkers Highways, Fyffes, Nuffield Health, Dove Farm Foods, Newbury Bid and the many volunteer helpers/marshals.




Supported Charities
It has been agreed with the 2 sponsors that in 2018, any proceeds from race entries (in excess of race costs), will be split between Newbury AC and PALS West Berkshire.  PALS West Berkshire is a local charity that supports children and young people with physical disabilities, offering them a wide range of social and leisure activities after school and at weekends in term time, and throughout the week during the school holidays.

Runners can donate to or fundraise for PALS West Berkshire or Newbury AC via their respective projects on The Good Exchange.


Please be aware that:

1.    There will be photographers at the event and race participants may see their pictures being used in race publicity after the event

2.    No headphones will be allowed

3.    Race entrants agree to abide to the terms & conditions of the race (please click here to view Ts and Cs)

Any queries about the races can be emailed to Andy McKendrick at


Previous Charities
Every year, the proceeds from race entries raise much needed funds for local charities and other good causes which have previously included Sail 4 Cancer, The Newbury and District MS Society, Swings and Smiles, The Volunteer Centre West Berkshire, Naomi House and Jacksplace and Newbury Athletic Club. In 2017, over £13,375 was raised and split between Naomi House and Newbury AC.

    Results from previous events:

    Bayer results 2016; 5-11 900m race; U16s 1500m race

    Bayer Results 2015; 5-11 900m race; U16’s 1500m race;

    Bayer results 2014

    Bayer results 2013; 1500m900m

    Bayer results 2012

    Bayer results 2011

    Bayer results 2010

    Bayer results 2009

    Bayer results 2008