Fred Hughes 10

The 2024 Fred Hughes 10 Mile took place on Sunday 21st January 2024.

The Fred Hughes 10 is a well established local race, organised by St Albans Striders since 1986. The race is held on the rolling country lanes of in south St Albans, Hertfordshire. It’s ideal for those looking to kick start their spring marathon training or make the step up from 10k.

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The course starts and a finishes on the green opposite Waitrose on King Harry Lane, St Albans. This is a short walk from the race HQ at St Columba's College. The route is on paved footpaths and undulating country lanes with several challenging hills. The route is open to vehicle traffic and headphones will not be permitted. A copy of the below route map can be downloaded here.

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We also have a fully measured alternative course that has been used on several years. A copy of the alternative 2 lap course can be downloaded here.



Trophies and cash prizes will be awarded to the top placed male and female finishers. There are also trophies for vets age group winners


The race also hosts the Hertfordshire County Championships event. The top three eligible runners and teams will be awarded after the open race awards. To be eligible to be included you must either have been born in Hertfordshire or have been a resident in Hertfordshire for at least the last 9 months. You must declare you are eligible as part of the registration process.



Chip timing for the race is provided by Event Chip Timing.

Previous Fred Hughes 10 results can be found here.

Results for previous races can be found here.