Great Walstead 5

The Great Walstead 5 is hosted by Haywards Heath Harriers and is our annual fixture in the West Sussex Fun Run League (WSFRL) race series.

Our 2023 fixture date is Sunday 8 October 2023.

The Course

The Great Walstead 5 is a fun off road mixed terrain course of approximately 5 miles (8km). Situated in the extensive woodlands behind Great Walstead School, it is a two lap course with a couple of moderate climbs. 

Given the surface, the course is not suitable for wheelchairs.

The Junior (Under 16) race is 1mile and commences at 10:30am 

The Senior race starts at 11am

Entries are limited to 500

Results will be available here shortly after the race.



Changing and toilets are available but there are no shower facilities.

Water will be available for runners and you are welcome to bring your own reusable cup/bottle.

A select range of refreshments will also be on sale.

Bags are left at owners’ risk.


Parking is located at Great Walstead School off East Mascalls Lane, Lindfield, RH16 2QL.

Please follow any onsite signage and park as directed by marshalls.


Club entries via the usual channels.

Entries via postal form must be received by 30 September 2023.

Entry Cost

Juniors -  £1 

Seniors - £5 (WSFRL member in advance) | £7 (non member in advance) | £10 (on the day)