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Race Information

RRace Start 2013

Race Start 2013


A friendly rural road race, over a point

to point course, starting in one East

Sussex village and finishing in the

neighbouring village.


FREE pint of beer or soft drink to

ALL finishers, courtesy of the

Kings Head Pub, East Hoathly, East Sussex.


This year is the 18th running of the Kings Head Canter 5K. Each year on the August Bank Holiday Monday around 240 runners enjoy the great atmosphere of this well organised event, complete with barbeque and drinks at the finish.

The 4970 metre point to point course is a SEAA measured undulating rural course with an overall climb of 20 metres, starting in Chiddingly and finishing in East Hoathly. 

Entries are taken up until 10:30 am on the day, however there is a race limit of 275, so to be sure of an entry we recommend entering before the postal closing date of Wednesday 26th August 2015.

Entries can be made by post (entry form available, click link on left) or online through the SportSystems website. Last date for online entries at SportSystems is Wednesday 26th August 2015.

Please download an entryform HERE for postal entries, or alternatively enter ONLINE to avoid the hassle of cheques, stamped addressed envelope (SAE) and postage costs. (There is an online admin fee of £2).

Fees £8 affiliated, £10 unattached, £8 East Hoathly resident, entry on day £12 but 275 limit.

Jog Shop Brighton vouchers and Kings Head Canter unique trophies for first three finishers in the following categories: Male, Female, and Over 40 Age Graded. (Racemaster98 Age Graded %. Click here to find out more about the Racemaster98 Age Graded % )

Village Team Event. There is a 3 person team competition for people that either live, work or play in East Hoathly. Teams can be made from: an East Hoathly street, a club or business team, or simply a team of friends and family. No matter what age, the result is calculated using Racemaster98 age graded %.

Canter for Sight. Team Canter for Sight are again taking part in the Kings Head Canter 5K, to raise money for RP Fighting Blindness. To find out more about Team Canter for Sight and the RP Fighting Blindness charity, which the team raises funds for, click here to view the Canter for Sight JustGiving page. If you would like to join the team, contact David at

Canter for Sight Team 2010

Team Canter for Sight

The Kings Head Canter 5K is organised by the East Hoathly and Halland Carnival Society. Any money raised from the race is used to help organise the spectacular Carnival that takes place in November each year. An event well worth attending!

Carnival 2006Carnival 2006

Photos from the EH&HCS Carnival (Thanks to 'Jimmy the Snaps' for the photos).