Frequently Asked Questions

When does the Sunset Run take place?
The Sunset Run will take place on Tuesday 7th May at 6.30pm at Clifton Campus.

What’s the route?
The route will take place on Clifton Campus, taking in the nature reserve and around the surrounding area. Have a look at our route here

Where are the joining instructions?

Joining instructions are available here. 

Do I need to register on the day?
Yes. On arrival please confirm your entry for the race at the registration desk downstairs by 18:00 at the latest. Registration will be available from 16:45 onwards.

If you are taking part in the 5k event you will be able to pick up your race number and t-shirt (if purchased when booking).
Please be at the start line for 18:15, 15 minutes prior to the race start. 

How do I get to the event?
Parking is available on Clifton campus. There is also a regular bus service that runs frequently to and from the site to destinations across the county.

Clifton campus is located just off the A453, Clifton Lane. If you have a satellite navigation device, please use the postcode NG11 8NS. Free parking facilities are provided on the University campus for participants and supporters. Park in the University Student Car Park accessible from the North entrance to the campus from A453 (the entrance closest to the city). 

How much does it cost to take part?

Entry to the event is priced at:

  • £5 for student 5k entry
  • £8 for individual 5k entry
  • £4 for all entries to the Fun Run

You can also choose to purchase a souvenier t-shirt as part of your entry for an additional £6 (please note, we will only have a limited number of t-shirts for sale on the day, so please do order this in advance to avoid disappointment.)

What should I aim to fundraise?

We’re asking everyone who takes part this year to raise a minimum of £50, which is to help us raise money to support the work of John van Geest Cancer Research Centre.  Of course, if you’d like to raise more, please do!

When is the closing date for registration?
The closing date is Tuesday 7 May 2019 at 8am.

Can I enter on the day?

Yes, but please be aware that there will be slightly higher costs at £10 for 5k entry and £5 for 1.5k entry for everyone. 

Is it possible to take part as a team?
Yes, you are welcome to take part as a team and you can fundraise as part of a team too.

What do I receive once I have finished the race?
Everyone who completes the race will receive a Sunset Run finisher’s medal.

Will the race be timed?
Yes, we will be timing the race and all runners will receive their time a few days after the event.

Are there any toilets on route?
Toilets are available at the start/finish line

Can I use headphones?
Sorry, but no. For the safety of all runners and spectators, please do not wear headphones.

Can I wear fancy dress?
Yes, you can! Please just ensure the outfit won’t be offensive or dangerous to anyone else.

Are there changing facilities available?
If you require changing facilities these are available in the changing block close to the North Gate Car Park. These will be open before and after the run. There are lockers available in the Lee Westwood Sports Centre on campus, and some space is available for a bag drop downstairs in The Point. The University accepts no liability for loss or damage to your bags.



runNTU Starting Line

runNTU 2016 Dalek

runNTU 2016 Kids Warmup