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The Brentford Sports FEST

Save the Date – Sunday 5 April 2020

In partnership with Brentford Lock West, our biggest community event – the Brentford Sports FEST – encourages local residents to lace up their running shoes and take part in a range of running activities. Held at the iconic Syon Park in Brentford, runners have the unique opportunity to run in the private grounds of the park, which are usually closed to the public. The main events include:

  • 10k run
  • 5k run
  • 1k children’s race
  • 5k Walk & Talk, in partnership with West London NHS Mental Health Trust

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