Frequently Asked Questions

Where does the race take place?

The Focus 10k takes place at Borde Hill Garden, Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 1XP.
Is there free parking? Parking is free. However, we are grateful for any donations to Chailey Heritage Foundation on the day.
What time does the race start? The race village will open at 8:30am for all runners and spectators. The Mini Mile starts at 9:30am while the 10K, 5K and Team Relay all begin at 10am. Please allow enough time for registration. The race village closes at 2pm.
Do I need to raise money for charity?

Once you have secured your place, please raise as much as you can to support Chailey Heritage Foundation. We suggest a minimum of £50 per runner - the more you raise, the more we can do to change the lives of children and young people with complex disabilities. You can head over to and get your page set up straight away – it only takes a few moments.

What facilities are available?

Our race village has everything you need before and after the race. There will be toilets, hot and cold drinks on sale and some well-earned nourishing food too. 

Are spectators welcome?

Absolutely! Please come and cheer on your friends and relatives and soak up the atmosphere in our race village.

Where can I buy tickets? You can buy tickets by clicking here.
Where can I buy t-shirts? T-shirts are available when you purchase a ticket. You can do this by clicking here.
Who is the event supported by?

Chailey Heritage Foundation are very grateful to headline sponsors Focus Group, event sponsors E3 Events for producing the event and Borde Hill Garden for the use of their spectacular grounds.

Please note that by entering this event you agree to the terms and conditions set out on our website Please ensure that you read these and that you share this link with other participants if you are registering them on their behalf.

For more details about the event, visit our website call the team on 01825 724 752 or email We’ll be here every step of the way to help.

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Headline Sponsor: Focus Group

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Borde Hill Garden
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