Kick up the asphalt or put some power to your pedals as Silverstone Race Circuit welcomes sporting fanatics to #beatthetrack in the brand-new Challenge Silverstone weekend event.

Challenge Silverstone is an all new, thrilling weekend event taking place at the iconic Formula 1 race circuit, celebrating all things cycling and running this September. The on-track action will be supported with a jam-packed sports festival village including live music, delicious food and drinks and family activities to create a fun, fitness fuelled weekend.

Pick pedal or leg power and take a speedy tour of the world-famous Grand Prix track in Northamptonshire. Go through the gears and zoom past the Wing, rev up along the Hangar straight and sweep through Stowe, then take the chequered flag. It’s all in a car-free, bucket list lap at the astounding home of British motorsport.

Run Silverstone on Saturday 3 September is a chance to experience Silverstone on foot by stepping onto the legendary tarmac, feeling the energy, and beating your personal best to set your own track record in the ultimate running challenge. For road-warriors or those wanting a family day out on the hallowed tarmac, this is one course that everyone will want to tick off their list.

Half Marathon
21km / Time Chipped
10.00 start
Whether you are a keen runner, training for the challenge of your life, or simply ready to take on the track

10K Run
Time Chipped
13:30 start
Beat your personal best and celebrate like a champion! FREE for under 16s (must be accompanied by an adult)

Family Fun Run
5K / all ages and abilities
16:00 start
Gather your friends and family to Beat The Track! FREE for under 16s (must be accompanied by an adult)

Cycle Silverstone on Sunday 4 September is an opportunity to cycle in the tread of legends. Whether you are a seasoned cycling pro and family looking for a fun day out or just getting to grips with the cycling way of life, you can conquer the Hamilton straight!

The Official Challenge Silverstone Sportive
10 laps (including warm up lap) / Time chipped
09.30 start
For all the avid and experienced cyclists ready to challenge themselves at speed

Family Festival ride
2 laps / All abilities and ages
13.00 start
A thrilling ride for the whole family – FREE for under 16s (must be accompanied by an adult).

Conquer the track
5 laps (including warm up lap) / Time chipped
15.30 start
An intermediate ride for seasoned cyclists – FREE for under 16s (must be accompanied by an adult).

Experience the epic Grand Prix circuit and revel in the renowned corners and straights that so many Formula 1 drivers have raced through, just a few weeks earlier! The Grand Prix circuit offers an ultimate traffic-free session on a smooth track surface and minimal undulation, making it the perfect cycling environment.

Runners and cyclists will receive a goodie bag and a completion medal, have access to baggage drop facilities and water stations.

Access the full festival weekend with street food and drink vendors, trade stalls and main stage entertainment within the circuit. Challenge Silverstone starts from £21 per adult for the family friendly runs and rides. To be in pole position for this special event visit to book.