2018 Gloucester 10K Run Race Day Instructions and Information – PLEASE READ

Please take the time to read all of the race day instructions below. A copy of the 2018 Race Day Instructions and Information is also available to download from our websites www.Gloucester10Krun.co.uk and www.beyondthelimitations.org.uk  Please make sure you read through the instructions thoroughly.

Race Venue
Registration and General Enquiries: located in the Robin Greaves Sports Hall, Quedgeley Wanderers Football Club, Stephenson Drive, Quedgeley, Gloucester. GL2 2AG .Your race number and chip and other information will be sent out in the post 2 weeks prior to the race. If you enter after this date if there are places available your need to collect your race chip and number at race registration from 8am on the day of the race. You will need proof of ID. If you have lost your race number your will need to go to race registration from 8am to be allocated a new number a chip. You will need proof of ID. There will be no entries on the day.

Registration
The race registration will be open from 8am on the day of the race for late entries but the entry must be registered by Friday 26th October 2018. These runners must go to the late entry desk to collect there race number with your chip attached. For any runner who did not receive there race number and chip in the post there will be a General enquires desk to help these athletes.

Photographer
Charles Whitton photography Sports Event will be taking pictures of the Runners in the event you will be able to order your photos pnline through a link on the Front page of our websites or go onto www.charleswhittonphotography.com

Mobile 07798 735455

The Race Start is 50 metres from the Start line which is on Stephenson Drive opposite Robin Greaves Sports Hall, Quedgeley Wanderers Football Club, Quedgeley, Gloucester. GL2 2AG

The Finish is on Davy Way, Waterwells Business Park opposite Warwick Fabrics UK (The is No Parking on Stephenson Drive in the Start location also on Davy Way in the finishing area)

The Course route is traffic free

Car Parking
You will be allocated a car park nearest to race registration this information will be emailed out to runners which have entered the Gloucester 10K Run from 1st September onwards until all the car parks have been allocated and are full. Details of the cost of a shuttle bus from Gloucester Quays to Quedgeley return and how to purchase your ticket will be sent to you by email when you enter the race. Your race pack will be sent out to you 2 weeks prior to the race.

Free Parking is available to the first 1000 entries (There will be a shuttle bus from the bus stop on St Ann Way opposite Gloucester Quays) to within 200 metres of the race Start on Stephenson Drive return ticket. You will be able to book your seat on the coach on www.Gloucester10krun.co.uk and on www.beyondthelimitations.org.uk from 1st September 2018. A list of Car parks in Gloucester City Centre will be available on our Websites closest to Gloucester Quays St Ann Way.

From the M5 Junction 12 follow signs to Gloucester (A38) at the first roundabout from the M5 take the second exit A38 and then take the next exit left up the slip road (B4008) signed Hardwicke follow the B4008 to the next roundabout take the third exit off this roundabout into Naas Lane, keep on this road for 200 metres to the next roundabout, take the third exit off this roundabout into Telford Way

From the A40/A417 ring road roundabout
Follow signs to Gloucester over causeway at the first traffic lights turn right A430 Castle Meads Way/Llanthony Road follow A430 after 4kms you join the Bristol Road A38 follow this road for approximately 2.4 kms at the first roundabout take the first left into Waterwells Drive and after 150 metres take the first exit left off the next roundabout into Telford Way

There is NO parking at Race Registration Robin Greaves Sports Hall and Quedgeley Wanderers Football Club Car Park or on Stephenson Drive, Quedgeley, Gloucester GL2 2AG

Race Briefing
Will take place on the Start line Stephenson Drive just after the Gloucester 10K Run Wheelchair Race has started which will be approximately 9.25am

Start Time
09:25am Start of Gloucester 10K Run Wheelchair Race

9:30am Start Gloucester 10K Run (You need to allow enough time to get to the race Start as there will not be a delay of the race Starting on Stephenson Drive Quedgeley, Gloucester. GL2 2AG

RACE NUMBER
Please fix your number to the front of your vest, pinned at all four corners, without folding or writing on it.

Baggage
There will be staff to take your baggage off you to put into a large vehicle in the car park at Robin Greaves Sports Hall,Quedgeley Wanderers Football Club, Stephenson Drive,Quedgeley GL2 2AG this is where race registration his to take your baggage to the race Finish at Warwick Fabrics UK   (Baggage is left at the owner’s risk)

Personal and Medical details
As a condition of entry to this event you are required to complete your personal and medical details in the boxes on the back of your race number. You also agree that these may be made available, along with any other personal details to the event organisers and the relevant medical race services. In the event of an emergency part of the event terms and conditions are that you agree to supply your contact details to these bodies. By displaying your number you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of this event. Your next of kin/emergency contact should be someone who will be contactable on the day of this event.

For reasons of health and safety your race number must not be transferred to another person. Doing so without the permission of the event organisers will result in disqualification.

Time Limit
The organisers have imposed a Time limit of 2 Hours and at 11.30hrs the marshalling will progressively be removed from the course in accordance with this time limit.

Spectators
Because of the narrowness of some of the course spectators must not follow the race by bicycle or any vehicle as this can be dangerous. The pacing of runners by cyclists is against British Athletics rules and any runner deemed to have been paced will be disqualified.

Water stations
Water stations are located at approximately 5kms and at the Finish and will provide bottled Water and High 5 at the Finish

Marshals
We always need more, so if you know of any willing person who could give us their help where we will pay for there services please get them to contact us by email wilsonanne691@aol.co.uk  Phone 01452 722720

Retirements
If you cannot complete the course, keep your race number on until you report to a marshal. A Vehicle will be on the course to collect you and take you to the finish. A medical recovery team will be on hand on the course and at the finish should you require assistance. Please feel free to ask for help at any time.

Finish
At the end of the race you will receive a Medal and Tech T Shirt and a bottle of water and High 5 will also be available.

Prizes   1st Man £100   2nd Man £75 3rd Man £50 1st Women £100 2nd Women £75 3rd Women £50

1st Female & Male Vet 0/40, Vet 0/50, Vet 0/60, Vet 0/70, If a Veteran runner finishes in the first three positions overall they will receive the Individual prize. No Athlete can win two prizes

There will be wheelchair prizes but we can not allocate the number of prizes until we know the number of entries for the Gloucester 10K Run Wheelchair Race

Refreshments
A range of refreshments (Tea, Coffee, hot Chocolate and soft drinks brownies crisp and fruit will be available at race registration in the car park prior to the race and at the Race Finish in the yard of Warwick Fabrics UK

Medical Support: First aid and emergency cover is provided by Local Medical Services Ltd there will be first aid cover on the course and at the Finish.

Feedback
After the event please tell us about your experiences by contacting us by email wilsonanne691@aol.com

Results
Results will be available on our websites www.Gloucester10Krun.co.uk and www.beyondthelimitations.org.uk

Race Day Timetable
The timetable of events for race day will be as follows:
Time              Description
08:00 hrs       Race registration for late entries registered prior to race day. These runners will be able to collect there chip attached to there race number from the late entry desk. There will be a General enquires desk for any runner which has lost there chip attached to there race number also for runners which did not receive there Race Pack in the post which will include chip attached to there race number.

08:45 hrs       Baggage Vehicle will be in the car park at Robins Greaves Sports Hall, Quedgeley Wanderers Football Club off Stephenson Drive, Quedgeley GL2 2AG which is 50 metres from the Start line.
09:25 hrs       Race briefing will take place on the Start line Stephenson Drive.
09:25 hrs       Start Gloucester 10K Run Wheelchair Race
09:30 hrs       Start of the Gloucester 10K Run
09.59 hrs       approximately time for winning runner
10.45 hrs       approximately time for Presentation of Awards Warwick Fabrics UK

Extreme Weather Conditions
In the event of extreme weather conditions the organisers reserve the right to postpone the race at any time.

Postponement

In the unfortunate situation the event is postponed for any reason the race organisers will not refund race entries fees but the race will be re organised at the earliest possible date. Please go onto our websites for further details

www.Gloucester10KRun.co.uk   and on www.beyondthelimitations.org.uk

Have a successful race

The Event organisers

 

www.marketinggloucester.co.uk