Race Information

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RACE INFORMATION

LEICESTERSHIRE 10k – SUNDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2019

Race address: Prestwold Hall, Prestwold, Loughborough LE12 5SQ

Start Time: 9:30am

The Event Village will be open from 7:30am and the car park from 7:00am.

We recommend you arrive as early as possible, as with many large sporting events there will be traffic coming into the venue. Please plan your journey accordingly!

Race Numbers

SEE ENTRY LIST HERE

All entries on or before Wednesday 9th October will be sent race packs in the post. If you DO NOT receive your pack by the end of the day on Thursday 17th October please get in touch and let us know at [email protected]

Please be sure to check your race pack contains your race number with detachable baggage label, race information leaflet and chip.

Those who entered AFTER Wednesday 9th October will need to collect your race pack on the day. To collect your race pack, you need to make your way to the collection desks between 8:00 – 9:00am. It will take around 15 minutes to collect number and drop your bag off. The earlier you get there, the more efficient we will be on the day. You will only need one number attached to the front of your shirt. If you have your own pins then that would be great but we will have supplies if needed. Your timing chip will also be in the envelope, this needs to be attached to your shoe as per the instructions on the back of the chip. Please make sure you keep your number on at all times during the race. At the finish you can dispose of your chip (we do not need to collect them back).

When you collect your race packs, please take a couple of minutes to fill out the brief runner Information form which can be found printed on the back of your bib. This will help us greatly in case of an emergency!

You will find instructions on the back of your chip for how to attach it to your shoe correctly (as below):

Chip Instructions

Getting there

The postcode for the car park is: LE12 5SH

If you have a sat nav or mapping device we recommend simply popping the postcode into that and following the instructions given. As you get closer to Prestwold Hall there will be road signs and marshals to direct you into the car park. There will be plenty of FREE parking available for all runners and spectators a short 5 minute walk from the event village.

Baggage

We will have a secure area where you can leave your baggage. We have tear off baggage labels at the bottom of your race number that can be attached to your bag. To collect, all you have to do is hand over your number to the baggage tent staff and they will help you find your belongings.

Toilets

There will be portaloos available in the event village.

Refreshments

Good Luck for the run on Sunday from Team ACTIPHACTIPH Water is the UK’s first alkaline ionised bottled water. Through a unique ionisation process, purified water and a blend of electrolytes are supercharged to create a smooth and clean tasting alkaline water with a pH of 9.0+. ACTIPH is the healthy choice as you restore and maintain your natural balance, enabling you to live life to the fullest and get the most out of every day. Grab your bottle of ACTIPH at the finish line!!

Eat Natural believe that real taste comes naturally so at our Makery in Essex we gently roast, mix and bake our ingredients in small batches so every bar is the best it can be and tastes just the way it ought to. Keep your eyes peeled for your well-deserved treat in your goodie bag to help you refuel after your run! For more information about East Natural products visit their website HERE.

Lifeway Kefir have kindly donated some of their milk smoothies for you all to try after your race. Their products are high in protein, calcium and vitamin D and contain no added sugar. To find out more information about Lifeway and their products, check out their website HERE.

During the race

The course will start and finish within the gardens of Prestwold Hall, and run out and around the grounds of Prestwold Hall including the Airfield and Driving Circuit. Each KM will be accurately measured and marked out and there will be plenty of marshals and signs around the course to make sure you are on the right track and cheer you all the way to the finish! See the course map, elevation chart and relive video HERE.

There will be a water station at the 5k point.

Retailing

Gelpacks Direct will be retailing within the event village and have also kindly donated some prizes on the day! They offer a range of recovery products – to check out all of them, head to their website HERE.

Results

Results will be available on www.runthrough.co.uk after the race.

Move Charity 

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The Official Charity partner for the event is Move Charity, Move Charity are dedicated to supporting Children & young people living with caner through the power of exercise and sport.

Since Move started 7 young people between the ages of 7 & 24 are diagnosed with cancer every single day and have to face an extremely tough journey. For young people there is so much thrown at them both physically and mentally during their treatment and it doesn’t just stop there.Life goes on after cancer and we want to support young people as much as possible to encourage a healthy and active lifestyle both during and after treatment so they can work towards getting their live’s back on track and look forward to a brighter future.

You can see more information on the services and support they offer on the Move Charity website HERE.

Things to note!

For updates leading up to the race, please check out our Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/LeicestershireHalf/ and ‘Check In’ on race day :-)

If you #Leicestershire10k on Instagram with your race day collages and the best ones will feature on our page!

Please email [email protected] with any questions.