Date: Saturday 11th March 2017. 9:00 am.
Venue: Hamfields Leisure Centre (Berkeley Power Station), Gloucestershire, GL13 9PA
Course: Very flat country lanes
Entry: Both routes are the same price:
Pre-entry is: £16 affiliated, £18 unaffiliated
No entries on the day.
You choose. 20 miles or 20 kms (12.5 miles).
well as giving you the opportunity to go for a PB on a fast flat 20 mile
course, this event may be useful to many who are planning on competing
in a spring marathon - it will give you a good indication of how well
your training is going and what time you are likely to achieve on the big day. The 20 km option
gives runners the opportunity to try a new race length or use it for
Half Marathon or Marathon training.
This will be our 3rd year and we are increasing entries from 300 to 500. We will have further 'mobile' toilet facilities at HQ and we have secured more car parking to cope.
This event is a few weeks before Brighton Marathon, Manchester and the Great Welsh and of course well placed for London,
Blackpool and Stratford (Shakespeare) on the 26th April.
20 mile option is a two-lap flat course in lovely countryside close to
the river Severn. The 20 km option takes in one lap of pretty much the
same course. There is a cut-off time for the 20 mile route of 4 hours.
Access to the event HQ is on quiet roads and is only 6
from junction 14 of the M5. There is ample (hard standing) parking and
of both courses are no more than 400m from the event HQ, which has good toilet facilities, changing and a baggage store.
On the 20 mile route there will be 6 water stations giving
bottled water - three different locations on the route that you pass twice and then a further one at the end. On
the 20km route there will be 3 water stations and one at the end. None of the water points offer nutrition so you'll need to equip yourself with any gels etc. you may want on the course.
The 20 mile race has mile markers at every mile and the 20 km race has markers at each 5k point (5k, 10k and 15k).
Both courses have been officially measured:
There will medals and T-shirts for all finishers.
|| 20 Km certificate
|| 20 Miles certificate
Post race hot drinks and cakes are free to all finishers.