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The Oliver Fisher 10k & 5k

Location: Capstone Farm Country Park, Capstone Road, Gillingham, Kent ME7 3JG
Date: Sunday 17th September 2017
Time: 10:30

Following the switch to a Sunday race in 2015, the race attracted a record entry and returns again in 2017. The run was established to raise awareness of, and funds for, the Oliver Fisher Special Care Baby Trust which is the charity that fundraises for the Oliver Fisher Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Medway Maritime Hospital. The Unit helps provide special care for premature or sick babies. The run is suitable for runners of all abilities, from experienced athletes to those new to running.

Course suitable for experienced runners and beginners alike.
 
Medal and Finish Line Goodies to all finishers. Plus prizes/awards for leading runners and team prizes.
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Baggage Drop Off
The Course
The race follows a two lap course allowing us to offer a 5k option. The run uses a challenging, off road route in and around Capstone Farm Country Park, providing for some stunning views.

You can view the course map here.

First Aid
St John Ambulance or an alternative medical provider will be in attendance on the day and the course will be marshalled to provide assistance. There will also be a sweep marshal following the race to ensure that nobody is left behind and that all runners are accounted for.
Your individual time and position will be recorded by your electronic chip. We will endeavour to display results as they come into the race centre. Results will be uploaded to www.nice-work.org.uk as soon as possible after the race. All entrants that have supplied a valid and legible email address will receive a copy of the results as soon as possible after the race.
Race HQ: Capstone Farm Country Park, Capstone Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 3JG

The Race Headquarters will be located within the car park. The start/finish area will be on the on the footpath adjacent to the HQ and signs will be clearly posted to direct you. Parking is available at the main car park which is clearly signposted upon entry. Please do not park in the Chatham Ski and Snowboard Centre Car Park.

The closest railway station is Rainham which is approximately 4.5 miles from the Race HQ.

UKA Licence Number

2017-30192

Course record holders

  • 10k - Robert Smith 36:56 - 5k - Simon Parrin 23:00
  • 10k - Lissa Mitchell 48:52 - 5k Claire Peppiatt 29:45