Location: East Peckham Playing Fields, Pippin Road, East Peckham, Kent, TN12 5BT Date: Sunday 1st August 2021 Time: 10:00
Join us for this super fast rural 10k
This beautiful summer’s race is pacy using the flat, quiet lanes around East Peckham and is a genuine pb event. Organised on behalf of the Paddock Wood & District Lions Club this well-marshalled race will, once again, be looking to help support local charities.
The race is perfect for runners of all abilities, from those looking to complete their first 10k to seasoned club athletes.
All finishers receive a quality bespoke medal.
About the Event:
Race start times
The race will start promptly at 10.00am.
The race takes place on the outskirts of East Peckham village and uses quiet country lanes. The course is primarily flat with no noticeable hills. The Start will be on the Playing Fields. Although the race is on quiet lanes, it is not traffic free and you should be aware of the likelihood of some traffic. The course will have been inspected for hazards prior to the race but runners are asked to exercise the usual caution when running.
The race carries a certificate of course accuracy.
The surface is all tarmac and so your favourite running shoes will be just fine.
The race will be chip timed
This event is fully licenced by UK Athletics and held under their rules.
The race is suitable for experienced runners and beginners alike. The minimum age on race day is 15 years of age.
Race Number Information
Race numbers for the event will be available to collect on the day from the registration desk located at Race HQ. No ID is required but please arrive in plenty of time so that the race can start promptly.
As the event is run under UK Athletics rules and takes place on open roads, headphones are not permitted.
All race finishers will receive a bespoke medal on completion of the race.
There are prizes for the leading men and women, plus leading vet categories and teams (three to score).
Prize giving and presentation will be approximately 45 minutes after the first finisher is home.
The registration desk will be open from 8.00am and will be located close to the start line and will be clearly signposted.
There is ample free parking on the Playing Fields. We recommend that you car share where possible.
Toilets are located adjacent to the start line and registration area.
Baggage Drop Off
The Baggage drop off will be located at the start line and will be open from 8.00 am.
Food and drink will be available to purchase.
Water and Aid Stations
A single water station will be located around half way on the route. A water station will also be located at the start/finish. If the weather is particularly warm, we will look at adding a second water station on the route.
Although we will ensure our water stations are well supplied, athletes are encouraged to bring their own nutrition and carry their own water bottles. We are happy to refill water bottles for you.
Changing and Shower Facilities
There are no changing rooms or showers at this event.
The race distance is accurately measured and is classed as flat. Apart from the start and finish, which are on grass, the course is tarmac throughout and your favourite road shoes will be fine.
This is a single lap course.
Course Map and elevation profile
St John Ambulance or an alternative medical provider will be in attendance on the day.
As you cross the finish line please make sure you cross over the Chip Timing mat which will automatically record your official time against your race number. Any runners wearing a bum bag around the course must be careful not to apply pressure to the timing chip on the reverse of your race number. This can cause a problem with the signals from the chip and may affect your race time. This also applies when starting/stopping your watch as you cross the line – please wait until you have crossed the mats before activating or deactivating your watch. Signal Permitting- Live results will be available on www.nice-work.org.uk during the event and a full set will be posted online shortly after the event has finished. All athletes who provide us with a legible email address will also be emailed the final results on the next working day following the event. If you are missing from the results or need to report an issue, please email us at email@example.com.
Race HQ: East Peckham Playing Fields, Pippin Road, East Peckham, Kent, TN12 5BT
The Playing Fields can be reached by using TN12 5BT on your Sat Nav.
The East Peckham Parish Council website here has information on how to find the Playing Fields.
By Public Transport
Please visit this link for more information and public transport options.