Birmingham Autumn 5k,10k, Half
This event is aimed at all abilities and takes place within the stunning Sutton Park, which guarantees a fantastic challenge and a great day out.
Sutton Park, the largest urban parkland in Europe, covering 2,400 acres, is the perfect setting for a memorable running experience, delivering a sense of wilderness within an urban environment. A closed-to-traffic route on tarmac roads within the Park, and through heathland and ancient woodland.
Half marathon, 10k and 5k events. Under 12s go free in the 5k fun run with a full paying adult.
All UK Triathlon 2020 events
Your Health before the Event
If you have any Covid-19 symptoms do not come to the event. If you develop symptoms within 14 days after the event and are tested positive, please contact UK Triathlon immediately.
It is each and every person's responsibility to social distance at 2 metres where possible before, during and after the event. Please make sure your spectators are aware of and abide by the 2 metre distance rule.
There will be 10 hand sanitiser stations around the venue, please hand sanitise before registration, entering transition, finish line and whenever you have the opportunity to do so before and after the event. Please sanitise before and after toilet use.
Please allow more time than normal to register. You must register yourself. You cannot have anyone register for you. Only one competitor will be allowed to register at a time (except relay teams who must register together). Please queue at a 2 metre separation. Hand sanitise before entering. Every competitor will be temperature checked with a digital thermometer before registering.
Each competitor has their own numbered racking position. Rack only there and with your race number facing you.
There will be a short race brief shortly before each event starts from the finish line stage which will be announced over the PA system on the day.
Start Format - Lake Swim
Competitors will each have their own individual start time and be started at the edge of the lake at 10 second intervals. You can only do your warm up on dry land. Maintain a 2 metre gap from other swimmers at all times.
Start Format - Pool Swim
Competitors will each have their own individual start time at 30 second intervals. Maintain a 2 metre gap from other swimmers at all times.
Normal drafting rules apply.
Overtake or pass other competitors at a minimum distance of 2 metres where possible.
Feed Stations Run & Finish line
Drinks will be dispensed for you at feed stations, High5 Energy Source & Water will be identified clearly with signs. Move away as quickly as possible allowing for other competitors. Bin your litter.
Please do not bring unnecessary spectators if possible. Your Covid Officer is Vic Bickerton If you wish to report anything regarding Covid safety, please report it to Vic located at the finish line.
Sutton Park, Streetly Gate, Birmingham B74 3EW
Sutton Park is in the centre of the Country and is served by excellent road links.
On-site parking is available.
Entry for 16+ yr old in the 1/2 Marathon, 14+ yr old in the 10k, 12+ yr old in the 5k. Under 12s may take part in the 5k Fun Run but must be accompanied by an 18+ yr old.
Free entry for under 12s in the 5k Fun Run (must be accompanied by a full paying adult)
Full and up to date 2021 competitor race day information with your race number and start time will be emailed to you 7-10 days before the event. WE DO NOT POST ANYTHING OUT - you will collect your race numbers, tattoos, stickers etc. at registration on the day.
Age Categories (age on race day)
- 12 years of age for the 5k fun run
- 14 years of age for the 10k run.
- 16 years of age for the 1/2 Marathon.
We have no minimum age for our 5k fun run but under 12 years of age must be accompanied at all times by an adult (18 years +).
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