Chase The Sun Cheshire 5k & 10k
Come and join us for the brand new Chase The Sun Cheshire 5k & 10k on Wednesday 9 June 2021. This fast 5k & 10k race, set at the beautiful Arley Hall in Cheshire, is a perfect opportunity to get yourself an official chip timed 5k or 10k, whether this is your first ever race or 100th!
Battle to get around the course to the finish line before the sun goes down. Each kilometer will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers to keep you quite literally on track and encourage you on your way to that finish line. Come and join us for a unique race you will not forget!
All marshals and staff within the event and around the course will be issued with PPE and wear gloves and a mask for the duration of the event.
As many race packs will be posted out ahead of the event as possible and event communications will be sent via email in the lead up.
There will not be a formal baggage drop within the event village, please limit the number of belongings you bring to the event and leave anything in the car during the race to reduce contact between runners and staff. If this is not possible, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There will be multiple hygiene stations around the event with hand sanitiser for all runners.
You will see clear signage around the event village, please follow all signage and instructions from the marshals before, during and after the race.
There will be a manned, and clearly marked, medical hub within the event village.
DURING THE RACE
The race will start in waves based on your estimated finish time, with the faster runners at the start and slower near the back to avoid any congestion and the need to overtake on course.
There will be an informal grab and go water station with sealed sports top bottles on the course, however we ask that you stay hydrated before the event and if you are able to please bring your own. Bottles and camelbacks are permitted.
If you need to overtake on the course please give a wide berth of at least 1 meter around any runners.
Spitting and nasal clearance during the race is not permitted.
AFTER THE RACE
Do not stop within the finish barriers. Please continue past the finish until you pass the medals and are in an open space.
We ask that once you have collected your medal and water to leave the event village as soon as possible to avoid groups congregating within the event village.
Unique venue themed medal
Chip timed results
Free official event photographs
Fruit and flapjack
Arley Hall, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6NA
The postcode for your Sat Nav is CW9 6NA
Arley hall is easily accessible by the motorway - M56 Junction 10 or M6 Junction 19 or 20.
There will be parking at the venue for all runners.
All pre-entries will be assigned a number and you will be emailed to notify you of this the week of the event. To collect them you need to make your way down to the numbers desk between 5:30-6:30pm.
The race will start promptly at 7pm. 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).
We will have portaloos in the event village.
All runners will get a complimentary flapjack and fruit. We will have a range of food vendors there on the day so you can grab a snack post race so bring some change.
During the race
The race will be lead by an individual on a bike and a lead car. The course is all on road with a short section of gravel at the start/finish. We will have marshals around the course so you can’t go wrong.
We have full road closures for the event and all our marshals and traffic management team have been fully briefed.
There will be a water station at 5k and at the finish.
The start and finish will be easily accessible for anyone wanting to come and watch the event. We have plenty of parking. Arley Hall is beautiful and will be well worth a walk around afterwards.
You’ll be able to collect your medal at the end of the race.
Results will be available on www.cheshire10k.com after the race.
We will have a photographer taking a few snaps of the race and they will be up on Facebook after the race so be sure to check it out and see if you can spot yourself.
If you are running for a charity, or are raising money for a charity please could you email us the details so we can share the information to people. email@example.com with your Name, Charity, a link to your online fundraising page & maybe a sentence or two on why you are raising money for this cause. Also if you have any pictures of yourself that would be great to send over.
For updates leading up to the race, please check out our Facebook page or our Twitter.
If you’re on Instagram, follow us @cheshire10k. If you use #cheshire10k with your race day collages, the best ones will feature on our page!
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