Draycote Water 10k - November

Kites Hardwick, Rugby, Warwickshire

Organiser's Description

Draycote Water is a 650-acre reservoir set high in the rolling Warwickshire countryside near (and clearly signposted from) the village of Dunchurch. There is a flat five-mile road surrounding the reservoir which is ideal for a run. Take in the stunning views as you enjoy one of our races or visit the country park where you will find plenty of room for outdoor games, picnics and barbecues.

Situated three miles south of Rugby and less than 15 minutes from the M1, this secluded site is gloriously peaceful and breathtaking in all seasons. Get yourself out of the city and discover Draycote Water - enter online to guarantee your place.

Start Time



08:45 to 09:30


  • 10 km
    £15 BOOK
  • 10 km England Athletics members
    £13 BOOK

Draycote Water, Kites Hardwick, Warwickshire. CV23 8AB

Timing: Chip-timed.

Bag Drop: Whilst we recommend bringing as little as possible, you can leave your belongings with us while you race using the tear-off baggage strip on your race number, collecting after you finish by presenting your race number.

Toilets: There are free toilets in the Visitor Centre for use throughout the event.

Race Marshals: Marshals will be present on the course throughout the race.

Distance Markers: The route will be clearly indicated with arrows, tape and Km/Mile markers where necessary.

Water Stations: There will be water stations on the route at the finish and the mid-lap point, at which water will be provided in recyclable plastic cups.

Goody Bag: All runners will receive a goody bag on finishing the race.

Medals: All finishers will receive a medal on completing the race.

Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to the top three runners overall and the top runner in each of the veteran categories (V40/V50/V60/V70) for both males and females.

The course starts a short walk from the race village, beginning on the upper pathway and heading north for approximately 1km before turning back onto the lower perimeter road. It then continues back to the race village for approximately 1.5km followed by one complete clockwise lap of the reservoir. The race, predominantly on tarmac pathway but including loose gravel in places, is suitable for runners of all abilities. Please always be vigilant of other runners, spectators, dogs, cyclists and other users of public footpaths and rights of way.

On-site parking is available

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  • 10 km
    £15 CLOSED
  • 10 km England Athletics members
    £13 CLOSED

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First 10k!

A fabulous event, very well organised and a lovely place to run.
I’ll be back! Thanks 😊

Jen Brinkworth / Nov 11, 2019

Not a flat race

Beautiful location, however this is not a flat run, which I was disappointed at because it had be sold as a flat run. We’re quite new to doing these run and the distances, so are just deliberately looking for flat ones until we’re stronger runners.

Debbie Gordon / Nov 11, 2019

Brilliantly organised event

I completed my first Draycote water 10k on November 10th. The course was brilliantly marshalled with clear markers throughout. Registration was efficient and the team were so friendly. Fantastic post race goodies and really liked the option of running socks vs. finishers t-shirt. I will be definitely signing up for the Draycote series in 2020.

Cassandra Power / Nov 11, 2019

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