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Leicestershire Chase The Sun 5k & 10k - August

Prestwold Hall, Loughborough
Run Through Events has provided covid-19 safety information for this event.

Organiser's Description

The Chase the Sun Series will be returning to Prestwold Hall in Leicestershire in August 2019. Run 5k, 10k or the Move Mile around the flat and fast airfield at Prestwold Hall and battle to get around the course before the sun goes down. This is a perfect venue for testing yourself over a new distance, or going for a personal best, with a unique themed medal waiting for you at the finish!

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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 info@runthrough.co.uk.

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.


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.


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.

Prestwold Hall, Loughborough LE12 5SQ

The postcode for sat nav is: LE12 5SQ

The nearest train station is Loughborough, approximately 2 miles away.

The line 8 bus from Loughborough to Prestwold Hall costs £1 - £3 and takes 13 minutes.

There will be parking at the venue for all runners

Themed medal


Fruit & flapjack

Free event photographs

Chip timed

Distance markers

The race is wheelchair accessible.

There will be marshals/helpers all around the course as well as km distance flags.

Children can run the Move Mile, but under 8s are encouraged to race in the family mile, which will take place first.

Children under 5yrs must run with a parent or guardian. Parents and guardians are welcome to run with push chairs and buggies, but will start at the back of the field.

The Move Mile will start at 6pm.

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Great run

Very well organised. Emails very informative. Whole thing was very 'slick'. Well done to all involved. Will definitely run with you again!!!

Jane Watson / Aug 23, 2019

Excellent Organisation!

Only my second race event. Emails were informative and enthusiastic, on arrival volunteers were smiley and friendly! Well organised and will definitely do it again :-)

Siobhan Woodward / Aug 23, 2019

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