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Leicestershire Chase The Sun 5k, 10k & Move Mile
--- This event has been changed to a virtual event due to ongoing concerns regarding Coronavirus. The race organiser will be in touch with you in due course if you have made a booking for this event. ---
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!
Each kilometre is accurately marked out with distance flags, and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish.This is a chip timed race and all runners will receive an accurate official time!
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.
Fruit & flapjack
Free event photographs
Prestwold Hall, Loughborough, Leicestershire 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 takes 13 minutes.
There will be parking at the venue for all runners.
Children of all ages can run the Move Mile, however anyone under the age of 8 is encouraged to race in the family Mile which will take place first. We ask that any child under the age of 5yrs runs with a parent or guardian.
Parents and guardians are welcome to run with push chairs and buggies should you wish to, however they would need to start at the back of the field.
The race is also wheelchair accessible.
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