Nottingham Christmas Marathon & 10k (Saturday)
A festive day of running around the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham. Fast, flat, lapped races with good PB potential. Marathon runners complete 8 full laps and a part lap. Bespoke Christmas medal, goody bag and free unlimited photo downloads. Chip timing.
Results will be live and show your split times for each lap
Optional lap bands as you cross the lap timing mat and a screen of how many laps you have completed (you will need to stop running to read this)
Unique bespoke Christmas Medal
A bag drop area located at the Registration area
Free unlimited photo downloads
Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd in each event.
A feed station will be placed at least every 2.8 Miles. It will be stocked with water, electrolyte drink, various sweets, chocolate & cake.
The main cafe will be open all day for breakfast & lunch. There will also be outdoor catering.
National Water Sports Centre, Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham NG12 2LU
As you approach Nottingham, follow the brown tourist signs for the National Water Sports Centre which will direct you to the site.
Nottingham Station is the principal railway station in Nottingham and the Greater Nottingham area. The venue is around 20 minutes by taxi from Nottingham Station
Follow signage to Car Park from Adbolton Lane, then signage to Registration. Day parking is available at a cost of £5 per car on a new Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) System managed by Serco who manage the Country Park.
To register for a car parking account - this can be done either via the website: https://m2.paybyphone.com, or by calling 01158720249
The location code is 800800
10k: 8:45am start; Marathon: 10:15am start.
This is a flat tarmac lap race with good PB potential
Registration Help Desk:
The Marathon is 800m from Registration
Cut off time: Marathon 7 Hours
2019 Chips/Race numbers & Instructions will be posted out 2 weeks before the event. There is no need to register on the day. Go straight to the start.
Baggage is left at your own risk and the bag drop area is sometimes not manned. Please put your own labels on any baggage with name and Race number.
Toilets are located inside the main building near Registration
Portable toilets every 1 mile located near the feed station, the Boat House & Marathon start
Headphones: The route is on pedestrian paths sections - we will allow 1 ear headphones
Please keep to the right hand side and allow faster runners to pass you on the left
There will be stage areas with music every mile, and at the finish area.
First Aid: Located at the Portacabin Every 2.8 Miles
Finisher shirts & hoodies are available to purchase at Registration
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Foggy delight - Marathon
I have to say the entire day was excellently well planned and organised, the support team were top notch and their level of encouragement and enthusiasm was excellent.
Thoroughly enjoyed it, even if I could see where I was going through the fog.