ROC24 [Suffolk]

Woolverstone, Ipswich
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Originally due to take place in 2020 but postponed due to the pandemic lock-down, we are thrilled to confirm that ROC24 [Suffolk 2021] will instead be taking place at Ipswich High School, Woolverstone Hall, on the revised dates of 26/27 June 2021.

Woolverstone Hall is a beautiful Grade I listed building set in 80 acres of parkland located on the banks of the River Orwell, Suffolk, only 10 minutes drive from Ipswich town centre and within easy access of the A12 and A14.

A single-loop 5k course will cover as much of the stunning parkland as possible, as it sweeps through lawns and wooded areas with a stunning river vista backdrop. A course map will be available to download here from April.

RUN OR CYCLE EVENTS are passionate about creating enjoyable events that will challenge you in equal measure - and ROC24 [Suffolk 2021] is no different.

We really hope you can join us on the start line!

Start Time

12:00pm

Races

  • Roc24 Solo entry.
    £60 BOOK
  • Roc24 Pairs - price for 2 people.
    £110 BOOK
  • Roc24 team of 3 Price for 3 people.
    £150 BOOK
  • Roc24 team of 4 Price for 4 people.
    £200 BOOK
  • Roc24 team of 5 Price for 5 people.
    £250 BOOK
  • Roc24 team of 6 Price for 6 people.
    £300 BOOK
  • Roc24 team of 7 Price for 7 people.
    £350 BOOK
  • Roc24 team of 8 Price for 8 people.
    £400 BOOK

Participants receive a race medal if they complete 1 lap

Podium trophies (1st, 2nd and 3rd) will be awarded for the most distance completed in each category (solo, pairs & teams of 3-8).

This will be a family friendly event with children's play area and a Race Village with hot and cold food and drink available, while clubs and teams are encouraged to erect gazebos beside the course to support all participants.

In addition, massage services will be provided by Gilmour Piper physiotherapy practice and Bridget Read Soft Tissue Therapy, with donations to our event Charity St Elizabeth Hospice requested.

There will be lots of entertainment throughout the weekend, with DJ sets + live music, including a special ‘Elvis Singathon’ gig with ‘Harry Isaac Presley’ and his HIP band.

Indoor shower, toilet and changing facilities will be available on-site throughout.

Water stations will be set-up along the course for refilling of receptacles.

Participants aged 18+ on 26th June 2021 can enter as solo's, pairs or in teams of up to eight relay members (male / female / mixed). Team details can be confirmed closer to the event and you can also enter as a ‘Team Nomad’ member if you want us to help you find-a-team!

Participants are permitted to run, jog or walk and can decide how many laps they will complete. For example, in a team of four, one team member could complete a total of lap (5k) while teammates complete multiple laps (continuously or spread out across the 24 hour period).

All solo's and team participants are required to complete a minimum of one recorded lap to be considered eligible for a result and to receive a race medal.

The race will start and participants will be timed from 12 noon on Saturday (through to 12 noon on Sunday).

Event organisers Run Or Cycle Events are committed to making ROC24 a safe and enjoyable experience. First Aid services are on-site throughout the event, and the course will be well marshalled.

CLICK HERE for a helicopter view of the Woolverstone Hall estate.

The Park is only 10 minutes drive from Ipswich town centre and within easy access of the A12 and A14.

Woolverstone, Ipswich IP9 1AZ

Camping on the Saturday night is included in the entry fee.

Access to the camping zone will be available from 9am on the Saturday 26th June.

Non-competitor camping wristbands are available at £10 per person. These can only be obtained by ROC24 entrants and must be pre-registered by 31st May 2021. Email gary@runorcycleevents.com to register and make payment.

Event car parking is available on-site at only £5 per car for the weekend. There will also be a drop-off zone in operation. All proceeds from car parking over the weekend will fund the vital work of local charity St Elizabeth Hospice.

Designated campervan parking near to the race village is also available at £10 per vehicle, which includes the weekend car parking charge.

Campervan spaces can only be obtained by ROC24 entrants. All motor homes must be pre-registered by 31st May 2021. Email gary@runorcycleevents.com to register and make payment.

ROC24 entry fees are:

Solo = £60
Pairs = £55 per person
Teams of 3-8 = £50 per person

Discounts are available for large group bookings and teams that are able to provide marshal station support - please email for more information.

Entry deferral or transfer requests are accepted. Decisions regarding such requests will be made as soon as possible at the discretion of the event organisers.

Participant numbers are limited this year and the final date for entries is 31st May 2021.

Entry cancellations that are made by midday on 31st May 2021 are eligible for a full refund (minus STRIPE.COM transaction charges). Entry cancellations that are made after this time are non-refundable - except where the event is postponed or cancelled by the event organisers.

Run Or Cycle Events are proud to confirm that St Elizabeth Hospice will be our chosen ROC24 [Suffolk 2021] charitable event partner. By supporting St Elizabeth Hospice you will be making a contribution to the vital palliative care services and support that the hospice provides every year to many thousands of people in East Suffolk, Norfolk and Waveney.

St Elizabeth Hospice will be raising funds at ROC24 [Suffolk 2021] through participant sponsorship, donations for soft tissue therapy services, car park charges and sponsorship of Harry Isaac Presleys’ ‘Elvis Singathon’.

To find out more about supporting St Elizabeth Hospice, including volunteering at ROC24 contact Jo.Rodger@stelizabethhospice.org.uk call 01473 298688. Further information can be found at www.stelizabethhospice.org.uk/support-us

You may alternatively support a charity of your choice at ROC24.

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