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Rye Summer Classic Series

Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7TU

Fri 2nd August 2024

Starting at 18:30

2 races

£7.68 - £22.46

Organiser's Description

Back by popular demand in 2024, our stunning Rye Summer racing extravaganza returns for a three-race series through the Rye Harbour Nature Reserve; breathtaking at every turn and completely unforgettable. 

This is a Nice Work race
This means that this is an original Nice Work race, fully hosted and organised by us.

Event Overview:
The event takes place within the stunning Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, one of Britain’s most important conservation sites. The race is a chance to see the rare coastal landscape, covering a mosaic of interlocking shingle ridges, saltmarsh, intertidal grazing, reed-beds and saline lagoons.  The race is ideal for beginners and experienced runners alike.

Course Details:
The race is a flat, out and back promenade route and it is an accurately measured 10K /5K course. The surface is concrete throughout.  

Route Map:
You can view the route maps below. You'll be able to download the route in different formats including GPX.



Available Races/Distances:
10K / 5K / 1K Sprint Children's race
Series Entry / Children's Series Entry

Full list of dates in this series:
Please note, that our 2024 dates are currently provisional and may be subject to change but they typically take place on the first Friday of each month that the series runs for. We will notify anyone with an entry as soon as the date has been confirmed. 
5th July 10K (date tbc)
02nd August 10K (date tbc)
06th September 5K (date tbc)

Bespoke medal for all finishers.
Prizes/trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd male and female winners.
Prizes/trophies for 1st male and female age group catogories.
Prizes/trophies for 1st male and female affiliated team (three to count)

Series points are based on the results of all 3 races combined. 
The series winner receives a free entry into the 2025 Rye Summer Series.
Those who come second and third in the series rankings receive a bespoke trophy for their placing. 

Enter the whole series and receive a technical race t-shirt at the final race of the series.
Please note, you will only receive a t-shirt if you purchase a series entry; they will not be given for 3 individual entries.

Event information will be sent to all registered entrants prior to race-day.


  • Children's Race (August)

    Fri 2nd August 2024


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  • 10k (August)

    Fri 2nd August 2024


    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

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  • Children's Race (August)

    Fri 2nd August 2024


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  • 10k (August)

    Fri 2nd August 2024


    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

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Who's In

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Felicity Warren

Imogen Ferguson

phill Robinson

Roy Smith

Sophie Cross

Terry Lynch


Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7TU

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