Snetterton Race Track 5K & 10K

Snetterton, Norwich, Norfolk
C-19 PLAN
Inspire Race has provided covid-19 safety information for this event.

Organiser's Description

All Snetterton Race Track (SRT) events take place on the iconic race track itself. The course is flat, smooth, and very fast, so there's a fantastic opportunity for a personal best.

The race track is 5k long, so you can choose to run 2 laps for the 10k or 1 lap for the 5k. You can bring your own tunes and wear headphones as you belt around this iconic race track.

Races

  • Individual Entry 5 km
    £17 BOOK
  • Individual Entry 10 km
    £22.50 BOOK

With exclusive use of the site, we will be offering a safely adapted event experience with a reduced capacity.

We are carefully revising detailed event plans – from getting there to going home. We know we have plenty of space and a nice wide track. Therefore, if we all follow the guidelines, we should have a fun safe event.

How do we get into the venue

On arrival please stop at the booths at end of the main drive in and present your active/Snetterton Racetrack confirmation and QR Code. Everyone in the car must have one of these to get into the venue. If you are a guardian or helper of a competitor you will need to register as a guardian/helper here. This is for the purposes of track and trace.

Will there be a mass start?

No, there will be a few smaller socially distanced wave starts. These will go off at 3 minute intervals. The race will start with fastest paced runners first.

Will there be a need to wear masks?

Masks will always be required to be worn until you enter onto the track to start your race. Bins will be available here to discard masks.

How will the waves be allocated?

Waves will be allocated based on pace; runners are required to submit an estimated finish time when entering online and will be grouped according to pace. Runners are advised not to make any assumptions or travel plans until the schedule is communicated early December.

What do I do if I want to run with someone in particular?

If you expect to run with a friend and/or family members, please ensure you submit the same expected finish time(s) and that you maintain appropriate distancing at all times during the event both in accordance with current guidelines and in a way that doesn't inhibit the ability of other runners to do the same.

Can I enter on the day?

Entries close at 07:00 Thursday 14th January- ‪no late entries or on the day entries will be available. For these late entries. You can collect these from garage one on the day.

What happens when I arrive?

Once you have arrived you will be checked in at the booths before parking. Ensure everyone in the car has a valid Confirmation QR code, this is on your confirmation email.

Your race pack should be with you by Monday 11th January 2021. If you have not received your bib number by this date, please email, info@inspireraces.co.uk/

You will need to arrive ready to run with your race number fastened to the front of your top using the safety pins provided; your number should always be visible.

Your race will be timed, and the chip attached to the back of your number should not be removed or bent.

If you need to collect your number please present yourself to one of the garages, ensure you have your confirmation email with you

Where do I park?

There are designated race carparks at the venue - parking will be between 5 to 10 minutes from the race start area.

Do I collect my pack on the day?

Your race pack will be posted out to you. Once you have come through the entry booths, Just present yourself to your start area zone 5 minutes before your start time, please arrive ready to run with your race number fastened to the front of your top, your number should be visible at all times. Your race will be timed, and the chip attached to the back of your number should not be removed or bent.

Will there be sanitisation points available?

Yes, sanitisation points will be located frequently along the one way system to the start line.

Is there a bag drop facility?

Bag drop will not be provided due to the event trying to minimise contact where possible, please arrive ready to run. Any personal items not required during the event should be left at home, in your vehicle.

Plans for critical items needed immediately before the start or at the finish will be communicated on the 11th January

What if I do not receive my pack in time?

Your race pack should be with you by Monday 11th January 2021. If you have not received your bib number by this date, please email, info@inspireraces.co.uk Allowing us time to make up a new race pack.

What if I need help on the day?

Once you have arrived you will enter a socially distanced one-way system taking you via enquiries where a member of the race day team will be able to help you.

If it’s possible to resolve prior to race day, please email info@inspireraces.co.uk

Will I be able to socially distance during the race?

The entirety of the route follows the wide Snetterton circuit, starting grids, pit lanes and the surrounding service road with plenty of space available. This, and the spread out release of runners over the start line, means there will be more than enough capacity for runners to move at a safe distance from one another, with room for any overtaking.

Will I be able to overtake along the route?

Yes. The entirety of the route follows the wide Silverstone circuit and the surrounding service roads with plenty of space available. This, and the spread out release of runners over the start line, means there will be more than enough capacity for runners to move at a safe distance from one another, with room for any overtaking.

Will there be water stations along the route?

To ensure the event is contact-free please be self-sufficient and bring what you will need to refuel and hydrate along the route. Self-serve grab-and-go water stations with a limited supply of sealed bottles of water will be on the route if required for essential needs.

Are spectators allowed?

Spectators are not allowed this year due to the strict guidance that Snetterton Race Circuit follows regarding these events during this time.

I have a junior running.

You can accompany a junior if you are their guardian. You will need to register from the website. This is free register.

Do I still get a medal with COVID-safe, contact-free measures in place?

Yes, once you have crossed the finish line you will have a moment to recover before joining the one-way exit and medal lane to pick up your medal. It is expected that runners will return straight to their vehicles after finishing.

Medals & prizes

Chip timed with live results and split times

Snetterton Circuit, Snetterton, Norwich NR16 2JU

The Circuit is 10 miles North-East of Thetford on the A11 from London to Norwich.

There are designated race carparks at the venue - parking will be between 5 to 10 minutes from the race start area.

REGISTRATION ON THE DAY + CHIP TIMING

You will have received confirmation of your entry by email, once you have completed the online form and paid the necessary fee, on validation your name will appear on the Race Entry List on the online registration form.

You can transfer your place to another runner using your active account before December 31st. This can be one at https://myevents.active.com.

All timing race packs will now be posted out. You should expect to recieve your race pack before Monday 11th January 2021.

The timing chip will be attached to your race number. Please do not bend your bib number.

No Chip, No Time.

The 10k start is outside garage number 13 on the main track. You will get to the start by using the gate to the bottom of the pit lane.

The 5k start is at the top of the pit lane and will be accessed by the gate at the top of the pit lane and through the garages.

Warming up is not allowed on the track. There is plenty of good flat tarmac in other open spaces around the venue.

WHAT TO BRING

  • A warm change of clothes for the journey home
  • Money for refreshments
  • A towel
  • Water (water will not be supplied)
  • Grit and determination
  • Sense of Humour.

SPECTATORS

Unfortunately spectators can not attend in 2021 due to the corona virus.

CHARITY

Inspire Races is supporting the following: The Big C charity http://www.big-c.co.uk/ Norfolk’s Cancer Charity.

CHANGING & WHAT TO WEAR

We strongly advise that you arrive at the event in your running kit as there are limited changing facilities, you’ll need to bring warm dry clothing to change into after the race.

Showers are not available at the event.

We advise you to wear appropriate running attire.

RACE NUMBERS

Race numbers must be worn on the front of the vest/shirt. The numbers must not be bent or mutilated. Runner information must be completed on the reverse of the bib number.

SAFETY

We take necessary and practical steps to ensure your safety on our courses. There are a number of medically trained personnel around the course including the professional medical staff. If you feel unwell or notice anyone struggling at any time during the event, please speak to a marshal.

MEDICAL SUPPORT

Professional medical staff will be present at the Finish area and at various points around the track. The medical centre is near Tyrells restaurant.

WATER

There will be no water stations available in 2021. Please bring your own water.

RESULTS

We use a timing tag that will be attached to your race number. Please do not bend this tag.

Results will be live via www.chiptiminguk.co.uk

PRIZES

There will be no prize presentation this year. Prizes will be posted to the top 3 male and female and the top 1 in age category.

RULES

The race will follow UKA rules. Our rules can be found at our website.

RACE PHOTGRAPHY/VIDEOGRAPHY

a professional photographer will not be employed this year due to covid-19

STORAGE OF VALUABLES

There will be no bag drop this year due to covid-19.

TOILETS

There will be toilet facilities available for runners Please respect the venue and its land. Use the toilets and put all rubbish in the bins provided or take it home. We also have toilets on the course, these are located at the bombhole grandstand, pproximately 1.5 mile after the start.

Full refund of ticket entry price if cancelled due to covid-19

5K SCHEDULE

08:30 SITE OPENS

10:10 GATE OPENS FOR START LINE ACCESS

10:19 WHEELCHAIRS START

10:20 1ST WAVE STARTS

10:23 2ND WAVE STARTS

11:26 3RD WAVE STARTS

10K SCHEDULE

08:30 SITE OPENS

10:50 GATES OPEN FOR START LINE

11:00 WHEELCHAIRS START

11.01 1ST WAVE STARTS - Elite

11.04 2ND WAVE STARTS

11:07 3RD WAVE STARTS

11.30 4TH WAVE STARTS

11.33 5TH WAVE STARTS

11.36 6TH WAVE STARTS

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