Devizes 10km Road Race

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Hashtag:#Devizes10km
Date:30/09/2018 , 10:00
Location:The Green, Devizes
Address:Devizes, SN10 3AA (Map & Directions)
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Entries will be open on 10th January 2018
Early bird entries will run until 30th April 2018 
Normal entries will run until 23rd September unless full prior to this.
Day entries will carry an additional charge and only be available if the race is not already full, this will be advertised before race day.

Devizes 10km Event

This event is being hosted equally between LPS Events & Devizes Running Club. Online entry will be taken via Entry Central and not via the LPS website. Any race enquiries should be directed to chairman@devizesrunningclub.co.uk


Watch similar: Devizes Half Marathon 2017.

Wiltshire Road Race League

The Devizes 10km will be included in the Wiltshire Road Race League (WRRL) in 2018. This will be race number 8 of the league.

Distance

10km officially measured course (6.2 miles) with kilometre markers, (min age 15).

Sponsorship & Fundraising

If you wish to fundraise for this event, we are encouraging support to Julia's House Hospice.
 
Event Course

The Devizes 10km will start by emerging from Jacksons Close, near to The Green. The route will go down Nursteed Road and head towards Monument Hill before looping off into the surrounding villages. There will be a mid way water station on the course. The finish line will be on The Green with a spectator friendly straight across the field.

Race Number & Timing Chip Collection

You will be able to arrive on the day of the Devizes 10km and pick up your race number and timing chip on the day of the race. Collection will be open between 08:30 and 09:30 on the day. Registration must be completed 30 minutes prior to the start time. If you are late, you will not be able to race. The start line is a 5 minute walk which runners will be escorted by marshals at 09:45am.

Parking

Ample parking is available around the town of Devizes. Currently many of the car parks in Devizes offer free parking on a Sunday, please ensure you check tarrifs before leaving your car. LPS Events Ltd or Devizes Running Club will not be held liable for any parking infringements.

Travel times by car vary, however as a guide you can get here from the following cities by google maps. The nearest motorway junction is J14-J17 on the M4. 
Salisbury - 0hr 45
Cardiff - 1hr 30
London - 1hr 55
Birmingham - 2hr 05
Exeter - 2hr 10

Massage

TBC

Refreshments

TBC

Photography

Charles Whitton Photography will be providing race coverage for this event. Visit his page for more information.

Filming (Drone)

AAIR will be recreating our event video at this event, and will be using aerial drones for their footage. Visit their page for more information.

Music

TBC

Post Event

Presentations will take place at approximately 11:15am, any categories which are not won by this time will be presented shortly after. 

Winners trophies will be awarded to the following; 1st, 2nd & 3rd male and 1st, 2nd & 3rd female overall. 

1st in the following age categories: male junior, male 40+, male 50+, male 60+, male 70+, female junior, female 35+, female 45+, female 55+, female 65+.*

1st placed male team (top 3 accumulated positions) & 1st placed female team (top 3 accumulated positions), runners must be from the same club.

Results will be available shortly after the event and uploaded onto LPS Events & Devizes Running Club website under the results page. There will be a link to the event photographs from the results page also. Our press report will appear on our news page a few days after the event. 

Online Entry

You can enter through Entry Central for this event. If you require a postal entry, please contact us. Entries on the day for this event will be accepted only if there are spaces available. They will carry a surcharge.
A copy of the UKA rulebook can be found here. We will have a UK Athletics Race Adjudicator present on the day of the event.
Please familiarise yourself with the rules to prevent disappointment on the day.
The minimum age to take part in this event is 15, this age is set by UK Athletics and we are unable to overide this.

A cut of time of 1 hours 30 minutes is set for this event.
If you have not made the 5km point in 0 hour 50 minutes then you will be withdrawn from the event.

What's Included?

For your entrance fee, you will receive a bespoke medal, designed especially for this event. Electronic timing is available for the event and you will receive gun to chip finish time. You will have access to a free online training programme and also you will be part of the 2018 Devizes 10km.

Venue Information

The charming historic market town of Devizes lies at the very heart of Wiltshire. Founded in Norman times at the boundaries (the Latin 'ad Divisas') of surrounding villages, the town grew up around the castle. The outline of the town walls shows in the 'D' shape of the centre which retains its mediaeval street plan. The town is compact and, being on the level, easy to walk round. Some buildings survive from the 16thC including the renowned hat shop in St John's Alley. 

Devizes is lucky to have kept many small independent shops offering a wide range of goods not found elsewhere - with service to match. Weekly general and collectors' markets and regular farmers' and continental markets bring added colour.

The spectacular Caen Hill flight of 29 locks leading up to Devizes was a major engineering feat when built at the end of the 18thC. The tow path from the Wharf leads to the locks and provides excellent views of the countryside. Boat hire and trips on the canal are available in the summer.

The surrounding countryside offers stately homes, picturesque villages, great pubs, attractive waterways and fantastic walking and cycling in stunning scenery.

Training for this event

You should ensure that you train your body for endurance road running events and build up your stamina. This will enhance your overall fitness. A combination of strengthened joints and also fitness will aid in your successful completion of this event and assist with your recovery after the event. As you will be running for a long period of time, you should ensure that you train for the event by undertaking some longer running sessions. We also recommend that you trial your race nutrition prior to race day.
Download a free training programme for this event on our coaching page.

Tags

Running, Run, Road Running, Road Run, Race League, 10km, 10k, Wiltshire, Wiltshire Race League, Scenic.

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