Avon Valley Railway 4/10k - Feb 2019
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Aspire are very pleased to announce the first of two outings for this sell out event in 2019 will be held on the morning of Saturday 2nd February. (The second on Saturday 5th October)
There will be the usual 10k and an all ages and abilities 4k.
This event is Canicross Friendly.
Avon Valley Railway (Bitton Station)
A stunning multi terrain course that will be held on a traffic free Railway Path and fields. The course is flat/undulating but not hilly and will be suitable for all standards of runner.
The 10k is a single loop race. The first 2k will be on the Bristol to Bath Railway Path before branching off for 6k of pure off road running taking in wooded trails and the open countryside. All this whilst taking in the beautiful surroundings of the Avon Valley, with amazing views of the Bath Skyline. The return 2k to the finish line will find you back on the Bristol to Bath Railway Path.
The 4k is a straight up and back along the Railway Path.
10k will start at 9:00am (all runners)
4k will start at 9:15am.
Should there be sufficient canicross entries there will be a separate cani wave.
10k – UKA Affiliated £15 Unattached £17
4k – £10 - Aged 10 years and over (Parents are welcome to walk/run with their child/children free of charge)
Registration will open for entrants to collect their race numbers from 8am on the day. This will be held under a marquee on the green grass adjacent to the main railway building. Marshalls and signage will guide you to the Collection Point from the car park.
There is limited free car parking for about 70 cars, so where possible please consider car sharing please. *Note* There will be NO on street car parking allowed directly outside the Railway Station approach road on the day. Alternatively, there will be on street parking available in the surrounding area. Please allow adequate time to park and register for the event.
All finishers will receive a bespoke medal for finishing.
The event will be timed.
There will be 10k trophies for the following categories:
1st, 2nd and 3rd Overall male and female
1st Senior male and female
1st Male and female Vet 40
1st Male and female Vet 50
1st Male and female Vet 60+
1st Male and female Under 20
There will be 4k trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd overall male and female.
Should there be sufficient canicross entrants, there will also be 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall trophies for both the 4k and 10k races.
This event will be fully marshalled and First Aid will be on standby throughout the event.
As always, the finishers table will be laden with a selection of cake, treats and fruit.
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