Important Race Info


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Dates

Race Date – Sunday 8th October 2017 at 10am

Closing date for online entries – Saturday 7th October at 12pm (midday)

Closing date for entries to qualify for pre-registration – Friday 29th September

Pre-registration

This will take place at Aldershot Cricket Club on the following dates:

Wednesday 4th October 2017 – 6pm to 9pm

Saturday 7th October 2017 – 9am to 1pm

Note from the Race Director: We won’t be sending race packs to your home address, so you’ll need to collect your number during the pre-registration times or on the day.

On the day entries

This will be possible if there are spaces. Please check the website or social media the day before to confirm before you make your journey. If places are available, they will be charged at a flat rate of £20 for all categories.

Race Day Schedule

8:00am Race registration and bag drop opens

9:30am Race registration and bag drop closes

9:40am Race warm up (on sports field)

9:50am Runners to enter pens

9:55am Final race briefing

10:00am Race starts

Location

Race HQ (Toilets, refreshments, registration and bag drop) – Aldershot Military Stadium, Queen’s Avenue, Aldershot

Start – Queen’s Avenue Playing Fields, Aldershot (just over the road)

Finish – Aldershot Military Stadium, Queen’s Avenue, Aldershot

Travel by Public Transport

The race start and finish is approximately 2.5 miles from Aldershot Railway Station and 1.5 miles from North Camp Railway Station. There is no connecting bus service from North Camp Station to Queens Avenue in Aldershot but the No. 1 route Stagecoach Goldline bus service runs from Aldershot Railway Station every 10 minutes. There is a stop in Queens Avenue, a short walk from the start.
The No. 1 route bus service also connects Farnborough Main Railway Station.

Travel on Foot

The Basingstoke canal tow path runs from Woking to Queens Avenue and also from Fleet/ Basingstoke in the other direction. The race start and finish is about a 30 minute walk from Aldershot town centre along Hospital Hill and then Queens Avenue.

Travel by Car

From the A331 North Camp exit and head down Lynchford Road towards Farnborough. At the next roundabout turn left onto Queens Avenue. Take the second exit at the next roundabout. The race starts on the playing fields to your right about a quarter of a mile down the road. Parking is in the Sports Centre, car park 6, next to the Garrison Sports Centre. To reach this turn left into Princes’ Avenue at the traffic lights after passing the Army Rugby Stadium on your left. Follow the road round to the left and then follow the road to the end, turning left before the barracks. The car park is on your left and is signposted from Queens Avenue. Please do not park in any of the other car parks.

From the A325 at the Alison’s exit. Turn left onto Alison’s Avenue and then left again at the first set of lights into Queens Avenue. Princes Avenue is on your right and the start of the race is on your left.

Visit our car parking page for more info.

The Course

We have an awesome 10k course lined up for you. Find out more by visiting our dedicated course page.

Please Note

  • Numbers and T-Shirts will be given out in advance at pre-regestration and on the day during registration.
  • Medals are awarded to all finishers at the end of the race, along with water and a goody bag.