CHESHIRE 10K – RACE INFORMATION
Address: Arley Hall & Gardens, Arley, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6NA
Saturday 21st March 2020
Start Time: 9.30am
To limit the amount of cars entering the venue we would really appreciate if you would consider car sharing, please see our car share group HERE (feel free to post or comment on this forum).
The roads and surrounding roads will be closed from 9.00am, so please don’t arrive late and give yourselves plenty of time.
If you entered on or before the 10th March you will receive your race pack in the post which should arrive by Thursday 19th March; this will include:
- Race number – you will receive one number to be attached to the front of your top. If you don’t have your own pins, we will have a supply on the day. Please ensure this is visible throughout the race.
- Timing chip – this should be attached to the laces on your shoe. There are instructions on the back of your chip on how to attach.
- Race Information – the details you need for race day.
When you receive your race packs, please take a couple of minutes to fill out the brief Runner Information form which can be found printed on the back of your bib. This will help us greatly in case of an emergency, and there are pens available at the registration desks.
Without your chip you will not receive an official time, there will be a £5 charge for lost chips payable on the day that will go to the event charity. If you are expecting your pack in the post and do not receive it by the end of the day on Thursday 7th November please get in touch on [email protected].
If you entered on or after the 11th March you will need to COLLECT your race pack on the morning of the event from the event village.
You can see the Entry List HERE. If there are any issues, contact us on [email protected]
Arley Hall & Gardens
Arley Hall is easily accessible by the motorways (M56 Junction 10 or M6 Junction 19 or 20). Follow this link for directions on how to get there HERE.
The event car park is located just a few minutes walk from the event village. This will also be the best car park for spectators, the Start & Finish are easily accessible for anyone interested in watching the event. Arley Hall is beautiful and will be well worth a walk around afterwards.
We will have a number of portaloos at the event site.
Refreshments & Retailers
There will be water provided at the 5k point of the race, and at the finish. There will also be bananas and the famous RunThrough Flapjacks waiting for you to refuel at the finish.
There will be hot food and drink stalls within the event village so don’t forget to bring some change!
Good Luck with the run on Saturday from Team ACTIPH. ACTIPH Water is the UK’s first alkaline ionised bottled water with the highest pH in Europe. Through a unique ionisation process, our purified spring water is infused with a blend of electrolytes and supercharged to create a smooth and clean tasting alkaline water with a pH9+. ACTIPH is the healthy choice as you restore and maintain your natural balance, enabling you to live life to the fullest and get the most out of every day. All ACTIPH bottles are 100% recyclable and BPA free including the cap and label which makes us unique to other bottled waters and we believe gives us a clear sustainability advantage. Please remember to recycle in a recycling bin after the race. Take your hydration to a higher level and grab a bottle of ACTIPH at the finish line.
KIND® is more than just a name. It’s a commitment: to making snack bars that don’t compromise. Just the very best ingredients. Full of wholesome nutrients. And always packed with flavour. They have kindly donated some of their delicious bars for you all to try after your race! To find out more about KIND and their products, head to their website HERE. Please be aware this product contains nuts.
Thank you to Popchips for donating some of their delicious products for you all to try after your race. Their Popchips are a healthier and lighter alternative to your usual crisp. To find out more, head over to their website HERE.
Revvies have kindly given some of their energy strips for you all to have after your race. They provide a fast and convenient boost in energy that can be taken without water, immediately before and during exercise. Head to their website HERE to find out more.
During the race
The race will be lead by an individual on a bike and a lead car. The course is all on road with a short section of gravel at the start/finish. We will have marshals around the course so you can’t go wrong. You can see the course map HERE.
You can see a video of the course HERE.
We have full road closures for the event and all our marshals and traffic management team have been fully briefed.
There will be a water station at 5k and at the finish.
The start and finish will be easily accessible for anyone wanting to come and watch the event. We have plenty of parking. Arley Hall is beautiful and will be well worth a walk around afterwards.
Medal & T-Shirts
You’ll be able to collect your medal and t-shirt at the end once you have finished the race.
Results will be available on www.cheshire10k.com after the race.
We will have a photographer taking a few snaps of the race and they will be up on Facebook after the race so be sure to check it out and see if you can spot yourself.
If you are running for a charity, or are raising money for a charity please could you email us the details so we can share the information to people. [email protected] with your Name, Charity, a link to your online fundraising page & maybe a sentence or two on why you are raising money for this cause. Also if you have any pictures of yourself that would be great to send over.
For updates leading up to the race, please check out our Facebook page or our Twitter.
If you’re on Instagram, follow us @cheshire10k. If you use #cheshire10k with your race day collages, the best ones will feature on our page!