When: Sunday 19 September 2021.
START – Swindon County Ground (postcode SN1 2ED).
FINISH – Commercial Road.
Pricing: Early bird £39 Unaffiliated, £37 Affiliated, £0 Gold Members.
Entry on the Day: TBC
Age Requirements: Participants must be aged 17 or over on the day of the race.
Race Numbers: Your pack will be sent to you in the post before the event. To be fastened to the front of your top using the safety pins provided in your pack, your number should be visible at all times. Your timing chip is attached to the back of your number and should not be removed.
Route: The course is traffic free, on closed roads and paths (with the exception of emergency responders and vehicles with specific permission). Please always be vigilant of other runners, spectators, dogs, cyclists and other users of public footpaths and rights of way.
Licensing: This race will be licensed with UK Athletics and the results submitted to Run Britain within a week of the race.
Bag Drop: TBC
Toilets: Portable toilets will be available at the start and finish area.
Race Marshals: Marshals will be present on the course throughout the race.
Distance Markers: The route will be clearly indicated with arrows, tape and distance markers where necessary.
Water Stations: TBC
Finisher Goodies: All runners will receive water and snacks on finishing the race.
Changing/Showers: There are no changing rooms or showers at this event.
Lost Property: Lost property from an event will be kept for one month. If unclaimed, or ownership cannot be determined, lost property items will be donated to charity.
Results / Prizes
Results: Results will be uploaded live to our website (internet connection permitting) and, where possible/practical, timing print-outs will be available at the race. In all cases, results will be communicated to all pre-registered participants within 24 hours of the event.
Medals: All finishers will receive a medal on completing the race.
Prizes: Prizes will be awarded post-event to the top three runners overall and the top runner in each of the veteran categories (V40/V50/V60/V70) for both males and females.
Souvenir t-shirts are available for purchase during the order process.
Getting to the Race
Directions: Please visit the Swindon County Ground website for further information on getting to the race.
Swindon Town Centre provides parking for several thousand cars. The new car parks in Princes Street, or to the rear of Debenhams, are just a 0.4mile walk to the start and a 0.3mile walk from the finish. The following are a list of car parks located within a short walk from the start and finish areas. If you are driving, please allow yourself plenty of time to get parked and get to the start line in time for the race and any last minute checks:
Buggies/Pushchairs: This race is suitable for runners with buggies/pushchairs. You may be asked to sign a disclaimer, start at the back of the field and be vigilant of other runners overtaking during the race.
Wheelchair Users: This race is suitable for wheelchair users. You may be asked to start at the front of the field 5-10 minutes before the scheduled start time and be vigilant of other runners overtaking during the race.
Earphones/Headphones: Noise-cancelling earphones/headphones are prohibited and whilst we discourage the use of other earphones/headphones at this event, participants choosing to use them should ensure they are set to a minimum volume such that instructions from marshals or other race officials can be clearly understood. We reserve the right to disqualify participants who cannot hear instructions as a result of their use.
Event Time-Limit: Whilst there is no strict time-limit for this race, in order that we adhere to the restrictions imposed by the venue hire agreement, it may be necessary for us to begin deconstruction of the registration/finish area(s) after approximately 4 hours to facilitate the removal of all equipment from the premises by the agreed time.