Plymouth 10k - Race Information

Race Registration:

Race Numbers, Timing Chips and Race Information will be sent to your home address 7-10 days prior to race day.


Start Time:

Sunday 7th October 2018. 10:15am.


Race HQ:

Will be based in Plymouth Guildhall. There will be an Information Desk in The Foyer to deal with any last minutes questions. Lost property and lost persons will be dealt with at this point.


Race Entries:

Race entries will close on Sunday 16th September 2018.

Entry transfers must be submitted before Friday 14th September.



Toilets:

Toilets are situated within Plymouth Guildhall and outside.


Medical:

Provision will be based within the Start/Finish Area and on the course.


Timing:

The event will be using Chip Timing. Official results will be published using Gun Time and Chip Time, which will be available post race.

Please ensure you submit your mobile number when booking online. SMS results will be sent post race.

Results will be published on www.runplymouth.co.uk


Marshals:

Marshals will be placed throughout the route, supported by traffic management operatives and signage.

Please be aware of any instructions should they need to communicate with you.

Rules of Competition:

(Full details all UKA Rules Effective from April 2018 can be found General Rules 1-24 and Road Running 202-215) Extracts below.

Run Under UKA Rules.

Athletes must be age 11 years and above on race day.

Club vests must be worn by athletes who want to count for Team Prizes, these athletes must also have to be registered affiliated athletes.

Race Numbers must be secured by pins to the front of your garment and must not be folded. The whole of the number must be intact and visible.

Race Numbers are issued to the individual athlete completing the application form.

Athletes who receive transferred numbers without permission will be disqualified from the race. Both runners will be subject to disciplinary action by the appropriate National Association.*

*If you have entered but are now unable to run and would like to give your number to a fellow athlete you can do so up until Friday 14th September 2018. An admin fee of £5.00 will be charged, please contact info@runplymouth.co.uk to receive the entry transfer from.

A runner must retire immediately if ordered to do so by a medical officer of the race.

Runners who retire from a race must not remove their number card until they have reported to an official as having retired from the race.

Dogs are not permitted to accompany the runner.

Any Wheelchair Athletes must be self propelled (please inform the Race Director).

Emergency Contact Details and any medication or medical condition should be notified to the Race Director and included on the template on the reverse of your race number.

Please pass this information on to the Race Director (this information will only be shared with the Medical Manager).

No athlete can be accompanied other than a blind or partially sighted athlete using a guide runner.


Refund Policy

Run Plymouth has a no refund policy. Runners can transfer their entry but must do so before Sunday 10th September. A £5 admin fee will be charged. Please contact info@runplymouth.co.uk to request an ‘Entry Transfer Form’.

Participant Information

  1. Only the person entering the race can compete*
  2. You cannot be accompanied by anyone who has not entered the race, nor by such as a walkers and cyclists
  3. Do not stop to take selfies or use selfie sticks
  4. You are advised not to wear ear plugs for music - you could miss vital instructions
  5. You cannot be pushed around the course
  6. You cannot push a child around the course in a buggy or pushchair
  7. You must seek approval from the organiser if you are thinking of undertaking a challenge of any description during the race
  8. If you compete in fancy dress please ensure that you are properly hydrated
  9. Wheelchair Athletes must be self propelled (not hand cranked or electric)
  10. You cannot carry a child around any part of the course

Anyone found to be giving or selling their race number to another person will be banned from future Event West Limited events and disqualified (this applies to both the people involved)

Nigel Rowe Race Director

Route Map

Run Plymouth 5k - Route Map