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Dave McNamee Memorial 10Km Run
         Temple Guiting Cheltenham

                2nd April 2017, Start 10.30am

RUNNERS INFORMATION SHEET
Text Box: In the event of poor weather check www.beyondthelimitations.org.uk  for advice regarding cancellation or delay to the start.     

 Thank you for entering

Enclosed with this information sheet are travel directions to Temple Guiting, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL54 5RW   

Before the race
Parking: Parking for the event is in the Village Hall car park sports field; much of this will be on grass.

Registration and general enquiries: Located within the village hall as is the race headquarters

Changing: There are limited changing & toilets but there are NO showers for either women or men in the Village Hall.  Men will be using the main hall whilst women will have the use of the small changing rooms.

Please note you are welcome to leave your personal belongings in the Village Hall at your own risk

Your running number will be issued on the day at the Village Hall. You need to register no later than 10:00am. Write your name, contact details in the event of an emergency and any relevant medical information on the back of this number which should be pinned at each corner and visible on the front of your clothing during the race.

During the race

RUNNERS MUST KEEP TO THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE ROAD FOR THE WHOLE OF THE RACE. Running on the right could invalidate your insurance cover and causes danger to other road users. Please do not cause concern by running 3 or more abreast and, at the same time, crossing to the right to cut corners causing danger to themselves and other road users; follow the advice of marshals and if running in groups keep two abreast and on the left side. Should you be seen running in a way that may cause danger then you risk disqualification.

The race is run clockwise entirely on rural country lanes, which are not normally busy. The roads are not all in perfect condition, so please be aware of potholes and other surface irregularities. This is an agricultural area, so expect some occasional mud and other substances to be on the road. Baggage can be left in the changing rooms and you must accept any risk.

For your safety, the wearing of personal listening devices which use headphones which may stop you from hearing marshal’s instructions or traffic, such as I-Pods etc and runners using these may be disqualified.

Marshals will be sited at all significant turning points to look after runners’ safety so please follow and comply with their requests at all times.

Notice to runners’ supporters - no cars or bicycles on course

Because of the road narrowness around the course, supporters are asked not to travel around the course in cars

Refreshments: fresh coffee, selection of teas, hot chocolate and soft drinks, bacon sandwiches, brownies crisps and fruit will be available from Chris Kingshott

Presentation of awards: for the first three positions. Medals to all Finishers.

The range of prizes (subject to entries) will be as follows: 1st, 2nd & 3rd Men and Woman/ Female Vet 35, Female Vet 45, Female Vet 55, Female Vet 65, Male Vet 40, Male Vet 50, Male Vet 60, Male Vet 70,

Please note any runner winning 1st, 2,nd or 3rd prize will not be eligible for an age category prize they will not win 2 prizes.                                                                            

OUR FINAL THANKS GO TO

We give our very grateful thanks to Local Medical Services Ltd for medical support and to those friends and members of Gloucestershire AAA, Royal British Legion Hardwicke, Tewkesbury A.C. and friends from the Tewkesbury Area who have kindly offered their services

Directions to event
From Gloucester
Take the A417 out of Gloucester and t urn left onto the A436 at the Air Balloon. Continue on the A436 to Severn Springs. Turn left onto the A435, then right keeping on the A436 heading towards the village of Andoversford for about 4 miles. At the traffic lights on the A40 turn left towards Cheltenham. Follow A40 for about 1 mile to the next traffic lights. Turn right here on the A436 towards Bourton-on-the-Water and Stow-on-the-Wold. Follow this road for about 3.5 miles. Turn left onto the B4068 sign posted Naunton after 2 miles at the Fox Public House. Turn left following the signs to Guiting Power and Temple Guiting on an unclassified road. Go down the hill keep on this road follow signs Guiting Power and Temple Guiting go past the Guiting Power turning at left and follow signs to Kineton and Temple Guiting, go through the village of Kineton, to Temple Guiting which is 1 mile from the event HQ from the Half Way House Public Inn in the village of Kineton.

Ten metres after the signpost turn right into the village of Temple Guiting turn left at entrance into the Village Hall car park.

From Cheltenham
Follow the London Road to Andoversford A40

At traffic signals Andoversford turn left onto the A436 Sign posted Bourton-on-the-Water and Stow-on-the-Wold follow this road for about 3.5 miles Turn left B4068 sign posted Naunton after 2 miles at the Fox Public House. Turn left following the signs to Guiting Power and Temple Guiting on an unclassified road. Go down the hill keep on this road follow signs Guiting Power and Temple Guiting go past the Guiting Power turning at left and follow signs to Kineton and Temple Guiting, go through the village of Kineton, to Temple Guiting which is 1 mile from the event HQ from the Half Way House Public Inn in the village of Kineton.

Ten metres after the signpost turn right into the village of Temple Guiting turn left at entrance into the Village Hall car park

From Tewkesbury and M5 Junction 9
Follow the A46 out of Tewkesbury.
At Teddington Hands Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the B4077.

At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the B4077.
As you approach the village of Ford the road goes downhill on your right your see a sign post signed Temple Guiting, Kineton, and Guiting Power. Turn right off B4077 onto unclassified road. From this point the race HQ is 1 mile on the right from this junction.

Ten metres before the sign post left into the village of Temple Guiting, turn right at the entrance into Temple Guiting Village Hall car park.

From Evesham
Leave Evesham on the A4184.

At traffic signals continue forward - sign posted M5 South, Cheltenham A435.

At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A46  Sign posted Cheltenham, M5 South.

Branch left, then merge onto Cheltenham Road - B4078.

Turn left onto the B4077.
At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the B4077.
As you approach the village of Ford the road goes downhill on your right your see a sign post signed Temple Guiting, Kineton, and Guiting Power. Turn right off B4077 onto unclassified road. From this point the race HQ is 1 mile on the right from this junction.

Ten metres before the sign post left into the village of Temple Guiting, turn right at the entrance into the Village Hall car park.

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