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            Gloucester 5km run

                 Haresfield, Gloucester

           Wednesday 24th May2017 Start7.30pm    
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 The Beacon Inn Haresfield Gloucester GL10 3DX

Before the race
Parking: Parking for the event is  adjacent to The Beacon Inn in a field.

Registration and general enquiries: Located within the Skittle Alley the Beacon Inn which is the race headquarters

The Start is 1400 metres from race HQ so please allow enough time to get to the start. The Finish is outsidethe Beacon Inn

Changing: There are no changing rooms or showers for either Women or Men.

Please note you are welcome to leave your personal belongings in the Skittle Alley at your own risk

Your running number will be issued on the day from race HQ. You need to register no later than 7:10pm Write your name, contact details in the event of 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 no more than three 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 Skittle Alley but 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: Are available from The Beacon Inn coffee, tea and a selection of food from the menu.

Presentation of awards: for the first three Individuals Men and Women
Vet Prizes Women V40, V50, V60, V70
Vet Prizes Men V40, V50, V60, V70, (This is depending on entries)

                                       (Please note an athlete can only win one prize)                                                  

OUR FINAL THANKS GO TO

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

Directions to event
From M5 Junction 12 South bound
Take the first exit left B4008 towards Stonehouse after approximately 200 metres take the first turning left Stonehouse follow this road for 1K at the T junction turn right Haresfield Lane after 500 metres your see a sign of the village of Haresfield go over the railway bridge and then take the first turning right on the bend follow this road for 450 metres to the end of the road and your see the Beacon Inn on your left.

From M5 Junction 12 North bound
Take the first exit left B4008 towards Gloucester at the first roundabout take the third exit B4008 towards Haresfield after 400 metres turn right into Haresfield Lane follow this road for approximately 2.4kms and your see a sign of the village of Haresfield go over the railway bridge and then take the first turning right on the bend follow this road for 450 metres to the end of the road and you see the Beacon Inn on your left.

From the A40/A417 ring road roundabout
Follow signs to Gloucester over causeway at the first traffic lights turn right A430 Castle Meads Way/Llanthony Road follow A430 after 4kms you join the Bristol Road A38 follow this road for approximately 2.6kms at the first roundabout take the second exit A38 follow this road for just over a kilometre to the next roundabout and then take the first exit left B4008 towards Haresfield after 400 metres turn right into Haresfield Lane follow this road for approximately 2.4kms and your see a sign of the village of Haresfield go over the railway bridge and then take the first turning right on the bend follow this road for 450 metres to the end of the road and your see the Beacon Inn on your left.

Gloucester 5Km Run Map Start/Finish


Have a successful race!      Event contacts: Anne Wilson 01452-722720 Mobile 07979 865453