Pershore Plum 10k
28 Aug 16
Pershore Plum 10k
We regret to inform you that the event is now full with a large waiting list pending which is also full.
Date and Time
Sunday 28th August 2016 at 10.00am
The chip timed course, is a multi-terrain 10k route, starting at the Pershore Leisure Centre, heading out along Pershore High Street, over the river, into the countryside and fields surrounding Wick, returning back into Pershore town finishing in the Abbey Park with the backdrop of the impressive Pershore Abbey.
Start venue - Pershore Leisure Centre, King Georges Way, Pershore, Worcs WR10 1QU (Race number and chip collection at the start venue)
Finish Venue - Abbey Park (WR10 1JP) approximately 500m from the start.
Early-bird entry cost (up to the 30th May 2016);
£14.60 including booking fee (Non-affiliated) or £12.60 including booking fee (UKA affiliated)
Entries from the 1st June 2016 will then be;
£15.60 including booking fee (Non-affiliated) or £13.60 including the booking fee (UKA affiliated)
Number of Runners
The maximum number of runners is 325, so first come first served.
Entry is online only through Entry Central and entries will close on Monday 22nd August or as soon as the maximum number of runners is reached. If the race limit is reached, a waiting list will be created. Please note there is no entry on the day.
All runners must be 16 years or older on the day of the race.
Toilets and showers are available at Pershore Leisure Centre, we kindly ask that you respect other members when using these facilities.
Race HQ and Registration
This will be at The Pershore Leisure Centre where race number and chip timing collection will be from 8:30am. Please allow sufficient time to collect your chip and number, there will be a race briefing prior to the race.
Race start and Finish
The race start will start at 10am prompt in St George’s Way outside the Pershore Leisure Centre, King Georges Way, Pershore, Worcs WR10 1QU
The finish is in the Abbey Park (WR10 1JP) approximately 500m from the start.
Parking is available at the Pershore Leisure Centre / ASDA car park, (charges do not apply for Sundays). The postcode is WR10 1QU. Other carparks are locally available in the town, the closest to the finish is the Abbey Park Car Park, Abbey Road, Pershore WR10 1JP, where there is limited parking.
The presentation of the prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female runners will be presented at 11:30am at the finish area. Each finishing runner will be presented with a medal, plum (yes really!) and hot dog. Hot dogs are kindly provided by the race sponsor Abbey Butchers.
There is a water station provided en-route which you pass at around 2k and again at 6k.
No refunds will be given for runners having to withdraw prior to the race unless your booked place can be filled by someone from the waiting list or another runner you nominate. All withdrawals and full runner details must be notified to the organisers via the email address below by Monday 22nd August.
Entries cannot be transferred on race day.
First aid will be available at the start, end and out on the course where needed.
No earphones please! From 1 April 2016 a new rule regarding the wearing of head phones in road races was introduced into the 2016-2018 edition of the UKA Rules of Competition:-
"The wearing of headphones, or similar devices, (other than those medically prescribed), is not permitted in races on any single carriageway road that is not wholly closed to traffic.
Race communications and preparations will be issued via our facebook event page
Any race enquiries please email
All contact should be made by email.
Terms and Conditions:
The entrant must agree to the following terms and conditions (parent or guardian if the entrant is under 18).
This event is held under UK athletic rules. The entrant agrees to abide by the rules of the event and that the officials' decision is final.
The entrant confirms that they have no medical disability that would endanger themselves or others by taking part (and will not run if unfit on the day).
The entrant understands that the organisers will not be liable for any loss, damage, injury or illness howsoever caused as a result of entering the race. The entrant agrees that during the race they will obey marshals' instructions. No dogs will be allowed on the course.
Total Places: 325
Places Available: ??
*Discounted for members of any of EA WA SA
For each sign-up with a card payment, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 5% (min 60p). You pay no surcharge