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Bradford-on-Avon Lions Club 5k and 2K Fun Run

24 Sep 2017

We are at it again!

Following the outstanding sucess of our 2 new runs last year, Bradford-on-Avon Lions Club - with the support of Avon Valley Runners are delighted to launch our 2017 runs! 

These will, again take place in the beautiful setting of the Tithe Barn, River Avon and the Kennet & Avon Canal area of the town. 

Both events take place on Sunday 24th September

The address?      Culver Close, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire. BA15 1LF.

There are toilets, showers, changing facilities and storage.

Refreshments will be available and competitors and their supporters will be entertained by

***Live music from the wonderful Packhorse Band!***

There is ample parking available nearby at the Bailey's Barn or Station car parks. 

The first warm-up Family Friendly fun event starts at 10.00am. This is a:

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2K Run, Walk, Toddle or Push. 

Online entries £5.  Entries on the day of the race will be £6  if there are places remaining.

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This is an inclusive family friendly event - open to all - including those with young children and those with disabilities. Pushers go free!

The route is flat, along the tarmac path starting in Culver Close, then along the path past the bowls club. From there it is on to the river path to the water treatment works and back again.

All children will receive a ***medal*** and a ***Goody Bag***

 Trophies will be presented for the

Fastest Boy under 8     Fastest girl under 8

  Fastest Boy under 10   Fastest girl under 10   

  Fastest Boy under 12   Fastest girl under 12

(It is advised that all runners under 10 years old are accompanied by a responsible adult.)

 

The main event starts at 11.00am. This is a: 

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5K Run  

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Online entries  £8. Entries on the day of the race will be £10 - if there are places remaining.

This is open all all those aged 12 and over. 

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The route starts with a circuit of the Culver Close playing field, then on past the bowls club and along the tarmac river path to the water treatment plant. Competitors then head right keeping to the river path on the grass to Avoncliff where they go up the zigzag path to the tow path of the picturesque Kennet & Avon canal. Here they turn back towards Bradford-on-Avon, running approx 1 kilometre along the tow path to the swing bridge where they re-join the river path and return to finish their run - with a final circuit of Culver Close to the finish line - cheered on their way by the watching crowd!

All finishers will receive a ***medal*** and a  ***goody bag***

There will be trophies for1st, 2nd & 3rd Fastest Male and Female as well as prizes for the

Fastest Male & Female over 40, over 50 and over 60 

Advance entries via Entry Central are strongly advised although booking on the day will be accepted if there are places remaining.

 

Following our very sucessful launch last year we are delighted to annouce our 2017 race!

The Bradford-on-Avon Lions Club 5K is run partly on tarmac, partly on grass and partly on the Kennet & Avon canal tow path.

The terrain is fairly flat and even, although the grass section may be ridged or muddy according the the weather conditions at the time.

It is open to those aged 12 and over.

All finishers will receive a medal and goody bag! 

There will be trophies awarded for:

***1st, 2nd and 3rd Male & female*** and

***prizes*** for 40+, 50+ and 60+male & female

Entry fee £8 for online bookings. Entry fee £10 on the day - if places remain.

 

Online entries will close at midnight 23th September. EntryCentral will show the race as 'Closed' after this time. Please note that this refers to online entries only. Entries may be accepted on race day at £10 if places remain

 

Following our very sucessful launch last year we are delighted to announce our 2017 all-inclusive family friendly race.

The 2K Run, Walk, Toddle or Push is open to all and welcomes family participation and entries from those with disabilities. The course is entirely on a tarmac path and has no steep gradients. Pushers go free!

All children entering will receive a *medal* plus a *Goody Bag* 

There will be trophies for:

***Fastest boy & Girl under 8***

***Fastest Boy & girl under 10*** 

***Fastest Boy & Girl under 12***

 

Online entries  £5.    Entries on the day of the race £6 - if there are places remaining.

 

Online entries will close at midnight 23th September  EntryCentral will show the race as 'Closed' after this time. Please note that this refers to online entries only. Entries may be accepted on race day at £6 if places remain.

Organiser
Phil Courage

01225864154

Dates and Status
EventDateAvailable/TotalStatusClosing Date
Bradford-on-Avon Lions Club 5k24 Sep 2017??/200Open23 Sep 2017
Bradford-on-Avon Lions 2K Run, Walk, Toddle or Push24 Sep 2017??/200Open23 Sep 2017
Prices

For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 5% (min 60p). You pay no surcharge

Event Address
Culver Close, Bradford-on-Avon. Wiltshire. BA15 1LF