Evesham Festive 10K
17 Dec 2017
Provisional race results will be on the following link, updated over the course of the day, positions first, timings later in the day: Provisional Race Results
Evesham Festive 10K
with Santa Themed Kids Fun Runs (1 or ¼ mile)
Sunday 17th December 2017 at Evesham United FC 10:30am
About the Race
A scenic, 10K off-road route around the lanes and orchards of Evesham United FC. All profits will go to the charity Children with Cancer UK, the leading national children's charity dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer.
- Bespoke festive themed race medal and goodies to all runners
- Changing facilities and showers available
- Free parking at Evesham Football Club, please car share where possible
- Full UK Athletics race licence (2017-32022)
Raising Money for Charity
Now in it's 4th year, formerly known as 'Race for Grace Festive 10K' and 'Myositis Evesham Festive 10K', the event has raised thousands of pounds for charitable causes. This year, all profits will go to the charity Children with Cancer UK, the leading national children's charity dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer.
Date: Sunday, 17th December 2017 at 10:30am
Venue: Evesham United Football Club, Cheltenham Road, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 2LS
Distance: 10K (6.21 miles). As this is a multi terrain race, distances are approximate and may vary.
Route: 1 lap (view route)
Setting: Off-road course around the lanes and orchards of Evesham United FC
Race licence: Full UK Athletics race licence (2017-32022)
Wheelchair accessible: No
Water station: Yes
Distance markers: Every 1K
Traffic free: Yes
Awards: Bespoke festive themed medal and goodies for all finishers. Prizes for winners of all races. Themed prizes and age category prizes.
Bag storage: Yes, unsupervised
Parking: There is limited parking, please use the college car park (WR11 1LP) and walk up to the football club which is only a short walk away. A shuttle bus will be available if required.
Refreshments: Tea/coffee/soft drinks and hot food available to purchase on the day. The bar within Evesham United FC will be open.
- MASSAGE: Pre and post race massage, advice or taping will be available for a small donation
Minimum age: 15 (Entrants under 18 must have permission of parent/guardian to take part)
Entry cost: £12 affiliated, £14 unaffiliated
On-the-day entry: Only if race is not full (£2 extra)
Postal entry: No
Number collection: Collect race numbers on the day between 8:30am and 10am.
- Closing date: Saturday 16th December 2017 at 11.59pm or when we reach 350 participants, whichever is reached first.
Kids fun runs (online entry or enter on the day)
¼ mile: Ages 0-6, £3 entry
1 mile: Ages 7-16, £3 entry
Confirmation and results
Confirmation of your entry will be emailed to you and posted on the 'sign ups' tab of this Entry Central page, please check carefully.
Results will also be published on this page shortly after the race and emailed out to all participants.
Final Race Instructions
Merry Christmas to all!
Hope you’re looking forward to the event next Sunday. The route was run yesterday and we can confirm that following the heavy snowfall it's going to be very wet and muddy so trail shoes are highly recommended (it’s not suitable for spikes). Don’t forget a change of clothes for after.
Everything you need to know about race day should be detailed below, but if you still have any questions, just let us know. Follow the Facebook page for the latest news and updates.
Thank you for supporting the event, it’s set to raise a nice amount for charity and hopefully be a fun and festive day! The event is SOLD OUT, but please encourage your friends and family to come and join us on the day or take part in the kids events.
Important admin noteRegarding withdrawals, due to limited time and admin constraints NO more manual transfers will be made. If you cannot run for any reason, please let us know ASAP so we can withdraw the place officially and offer it to the next person on the waiting list. To encourage this we have decided we will offer a 50% refund providing there is a replacement on the waiting list. However, if people wish to donate the full amount to Children with Cancer UK please state so in your correspondence.
We will be sending out instructions ASAP. Thanks so much for volunteering your time and festive cheer. You will not be forgotten, mulled wine and cake in return!
Address and Parking
The Spiers & Hartwell Jubilee Stadium
For Sat Nav purposes use WR11 2LS.
Due to the large numbers expected on the day and 2 football matches due to start later please car share where possible. In the first instance please park at the Evesham College - WR11 1LP
It's only a 5 min walk & there will be a shuttle bus as well if required.
Time Line of Events
8:30am - Number Pick Up and On the Day Entries for Kids race
Registration will be open from 8:30am for Race Number collection and entries into the kids races. 1/4 mile (Ages 0-6) £3 entry. 1 mile (Ages 7-16) £3 entry. Registration will be signposted and held within the bar area of the football ground. Please can you arrive early so the race can start promptly at 10.30am.
Registration will close at 10am.
Marshall Briefing 9.15am (with Chris Attwood and Jo Evans) inside the football club.
10:20am: 10K Pre-Race Briefing
Can all runners please aim to get to the start line for a pre-race safety briefing at 10:20am.
10:30am: 10K Start
The race will start from the football ground. Firstly, runners will complete one and half laps of the football field before heading out into the field and over the river Isbourne, then, on to the lanes, through the orchards and more fields before returning to the football ground and heading round the perimeter of the field round to the finish line.
Please take a look at the route. There will be marshals along the course to direct you, if needed, along with high-vis arrows and red tape to mark out the course (and block off any wrong turns!).
Water stations will be positioned at roughly the half way point and at the finish line.
All finishers will receive their bespoke race medal and goodies. There will be mulled wine and cakes as well.
11:45am: Kids Races Start
Please note the kids races are for fun (not timed) and all kids will be winners on the day. They will all receive a race medal from Santa at the finish line. We also have prizes for 1,2,3 in male and female in each of the races (1/4 mile and 1 mile).
12.15pm: Presentations & Raffle (inside the bar area of the football club)
Prize giving for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each gender and 1st in each age category.
- Changing facilities and hot showers
- First Aid
- Hot food and drinks available to purchase
- Bar will be open within the football club
A big thank you to Run Stuff Evesham, Evesham United FC, Hampton Farm Shop, Lawrence's Bakery, Tesco, Waitrose, M&S, Morrison's, High5, Jigsaw Tree, Scimitar Sports, Sociable Beer Company, Birds Eye Sport & many more for supporting us.
All the best,
Chris, Amy, Paul, Jo, Dave and Claire
The Race Organisers
|Evesham Festive 10K||17 Dec 2017||??/350||Closed||14 Dec 2017|
|Evesham Festive 1 Mile Kid's Fun Run||17 Dec 2017||??/100||Closed||14 Dec 2017|
|Evesham Festive ¼ Mile Kid's Fun Run||17 Dec 2017||??/100||Closed||09 Dec 2017|
|14 Dec 2017||£12.00||£14.00|
*Discounted for members of any of EA WA SA
|14 Dec 2017||£3.00|
|09 Dec 2017||£3.00|
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