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Worcester Festival Family 2K Fun Run/Walk and 5K Race

21 Aug 2022

Organiser's Description

Event information

Organised by Black Pear Joggers in partnership with Worcester Festival. Sponsored by Industrial & Tractor Limited.

 

Take part in a FREE family 2K fun run/walk around Cherry Orchard Local Nature Reserve, a 5K race around the river (£6 - or £4 for UKA affiliated runners), or both. The event will be held on Sunday 21st August 2022.

 

All participants will receive a medal and goodies for taking part. The 2K will be free to enter to promote inclusivity and a small fee to enter the 5K to cover event costs.

 

The event will start/finish at the south end of Diglis Playing Fields. There is a playground, portable toilets and we have an ice cream van and breakfast/drinks van.

 

The 2K will be limited to 150 participants and the 5K to 200 participants.

 

There will be prizes for fancy dress and top 3 male/female finishers, plus age category prizes.

 

There will be marshals throughout both routes to ensure participants keep to the route and cheer on participants.

 

The event is held under UK Athletics rules (race licence 2022-42338). Results will show on Power of 10 / runbritain Rankings.

 

Follow the Worcester Festival Run Facebook page for the latest news and updates.

 

Timeline

 

·      9:00am: Registration and number collection open.

·      9:50am: Registration closes.

·      9:55am: 5K race briefing.

·      10:00am: 5K race starts.

·      10:40am: 2K race briefing.

·      10:45am: 2K family fun run/walk starts.

·      11:15am: Prize giving.

Routes

2K Family Fun Run

The 2K route starts on Diglis Playing Fields with most of the route around the trail paths in Cherry Orchard Local Nature Reserve, finishing back at Diglis Playing Fields. The route is mostly grass/trail. The route is not suitable for wheelchairs. Children are welcome but must be accompanied.

Route

5K Race

The 5K route starts on Diglis Playing Fields and is a loop around the river. Runners will run up Navigation Road, around Diglis Oil Basin, over Diglis Bottom Lock and follow the river footpath along Diglis Parade, Kleve Walk and South Quay. Runners will then take the footpath over Worcester Bridge and return back along the river via Bromwich Parade, Malvern Pedway. Finally runners will cross Diglis Bridge and finish back at Diglis Playing Fields. The route is tarmac and paved surfaces with a small amount of grass at the start/finish. The route is suitable for wheelchairs. Minimum age of 11.

Route | Course measurement certificate | Race licence (TBC)

Results - 2021

Prices

UntilDiscounted*Standard
20 Aug 2022 23:59£4.00£6.00

*Discounted for members of any of EA WA SA

Until
20 Aug 2022 23:59£0.00
To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Dates and Status

Date: 21 Aug 2022

Closing Date: 20 Aug 2022 23:59

Status: Open

EventAvailable/Total
5K Race??/200
2K Fun Run/Walk??/150
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Organiser

Paul Evans

07811347116

 

Diglis Playing Fields Worcester WR5 3EF