RUNNER INFORMATION

EVENT DAY TIMETABLE:

Saturday 12th October

  • 14:00: Village Opens

  • 15:30: Activate 2.5k & 5k Run's Start

  • 17:00: Village Closes

Sunday 13th October

  • 07:00: First Shuttle Bus to Event Village

  • 07:30: Village Opens

  • 07:45 Last Shuttle Bus to Event Village

  • 08:30: Start Assembly

  • 09:00: RACE START

  • 10:05 Onwards: Race Finish

  • 12:30*: Course Closures

*Participants falling behind the pace required to finish by 12:30 will be asked to move to the pavement.

YOUR RACE PACK

Race packs will be sent out two weeks before race day. This will include your:

Race Number:

  • This will have your timing chip attached.

  • You MUST attach your race number to your FRONT with 4 safety pins.

  • It should be clearly visible to marshals and medical team.

  • Please fill in your personal details on the reverse of the number.

Baggage Label:

  • This is attached to your race number.

  • If you want to drop off 1 small bag at race village, please attach the label to your bag BEFORE you drop off.

Race Instructions

  • Take some time to read the race instructions prior to the day, this can significantly reduce pre race stress!

TRAVEL INFO & PARKING:

  • There is no official race car park and there will be no parking available at Exeter Arena - if you have to drive to the event we advise using pay and display car parks in the city centre and purchasing a shuttle bus ticket when you sign up or via the event shop.  Details of city centre car parks can be found here: https://exeter.gov.uk/car-parking/car-parks/find-a-car-park/

  • If you intend to be dropped off by car for the event, we advise being dropped off in roads surrounding Exeter Arena and walking the final bit

[View suggested Drop Off points map]

  • Be aware of road closures and timings.

  • If you intend to use public transport please take into consideration road closures and the early start.

  • There will be bicycle racking available at the race village.

  • Please plan your journey accordingly!

SHUTTLE BUSES:

  • Shuttle buses will run from Exeter city centre bus station to the race start at Exeter Arena.

  • Tickets can be purchased on the registration form when you sign up or from the event shop and will be sent out with your race pack or seperately in the week before the event if you purchase them from the event shop.

  • Buses will depart from Exeter city centre bus station between 7am and 7.45am, but we encourage runners to arrive early as the service will be busy. The last buses will depart at 7.45am to arrive at the Arena by 8am.

  • Return services will run from approximately 11.15am (or when the first bus is full), dropping runners back to the bus station.

TRAINING & WELFARE:

  • Your personal commitment is to train for the event appropriately – making sure you are fully prepared for the day.

  • For more information visit: http://www.runnersmedicalresource.com/en/

  • If you have been unwell or injured in the days leading up to the event then we would advise you not to take part.

BAGGAGE:

  • Your baggage can either be left with a friend or family member, or at the baggage store located in the event village.

  • Please use the baggage label that will come attached to your race number.

  • Baggage is left entirely at your own risk – we strongly advise you not to leave valuable items.

START ASSEMBLY INFORMATION:

  • Allow plenty of time to get to the start – the race will not be delayed due to late arrivals.

  • Line up in the appropriate time zone relating to your anticipated finish time – you timing chip will not be activated until you cross the start line.

ROUTE:

  • The route is fully signed and marshalled – please follow marshal instruction.

  • Aid stations are along the route with water, toilets and medical support.

  • Participants will be asked to move onto the pavement if they fall behind the road re-opening schedule - on sections where there is no pedestrian footpath, participants will be re-routed.

  • Everyone will be greeted at the finish with their medal and other rewards.

PHOTOS & RESULTS:

  • Photos and results will be available via the website as soon as possible after the race.

PRESENTATIONS & PRIZES:

  • Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place men & women will be awarded on the main stage post race.

  • Prizes for 1st place in each age category will be posted out in the following week. Please note: One prize per winner.

  • In accordance with UK Athletics Rules ALL PRIZES will be awarded based on Gun Finish Time.

ACCOMMODATION:

  • A range of hotels and accommodation can be found in Exeter and the surrounding area.

  • Visit www.visitexeter.com for further information

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