Pre Race Info for runners
It's almost race day so below are some important points to note ahead of the event. Please read this information carefully.
Race packs are NOT posted to addresses for this event. All race packs should be collected in person from Daventry Leisure Centre from 8am on race day, Sunday 22nd September 2019. The race starts at 10am.
Free race day parking is available at various car parks around the town centre, at the Leisure Centre and underground car park, please see map attached. We would encourage local runners to walk (or run) if possible. Please do not park on nearby residential streets. A map of the route is attached for reference.
Toilets, bag drop and refreshments will be available at the Leisure Centre near to the race start and finish and there will be a fantastic race village this year. Once you have collected your race pack, attach your number to the front of the shirt you will run in with safety pins provided and use the tear of strip on your race number to attach to any belongings you want to leave in the bag drop. Your chip timer will be included in your race pack. There are no dedicated changing facilities, so please arrive ready to run wherever possible.
First Aid - Should you find you require medical assistance, personnel will be on hand to help at regular intervals on the course. If you need assistance, please speak to the nearest marshal who will call for help as required. In addition, there will be a first aid unit and recovery area located near to the finish.
Water Stations - water has been kindly provided by one of our contributors, W S Gardens Ltd and will be available at 5k and at the finish. Competitors are advised to ensure that they consider the effects of dehydration and drink plenty of fluids to compensate.
In ear headphones are NOT permitted during this race as it is held on roads which are NOT closed to traffic and you must be able to hear any instructions given to you by the marshals. Bone conducting headphones are allowed in accordance with UK Athletics rules but must be pre-registered with the race crew to avoid disqualification. You should listen to event staff at all times and we reserve the right to ask you to remove headphones during the race. In accordance with UK Athletics rules, you may be disqualified for using headphones during this event.
A pre-race safety briefing will be given at 9:55am at the start.
After the race, please collect your medal and finishers' goody bag as soon as you've crossed the finish line. You'll be able to take a print out of your chip timed race result from the race timing gazebo. Prizes will be awarded on race day wherever possible. Full results will be sent to all finishers later on race day with a link to view photographs from the course and finish line.
You can stay up to date ahead of the race by following our event page on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/242729780007402/ You can find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using the hashtag #TeamPurpleRuns
Online entries close at 22:00 on 15 September 2019. Please follow this link to enter through RunBritain:- https://www.runbritain.com/entries/EnterRace.aspx?evid=74bf06ce5e67&erid=74bd0ac05e5b
A limited number of on the day entries are available at a cost of £20 for both affiliated and non affiliated runners.
Thanks again to all of our members and their families and of course to our brilliant race sponsors, Laurence Tremayne Estate Agents and Sheaf Street Health Store for helping to make this event possible.
We look forward to seeing you all there!
Northampton Road Running League
The Daventry Road Runners 10k Race is part of the Northants Road Running League.
For more information please visit - http://www.northantsathletics.org.uk/road-running/nrrl/
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