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Alderton 5k Run 2020 - fast, flat & friendly - it's our 10th year!

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Alderton Playing Field

Beckford Road

Alderton

GL20 8NL

United Kingdom

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Alderton 5k Run - fast, flat and friendly 5k

Alderton 5k Run is a fast, flat and super-friendly run in the lovely surroundings of Alderton, Gloucestershire. We appreciate your support and your entry fee goes to support Alderton Acorns Pre-School and Toddlers, our much loved village Pre-school.

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We pride ourselves on the friendliness of our run and everyone is welcome, whether you're a complete beginner entering your first race, an occasional jogger or a more serious runner. Finish times range from 17.25 to nearer the hour! Don’t worry though, however long you take you’ll get great support from our other runners and spectators.

  • Fast, mostly flat course - ideal for all levels of runners
  • Medals for all finishers
  • Prosecco for adults and sweets for Age Category winners
  • Family friendly – kids activities and games while you run
  • ​Post-race massage
  • Under 16's, dogs, pushchairs and escorted runners are all welcome (accompanied please!)​

We serve an enticing array of cakes with tea and coffee.

The race is an out-and-back course run on closed roads on picturesque, quiet country lanes from Alderton, past the hamlet of Great Washbourne where it turns just before the A46 at Beckford. The course is fairly flat and is ideal for clocking a good 5k time. ​​

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Everything you need to know is on www.alderton5k.co.uk where you can download our Race Guide or please see our FAQ's below.:

Location:

Race HQ is on Alderton Playing Field, GL20 8NL.

At Race HQ you’ll need to collect your race number. Teas, coffees, drinks and cakes will be available from 09.30am.

Race numbers:

Your race numbers will be issued on the morning of the run on Alderton Playing Field from 09.30am until 10.50am. Please leave enough time to collect your race number and warm up! Just bring yourself and your name, no need for any ID or copies of your entry. Please complete the emergency contact details and any emergency health information on the rear of your number and affix it to the front of your running top. Safety pins will be provided.

Start:

The start line is at the junction of Beckford Road and Willow Bank Road in Alderton, just outside the Gardeners Arms pub, 150 metres from Race HQ. We’ll call you down to the start line 5 minutes before the start.

Entries on the day:

Although we encourage entry beforehand entry on the day is welcome from 09.30am on Alderton Playing Field.

Route:

The race is an out-and-back course run on picturesque, quiet country lanes from Alderton, past the hamlet of Great Washbourne where it turns just before the A46 at Beckford. The run returns back along Beckford Road towards Alderton where it enters Alderton Playing Field, befere doing a short lap of the football pitch before finishing near the penalty spot. The course is fairly flat, ideal for the occasional jogger or the more serious runner looking to clock a good 5k time. Times range from a course record 17.05 to nearer the hour.

Route map:

To view a full map including elevation or to download a GPX file please go to www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1195513756

Distance markers:

Markers will be provided at each kilometre.

Parking:

Parking is available from 09.30am next to Alderton Playing Field. Follow postcode GL20 8NL and parking is signposted.

Please follow the directions of our marshalls.

Use of headphones:

For safety reasons we’d prefer you to not wear headphones to listen to music from mobile phones, iPods etc… We won’t disqualify you if you choose to do so but please ensure that you can hear marshal instructions, emergency vehicles and fellow competitors.

Water:

Water is provided in plastic cups at the turn, after approximately 2.5km and at the finish.

Toilets:

Toilets are available next to Race HQ in the sports pavilion on Alderton Playing Field. Alternatively the Gardeners Arms pub is 2minutes walk from Race HQ.

Timing:

Provisional times will be available immediately after the finish with final times published soon after on Facebook at www.facebook.com/alderton5k or www.alderton5k.co.uk

Children running:

Under 16’s are welcome to run. Children under 10 should be accompanied on the run by an adult please.

Bag storage:

You can leave a bag with our entry marshalls. We’ll do our best to keep it safe but we cannot accept liability for any loss or damage.

Race finish and presentations:

The race finish is on Alderton Playing Field. Our volunteers will present you with your medal and you can find out your provisional time. We make a presentation to the winners after the final runner has finished, usually around 50 minutes after the race start. Your support for the winners and presentations is appreciated.

Non-running children:

The Alderton 5k is family friendly with activities, games and refreshments available before, during and after the run. There's also a playground on Alderton Playing Field. We actively encourage runners to bring their families and there are lots of other small people for them to play with or they can help with the finish line handing out medals or water.

Alderton Acorns qualified staff provide activities for the little ones but please note that as a condition of our insurance we cannot provide a childcare facility/creche while you run so children must remain supervised by an adult at all times.

Further information and contact details:

All the information you need is available at www.alderton5k.co.uk

For any other questions please contact Race Director Mark Watts-Jones on mwjmail@gmail.com or 07973 963539 at any time.

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Date and Time

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Alderton Playing Field

Beckford Road

Alderton

GL20 8NL

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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