Norfolk Gazelles Valentine’s 10km – 11th February 2024
From 10am Easton College
We are really pleased to announce the 2024 running of the Norfolk Gazelles Valentine 10k. Starting and finishing at Easton College. Once again the race is part of the ever popular Sportlink Grand Prix Series, and will be the second race in the Grand Prix.
The race always sells out so please dont miss out. Further details to follow.
Enter here: https://totalracetiming.co.uk/race/472
UKA Licence No Pending
Course Measurement Certificate No 21/387
Race starts at 10am
UKA Licence No: Pending
Course Measurement Certificate No: 21/387
We are really pleased to announce the 2024 running of the Norfolk Gazelles Valentine 10k. Starting and finishing at Easton College.
Entry £17 Affiliated, £19 Unaffiliated. Minimum Age 15 on the day.
As part of your entry you can also opt out of receiving a medal and we will make a donation to plant trees instead.
You can also opt to have your race number posted to you for a small additional charge.
Please note this course is not suitable for wheelchairs, and we will not permit runners with buggies or pets to run.
Venue & Car Parking
Race HQ: Race HQ will be at the Easton College, Bawburgh Road Norwich NR9 5DX.
PLEASE NOTE THERE IS ONLY PARKING FOR MARSHALS AND THOSE WITH ACCESSABILITY NEEDS AT THE COLLEGE.
Ample car parking is available for all participants at the Norfolk Showground utilising the carpark off Dunham Road.
The venue is a short 5 minute walk from the car park.
There are male and female toilets available at the College.
We are using Total Race Timing for race entries.
Race numbers should be collected on the day at registration, open at 8.45am – so we recommend you arrive in good time to park, collect your race number and get settled. Runners to write their name, any medical condition, emergency contact name and contact number on reverse of their race number. There will be a secure bag drop area too at the race HQ.
The course will be marshalled and clearly signposted.
Race terms and conditions can be found here:- https://www.norfolkgazelles.co.uk/documents/Norfolk_Gazelles_Race_Terms_and_Conditions.pdf
Is the race officially timed?
Official times will be provided by our timing company and will count for your new PB! These will be posted on social media and our website.
What is the terrain?
For 2024 this is a road 10k and takes in a variety of paved and country roads.
How old do I have to be to run?
15 years+ to take part in the 10k
Is there a medal for finishers?
Yes! Medals are provided for everyone who finishes the race. These will be available for collection after the race on the day. We will be offering an option for runners not to receive a medal and we will make a donation to plant a tree instead.
What time does the race start?
The Valentine’s 10k will begin at 10am.
What is the date of the race?
The event takes place on Sunday 11th February 2023
Can I run with headphones?
No headphones will be permitted on this race (this includes bone conducting headphones). This is an England Athletic rule, anyone wearing headphones will be disqualified. This includes bone conducting headphones, which whilst approved by EA we want to ensure the safety of all runners and will be prohibited for this race. Runners found wearing headphones during or after the race WILL be disqualified.
Is there a bag drop?
There will be a bag drop available on the day although runners will leave items at their own risk. (Subject to any further changes in covid guidelines)
What are the prizes?
Overall winners 1st to 3rd Male/Female will be awarded trophies and excluded from age categories.
Trophies: First male 15-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 64-69, 70-74, 75+
Trophies: First female 15-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 64-69, 70-74, 75+
Team trophies: First male/female team (x3 runners). There will be a medal for every finisher.
Presentations will be on the day as soon as official results are confirmed. Runners to make arrangement to collect prizes not picked up on the day
Support is provided by MedPTS
If we can be of any assistance whatsoever, please contact:
Ceri Theobald 07967059220
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