Suffolk Running Centre - 2019

Saturday 7th November


Below is everything you need to know  please read carefully  -  NEW  PROCEDURES

Social distancing policy in place    -      Staggered Starts and Limited Places

We are ready to adjust our events as necessary, depending on the fluid situation around Covid 19.
Please be assured that we will be cautious before increasing numbers and will continue to keep your safety as our number one priority
We are also relying on all our runners to keep within the rules set by government and by ourselves.
We will not hesitate to DQ anyone found not social distancing, not using hand sanitiser etc during an event.   We remain open for you because of the procedures in place.   Thank you for taking note.

Staggered starts will be the new normal for quite some time - PLEASE BOOK YOUR TIME BASED ON PACE so that you can finish by 3pm.   That gives a maximum time allowed of 8 hrs.  

We are very happy to continue to offer our events on the first weekend of every month.  Except January.

2 Days     Saturday and Sunday
2 Distances     Marathon and Ultra Marathon (40miles)
2 Routes    We use rural routes which sometimes need to be changed due to local circumstances.                                                        

Routes for this event
Saturday -   Circle   Lovely Trail Route -  NOTE NO HALF MARATHON OPTION TODAY
why not go for the double
Sunday  -   Dalham Kiln     mainly road with a half option

Medals are themed to the routes, with a little bit of local Suffolk history on each one.  Collect  a set to form a circle and be elidgable for the centre piece!
Currently in design and will be shared when available

Medal and snack pack on return
Spot Prize in one goody bag each day -  don't forget to look for it and if you find it just share a photo of you with the voucher on social media and tag us so we know you won!

Cut off time is 3pm  

Walkers and Ultra runners  are welcome to book the very early starts
Ultra runners can also book an Ultra Pin to add to their medal

ROUTE maps and any gpx files available will be to follow

Where possible please download the gpx file and print the map - no marshals on routes leave us limited capacity to guide you should markers be removed

Download the app What3Words, this is very useful to help you get back on track if you ever stray from the course

You must not arrive more than a half hour before your start time.  If you are early please wait in your car.

Your briefing will be short and 10 minutes before you start.   If you miss the briefing you will be held back until the next wave goes.

You must carry with you a minimum of 500mls of water, a mobile phone with at least 80% charge and hand sanitiser    - we will check these before you leave and you will not be allowed to run without all three

Our building is open to pick up your number and for toilets ONLY - Please Do NOT use the outside toilets.  These are used by and allocated to our campers.  

No changing facilities and no bag drop
Water ONLY on route, no food and only mobile marshals
You must use your hand sanitiser before helping yourself to water
It is your responsibility to keep the social distance of 2 metres when running and especially when passing pedestrians
Put this event control number into your phone incase you need assistance during the run
    07852 101598  

On our field via the entrance in Haysborder Road - sign posted on the day - IP29 5BE (postcode is approx)
Exit the A14 at the Barrow turn junction 40 and head towards the village down Coalthorpe Lane, Haysborder Road is on the left after about half a mile.  When you leave our carpark we suggest you turn right into Haysborder Road and then right again for a safer exit onto Coalthorpe Lane

Registration, Toilets, Start and Finish
All In our main building
From the car park follow the arrows across our camping field, through the open pedestrian gate and up to the conservatory

You may be held on the field with your start group until your briefing slot becomes available

Even if there are spaces there will be no on the day entry
Registration forms must be completed on line, we understand there can be difficulties occasionally with the online forms but these MUST be completed ahead of the event
If you are late to the start line we will do our best to put you into a later time but be aware that one may not be available

If after reading everything here you have questions or need assistance please email Julie via [email protected]

Please note that your paypal receipt is your confirmation of entry.  You will hear from us just a few days before the event with any final instructions.

We really look forward to seeing you!

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