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Changing Distance
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If you wish to change distance, please contact a member of the customer service team who will be happy to assist you. Email us HERE

Packet Pickup

All entires before 1st August 2019 for the Half Marathon & 10K will be posted out. Entries made after this date will need to be collected from packet pick up.

Entrants for the Night 5k have the option to add postage onto their entry. Entrants who choose not to opt for postage, or who enter after 1st August 2019 will have to collect from Victoria Park from 6pm on Friday 13th September

All entries for the WireFM Mile will be collection only.

Packet Pick Up details will be released nearer to the event.

Starting Waves/ Corrals

There will be signs along the Start area with expected finishing times on.

Please stand in the marked area relating to your most suitable finishing time. We ask that you are realistic in your time so that you can run with similar paced runners without getting held up or holding anyone else up so that everyone can get the best start.

Pacers

We have a great team of pacers hoping to help you get the time you want. For the 10k the pace times are 45, 50, 55 & 60 minutes.
For the Half the pace times are 1:30, 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:10, 2:20, 2:40, 2:50 & 3 hours.

Headphone Policy

There are many sections of the English Half Marathon course where runners are in a closed road lane, but the adjacent lane is separated by traffic cones and open to vehicles. The wearing of headphones in such areas is now prohibited under UK Athletics rules 240 S5.

As a race organiser affiliated to UK Athletics we are bound by the rules of racing and headphones are therefore prohibited. However we do recognise the motivational power that music provides, the the fact that many runners prefer to race with music.

We will not be instructing officials to enforce this rule strictly by implementing disqualifications, but you should be aware that you will be in breach of UK Athletics rules and are running at your own risk. We will however enforce UKA rules which state runners can be disqualified for not following the instructions of a race official, this includes stewards controlling the flow of traffic and runners, and marshals at controlled crossing points.

Parking & Transportation

Both the train stations (Warrington Bank Quay & Warrington Central) are less than a 10 minute walk to the Start Line.

Warrington Bus Station is about a 5 minute walk from the Start Line.

If driving the recommended car parks are:

Golden Square Shopping Centre Ground Floor

Times Square Car Park

Both of which are within walking distance of the start-line.

Road Closures

The race starts at 9am in Winmarleigh Street and the route will take the runners across Bridgefoot and east along Knutsford Road, before heading south through Grappenhall and Appleton Thorn.

The second half of the course returns to the town centre via Lumb Brook Road and Knutsford Road, then passing through the town centre and finishing by running up Winmarleigh Street to the Golden Gates. Grappenhall and Appleton Thorn areas will once again there will be subject to full and partial road closures and diversions for several hours from 5am until 2pm.

A full breakdown of roads affected, and anticipated times will be published closer to the event.

Baggage

You may leave a small bag – maximum size 50cm x 30cm x 20cm at the Baggage Area during the race. This is situated inside The Gateway Building on Sankey Street, which is just across the road from The Town Hall.

Baggage will be open from 7:00 am until 2:00 pm. Please reclaim your bag by 2:00 pm on race day. Please DO NOT leave valuables, cash or jewellery in your bag. The event is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Course Support

There will be water stations on both the Half & 10K routes – details TBC

Medals

Official English Half Marathon finisher medals are presented to runners in each race, Half Marathon, 10k and Mile after they cross the finish line.  There is a unique medal for each distance.

Awards

Awards will be given to the Top 3 Male & Female runners for the 10k and Half Marathon. If you are in the top 3 runners, a member of staff with give you a lanyard as you cross the finish line with instruction of what time you need to be at the Stage for the presentation, and how to claim your prize.

Age category prizes will also be given. Age category winners will be contacted post event once the results have been published.

In addition to the cash prizes listed below, our sponsors are also supplying various prizes for race winners. These will be confirmed in the winner information received during the presentation

Position Distance Prize Amount
1st Male 10K £75.00
2nd Male 10K £50.00
3rd Male 10K £30.00
1st Female 10K £75.00
2nd Female 10K £50.00
3rd Female 10K £30.00
1st Male Half Marathon £150.00
2nd Male Half Marathon £100.00
3rd Male Half Marathon £75.00
1st Female Half Marathon £150.00
2nd Female Half Marathon £100.00
3rd Female Half Marathon £75.00

Terms & Conditions of entry

I fully understand that I have entered this race entirely at my own risk and that the Organisers will not be liable for any injury before, during or after the event. I declare that I am physically fit and waive and renounce any rights and claims for damages that I may have against the Organisers, Sponsors, local authority hosting the event and national governing bodies, all municipal agencies whose property and/or personnel are used or in any way assist the Event, or individuals related to the Event, and all charities associated with the Event, together with their officers, directors, shareholders, successors and assigns, (collectively, “Releasees”) from all liability to the Participant and his/her personal representatives, assigns, heirs, executors, and successors for loss(es), damage(s) and claims therefor on account of injury to Participant or his/her property or the resultant death of Participant, whether caused by the active or passive negligence of the Releasees or otherwise, in connection with Participants involvement in the Event (“Losses”), and further covenants not to sue any of the aforementioned parties for such Losses.

I understand that I must be at least <15 years for 10k / 17 years for half marathon > years of age on race day to take part in this event. I understand that for safety reasons my race number should NOT be given to runners who have not signed an entry declaration. 

Athlete agrees to the use, publication and distribution of his/her name and photograph in broadcasts, newspapers, brochures and other media (including for advertising or sales promotional purposes) without compensation, and hereby waives and releases any claim or right Athlete may otherwise have arising out of such use, publication or distribution. Where applicable, Athlete agrees to their information being used by Organisers, Sponsors, local authority hosting the event and national governing bodies for the purposes of communications in relation to this event and future events by the organisers. Athlete may opt out of such communications at any time by contacting theborganisers.

Participant acknowledges that the entry fee paid is non-refundable and non-transferable.  Participant acknowledges and agrees that the organiser, in its sole discretion, may delay or cancel the Event as it deems necessary, including if it believes the conditions on the day of the Event are unsafe. If the Event is delayed or cancelled for any reason, whether or not within the control of the organiser, there shall be no refund of the entry fee or any other costs of Participant in connection with the Event.

Half Marathon, 10k & WireFM Start Line