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Race day instructions for runners

Greater Cambridge 10K, Sunday 8th September.  START TIME: 9.30AM

Register online here

CAR PARKING: Car parking for the race is at Madingley Road Park and Ride, postcode CB3 0EZ.  Please note that it is a 10 minute walk from the car park to Race HQ (nice little warm up!).  Parking costs £1.  Please car share where possible.

BIKE STORAGE:  There is plenty of room to store your bikes securely outside the Sports Centre.

RACE HQ and OPENING TIMES:  Race registration takes place in the University of Cambridge Sports Centre, Sports Hall. Race HQ will open at 08:00 (no earlier).  Race HQ will close at 9.15am sharp.

RUNNING NUMBER:  When you arrive at Race HQ, please go the registration desk for your Surname.  We will give you your running number, which will also contain your timing chip.  Please affix to the FRONT of your top.

BAG DROP: We will have a baggage area for you to leave your bags whilst running.  The bag area will be attended, however, your possessions are left at your own risk.

TOILETS AND SHOWERS: The sports centre has plenty of toilets, changing facilities and showers.

CATERING: We have tea/coffee and fruit smoothie vendor  vans for all runners and spectators.

WATER:  Water will be available at approximately 2.3K and 6.8K and at the finish.

MARSHALS: Please follow the instructions of Race Marshals at all times. Races could not happen without their support and we greatly value their contribution.  Give them a smile!

FIRST AID: First Aiders will be on site and at various locations on the course.

RACE ROUTE:  THIS IS A TWO LAP COURSE.  Please study the route map on our website once released.  Lapped runners should keep to the left please.

At the end of your first lap, marshals will direct you to your LEFT to start your second loop.

At the end of your second lap, marshals will direct you to your RIGHT towards the SPRINT FINISH!

Please be aware that whilst the West Cambridge Site will be virtually traffic free on race day, there may be some traffic.  PLEASE FOLLOW MARSHALS INSTRUCTIONS, they are on site to keep you safe.

Most importantly, thank you for supporting the Greater Cambridge 10K, we can’t wait to welcome you and wish you all a great race!

GC10K Events Team                                                                         

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