Desborough 10k

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This is an on road, off road popular 2 lap course Garmin measured set in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside starting & finishing from Desborough's own tourist attraction at the West Lodge Rural Centre.One steady rise makes it slightly undulating but still a quick course and every chance for a PB. Hog roast and beer for after, vegetarians catered for, with an amazing goody bag including a bottle of wine, worth the entry alone!Sure to be an entertaining evening!
10k
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Thu, 18 Jul 2019
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Desborough, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
West Lodge Rural Centre, Back Ln, Desborough, Kettering NN14 2SH, UK
Start times
Thu, 18 Jul 2019
10k:
7:30pm
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Desborough 10k
10k
Distance
10km
£18.00 - £20.00
Route information
The start/finish area is situated to the rear of registration and the Farm Park.
We measured the course with 3 separate Garmin watches taking the average of the 3 to make this a Garmin measured course.
There is an out lap of 0.9km before entering Lap 1.
Please be aware this is a multi-terrain course and will have the pitfalls of one. It is mostly flat but there are one or two ruts in the ground with a ramp at approximately 0.85km from the start and narrow sections. These will be well marked so you should see these in advance.
You then pass through the West Lodge Rural Centre grounds and through the beautiful Desborough countryside onto traffic free road. Turn right heading towards Desborough for 0.8 miles then turn right  up Back Lane for a further 0.3 miles then right into the driveway of West Lodge.
The 5km and water station will be at this point and then you take the right filter heading on to lap2.
The final 400 metre section is also divided at this point and marshals will point you left towards the finish.
In the event of a warm evening, extra water will then be available at the opposite end of the course.
What's included
Minimum Age For Registration is 18 Years On The Race Day.
Your Registration includes:
Awards/mementos:
Winners’ prizes
Memento
Goody bag
Bottle of red/white wine
Train
How to get there
West Lodge Rural Centre, Back Ln, Desborough, Kettering NN14 2SH, UK
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West Lodge Rural Centre is well signposted from all directions, just follow the official brown road side information signs.
If you are coming form further away then the postcode is NN14 2SH on Back Lane, Desborough.
If you are arriving from the south take Junction 3 A14/A6 heading towards Market Harborough for 2 miles to a roundabout.  Take the 2nd exit straight for 0.5 miles to another roundabout. At this point take the 2nd exit turning right signposted Desborough and Rothwell. Proceed 1 mile to another roundabout and take the 1st exit turning left, proceed 0.3 mile and take the 1st turn right. West Lodge is 0.3 mile on the left.
If you are arriving from the east then head towards Corby on the A43. Go towards Corby town centre passing Tesco, then turn left at the KFC/Esso Garage and proceed on the A6014 passing 4 roundabouts and Morrisons supermarket before arriving at the A6003 roundabout. Take the 3rd exit (Desborough/Rothwell) and then take an immeadiate right signposted Pipewell and Desborough. Proceed  for 2.5miles passing through the village of Pipewell  before arriving at Desborough. West Lodge is signposted right just before you enter the town.
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Desborough & Rothwell Running Club
Desborough and Rothwell Running Club is a small running club supporting the towns of Desborough and Rothwell in Northamptonshire. The club was founded by a group of enthusiastic runners who believe that a running club should be "run by runners for runners". We are a friendly running club that can satisfy the needs of all runners whether you are an absolute beginner or a regular runner looking for your next running challenge.
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