Ten Mile race: A pace car will lead the runners around the 10 mile route and warn other road users a race is in progress. The course has been accurately measured at ten miles - Certificate of Course accuracy number SEAA 15/249. The race is a circular route consisting of a small inner loop and a larger outer loop. At the 3 & 1/3 mile point, at the junction of Snower Hill and Wellhouse Road, any runner not making the 40 minute cut-off time will be directed to continue towards the finish (9km).
10km race: the 10km runners will be led out by a cyclist until the runners meet the main race, at which point they will follow the 10 mile runners around the same route. The course consists of a single circular route which is the outer loop of the 10 mile road race route and has a Certificate of Course accuracy number SEAA 17/382.
All junctions will be marshalled, with accurate mile and km markers along the routes. The three water stations are at 2.5 (4km), 5.5 and 8.3 miles. (The 10km race misses the 5.5 mile water station but passes the 3rd one at the Dolphin Inn at 6.4Km). An ambulance and/or motorcycle paramedic will be stationed on the race route to ensure that medical cover can reach any runner reported to need assistance as quickly and efficiently as possible. A sweep bicycle will accompany the last runner around the route.