Draycote Water - August

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About
This secluded site is gloriously peaceful and breath-taking in all seasons, and must be Warwickshire's best kept secret for runners. This fun and friendly event is suitable for runners of all abilities so get yourself out of the city to discover Draycote Water and earn your finisher's medal.
Participants
Twilight 5k and Twilight 10k
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Calendar
Wed, 18 Aug 2021
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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4.3
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Where and when
Location
Draycote Water, Draycote Water, Rugby CV23, UK
Start times
Wed, 18 Aug 2021
Twilight 5k:
7:00pm |
Twilight 10k:
6:45pm
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Draycote Water - August
Twilight 5k
Distance
5km
£18.00
Twilight 10k
Distance
10km
£18.00
Route information
Draycote Water must be Warwickshire's best kept secret for road runners, offering stunning reservoir and countryside views. Runners can enjoy running alongside the water, using the dam wall pathways and the perimeter service road. There will be wonderful views of nature trails, wildlife and boats out on the water.
The event will have a brilliant atmosphere created by your fellow runners and the wonderful marshals, especially as you head towards the glorious home straight, where the organising team will be waiting with a finisher medal and post-race refreshments.
The Route is generally flat with a few short inclines, entirely on tarmac paths, and consists of laps around the reservoir and is suitable for runners of all abilities.
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Prizes for top finishers
  • Post-race refreshments
  • Well marked and marshalled course
  • Water stations
  • Chip-timed results
  • Toilets
  • Event photography
  • Medical cover
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How to get there
Draycote Water, Draycote Water, Rugby CV23, UK
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By Car
The venue is located three miles south of Rugby and less than 15 minutes from the M1.
Parking
Car parking is available and is charged at £5 all day or £3 for 2 hours.
Event day logistics
17:45 Enquiries
18:45 Twilight 10k starts
19:00 Twilight 5k starts
21:00 Event finishes
Start times will be allocated with respect to estimated finish time (prioritising quicker times) and communicated prior to the event by email or SMS, these times may be subject to change.
Race Start
Participants will start individually at 10-15 second intervals to maintain social distancing, with a recommended 15-minute arrival window allocated and communicated prior to the event.
Race Pack
You will collect your number on the day of the event.
Your race number must be fastened to the front of your top using the safety pins provided.
Age Restrictions
You must be at least 11 years old to take part in the 5k, and at least 15 to take part in the 10k.
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The Race Organiser
With an inventory of over 150 events each year, the Race Organiser is one of the most prominent event organisers in the country. Whether it’s running, cycling, or swimming events, TRO have succeeded in creating a community of all abilities, who come together time-and-time again to enjoy their shared passion. Their events are widely renowned for exceptional organisation and great marshals who will ensure that you have a truly amazing experience come race day.
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Spectator Info
As part of the ongoing COVID response, to ensure the opportunities for social distancing are maximised, Spectators are strongly discouraged at this event.
FAQs
Are there any age requirements?
You must be at least 11 years old to take part in the 5k, and at least 15 to take part in the 10k.
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Will there be prizes?
Prizes will be awarded to the top three places overall - and the top place in each of the veteran categories (V40/V50/V60/V70) - for both females and males at each distance.
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Is this race suitable for wheelchair users?
This event is suitable for Wheelchair Users.
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Can I run with headphones?
Noise-cancelling Earphones/Headphones are prohibited and, whilst the organiser discourages the use of other headphones, participants choosing to use them should ensure they are set to a low enough volume that instructions from marshals and/or other event officials can be clearly understood.
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Will there be a bag drop?
A Bag Drop will not be available at this event. Participants should leave all belongings with their vehicle where possible and arrive ready to run.
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Will there be water stations?
Water Stations will be available on these routes approximately halfway around the reservoir.
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Will there be parking?
Car parking is available and is charged at £5 all day or £3 for 2 hours.
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Reviews
4.3
1 reviews
SceneryStunning scenery
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Ruth W
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4.3
Did the race in 2019
First time for me at Draycote. Well organised, easy to get to and easy parking, friendly atmosphere
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