Drayton Rollercoaster 5K & 10K - June

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Head to the theme park for a new reason with the second instalment of RunThrough's Chase The Sun Series at Drayton Manor. With either a 5K or a 10K to choose from and a fast and flat course, runners from all walks of life will find a race for them.
5K and 10K
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Wed, 10 Jun 2020
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Fazeley, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Coleshill Rd, Fazeley, Tamworth B78 3SA, UK
Start times
Wed, 10 Jun 2020
7:00pm |
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Drayton Rollercoaster 5K & 10K - June
Route information
RunThrough's fast and flat 5K or 10K through Drayton Manor theme park is the perfect way to spend a Wednesday evening this summer. Race the setting sun through the grounds of the park, and enjoy the imposing rollercoasters as they zoom above you.
The course is a perfect opportunity to decompress after work, or challenge yourself to set a new PB on the super flat course. It will be a lapped course, starting and finishing just outside the theme park, with 5K runners doing 2 laps, and 10K runners doing 4.
There will be course marshals throughout and distances will be clearly marked.
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What's included
  • Refreshment stations
  • Chip timing
  • Course marshals
  • Fruit and flapjacks
  • Unique finisher's medal
  • Free official photographs
How to get there
Coleshill Rd, Fazeley, Tamworth B78 3SA, UK
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Address: Coleshill Rd, Fazeley, Tamworth B78 3SA
There will be parking available at the venue location. A small fee may apply.
110 - Catch the Arriva 110 bus from Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield or Tamworth. Stopping a short walk away from Drayton Manor Park entrance, exit the bus at ‘The Square’ island in Fazeley.
115 - You can also catch the 115 from Tamworth, Hurley, Dosthill or Kingsbury, alighting at the same stop.
Our nearest train station is Tamworth (approx. 3 miles away). From there you will need to get a taxi to the venue location.
Event day logistics
19:00:** Race begins
21:00: Event ends
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the race to allow ample time for the registration process. Further race information will be sent out to those who have entered nearer the time.
Bag Drop:
There will be a secure area where you can leave your baggage. Your baggage tag will be attached to your race number, so simply tear it off and attach to your bag.
There will be portaloos onsite for runners to use.
Refreshments and Aid Stations:
There will be water provided on each lap of the race and at the finish. You will also receive a flapjack and banana upon finishing.
Results will be available on www.runthrough.co.ukExternalLink after the race.
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Spectator Info
Spectators are welcome at the start/finish area to cheer on their runners.
When will the results be posted for the Drayton Manor 5K & 10K?
Results will be posted immediately after the event on the event website.
Can I change which race I want to run for the Drayton Manor 5K & 10K?
Yes, you can decide whether you want to run 5K or 10K on the day. If you decide you want to run the 10K, just follow signage and keep running.
I am allowed to wear headphones for the Drayton Manor 5K & 10K?
Headphones are allowed, however, are not recommended as participants will have to be aware of others using the park.
Where will I be able to find photos from the Drayton Manor 5K & 10K?
Photos will be posted on the Facebook event page shortly after the event.
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