Virtual RunThrough Drayton Rollercoaster 5K & 10K - May

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RunThrough's classic Chase the Sun Series is coming to Drayton Manor this summer for a 3-race series around the iconic theme park. Runners of all abilities can take on 5K or 10K and battle to beat the setting sun, and relax after with the locally famous flapjacks.
Participants
10K, and 5K
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Calendar
Wed, 13 May 2020
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Fazeley, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Coleshill Rd, Fazeley, Tamworth B78 3SA, UK
Start times
Wed, 13 May 2020
5K:
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10K:
TBC
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Virtual RunThrough Drayton Rollercoaster 5K & 10K - May
5K
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5km
£20.00 - £22.00
10K
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10km
£20.00 - £22.00
Route information
RunThrough is bringing their iconic mid-week evening Chase the Sun Series to new venues this year, and Drayton Manor is the perfect venue for runners for all
Runners will race laps around the flat and fast theme park grounds, racing against the setting sun. 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
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How to get there
Coleshill Rd, Fazeley, Tamworth B78 3SA, UK
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Address: Coleshill Rd, Fazeley, Tamworth B78 3SA
Parking:
There will be parking available at the venue location. A small fee may apply.
Bus:
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.
Train:
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
**Schedule:
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.
Toilets:
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:
Results will be available on www.runthrough.co.ukExternalLink after the race.
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RunThrough is one of the UK’s premier running event organisers. Their events are widely regarded as inclusive and friendly, with the RunThrough community being at the heart of everything they do. Runners can enter a huge variety of distances from 5k’s all the way up to the mighty marathon. If you’re new to running and looking to book onto your first event, then these events are the ones for you.
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Spectator Info
Spectators are welcome at the start/finish area to cheer on their runners.
FAQ's
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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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.
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When will the results be posted for the Drayton Manor 5K & 10K?
Results will be posted immediately after the event on the event website.
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Can I 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.
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