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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.

How to enter the Drayton Rollercoaster 5K & 10K - May

  1. 5K

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  2. 10K

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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.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Refreshment stations
  • Chip timing
  • Course marshals
  • Fruit and flapjacks
  • Unique finisher's medal
  • Free official photographs
Raceday 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.uk after the race.

Spectators

Spectators are welcome at the start/finish area to cheer on their runners.

Volunteers

Volunteers are a crucial component of race days and RunThrough are always looking for an extra pair of hands to help out. Volunteer roles often involve course marshalling, bag storage, or even handing out those prized finisher's medals.

As gratitude for your help, RunThrough offer free entry into one of their races. If this sounds like an opportunity that you would be interested in then please follow the link here: https://www.runthrough.co.uk/volunteer-form/

Frequently Asked Questions

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.
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.
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 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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Drayton Rollercoaster 5K & 10K - May weather forecast

15°C
Predicted highs
9°C
Predicted lows
IconLight breeze possible, up to 9mph

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