Folkestone Coastal 10k

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Folkestone Coastal 10k
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Race along the fast, flat and scenic seafront in the Folkestone Coastal 10k. Great for runners of all levels, the traffic-free 10k course starts at the seafront before making its way along the promenade. Come for the chance to record a PB or for the finisher's medal.
Children's Race and 10k
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Sun, 28 May 2023
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Marine Cres, Folkestone CT20 1PS, UK
Start times
Sunday, 28 May 2023
Children's Race: 9:30 am10k: 10:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Folkestone Coastal 10k
£19 - £21
Children's Race
Route information
Terrain: Road/Pavement
Elevation: Flat
The course starts and finishes from the Folkestone seafront. From here, runners will head towards Hythe along the promenade before turning back at the 5k mark. The route affords runners plenty of chances to enjoy the beauty of the coastline.
This flat, out-and-back route is also traffic-free, making it a perfect race for those who are relatively new to running, as well as those looking to smash their PB.
The Folkestone Coastal 10k supports local and international charitable causes, and participants are encouraged to run for a charity of their choice.
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What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Spot Prizes
  • Chip-timed event
  • Fully marked & marshalled
  • Traffic-free course
  • First aid support
  • On site parking
How to get there
Marine Cres, Folkestone CT20 1PS, UK
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By Car
From the M20 heading South or A20 from Dover, turn off at junction 13 and follow the signs for Folkestone Harbour, it’s as easy as that! The site postcode is CT20 1PX and can easily be found on a satnav.
There will be parking near to the bottom of Leas Cliff Lift. There will be plenty of signs to direct you to this area and do park within the harbour or Leas Cliff Hall walk up to the start.
By Eurotunnel
Eurotunnel (shuttle service for cars with passengers, Calais-Folkestone, 35 minutes). Eurostar international train services from many cities (via Ashford International).
By Air
By air, Lydd Air (Le Touquet-London Airport Lydd). By ferry (via services to Dover from Calais, Dunkerque; to Ramsgate from Ostend).
By Train
For those wishing to travel by train, the nearest station is Folkestone Central Station. You can take a taxi or walk/jog to the Harbour, which will take about 20 minutes.
Event day logistics
09:30 Children's Race starts
10:00 10k starts
Age Requirements
All entrants must be 15 and older to enter the 10k.
Race Packs
Entrants who have entered in good time will have their race packs sent in the post 10 days before event day.
Those who have entered in the 10 days before race day will collect their race pack at registration on the day of the event.
If your race pack hasn’t arrived, head to the registration desk at race HQ and you can be issued with a new one.
A full set of race instructions will be sent via email before the event.
Elite Wave
There will be an elite wave start for those who have a qualification time of:
  • 36 minutes for men
  • 40 minutes for women
Will there be water stations on the Folkestone Coastal 10k course?
There will be refreshment stations at the start of the event.
How do I attach my timing chip for the Folkestone Coastal 10k?
Your timing chip is incorporated into your race number and should not be removed. Please place the race number on the front of your vest/shirt and not on your leg or back.
Where can I find my results after the Folkestone Coastal 10k?
Results will be posted as soon as possible after the event on Nice Work's website. Please visit
How old do I have to be to enter the Folkestone Coastal 10k?
All entrants to the 10k must be 15 and older on race day.
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