Goring 10k


Goring 10k
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Labelled as one of the most enjoyable 10k's in the UK, this undulating course through the South Oxfordshire countryside provides everything a runner needs for a great race. With closed roads, picturesque scenery, and flapjacks upon finish, you won't want to miss this well-organised event.
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Sun, 15 Mar 2020
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Goring, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Storton Lodge, Icknield Rd, Goring, Reading RG8 0DL, UK
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Here are the distances available for Goring 10k
£17 - £19
Route information
Set in beautiful Oxfordshire, this 10k race begins outside Storton Lodge, the local Scout Centre, and from the start climbs steadily through quiet country lanes. Coined as one of the most enjoyable 10k races in the UK and organised entirely by the Goring Primary School PTA, runners will enjoy pacing alongside the River Thames, with views of the beautiful English countryside at the top of the highest point of the course at 95m. All the proceeds from the race will benefit the students of Goring Primary School, with the hope to build the students a new library.
The course will be one lap of the route, and runners can look forward to refreshments and cheering spectators as they cross the finish line at Bourdillion Field.
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What's included
  • Winner's trophies for fastest in each category
  • Finisher's medal
  • Snack
  • Free tea or coffee
  • Refreshments for sale at finish
  • First aid
  • Water stations
  • Race day massages will be available for £5 at finish
How to get there
Storton Lodge, Icknield Rd, Goring, Reading RG8 0DL, UK
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Address: Storton Lodge, Icknield Rd, Goring, Reading RG8 0DL, UK
While there are several car parks around the village on the day of the race, it is recommended that entrants come by train. Goring and Streatley Stations is about a 10 minute walk from the school.
From the M4
Exit at junction 12 on the M4 and follow signs to Pangbourne. At the mini roundabout in Pangbourne go straight on towards Streatley. At the traffic lights in Streatley turn right and follow the road down and over the river into Goring.
From the M40
Exit at junction 6 and follow signs to Watlington. At the T junction in Watlington turn right towards Benson. In Benson turn right at the T junction and then after 200 metres bear off left towards Wallingford. Go straight over the Crowmarsh roundabout towards Reading. Go straight across the next roundabout, then bear off right to Goring on the B4009.
One of the easiest ways on the day is to come by train to Goring Station, which is on the main westbound line from Paddington. If coming from further afield than Reading or Oxford, you will need to change to a local service at either of these stations. From the station it is a 10 minute walk along the Wallingford Road to Goring Primary school. The route from the station will be clearly signposted, and there will be marshalls in hi-viz jackets to help anyone who needs assistance.
We recommend parking at the Station, Sheepcot field parking on Gatehampton Road and village centre car park.
Event day logistics
09:00: Registration opens - runners will need to collect race number and timing chip from the Bourdillion Field behind Goring Primary School.
11:00: Race starts - the race will start at Storton Lodge.
12:15: Prize Giving
12:30: Cut off time
Toilets will be available at the start of the race at Storton Lodge, the Primary School, and the main village car park.
Bags can be left at Storton Lodge, next to the race start. There will be a marshall present at the lodge during the race, however, items that are left will be done so at the owner's risk.
Spectator Info
Spectators are encouraged to cheer their runners across the finish line on Bourdillion Field, where there will be a festive atmosphere with music and refreshments. There is a fenced-off childrens playground area and other activities for the kids to try their hand at whilst waiting for their parents to finish.
Will I be able to enter the Goring 10K on the day of the race?
There is a limit of 1200 spots in the race. However, is there is space on the day, they can be bought for £25 in the Goring Primary School PE Hall.
Do I have to be a certain age to enter the event?
Runners must be at least 15 years of age on the day to compete in the event.
Can I bring my dog to the event?
Unfortunately, no pets are allowed at this event.
How many categories are there to run in?
For each gender, there are 6 categories: Junior (15-17yrs), Open (18-39yrs), Veterans (40-49yrs), Super Veterans (50-59yrs), Masters (60-69yrs) and Grandmasters (70+). There will be a trophy for the winner in each of these categories.
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