Hertfordshire Riverside Half Marathon & 10K
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Run UK is a running events company which promotes, organises, and delivers high caliber running events in London and surrounding areas. This event is for all abilities from complete beginner's to elite.Make sure you don’t miss this opportunity of running in one of the most scenic Half marathons in the UK. The Hertfordshire Half Marathon is traffic free and run inside this scenic and historical Regional Park. The race will have a great vibe and well supported by some local organisations and charities.This year in celebration of 70 years of the NHS and the contribution it has made to the health of the nation, we are encouraging runners to support Kingston Hospital Charity, which raises vital extra funds for Kingston Hospital. Further information is provided as part of the event registration process.
10K, and Half Marathon
Sun 20th Oct 2019
Waltham Cross, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Based on 600 participants
<5m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Lee Valley White Water Centre, Station Rd, Waltham Cross EN9 1AB, UK
Half Marathon:10:00am |
The course is in a historical and scenic park and is also traffic-free and flat. There are mile markers and water stops. Friendly marshal's will be giving you all the encouragement you need and will be helping you throughout the race and at the finish line. The course is also well sign posted and is a UKA Licensed Race.
This course is a potential PB course.
WATER STOPS -
There will be water stop approx every 3 miles. Please ensure you drink the water and then dispose in the bins provided or drop them close to the water stations for the marshals to pick up.
CHIP TIMING -
The latest Chip Timing technology is used so you will get an accurate finishing time. The Timing Chips are to be placed on your shoe. Runners need to make sure they cross over the Chip Timing mat at the start of the race and NOT side step the mat otherwise you will not get a recorded finish time!
FINISH LINE -
As you cross the finish line please make sure you cross over the Chip Timing mat which will automatically record your official time against your race number. Remember to smile as the Photographers will be situated at the finish line. Please keep moving across the finish area where you will be given your well deserved medal and lots of drinks and refreshments to rehydrate.
RACE PHOTOGRAPHER -
An official race photographer will be in attendance around the course so make sure they catch you when you are looking your very best!
Organiser route images
- All runners will receive a MEDAL for finishing
- Loads of goodies at the finish including water, juices, fruit and a chocolate bar!
- Chip timed
- Baggage drop
- Race photographer
- Medical Team
- Results and Prize ceremony
- Sports Massage
- All kids on hot drinks and refreshments
How to get there
Lee Valley White Water Centre, Station Rd, Waltham Cross EN9 1AB, UKGet full directions
LOCATION - The race starts and finishes at The Lee Valley White Water Centre, Station Road, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, EN9 1AB.
The Race HQ will be situated near the Water Centre on the grass outside.
There is Free Car Parking at the venue next to the start area.
GETTING TO THE VENUE -
Very accessible by car and public transport.
From junction 26 of the M25:
From junction 26 of the M25:
- Follow the A121 towards Waltham Abbey.
- Continue forward over each roundabout.
- At T-junction (facing Royal Gunpowder Mills) turn left towards Waltham Cross along Highbridge Street.
- The entrance to the centre is after approximately 100m on the right.
From junction 25 of the M25:
- Join the A10 towards Hertford.
- At the first roundabout turn right onto the B198 for Waltham Cross.
- Turn right at the next roundabout and left at a further roundabout to join Eleanor
- Cross Road / Station Road for one mile.
- The entrance to the centre is on the left, opposite Jewson’s.
Nearest stations: Waltham Cross or Cheshunt. We advise checking your journey before you travel.
The 211, 212, 213, 240, 250, 251 buses all stop on Station Road.
Event day logistics
TIMING CHIP COLLECTION -
All runners are required to collect their race number and Timing Chip from the Race Collections desks situated next to the start line. Please go to the queue with your surname.
Desk opens - 7:30am
Closes - 9:40am
Competitors should allow time for Parking, collecting race numbers, using the toilets, and dropping of baggage.
Pre-race warm up around 10 minutes before the race start to warm up those tight muscles so you will be ready for the run.
The race start - 10:00am
BAGGAGE DROP -
There will be supervised baggage drop area at the event. This is free to use but please note that we cannot take any responsibility for loss of items or possessions, so please refrain from storing valuables in this area. Please tear off the baggage tag from the race number and attach to your bag before setting off for the race.
Toilets will also be provided at the start / finish area.
MEDICAL TEAM -
We will have The Medical Despatch Team in attendance and we will have Medical Cyclists cycling with the runners to enhance response time in case of injury. If you need assistance during the run please alert the Marshals en-route who will be able to communicate back to the Medics.
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At Run UK we specialise in organising our fantastic running events (5k, 10k, & Half Marathon) around the UK.
This is a great spectator event and it's a chance to be around one of London 2012 Olympic Venues.
Normal running gear is perfect for this event. As this event is in the Autumn it is advised that you bring warm weather clothes for after the race
At what time does the Hertfordshire Riverside Half Marathon & 10K start?
The race begins at 10am.
Do finisher's receive a medal?
Yes! All runners receive a medal plus a bunch of goodies including water, juice, fruit, and a chocolate bar! Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd finisher of both Male & Female racers.
Are sports massages available?
Yes, sports massages are also available!
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