RunThrough Leicestershire Chase The Sun, 5k, 10k, 10mi & Move Mile - August 2023

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Race against the sun as it sets in the heart of the Leicestershire Wolds. A great evening race for runners of all abilities to stretch their legs along the flat course at Prestwold Hall. Come for a run in golden hour and bespoke finisher's medal.
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Where and when
Prestwold Hall, Loughborough LE12 5SQ, UK
Start times
Thu, 10 Aug 2023
Move Mile:
6:45pm |
7:00pm |
7:00pm |
10 Mile:
6:30pm |
Group of 6 Booking:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for RunThrough Leicestershire Chase The Sun, 5k, 10k, 10mi & Move Mile - August 2023
Move Mile
10 Mile
Route information
Terrain: Tarmac
Elevation: Flat
Race the setting sun on Prestwold Hall's motor circuit, around one of the country's longest airfields on the scenic grounds of the Prestwold Estate. The flat and fast course provides the perfect venue to chase your personal best in either the 5k, 10k or Move Mile.
Bring the family along to cheer you towards the finish line, or even race with you as children of all ages can run the well-marked and marshalled Mile.
The race is also wheelchair accessible.
What's included
  • Bespoke Finisher's Medal
  • Free official race photos
  • Chip-timed results
  • Water
  • Fruit & flapjack
How to get there
Prestwold Hall, Loughborough LE12 5SQ, UK
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There will be parking at the venue for all runners.
Event day logistics
18:30 10 Miles starts
18:45 Move Mile start
19:00 5k & 10k start
20:30 10 Mile cut-off
Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the race to ensure plenty of time to register.
Race Pack
Race Packs must be collected on the day of the event, before the start of your race, from registration. Please be aware that you will not receive anything in the post.
Age Requirements
  • Move Mile is open to runners of all ages
  • 5k runners must be at least 11 years old
  • 10k runners must be at least 15 years old
  • 10 Mile runners must be at least 17 years old
Bag Drop
There will be a bag drop. The bag tag will be attached to your race number - simply tear it off and attach it to your bag. There will be a member of staff managing the station while you run.
Buggies and Pushchairs
Buggies and pushchairs are allowed along the course, and those running with either are asked to start at the back of the course.
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RunThrough encourage an active nation through running. They are the UK's largest running community and running event organiser with over 200 events and 150,000+ entrants for their events every year.
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Will there be refreshments at the Leicestershire Chase the Sun 5k, 10k & 10 Mile - August?
There will be water provided at the 5k point of the race, and there will also be water available at the finish. Fruit and flapjacks will also be provided at the finish.
Will there be parking at the Leicestershire Chase the Sun 5k, 10k & 10 Mile - August?
Parking will be available for all runners.
What will the terrain be like for the Leicestershire Chase the Sun 5k, 10k & 10 Mile - August?
All routes will be flat and along the tarmac paths of the airfield.
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