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Leicestershire Chase the Sun 5k & 10k - August

£6.00 - £21.00Free injury protection
Event summary

Come race 5k, 10k or the Move Mile against the setting sun in the heart of the Leicestershire Wolds. Great for the whole family, this fast and flat course around the Airfield at Prestworld Half provides the perfect venue to chase that personal best. Come to decompress around a scenic route.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Tue Aug 17 2021

What's included:

  • Free official race photos
  • Chip timed results
  • Unique themed medal
  • Water
  • Fruit & flapjack
10k
7:00pm Thu 19th Aug 2021

Run 10km

£21.00
5k
7:00pm Thu 19th Aug 2021

Run 5km

£21.00
Move Mile
6:30pm Thu 19th Aug 2021

Run 1mi

£6.00
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4.5
2 reviews
FriendlyFaceFriendly atmosphere
CrowdsIncredible crowds
LighteningPerfect for a pb
Paul
Star
4.3
Did the 10k in 2019
Really good event. Well organised and the goodie bag at the end is ace. Flat enough for a PB but a very windy 2K stretch makes this course challenging enough. … read more
Alan
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4.7
Did the 5k in 2018
As this was my very first race I've every done, the atmosphere was really good and there was lots going on too. Everyone helped each other by cheering you especially the volunteers who helped run the series. Very well done can't wait til next year. The medal and t-shirt were a awesome addition. … read more
Frequently asked questions
Is there an age cut-off for the kids?
Children of all ages can run the Mile however anyone under the age of 8 is encouraged to race in the family Mile which will take place first. Any child under the age of 5yrs runs with a parent or guardian. Parents and guardians are welcome to run with push chairs and buggies, should you wish to, however they would need to start at the back of the field.… read more
Will there be refreshments?
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. … read more
Will there be parking?
Parking will be available for all runners. … read more
Route description
Route description

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.

Paul
Star
4.3
Did the 10k in 2019
Really good event. Well organised and the goodie bag at the end is ace. Flat enough for a PB but a very windy 2K stretch makes this course challenging enough.
Alan
Star
4.7
Did the 5k in 2018
As this was my very first race I've every done, the atmosphere was really good and there was lots going on too. Everyone helped each other by cheering you especially the volunteers who helped run the series. Very well done can't wait til next year. The medal and t-shirt were a awesome addition.
4.5
2 reviews
FriendlyFaceFriendly atmosphere
CrowdsIncredible crowds
LighteningPerfect for a pb
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Logistics and schedule

Schedule:

18:30: Move Mile start

19:00: 5k & 10k start

Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the race to ensure plenty of time to register.

Spectators

All spectators are welcome, the flat grounds provide awesome opportunities to catch your runners around the whole track.

How to get there

Prestwold Hall, Loughborough LE12 5SQ, UK

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Address: Prestwold Hall, Loughborough LE12 5SQ, UK

The best way to get there if you use a smartphone is to download the Google Maps app.

Parking

There will be parking at the venue for all runners.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is there an age cut-off for the kids?
Children of all ages can run the Mile however anyone under the age of 8 is encouraged to race in the family Mile which will take place first. Any child under the age of 5yrs runs with a parent or guardian. Parents and guardians are welcome to run with push chairs and buggies, should you wish to, however they would need to start at the back of the field.
FAQ
Will there be refreshments?
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.
FAQ
Will there be parking?
Parking will be available for all runners.
Booking related questionsDo you have a question about bookings, cancellations, or refunds?
10k
7:00pm Thu 19th Aug 2021
£21.00
5k
7:00pm Thu 19th Aug 2021
£21.00
Move Mile
6:30pm Thu 19th Aug 2021
£6.00

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