Leicestershire Chase the Sun 5k, 10k & 10 Mile - June

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Come race 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.
Participants
10k, 5k, Move Mile, and 1 more
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Calendar
Thu 9th Jun 2022
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4.5
(2 Reviews)
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The event experience
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<5m elevation gain per km

Where and when
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Start times
10k:
7:00pm |
5k:
7:00pm |
Move Mile:
6:45pm |
10 Mile:
6:30pm
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Leicestershire Chase the Sun 5k, 10k & 10 Mile - June
Move Mile
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1mi
£6.00
5k
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5km
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1 Loop
£22.00
10k
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10km
Route
2 Loops
£22.00
10 Mile
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10mi
£23.00
Route information
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.
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What's included
  • Bespoke Finisher's Medal
  • Free official race photos
  • Chip-timed results
  • Water
  • Fruit & flapjack
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Finisher's Medal
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Train
How to get there
Prestwold Hall, Loughborough LE12 5SQ, UK
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Parking
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.
Age Requirements
Children of all ages can take part in the event, however anyone under 8 is encouraged to race in the Family mile, which takes place first. Any child under 5 is asked to run with a parent of guardian. 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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FAQ's
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.
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Will there be refreshments at the Leicestershire Chase the Sun 5k, 10k & 10 Mile - June?
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.
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Will there be parking at the Leicestershire Chase the Sun 5k, 10k & 10 Mile - June?
Parking will be available for all runners.
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Reviews
4.5
2 reviews
FriendlyFaceFriendly atmosphere
CrowdsIncredible crowds
LighteningPerfect for a pb
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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.
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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.
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