Market Drayton 10k

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Market Drayton 10k
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Join hundreds of other runners on the start line of the hugely popular Market Drayton 10k. This fabulous course takes you on a tour of the local town, through streets lined with cheering supporters. Enjoy the mostly flat, closed-road route and reach the finish line to claim your prize.
Fun Run and 10k
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Sun, 7 May 2023
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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Grove School and Sixth Form, Newcastle Rd, Market Drayton TF9 1HF, UK
Start times
Sunday, 7 May 2023
Fun Run:
9:30 am |
11:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Market Drayton 10k
£23.50 - £25.50
Fun Run
Route information
Starting at Grove School playing field, the 10k route takes you on a tour of the local town. Most of the course is nice and flat, but with a few challenging hills after 8k to take you back to the school field. Expect fantastic local support from the crowds cheering you on the whole way round.
There will be a water station located at approximately 4.5k.
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What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Finisher's t-shirt
  • Goodie bag
  • Trophies, goodie bags and medals for fun runners
  • Chip timing
  • Toilets
  • Catering stalls
  • Bag drop
How to get there
Grove School and Sixth Form, Newcastle Rd, Market Drayton TF9 1HF, UK
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Road Closures
Roads in the town will be closed between 10:30 and 12:30. Drivers who choose to park within the town will not be permitted to pass through the route until the road is re-opened by marshals.
There is limited parking at Grove School, accessed off great Hales Street. Note this is within the road closure area. There is also public parking available in the town, all signposted and approx 5-1- minute walk from the event.
Please note -  Lidl, Asda, Homebase and Morrisons are not public car parks but private parking for their customers only. They are monitored by the stores who can issue parking fines if misused.
Park & Ride
We urge you to make use of the complimentary and dedicated coach service which includes extensive FREE parking for your vehicles. 5 x 53 seater coaches will continuously relay throughout the day from 08.30am – until the last bus leaves Grove School at 14.30 (with a break between 11 – 11.45 whilst the race is on). Transfer journey time is approx. 10 minutes but please allow at least 20 minutes for loading/unloading.
Car park and pick-up/drop-off is with the kind compliments of Barbers Auction Market which is situated in the industrial estate at Adderley Road, Market Drayton, TF9 3SW, (directly off the roundabout junction of A53 / A529) and from where the stewards will direct you. This car park is not affected by road closures during the race. The event stewards will remain at the PARK & RIDE throughout.
Event day logistics
08:00 MD10k & Fun Run HQs open
08:30 First coach departs Park & Ride for event
09:30 Fun Run HQ closes
10:00 Fun Runs Start
10:15 MD10k HQ Closes
10:30 MD10k Warm up on main field
10:45 MD10k runners to enter chosen starting pens (please choose your approx finish time; chip activates when you cross the starting mat and NOT on the gun)
11:00 MD10K race starts
12:30 Prize giving (11-14yr olds Fun Run awards, followed immediately by MD10k awards)
14:30 Last bus leaves for the Park & Ride from Grove main gate
15:00 Park & Ride Closes
Age Requirements
10K runners must be aged 15 or older on the day of the event. The Fun Run is open to anyone up to the age of 14.
Race Packs
At checkout, you can choose whether to collect your race pack on the day of the event or have it posted to you in advance for an extra cost. Complimentary T-Shirts will be collected from the sports hall on the day of the event. Sizes are chosen at checkout and will be subject to availability on the day.
Bag Drop 
Runners possessions may be left at the complimentary bag drop which will be situated in Market Drayton Scouts marquee on the main field. Please securely attach the tear off strip from your race number/chip to your bag when dropping it off. For security reasons, bags will only be released upon presentation of the matching race number.
Whilst every effort will be made to reunite left-over items with their owners the organiser reserves the right to dispose of lost property not claimed within 6 weeks (and earlier if perishable) and cannot accept liability for loss or damage.
Can I wear headphones at the Market Drayton 10k?
In ear headphones are not permitted at this event. You are allowed to wear bone conducting headphones.
Where can I find my results for the Market Drayton 10k?
The race results will be posted on the following page after the race -
Will there be water stations at the Market Drayton 10k?
Yes, there will be a water station at approx 4k and at the finish line.
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