St Eds' Running Festival

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St Eds' Running Festival returns in 2019, offering 10k, half marathon, full marathon and family fun run routes from Skyliner Sports Centre in the jewell of the crown of Suffolk, Bury St Edmunds!All races will be ARC licensed and we will be applying for a UK Athletics license for all our races. As such our races will adhere to UKA rules and regulations. Courses have been officially measured. All races will be chip timed for fast and accurate results. You will receive a full race briefing ahead of the race - this will include your number.The festival will be raising money for local good causes including Bury Town Pastors. We would encourage you to raise money for them and you can download a sponsorship form to support your efforts once you have entered.
Participants
Abbeycroft Leisure Marathon, Knights Lowe 10k, Half Marathon, and 1 more
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Calendar
Sun 27th Oct 2019
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Bury Saint Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Skyliner Sports Centre, Rougham Tower Avenue, Bury Saint Edmunds IP32 7QB, UK
Start times
Abbeycroft Leisure Marathon:
8:30am |
Knights Lowe 10k:
9:00am |
Half Marathon:
11:00am |
Fun Run:
11:15am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for St Eds' Running Festival
Fun Run
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1.22mi
£8.00
Knights Lowe 10k
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10km
£16.00 - £18.00
Half Marathon
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13.1mi
£18.00 - £20.00
Abbeycroft Leisure Marathon
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26.2mi
£28.00 - £30.00
Route information
Abbeycroft Leisure Marathon:
The route will send runners north and then west on Mount Road, before heading south on a footpath through Moreton Hall and passing beneath the A14. At the end of the footpath will be your first (and fifth) water station where you will turn right, and then take a right to head away from the the village of Rushbrooke. Note there will be a diverge point here where the half marathon runners will turn left. After heading down this road you will turn left onto a footpath, which will bring you out in Rushbrooke. You will take a right in the village to head south and then a left to go east into Bradfield St George, where you will pass your second (and sixth) water station. After a right turn a couple of lefts will take you north and then west into Rougham and your third (and seventh) water station. A couple more lefts will take you west into Blackthorpe. After reaching the village you will turn left, heading under the A14 as your travel north into Battlies Green. You take a left onto a footpath running beside the road and pass your fourth (and eighth) water station as your return west to Moreton Hall. You will cross the roundabout and return back down the footpath to complete your second lap. Upon returning the the roundabout for a second time, you will turn left to head back to the Skyiner Sports Centre to finish
Knights Lowe 10k:
The route will send runners north and then west on Mount Road, before heading south on a footpath through Moreton Hall and passing beneath the A14. At the end of the footpath will be your first water station where you will turn left, heading towards Blackthorpe. Before reaching the village you will turn left, heading under the A14 as your travel north into Battlies Green. You take a left onto a footpath running beside the road and pass your second water station as your return west to Moreton Hall. You cross the roundabout and head south again on the footpath, this time heading right on Skyliner Way to finish
Half Marathon:
The route will send runners north and then west on Mount Road, before heading south on a footpath through Moreton Hall and passing beneath the A14. At the end of the footpath will be your first water station where you will turn right, and then take a left into the village of Rushbrooke. Note there will be a diverge point here where the marathon runners will turn right. You will take a right in the village to head south and then a left to go east into Bradfield St George, where you will pass your second water station. After a right turn a couple of lefts will take you north and then west into Rougham and your third water station. A couple more lefts will take you west into Blackthorpe. After reaching the village you will turn left, heading under the A14 as your travel north into Battlies Green. You take a left onto a footpath running beside the road and pass your fourth water station as your return west to Moreton Hall. You will take a left at the roundabout to return to Skyliner Sports Centre to finish.
Fun Run
You will complete a short loop on the footpaths of Moreton Hall. All ages welcome - children under 12 must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times
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How to get there
Skyliner Sports Centre, Rougham Tower Avenue, Bury Saint Edmunds IP32 7QB, UK
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Event day logistics
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HaverSports is committed to delivering premier athletics events, starting this in Haverhill, Suffolk. The organisation also has the goal of raising thousands of pounds for local charities. HaverSports began with Haver10 and HaverHalf on Sunday 11 May 2014, when some 360 runners raised more than £13,000 for St Nicholas Hospice Care with Haverhill's first ever half marathon and 10k race. These races were the subject of a documentary.
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No specific requirements, just make sure you're wearing shoes that will be comfortable for the race distance!
FAQ's
What distances are available at St Eds' Running Festival?
Participants can opt to participate in any of a marathon, a half marathon, a 10K or a Fun Run
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At what time does the St Eds' Running Festival start?
The start time for the events is: Marathon - 8.30AM, 10K - 9.00AM, Half Marathon - 11AM, Fun Run, 11.15AM
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Can you sign up for the St Eds' Running Festival on the day?
No, sales to the races finish the day before.
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Sam T
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5.0
Did the Knights Lowe 10k in 2019
Very well organised, friendly and enjoyable race. Great course too. Great experiemce all round. Will be back next year.
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