Summer Gut Buster 10 mile and 10k

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Summer Gut Buster 10 mile and 10k
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Enjoy this brilliant trail run in beautiful surroundings. An event usually held in December will have considerably less mud in May, but no less fun for the participants. Runners will enjoy a variety of terrains, and that combined with the wonderful atmosphere means this will be an event to remember.
10k and 10 mile
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Sun, 23 May 2021
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Clappers Farm Rd, Reading RG7 2LE, UK
Start times
Sunday, 23 May 2021
10k: 10:00 am10 mile: 10:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Summer Gut Buster 10 mile and 10k
10 mile
Route information
The 10k and 10 mile courses set out together until approximately 5 miles/8k. At this point, the routes split, later to re-join and split again. Keep an eye out for signage for your distance and listen to the marshals. Participants will enjoy the beautiful surroundings, racing through picturesque fields and woodland areas. It is a wonderful location for a trail run. Runners will encounter a variety of fun and challenging terrain, including:
  • Water crossings
  • Roman Walls
  • Grassy fields
  • Muddy footpaths
  • Tricky hills
This makes for a challenging, but fun event for runners of a variety of abilities. You will be sure to enjoy this perfect setting for a trail run and the wonderful atmosphere at the race.
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What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • iTAB that attaches to your medal with name and finish time sent a few days after the race
  • Toilets
  • Baggage Area
  • Free event photos
  • Free parking and bus shuttle
  • Well signed and marshalled route
  • Massage
How to get there
Clappers Farm Rd, Reading RG7 2LE, UK
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By Car
All event car parking will be at the Mereoak Park & Ride site (RG7 1PB). Mereoak Park & Ride is signed half a mile south of Junction 11 of the M4 and along the A33. There will be a free bus shuttle service to the race HQ and back to the park and ride after the event.
By Train
Mortimer Station is approximately 1.5 miles from the event venue.
Event day logistics
10:00 Races start
Runners will be set off at timed intervals to enable better social distancing, with faster runners starting first to limit overtaking.
Race numbers will be posted prior to the event and there will be no entries taken on the day. There will be a baggage area, at which you leave your bag at your own risk.
Age Restrictions
10k participants must be 13 years or older.
10 mile participants must be 16 years or older.
Cut off times
There is a 2 hour cut off time at the 8 mile point in the 10 mile event. If you miss the cut off you will be directed to the finish completing a total distance of approximately 8.5 miles.
Runners are recommended to wear trail shoes and to bring a dry set of clothes and shoes to wear after the race. Along with a water bottle to put at the finish line as there won't be aid stations on the course. There will be limited water and cups at the finish line.
You can run with your dog, as long as your dog is on a short lead. Sadly you will not be eligible for prizes, but your dog will receive a bone.
Spectator Info
Spectators are encouraged not to attend the event due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation.
What distances are on offer at the Summer Gut Buster?
The Gut Buster offers both a 10k and a 10 mile course.
How do I get to the Summer Gut Buster?
There is free parking at the Mereoak Park & Ride, with free 10 minute bus shuttle to and from the venue.
What is the time cut off at the Summer Gut Buster?
On the 10 mile event, there is a 2 hour cut-off at the 8 mile point. You will take a different route to the finish, completing 8.5 miles in total.
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