The Charing 10k

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End the working week on a high with this evening 10k run in the village of Charing. A great day out for all the family, the course stretches along the flat, rural roads of Kent. Come along for a great summer's evening or for the chance to clock a quick time.
Children's Race, and 10k
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Fri 23rd Jul 2021
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Charing, United Kingdom
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The event experience

5 to 20m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Charing C of E Primary School, School Rd, Charing, Ashford TN27 0JN, UK
Start times
7:00pm |
Children's Race:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The Charing 10k
Children's Race
£16.00 - £18.00
Route information
The course consists of one single lap, starting and finishing at Charing School. Runners will join the Pilgrims Way for a section of the course and the vast majority of the route is flat.
Around the 4/5k mark there is a tough climb, however it'll be well worth it for the last section of the race which is largely downhill.
There will also be a children's race on offer.
Course Records
  • 2012 - Matt Britton - 34:52
  • 2014 - Phillippa Keast - 39:18
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Chip-timing
  • Course marshalled
  • First aid on-site
  • Refreshments
  • Prizes for top 3 male and female runners
  • Age-grade prizes
How to get there
Charing C of E Primary School, School Rd, Charing, Ashford TN27 0JN, UK
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By Car
On-site car parking will be available at the school and in the village car park.
By Train
The nearest railway station is Charing Train Station which is around a half mile away from the school.
Event day logistics
18:30 Children's Race starts
19:00 10k starts
Start times may be subject to change.
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the race begins to ensure a smooth registration process.
Age Requirements
All runners must be 15 and older to enter the 10k, and under 15 to enter the Children's Race.
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Nice Work are an event organiser based out of Rye in Sussex, who offer one of the most comprehensive inventory of running events in the UK. From coastal 10ks, to trail marathons, to inner-city fun runs, these events have an ever-growing and loyal community of runners who are in it for the love of the sport. If you’ve ever sat on the fence or been unsure about taking on your first running event, then checking out Nice Work’s offering is the perfect place to start.
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Are there toilet facilities at The Charing 10k?
There will be toilet facilities available on-site.
Where can I see my race time from The Charing 10k?
Race results will be displayed live and uploaded onto after the race is finished. Additionally, there will be a prize-giving ceremony approximately 60 minutes after the first runner has finished.
Is there bag storage at The Charing 10k?
Baggage drop off will be available during the registration process.
3 reviews
Did the 10k in 2021
I loved this race! Covid safe. Well organized. Friendly. Great course - set a new PB despite a challenging hill at half way. I will be back.
Did the 10k in 2021
Not the usual excellent standard of organisation that we have learned to expect from Nice Work but this is very rare. Start time wasn’t as per the instructions nor was there a water stop on a warm night as per the instructions. But those aside the marshalls were all excellent, the course stunning and challenging, a great facilities and atmosphere. Lovely runners, a firm favourite with many of us year on year.
Did the 10k in 2021
We received an email two days before saying that the start line will open at 6.30pm and remain open until 7pm. Then upon arrival we were told mass start at 7pm which would have been nice to know before hand so wasn’t rushing. Medals hadn’t turned up so organisers are going to post them out. The race itself was challenging but a nice course to get them legs working.
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