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The Gravesend Floodlit 10K and 5K Series – Race 1

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Nice Work is pleased to return to the Gravesend Cyclopark with the return of our popular Winter Series.

The series is a unique opportunity to sharpen up your speedwork on those dark winter nights. This tarmac course is floodlit and its undulating nature will offer just enough of a challenge, whilst still allowing for some fast times. Book your entry by the race, in blocks of three or buy a season ticket for all six races.

The races are great for spring marathon training and for a speedwork session, as part of a schedule to complete your first 5K and/or 10K, or for those just looking for a timed and measured run on a weekday winter's night.

How to enter the The Gravesend Floodlit 10K and 5K Series – Race 1

  1. 5K

    Run 5km
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  2. 10K

    Run 10km
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The Gravesend Floodlit 10K and 5K Series – Race 1 routes

The 10K and 5K courses use the fast tarmac cycle circuit. The 10K event will cover four laps and the 5K event will be two laps. The route will be clearly marked using directional cones to guide you around the course and at the extremities of the course there will be extra lighting to guide you around the circuit.

The route is an undulating but fast course with a couple of inclines to contend with, along with a long downhill section and covers the tarmac roads using the outer circuit of the Cyclopark.

Runners should be aware that although the majority of the Cyclopark is floodlit, the extremities of the circuit are not. We will be providing additional lighting in these areas; however, you may wish to run with a head torch if you struggle to see in low light.

Event Details

What’s Included

No medals for each race but finish line goodies and a large variety of prizes are on offer:

Prizes for leading runners and age category winners in the 10K
Prizes for first three male and female in the 5K
Overall series prize for leading three male and female in both races with best five races to count
Monthly leaderboard by age category for both races
Tech t-shirt free for those who enter all six races; just £5 for those booking three races and on sale for all others
Spot prizes for those runners showing the best improvements​

Raceday Logistics

Let's Do This always recommend that you arrive at least 45 mins before your start time so that you have enough time to both register and prep for the race start.


Baggage Drop Off/Lockers
Parking – £1 per car

First Aid:

St John Ambulance or an alternative medical provider will be in attendance on the day and the course will be marshalled to provide assistance. There will also be a sweep marshal following the race to ensure that nobody is left behind and that all runners are accounted for.


​Points scored in each race count towards overall series prizes, with the best five races to count towards the final series results.

Your individual time and position will be recorded by your electronic chip. We will endeavour to display results as they come into the race centre. Results will be uploaded to as soon as possible after the race. All entrants that have supplied a valid and legible email address will receive a copy of the results as soon as possible after the race.


If you would like to volunteer to help at any of our events, there are a variety of roles available from marshalling to helping with event set-up. We offer our volunteers a free entry to a future race and, in some cases, expenses are available. If interested, please contact: [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

At what time does the Gravesend Floodlit 10K and 5K Series – Race 1 start?
The Gravesend Floodlit 10K and 5K Series starts at 7:30pm on 31st October 2019.
Where can I find results for the Gravesend Floodlit 10K and 5K Series – Race 1?
Results recorded from your electronic chip will be displayed as you enter the race centre. Results will be uploaded to the and sent to you by email as soon as possible after the race.
Can you sign up for the Gravesend Floodlit 10K and 5K Series – Race 1 on the day?
Yes, you can enter the race on the day, at an extra cost of £1.
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The Gravesend Floodlit 10K and 5K Series – Race 1 weather forecast

Possible light rain overnight.

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