The Gravesend Floodlit 10k and 5k Series – Race 2

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About
Run around the floodlit Gravesend Cyclopark in the second instalment of Nice Work's 5k and 10k series. Great for runners of all abilities, participant will loop around the undulating floodlit tarmac of the cycle circuit. Come for one race, or for all 12, and the chance to take home the series prize.
Participants
10k, and 5k
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Calendar
Thu, 24 Feb 2022
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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Elevation

5 to 20m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
Cyclopark, The Tollgate, Watling St, Gravesend, Northfleet, Gravesend DA11 7NP, UK
Start times
Thu, 24 Feb 2022
5k:
7:00pm |
10k:
7:00pm
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The Gravesend Floodlit 10k and 5k Series – Race 2
5k
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5km
£12.00 - £90.00
10k
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10km
£12.00 - £90.00
Route information
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.
This fast and undulating course gives runners a few inclines to have a go at, as well as a long downhill section. The whole course 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. There will be additional lighting in these areas; however, you may wish to run with a head torch if you struggle to see in low light.
This race is one in a twelve part series throughout the year of 2022. Follow the links below to discover and book onto other events in the series:
Race Nine - 29th September 2022
What's included
  • Chip-timed results
  • Marshalled course
  • First Aid
  • Prizes for leading runners and age category winners (10k)
  • Prizes for first 3 male and female finishers (5k)
  • Overall series prize for leading 3 male and female in both races with best 6 races to count
  • Monthly leader board by age category for both races
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How to get there
Cyclopark, The Tollgate, Watling St, Gravesend, Northfleet, Gravesend DA11 7NP, UK
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By Foot/Bike
The main pedestrian entrance to the Cyclopark is either (from the north of park) accessible from the A227 Wrotham Road at Tollgate, just north of the A2 junction, or (from the south of the park) accessible via Downs Road, and the Ifield Court (Weald Way) and Church Road footbridges.
Those travelling to the event by bicycle, the National Cycle Route 177 runs the length of the Cyclopark and is a short ride from Gravesend Station or Ebbsfleet International.
By Car
The Cyclopark is located close to the A2 to the south of Gravesend. Take the A227 junction (Gravesend Central) and follow the brown signs for Cyclopark.
For those using a Sat Nav, the postcode for the event is DA11 7NP.
Parking
There is plenty of parking at the event site, and it costs £1 which must be paid before leaving the event.
By Bus
The nearest bus stop to the Cyclopark is the Tollgate bus stop on the A227 Wrotham Road. You can catch either the Arriva 306 or 308 bus services which both serve Wrotham Road and Coldharbour Road – both a short walk to the Cyclopark. The bus services run at the frequency of one per hour.
By Train
There are number of stations all within 5km of the Cyclopark, which all have regular services from London and the South East. If you do get the train to the event you will then need to find transport from the station to the Cyclopark. Stations close to the Cyclopark are:
  • Ebbsfleet International Station
  • Gravesend Railway Station
  • Meopham Railway Station
  • Northfleet Railway Station
Event day logistics
19:00 Both races start
*Participants are advised to arrive at least 45 minutes before the race start time to allow enough time to drop your bag, register, attach your race number and warm up.
Race Packs
Entrants who have entered in good time will have their race packs sent in the post 10 days before event day.
Those who have entered in the 10 days before race day will collect their race pack at registration on the day of the event.
If your race pack hasn't arrived, head to the registration desk at race HQ and you can be issued with a new one.
A full set of race instructions will be sent via email before the event. Age Requirements
Participants must be 11 years of age and over to enter the 5k, and 15 years and older to enter the 10k.
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Nice Work
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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