The Headstock Run

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The Headstock Run
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Head down to the Headstock Run this summer to stock up the magnificent scenery of Gedling Country Park in this 6-hour race. You can complete as many or as few laps as you wish, this event is perfect for runners of all levels. Come for fun or to push yourself to your limits.
6 hour race
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Sun 3rd Jul 2022
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Gedling Country Park, Spring Ln, Nottingham NG4 4PE, UK
Start times
Sun 3rd Jul 2022
6 hour race:
Event summary
Here are the distances available for The Headstock Run
6 hour race
Route information
  • Elevation: 232m (per loop)
Each lap will be 5.33k loops which will be mainly on pathways around Gedling Country Park. This route will be gently undulating throughout providing fantastic scenery of the solar farm and much more as you race. You are welcome to run for as long as you wish as long as it is within the time limit. You must also complete one lap to be classed as a finisher.
If you are aiming for a certain distance please see below for how many laps you will have to cover:
  • Half Marathon: 4 laps
  • Marathon: 8 laps
  • Ultra: 9 laps
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Goody bag
  • Aid station
  • First aid
How to get there
Gedling Country Park, Spring Ln, Nottingham NG4 4PE, UK
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There will be a car park on-site for participants to use.
By Train
The closest train station is Nottingham Railway Station. From Nottingham centre you can take the number 47 bus which will drop you off at the race venue.
Event day logistics
10:00 Registration opens
10:30 Race starts
16:30 Cut-off time
Race packs
Race packs must be collected from registration on the day of the event and will not be posted out.
Age Requirements
You must be 18 years or older to enter the event unless you have been given previous permission by the event organiser.
If you are between the ages of 12 and 18 you will need a parent or guardian to contact the event organiser before the event for special permission to run. Runners of the following ages will be restricted to the following distances:
  • 12 - 14: 5k
  • 14 - 16: 6k
  • 16 - 17: 10k
  • 17 - 18: 25k
  • 18 - 20: 45k
Goody Bags
There will be a vegan option available for goody bags make sure to select what goody bag you would like when booking this event.
Aid stations
There will be fully stocked aid stations at base camp full of enjoyable fuel such as fudge, cakes, cookies, jelly babies and much more. You are welcome to bring your own food and drinks to the aid stations.
There is not an official bag drop at the event, you will be able to leave your bags at base camp if needed. The event organisers do not guarantee that they'll be safe, but someone will be around for the duration of the event.
There will be public toilets available near the cafe which is 150 metres away from registration.
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