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Telford 10K

Sunday 13th December 2020 Provisional. 
(6 Aug) Entries are not open as yet. The Council and Park are not taking any bookings at the moment. We are still hopeful of putting on an event this year.
2019 Overall Results:   2019 Results
Brian Smith's Photos:  2019 Photos
Shropshire Star report:  Newspaper Report
Various 'RunningLive' videos here: Elite Waves 1&2 videos

Please check your details on Results link above and advise them of any errors:  events@activetrainingworld.co.uk  

Race HQ at the HOLIDAY INN Telford Hotel, at the rear of Telford International Centre. Please note there is NO CAR PARKING at the Holiday Inn. 

Wave 1. 10.30am. All Elite Men (28,29,30 min) and earlier online entries of Sub 40 minute Men (31 to 40 min)

Wave 2. 11.10am. All Elite Ladies, and further 31 to 40 min Men & Ladies online entries.

Wave 3. 11.50am. Masses over 40 minutes (Men & Ladies)  

Elite athletes with qualifying times below, please contact us for automatic entry to Wave 1 for Men, Wave 2 for Ladies.
Elite Entry list attached below, we are still taking entries for this.
Sub 31 min for Men (or sub 14.40 for 5km), or sub 36 min for Ladies (or sub 17 for 5km), shown recorded on Power of 10 website within the last 2 years. 
Please send name, date of birth (dd/mm/yyyy format) & Club to Dave at  telford10k@yahoo.co.uk for free automatic entry.

General race E-mail enquiries to Dave Mansbridge at;  telford10k@yahoo.co.uk 
All Online Entry, wave changes & Racepack E-mail enquiries to Active Training World at;  events@activetrainingworld.co.uk 

Please use the adjacent International Centre or Southwater Multi-Storeys TF3 4EJ, or Brown Elm TF3 4LN or Cherry Pink Multi-Storey TF3 4JL
There is a £1 charge for all day parking at the above Car parks. Please note there is NO CAR PARKING at the Holiday Inn. 
There is also a large free car park off Queen Elizabeth Avenue, accessed from the Eastern Primary A442, please see map attached below. 
The roads around the Town Centre are likely to get busy after 10am and very busy by 11am so please allow enough time.
Please do not use the Rugby Club Car Park on Dark Lane as there is fixture there.
We should be back at the International Centre next year.

We are pleased to announce that due to their popularity last year, we will be using Pacers again in the Masses Wave, pacers every 5mins between 40 and 75mins.

2019 Open Prizes to the first 5 Men & first 5 Ladies in the Elite race only, based on Gun time. 
First place £200, Second £100Third £50Fourth £30Fifth £20, for both Male & Female.  £50 Course Record Prize 
Masters: Prizes are, First man in each category M40, M45, M50, M55, M60, M65, M70. First Lady L40, L45, L50, L55, L60, L65, L70.  

The 2019 event will again be used as the Midlands qualifying event for selection for the England Athletics 2020 Age Group Masters 10k event.

General Information on Race entry.
It is the responsibility of the runner to be fit to compete on the day of the race. 
If you have any medical issues which you think may put you at risk when running a 10k race, then please see your GP prior to commencing a training programme. 
Runners who should seek medical advice from their doctor include those with an existing medical problems or any symptoms/signs. 
If you have flu or any other illness before the race it can take as long as a month to recover, so you should consider carefully whether or not you can run the race. 
As part of your structured training plan you should be able to comfortably run a 4 miles continuous training run, one month before the 10 km race.
Please see sample 10k training plans for beginnersintermediate and advanced level athletes.
Please see this website for more useful information   Runners Medical Resource
Please fill in the contact details & medical form on the back of your Race Number.

Free runners photos on Brian Smiths website -  West Midlands Running Scene

This race has again been ranked as the Number 1 fastest 10k in the UK     Link to Fastest 10k Races
Course measurement. Course has been remeasured (April 19th 2018) by an official UKA measurer and there is no change from previous years.

Map link  Google Maps link

Online entry cost is still one of the lowest of any race with chip timing, £12 for UKA club runners, £14 unattached for others, with £1 booking fee.
CHIP TIMING. Disposable shoe lace chips with Mats at Start & Finish.
Please ensure your disposable timing chip is attached to your shoe laces. Please loop it around laces on one shoe, peel off the tab and stick each end together.

Good quality Medal to all finishers.

The entry fee includes a compensation scheme to cover both you and the organisers, if the event is cancelled due to bad weather, etc.
Should this happen, everyone will have the option of a full refund of the entry fee only, or transfer to a rearranged race to be held in January, date tbc.
Entrants also have the option of taking out a personal refund cover for an additional 6% of their entry fee.
If you need to withdraw before the event due to injury, illness, etc, then you can apply for a full refund of the entry fee only.
By not taking out this 6% extra cover you agree that you will not be entitled to a refund, deferral or transfer for any reason for the event.
Claims can be made to Refund Protect for any refund requests as per their Terms and conditions here    https://refunds.refundprotect.co/ 

We are pleased to announce that the Telford 10k Wave 1&2 will again host an Inter-Area Fixture in 2019. Each Area Team hosts a race as follows:
Northern Ireland - Belfast 10K March 31st 2019 
Wales - Cardiff 5K May 5th 2019 
Scotland - Stirling 10k Sept 8th 2019
Armed Forces - Peterborough Half Oct 13th 2019 CANCELLED
North of England - Leeds Abbey Dash 10k Oct 26th 2019 
South of England tbc - Brighton 10k  Nov 
17th 2019
Midlands - Telford 10k Dec 8th 2019

This race is a runbritain-licensed event and therefore your time is included in calculating your free runbritain handicap score. More than 73,000 runners of all standards have now claimed their runbritain handicap score. As well as giving you a current score, between scratch and 36.0, your free personalised running biography page includes your current national ranking by age band and postcode, your position on the national ladder, your progress graph, your strongest distance, a head-to-head comparison with other runners and downloadable training schedules to improve your score next time you race. Your handicap score also updates automatically every time you complete a licensed event. To claim your score now, click on http://www.runbritainrankings.com/user/claimhandicap.aspx 

For results, photos and reports from previous years races please click on subpage Year links on the left hand side
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