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Reading O2O 10K, 3K & 1K

This flat 10km race route embraces Reading's waterways for much of the distance, offering a wonderful, multi-surfaced course that takes in rural, modern and historical areas of the town and surrounding countryside. Friendly atmosphere for beginners, yet a fast course for those who want to try for a 10km PB!

Superb spectator-friendly start and finish by the river, with refreshments available. As well as the 10km main race, there will be 1km & 3km fun runs covering all age groups, so bring the family! Plenty of free car parking

7:45 am Number pickup and Entries on the day
8:30am Baggage Vans open
9:00am 10k starts
9:05am (approx.) Fun Runs start
9:35am (approx.) 10k winner finishes
10:15am (approx.) Prize presentation

Race dateSunday 11th October 2020
Starting time9:10am
VenueThames Valley Park, Reading, Berks
FacilitiesRG6 1RA – Chip: Your chip will be on the back of your race number – be sure not to tamper with it in any way or your time may not be recorded. Do not worry if your chip number does not match your race number!   Baggage The baggage drop will be at the Start/Finish area from 08:00. You will be given a baggage tag when you pick up your race pack, which should be attached to your bag before taking it to the drop.   The 10k route: The race takes you from the water meadow, around the nature reserve before heading in to Reading and back along the banks of the Thames and Kennet & Avon canal. Please be considerate to other users. Please take care when running on the towpath.   The 3k & 1k Fun Runs: The fun-runs will use part of the 10k route and are all on grass & trails.   Marshals Marshals will be stationed along the route at strategic points – please comply with instructions given by the marshals. The route will be marked with kilometre markers.   Toilets: There are toilets at the start/finish area and also inside and outside the Wokingham Waterside Centre, adjacent to the start area.   Water: There will be a water station at halfway, at the 5k point. There will also be water at the finish. If you require water prior to the race, please bring a bottle with you. Refreshments: Tea/coffee and snacks will be available at the start/finish area   Changing: There are no changing facilities, so please come ready dressed for the race.   Spectators: There are numerous places along the route where you can watch the runners go by. There is also plenty of safe, traffic-free space alongside the River Thames for children to run around at the start/finish.
Distance10k
OrganiserThe Race Organiser
Telephone0207 684 7185
Event websiteVisit website

Race details last updated on Monday 6th January 2020 a 11:51am.

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