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Gloucester 10K open for entries

PUBLISHED: 17:24 03 June 2014 | UPDATED: 17:54 03 June 2014

The Gloucester 10k course will take runners passed the most notable sights of the city

The Gloucester 10k course will take runners passed the most notable sights of the city

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The Gloucester 10K is now open for entries, providing the opportunity to visit Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester Docks, Gloucester Quays and improve your fitness whilst doing so.

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The race starts at 9am on July 13, finishing in Gloucester Park and followed by Gloucester’s Family Fun Day. The course is designed with sight seeing in mind and therefore has the odd twist and turn. However, it is predominantly flat and for most runners this is a potential PB course.

Event details

Date: Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 9am

Venue: Gloucester Park, Gloucester

Distance: 10km

Surface: Road, footpath and towpath

Route: 1 lap partially retraced

Setting: City centre taking in tourist attractions and also canal towpath

Profile: Predominantly flat

Wheelchair accessible: Wheelchair users are asked to contact the organisers as there are 1 or 2 bollards which are challengingly placed

Water stations: Yes, at 3K and 7K

Distance markers: Every 1K

Traffic free: Yes

The aim of the route is to showcase Gloucester so it passes the Cathedral, through the Docks and Gloucester Quays and there is a run along the canal towpath. Given the intention of taking in the sites it does twist in the odd place, but is still a fast course. The event is very much a community event re-established by Davies and Partners Solicitors following the decision of commercial organisers not to continue with it. Any surplus will be given to Gloucester charities.

Entry

Online entry: Yes, enter here

Postal entry: No, online only

On-the-day entry: No

Minimum age: 15

Entry cost: £16 affiliated, £18 unaffiliated

Organisers:

Tewkesbury AC

c/o Davies and Partners,

Rowan House, Barnett Way, Barnwood, Gloucester, GL4 3RT

Email: rungloucester@daviesandpartners.com

For more information, visit: www.rungloucester.co.uk

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