Jun 18th 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Crescent Road, Caerphilly Town Centre
10k Unaffiliated Entry Fee £19.00
10k Affiliated Entry Fee £17.00
10k Concessions (Over 60s & wheelchair entries) £17.00
To register click on the following link and select either 10k or 2k - http://your.caerphilly.gov.uk/10k/
For further information call 029 2088 0011 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Set in the shadow of the spectacular Caerphilly Castle, the Caerphilly 10k will both start and finish on Crescent Road. Runners will have the opportunity to run a good time on a relatively flat course with some undulating points. The course will lead participants in and around the town centre, passing iconic landmarks including the giant cheese sculpture and Tommy Cooper statue along the way and offering great views of the medieval castle, which dominates as the stunning backdrop to the event.
• Minimum age 15 years for the 10k and 8 years for the 2k on run day
• Organised under UK Athletics rules
• Accurate course measurement
• Chip timing (for all 10k entrants)
• Free medal to all finishers
• Entry limit 2,500
• Start time - 10am for the Caerphilly 10k and 9.15am for the 2k.
8.00am Baggage and changing facilities open
9.10am 2k entrants assemble
9.15am 2k start time
9.30am Warm up activities
9.45am 10k starting assembly line open
10.00am 10k start time
The course record was set by Owain Jones in 2016 who passed the finish line at in 31 minutes and 3 seconds and many elite and competitive entrants are expected to try and take on the record for 2017.
The event is organised by Caerphilly County Borough Council and is supported by Welsh Athletics, Run Wales and Sport Wales.