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Spire Bushey - 5K - Sunday 1 July 2018

5000 Meters
Race Date:
Sun, 1 July 2018 - 10:05:00 am GMT+1
Closing Date:
Fri, 29 June 2018 - 12:00:00 am GMT+1
Current Price:
£13.00
£11.00 England Athletics members
£0.00 Gold Club members

Spire Bushey

Spire Bushey 10k, 5k and Junior Races


This great little race is now in its 33rd year. The 5k & 10k both wind their way around the leafy Hertfordshire town of Bushey itself, whilst the Junior Races take place at Race HQ - Queens' School. Chip-timed, with a great route, good organisation and fantastic marshaling these events will be perfect for everyone from novice runners to competitive athletes.

Timetable of Events

Saturday 30th June
  • 11am-3pm Registration open for you to pick up your race pack & t-shirt
  • 11am-3pm Late Entries being taken (adults & juniors)
Sunday 1st July 
  • 8:30 am Registration opens for you to pick up your race pack & t-shirt
  • 8:30am Late Entries being taken (adults & juniors)
  • 10:00am 10k starts
  • 10:05am 5k starts
  • 10:30am (approx) 10k/5k winner finishes
  • 11:30am (approx) Prize presentation for 5k & 10k
  • 12:00pm Junior races commence
  • 1pm (approx) Prize presentation for Junior Races

Getting There Start/Finish:

The Start/Finish for the 5k, 10k & Junior Races is at Queens’ School, Aldenham Road, Bushey, Hertfordshire WD23 2TY Car parking: Parking is in the NORTH school grounds on the opposite side of the road to the race start/finish – just follow the ‘RACE CAR PARK’ signs. Runners & spectators should use the subway to cross the road to the start/finish – it will be well signed! On leaving the race car park after the race, you may only turn LEFT out of the car park. If you need to go in the opposite direction, you can make your turn-around at the roundabout further along the road. Please note that there is a minimum £1 parking charge to be paid to Beating Bowel Cancer on exiting the car park.

Race Information

 

Start Time - 10k:

The ADULTS 10K will start at 10.00am from within the school grounds

Start Time – 5k:

The 5K will start at 10.10am from within the school grounds

Start time – Junior Races:

The Junior Races will start at 12pm and there will be 5 x separate Junior Races:
  • School Years 2 & Under will go off at 12pm and run 400m
  • School Years 3&4 will go off next and run 800m
  • School Years 5&6 will go off next and run 800m
  • School Years 7&8 will go off next and run 1600m
  • School Years 9&10 will go off next and run 1600m
Girls & Boys will run together

Race packs and t-shirts for the 10k, 5k & Junior Races:

 YOU CAN EITHER:
  • PICK UP YOUR RACE PACK & T-SHIRT ON SATURDAY 1st JULY BETWEEN 11AM-3PM AND BEAT THE RUSH! Just come to Queens’ School, Aldenham Road, Bushey, Hertfordshire WD23 2TY. We will also be taking late registrations at this time, so if anyone who hasn’t yet registered wants to be sure of a place, this is the time to claim a race pack!
  • PICK UP YOUR RACE PACK & T-SHIRT ON RACE DAY BETWEEN 8:30-9:45 (5k & 10k) & 08:30-11:45 (Junior Races)

Your Race Pack:

Pick up your race pack from the relevant desk (surname order) in the Race Village - please leave yourself enough time to do this comfortably. In your race pack there will be:
  1. Your race number - secure your race number securely to the FRONT of your running top using four pins. If you have a medical condition that will need consideration, please mark the front of your number with a cross and write details on the back. If you have been unwell in the days before the race, please do not start. Please check with your doctor if you are unsure. Race numbers must not be passed on to another runner.
  2. Your timing chip – will be on the back of your race number – you do not need to do anything with it just don't remove it.
  3. Your baggage tag - attach it to your bag before taking it to the baggage store

Late Entries:

10k and 5k:  We will be taking late entries on Saturday 30th June at Queens’ School, Aldenham Road, Bushey, Hertfordshire WD23 2TY between 11am-3pm. £18 (affiliated) or £20 (unaffiliated) for the 10k and £13/£15 for the 5k. We will also be taking late entries on race day between 08:30-09:50 . *Please note that race t-shirts are not guaranteed to entries on the day

Junior Races:  We will be taking late take entries on Saturday 30th June at Queens’ School, Aldenham Road, Bushey, Hertfordshire WD23 2TY between 11am-3pm at a cost of £7. We will also be taking late entries on race day between 08:30-11:45. *Please note that race t-shirts are not guaranteed to entries on the day

Baggage

There will be a baggage drop close to the start/finish area. Baggage should be clearly labelled with the baggage tag you will receive in your race pack. Please be prepared to show your race number in order to retrieve your bag afterwards The Route - Junior Races: All Junior Races will be on grass within the school grounds

The route – 5k & 10k:

The race starts and finishes on grass, but the rest is on footpath, so normal road shoes will be appropriate. PLEASE NOTE: Roads are NOT closed so please take care. All runners MUST run on the pavements and not step into the road Road Crossings: You will need to cross roads at certain times – these points will be well signed and marshalled. We do NOT have closed roads, therefore extreme care should be taken. Only cross at the signed & marshalled crossing points. Please be aware that Marshals are there to help with directions only; they cannot stop traffic and are not responsible for your safe crossing Kms: The route will be marked with kilometre markers.

Toilets:

There will be toilets at the start/finish. There are also toilets in King George Rec Ground just before 5km - these are slightly off the course, in the corner of the park

Water:

There will be a water station at approximately halfway. You will also be given water at the finish. If you think you will need more for later on, please bring your own water bottle in your bag. Please dispose of your cups/bottles in the bins provided after the water station. If you need water before the race, please bring a bottle with you.

Marshals:

Marshals will be stationed along the route at strategic points – please comply with instructions given by the marshals First Aid: Medical services are provided en route; if you need medical assistance, please wait with a marshal until you can be picked up

Prizes & Presentation Prizes – Main Race:

The presentation will take place at approx 11.30am. Prizes will be given to:

  •  1st, 2nd, 3rd Male & Female (regardless of age)
  •  1st Male & Female in the following categories: V40, V50, V60, V70+. 
  • Affiliated club prize for the winning women’s & men’s club teams (3 to count – cumulative times) 
  • Non-affiliated team prize for the winning women’s & men’s teams (3 to count – cumulative times) 

Prizes – Junior Races:

The presentation will take place shortly after the last Junior Race has finished. Prizes will be given to:

  •  1st , 2nd & 3rd boys and girls in each race. 
  • Team shield for the winning team in each race (mixed boys & girls) (4 to count - cumulative times). 
  • Shield for the school with the most participants over all the age categories. 

Finishers Medals:

Each finisher (5k, 10k & Junior Races) will receive a finishers’ medal and a technical t-shirt (whilst we make every endeavour to provide the t-shirt size you ordered, we cannot guarantee this and reserve the right to offer another size. Late entries are not guaranteed a t-shirt)

Refreshments:

Refreshments & food will be available at the start/finish so bring the family and make a day of it!

Spectators:

Very spectator friendly, with refreshments, in a secure and safe environment for families

Organiser Details

Organiser
The Race Organiser
Website
The Race Organiser website
Contact Details
: info@theraceorganiser.com
: 02076847185

Race Info

Event
Spire Bushey
Race
5K
Race Date
01 Jul 18 - 10:05
Entries Close
65 days

Price

Standard Price
£13.00 (No processing fee)
England Athletics Price
£11.00 (No processing fee)
Gold Club Price
£0.00 (No processing fee)