The race starts and finishes in the beautiful grounds of the Acorn Bank National Trust Property and is an undulating road race (with a few challenging hills!) that will suit all abilities. The race route is an accurately measured 10K route, registered with Run Britain, and runs along country lanes and tarmac footpaths.
New for 2023 – Eden Runners are very proud to be supporting outdoor conservation projects at Acorn Bank by donating £2 from each entry towards this important cause!
The race is an accurately measured 10k route and is registered with Run Britain.
Course measurement certificate number: 21/103
Run Britain race licence number: 2023-44874
We’re busy getting everything ready for the race next Sunday and have included important information for runners below…….
Parking, race registration and toilets are in the grounds of Acorn Bank.
Parking will be coordinated by parking marshals so please follow their instructions and please do not park on the race route! There is a suggested donation of £5 per car for parking which includes entry on the day to the Acorn Bank gardens and house. This is suggested for both NT members and non-members as the charge is connected to the event. All parking proceeds will go to Acorn Bank (National Trust) to help look after this special place for now and future generations. The National Trust is a registered charity number 205846.
You can pick up race numbers at registration from 8am and no later than 9.30am when registration closes.
Race safety briefing will take place at 9.55am before the race start.
Under UKA rules wearing headphones, or a similar device, is not permitted.
If you’ve already entered and things have changes so you’re no longer able to take part and you know someone who can take your place, you can transfer places yourself via the SiEntries online entry system. You must do this by Friday 15th September.
No transfers will be allowed on the day and no refunds or deferrals.
The minimum age limit is strictly 15 years old on the day of the race.
Prizes to Overall Winners: 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes for male and female
Other Prize Categories : Male and Female in U23 / V40 / V50 / V60 / V70 / Team
For more info contact Joanne.
Every finisher will receive a delicious slice of Traybake flapjack.