The EMGP Harborough 5

Tuesday 6 July 2021

This race will be held under covid-19 restrictions according to government advice and Runbritain guidelines, which may change at any time. QR codes will be available at the start for those using the NHS test and trace app.

Organizers: Harborough Athletic Club

Venue: Foxton Locks Top Car Park (off Gumley Road), 2.5 miles north-west of Market Harborough;

Nearest postcode: LE16 7RA

Route: One lap on undulating country roads

Prizes: Over £600 total value.

Entries: Online entries only via the Results Base website – no entries on the night – use your series number if you have one; otherwise your number will be sent by post.

Race Limit: 375 Runners

Entry Fee: £15/£17 unattached; if the event has to be cancelled due to covid-19 restrictions, 90% of your race fee will be refunded.

Closing date: 29 June 2021

Further information: David Ward (daviddjward@hotmail.co.uk or Mobile: 077483-20342)

On the night: Do not race if you have been unwell or have any of the covid-19 symptoms. Social distancing must always be maintained. Hand sanitiser will be available at the start and finish. It is the runner’s responsibility to provide his/her own water.

Directions: From Market Harborough: Head west along the A4304 towards Lutterworth. At Lubenham, turn right towards Foxton and after 1.5 miles at “T” junction adjacent to Foxton Primary School take the left turn towards Foxton. After 150 m turn left at the small cemetery then after approx a half mile turn left into the Foxton Locks top car park.

From Lutterworth: Head east towards Market Harborough on the A4304. Turn left in Lubenham towards Foxton. After 1.5 miles at “T” junction adjacent to Foxton Primary School take the left turn towards Foxton. After 150 m turn left at the small cemetery then after approx a half mile turn left into the Foxton Locks top car park.

From Leicester: Follow the A6 towards Market Harborough. Turn right at the roundabout at the start of the A6 Market Harborough bypass.  Up the long hill towards Market Harborough. Turn right at the first cross roads towards Foxton. Drive past the Gartree Prison entrance then pass the Foxton Primary School on your  right and pass the first turn on the left until you reach the small cemetery where you turn left onto Gumley Road. After approx a half mile turn left into the Foxton Locks top car park.

Car parking: Visitors must follow the directions of the car parking stewards.  

Registration: No registration – replacement numbers from Results Base at the start.

Start: The race starts between 7.45pm and 7.50pm. The start will be in waves of 30 every 30 seconds. Do not enter the sanitised start area until your wave number is called.

Spectators are discouraged

Refreshments: no refreshments.

Presentation: no presentations – awards will be sent by post after the race.

Results: Results will be posted on the Results Base website immediately after the race and on this website within 24 hours.