Galloways Morecambe 5km

14th October 2018

 

The Morecambe 5km is new for 2018 with the main aim of raising money for Galloways Society for the Blind & CancerCare.

 

Starting and finishing on the Promenade this seaside race will provide a good course coupled with lovely views across the Bay.

 

The Morecambe 5km aims to be a friendly race organised by runners for those who fancy a blast down the prom but also those first-timers who want to test themselves over 5km 

 

To new runners, and those considering running with us for the first time, we promise a warm welcome and a race with fantastic support.

 

All runners will receive a blingtastic medal!

 

 

 

Course Information

 

Course route - please use for direction rather than exact mile placing. 

 

 

Race information

 

When is the race in 2018?

The 2018 race is on the 14th October at 11am

 

PRE ENTRIES - NUMBERS COLLECTED ON THE DAY!

 

Where is the race HQ?

Brew me Sunshine

12 Victoria Street

Morecambe

LA4 4AE

 

Please note there is no parking at this venue.

 

Where can I park?

Parking for competitors and supporters is available in many of the carparks located in the Morecambe area.

 

For more options please access car parking through this link

 

Where can I stay in Morecambe?

Morecambe has a number of hotels and B&B’s in its centre and outskirts of the city of Lancaster.

 

Please contact us for more information with your requirements and we’ll do our best to match you to appropriate accommodation.

 

What is the race route?
The race takes in some scenic coastal views across the bay and is an extremely friendly race for first time runners and experienced runners alike. Route maps can be found on www.lancaster-race-series.co.uk

 

What are the rules for the event?

This race has been measured and certified permitted under UKA Rules.

 

How far apart are the drinks stations?
The drinks stations will be located at the finish line.

 

Why does it cost more than your other 5km races?

Aswell as fantastic bling and t shirt we want to raise as money for our chosen charities so all the profits will be going to those charities. 

 

Will there be start zones?
No

 

Will there be mile or km markers?
There will be mile markers, every mile.

 

How old do I need to be to run?

To enter the Morecambe 5km, you must be 11 or over on race day.

 

I can't run - What is your refund policy? Can I transfer my number?

Unfortunately, there is a no refund policy and we are now unable to transfer numbers.


What if I am ill, injured or unfit before the race?
We recommend that you do not run if you feel ill, injured or have not trained for this event. If in doubt, consult your doctor.


Can I run in Fancy Dress?
Yes we welcome runners in fancy dress. Please take care with your choice of fancy dress as roads & paths are NOT closed to the public.


Can I wear an iPod or music player?

It is not recommended. For your own safety you need to be aware of what is around you, and to be able to take instructions from marshals.

 

Is there a baggage store?

There will be a place for baggage inside Brew me Sunshine Cafe, we can not take responsibility for any damage or loss to any property.

 

Where are the toilets?
There are toilets located in Brew me Sunshine and a number of public toilets on the promenade. Please leave plenty of time to use the toilets. Due to the venue please be aware changing is very limited.



What food and drink will be available?

There will be food and drink available in the Brew me Sunshine

but Morecambe promenade has a number of choices within short walking distance from the race HQ.


When will the results be available?
Results will be posted online soon after the race on www.lancaster-race-series.co.uk

 

Where is a good place to spectate?
The course has excellent spectator areas but please be aware that paths are not closed to the public so please take care if out on the course. For more detailed information on the best places to spectate please use the contact us page on the race series website.

 

 

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