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Colchester Fast 3K, 5K & 10K – 28th August 2021

The Colchester Fast
3K, 5K & 10K

JOIN US FOR THE COLCHESTER FAST 3K, 5K & 10K ON SATURDAY 28TH AUGUST 2021.

This event will take place on Saturday 28th August 2021. This is an ideal venue to chase a fast time as the course is pancake flat and on smooth tarmac. The race will be run under a full UK Athletics License and each course has been officially measured and has a certificate of course accuracy. The race will also be chip timed and results published on Power of 10. 

The event takes place at the brand new Northern Gateway Sports Venue in Colchester. With a traffic free, tarmac course around the park we are certain that there will be a whole bunch of proud new PB’s on 28th August!

The closed road circuit is perfect for all standards, no matter whether you are chasing a lightening quick time, a beginner or a junior.
(minimum age requirements detailed below)

CLICK HERE FOR THE FINAL EVENT INFOMATION 

  • Location: Northern Gateway, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5YX
  • Start times: 9:30am 3K, 10:00am 5K and 11:00am 10K
  • Distances: 3K, 5K & 10K
  • Minimum Age: 3K – 9 yrs | 5K – 11yrs | 10K – 15yrs (ages on 28/08/21)
  • Activity: Running

  • Open to: Solo participants

  • Entry Fee: From just £10 per person, or FREE charity place available (minimum fundraising required) see below

  • UKA License No: 2021 – 42271
  • Event Cancellation Policy: We want you to book with confidence so, if this event can no longer go ahead, and an alternative date isn’t found, you will be offered a virtual run or a refund of your entry fee (Booking fees are non-refundable)
  • Additional Fees: A 6% booking fee will be added at the checkout
  • Event Organiser: Active Training World
  • Organiser Email: events@activetrainingworld.co.uk
  • Official Event Website: None

We’re delighted to partner with Centrepoint as our official Charity Partner. Centrepoint is the UK’s leading charity for homeless young people. In the wake of the pandemic, youth homelessness is on the rise in the UK – 121,000 young people asked for help with homelessness last year.

We have joined forces with them to help and you can play a role by fundraising!

Sign up for a FREE charity place and pledge to help with their incredible work. You’ll receive a fundraising pack, dedicated support from the team and your very own Centrepoint t-shirt to wear with pride during your event. Join us in the race to end youth homelessness today.

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Race numbers will be collected at the the event venue on the morning of the race.

Registration open from 08:45am

There will be race briefings 10 minutes before the start.

The detailed pre-race information will be sent you by email in the week leading up to the event.

Please arrive in sufficient time to collect your race number but do not arrive before the designated time detailed in the pre-race info.

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The 3k and 5k will be run on laps of this brand new, super-fast, 1km cycle circuit.
https://www.plotaroute.com/route/1610984?units=km

The 10k will be run on 3 laps of an extended 3.33km lap that is guaranteed to prove a PB-smasher!!
https://www.plotaroute.com/route/1610963?units=km

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Pancake flat, accurately-measured course, consisting of smooth tarmac. 

We actively welcome support and involvement from local communities, businesses and individuals. If you would like to find out more about marshalling, sponsorship or group bookings please contact us at the address below.

Due to current restrictions all event staff and volunteers will need to confirm that they have not been unwell in the 14 days leading up to the event. This also applies to competitors and spectators. We request that all attendees observe social distancing at our events and keep everyone safe.

If you would like more info on this event please use the email address below:

Events@activetrainingworld.co.uk

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Custom designed medal for all finishers!
Finisher’s medals will be available for collection at the end of the race.

There will be no trophies or prizegiving ceremony.

There will be full results on the chip timing website both overall and by category.

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Whether this is your first road race and want to know how to prepare, or are looking to smash your personal best – following a training plan will increase your chances of achieving your goals.

Visit the ATW Shop to submit your requirements for a fully customised training plan.

Health
It is important that you are fit to run and have not experienced any Covid-19 symptoms in the 14 days leading up to the event.

Race Numbers
Please wear your number pinned to the front of your vest.

Parking
On site parking

Changing
Changing is available in the sport centre.

Baggage
An unsecure baggage drop will be available,

Toilets
Toilets will be provided at the event.

Water Station
There will be no water station on the course for the 3k and 5k. Water will be made available on the 10k.
There will be bottles of water available, self-service style, at the finish.

Refund requests
ActiveTrainingWorld do not offer transfers or deferrals for this event or any events listed on the website. If you are unable to attend due to illness, injury, family bereavement, jury service you will only be eligible for a refund on production of official evidence: Positive Covid-19 test result, Doctor’s note, Death Certificate etc.

Event Cancellation
If the event should have to be cancelled due to reasons beyond ATW’s control (for example, severe weather, local or national lockdown) entrants will be given a range of options to choose from, which will include a refund of their entry fee (Booking fees are non-refundable).

By entering this event you agree to the below terms and conditions:

Your details will kept in accordance with the Active Training World Privacy Policy

Your name, date of birth and email details will be onto the chip timing company. Personal details will be deleted 1 week after the event.

Where specified on the booking form any medical information will be passed onto the medical team present at the event. 

AND

1) I am over the age of 15 on the day of the event. 

2)  I declare that I am medically fit to compete & understand that I do so entirely at my own risk.

2) I understand that I enter the race at my own risk and that no person(s) or organisation(s) will be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss to myself, prior to, during or after the event.

3) I understand the organisers reserve the right to alter the arrangements and conditions, should circumstances require.

4) I agree that I will not use an audio device such as MP3 or ipod as it is against UKA rules.

4)  By entering this event, I accept UKA rules.

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The event is being officially timed by Event Chip Timing and the results will be available on the day at http://results.eventchiptiming.com

Ticket Details

  • If this is your first registration on our new booking platform but had an ATW account previously, your old ATW log in details are now invalid and a new account will be created for you when you book your first event without logging in.
  • If you are booking more than 1 place, please ensure that you complete the individual details for each attendee accurately answering all the questions on their behalf.
  • Please supply your estimated run time in minutes/seconds (e.g. 12.34)
  • CENTREPOINT CHARITY PLACE Please note there is a minimum fundraising pledge and your place will be cancelled if you do not meet the target;
    10k                                       £150
    Swim                                   £150
    Half Marathon                  £200
    Marathon                           £350
    Triathlon                             £350
  • Prices do not include 6% booking fee. This will be added at checkout.
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