WCT Fun Run 2019

Come and Join us on the 9th June for our first WCT Fun Run 2019

An off road, traffic free 5km race within the stunning grounds of RGS The Grange School, Worcester. Enjoy this 2-lap course over fields with stunning views of the Worcestershire countryside. We will also host a quarter mile and one mile fun run for our younger runners.

Entries on the day welcome – Entries for the quarter mile close at 9:50am, one mile 10:15am and the 5km 10:30

Why are we doing the run?

We are raising funds for Worcester Community Trust, a charity based in Worcester that manages 6 community hubs and 10 projects that offer support to vulnerable, or disadvantaged people. In 2018, we reached over 4500 vulnerable people helping enhance lives and support them on their own journey through our range of services. In 2019, our aim is to grow our mental health support for vulnerable people, promoting positive activities.

*Places strictly limited for the 5km race, quarter mile and 1-mile Fun Run*

5km Race

Starts at 11am

£10 entry

Limited to 200 runners

Minimum age 11 years

Prizes for Men and Women placing 1st, 2nd, 3rd

U16 Boy and Girl placing 1st, 2nd, 3rd

The awards ceremony will take place shortly after the 5km race

1/4 Mile Fun Run

Starts at 10.10am

£3 entry

Limited to 100 runners

Advised age Toddlers to 6 years

All runners will receive a medal

Accompanying adults can run free alongside younger runners if they wish

1 Mile Fun Run

Starts at 10.30am

£5 entry

Limited to 100 runners

Advised age 7 – 10 years

All runners will receive a medal

This is set to be a fantastic day for all the family, if you would like to take part you can enter on the day.

Entries on the day welcome – Entries for the quarter mile close at 9:50am, one mile 10:15am and the 5km 10:30

 

If you’d like to join a training programme of couch to 5km in Worcester – please visit one of our supporters Happy Feet Fitness courses starting soon!

Parking

There is limited car parking on the school site. Gates to the school will be closed at 10.30am and will not be opened until the final runner has finished, unless of an emergency. The walking gate will remain open throughout the event if you do need to park outside the school.

Registration

All runners are required to register at the registration point.

Registration will take place in the inside building, which will be clearly signposted. The race will start on the North Field. Maps will be available on the day.

Race numbers will be issued on the day at our registration point and must be worn so as to be clearly visible from the front. Please ensure you write your emergency contact details on the reverse.

Fun runners will be given a hand stamp once they have registered.

Registration will be open from 9am until 10.30am (9.45am for the fun run).

Route

Clear route maps will be posted online for our 5km route.

All routes will be extensively sign posted and well marshalled. Safety is paramount and we expect runners to follow the advice at marshals at all times.

Spikes are not permitted as a very small section of the route will be on tarmac.

 

Refreshments

Water will be provided to runners. Catering will be on offer. Cash only.

There will also be stalls and some entertainment. Cash only.

All proceeds for the run will go to registered charity Worcester Community Trust, a local charity supporting disadvantaged people in Worcester. Charitable number 1112342. www.worcestercommunitytrust.org.uk

For more information, please contact ruth@worcestercommunitytrust.org.uk

 

Health and Safety

Please be aware that a video will be taken at the finish line to ensure correct recording of placing. Photos will also be taken around the course and may be used for promotional material.

There will be a runners briefing at 10.50am at the start point.

 

Facilities

Toilet facilities will be provided.

 

Sponsors

Thank you to our supporters helping make all this possible:

Get Involved

Set up your own Fundraising Page!

If you’d like to run the Race or Fun Run and set up your own fundraising page to get sponsorship – then please use the link below! All funds raised will go towards Worcester Community Trust projects which supported over 4500 vulnerable last year – help us make a real difference in Worcester!