SNETTERTON RACE TRACK EVENTS

RACE INFO

SRT HALF MARATHON + MARATHON

SUNDAY 17TH NOVEMBER

RACE INFORMATION

 

This document contains the information you will need to for Snetterton Race Track Half Marathon on Sunday 17th November 2018 and includes the following:

 

  • Getting to the venue

  • Car Parking

  • Registration & Chip Timing

  • Start Times

  • Event Supporters & Sponsors

  • Changing & What to wear

  • Safety

  • Results

  • Race Photography

  • Facilities

  • Spectators

 

We look forward to seeing you there and wish you the best of luck.

Inspire Races Team

 

GETTING TO THE VENUE

You'll find the circuit 10 miles north-east of Thetford on the A11 from London to Norwich.

Snetterton Circuit, Norwich, Norfolk, NR16 2JU

 

CAR PARKING

Please use the main entrance for parking.

There is lots of car parking available in the assigned fields on site, marshals will be on hand to direct you. Please go slow when entering the car park and follow the marshal’s instructions. Please arrive with plenty of time to spare and we will get you parked as soon as possible. There is a small walk in, of around 800m to registration. There is no charge for parking

 

DISABLED PARKING

Please do not go in the main entrance. Use the Coram entrance, you will then be directed to the parking area. Please be careful when crossing the track after the race has started.

 

GARAGES PARKING

There will be parking available near to garages for those that have booked a garage and have a car pass. Please do not go in the main entrance. Use the Coram entrance, you will then be directed to the parking area. Please be careful when crossing the track after the race has started.

 

REGISTRATION ON THE DAY + CHIP TIMING

You will have received confirmation of your entry by email once you have completed the online form and paid the necessary fee, on validation, your name will appear on the Race Entry List on the online registration form. Once an entry has been received and confirmed, no refunds will be possible. You can transfer your place to another runner using your active account before November 1st. If you wish to defer please contact info@inspireraces.co.uk

 

If you have elected to collect your timing tag and race bib on the day, these can be collected at the Registration area, which is clearly marked on the map. Please get into the appropriate queue. Queues are organised by race number. Your race number can be found on your latest confirmation email. Please bring this with you.

Please wear your chip as instructed, flat on the shoe and tied on with the cable ties supplied. No Chip, No Time. We will collect the tags at the finish line.

If you have chosen to receive your timing tag and bib number in the post, these should be with you before the Tuesday prior to race day.

 

OFFICIAL T-SHIRT:

The official T-shirt can be purchased at online registration and through your active account. They can then be collected at the event. We may have a small number available to purchase after the event, however we cannot guarantee this.

 

REFUNDS AND TRANSFERS

Unfortunately, we cannot offer refunds. If the event is cancelled due to weather, we will try and rearrange the event. You can transfer your place to another person via your active account. There is no charge for this. This must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the event.

 

START TIMES

  • 9:00am Registration Opens

  • 10:am Race Safety Briefing

  • 10:00am Marathon starts

  • 10:11am Half Marathon Warm up starts

  • 10:26am Half Marathon Race Briefing

  • 10:28am Wheel Chairs start

  • 10:30am Race starts

  • 12:40am Prize presentation Half Marathon

  • 14:00 Marathon presentation

Warming up is not allowed on the track. You can warm up in the pit straight and other open spaces around the venue.

 

CHANGING & WHAT TO WEAR

We strongly advise that you arrive at the event in your running kit as there are limited changing facilities, you’ll need to bring warm dry clothing to change into after the race. There are some showers available at the event.

We advise you to wear appropriate running attire.

 

RACE NUMBERS

Race numbers must be worn on the front of the vest/shirt. The numbers must not be bent or mutilated. Runner information must be completed on the reverse of the bib number.

 

SAFETY

We take necessary and practical steps to ensure your safety on our courses. There are number of medically trained personnel around the course including the professional medical staff. If you feel unwell or notice anyone struggling at any time during the event, please speak to a marshal.

 

MEDICAL SUPPORT

Professional medical staff will be present at the Start/Finish area and around the course. There is also a fully equipped medical centre on site.

 

WATER

There will be at least two water stations on the course, these you will pass 3 times for the half and 6 times for the full. There will be water, drinks and snack at the finish line.

Marathon runners you will have a fuel station supplied where you are free to bring your own drinks. You will pass this 6 times. This year we will be providing  more fueling stations for the Marathon runners.

 

RESULTS

We use a timing tag that must be securely fastened to your shoe with the cable ties provided, this is required to sit flat on the laces. Attaching it to other parts of your body will not guarantee a time. If you do not have laces speak to the timers, they will be happy to offer alternatives.

Results will be live via www.chiptiminguk.co.uk on Sunday 17th November, shortly after the race. Live kiosks will be available on race day.

 

PRIZES

Prizes are available for the following age groups. Half Marathon- Top 3 female and male plus 1st age in category for female and male 40-49, 50-59 and 60+

1st Male and female team affiliated 3 to score

Marathon- top 3 female and male

Any new course record set will receive £200

RULES

Half Marathon -This is a 3 lap race. You need to come into the pit lane on completion of your 3rd lap to cross the finish line. There will be a timing mat at the hairpin this has to be crossed three times to get a result.

Marathon- This is a 6 lap race. You need to come into the pit lane on completion of your 6th lap to cross the finish line. There will be a timing mat at the hairpin this has to be crossed three times to get a result.

 

The race will follow UKA rules

TOILETS

There will be toilet facilities available for runners and spectators. Please respect the venue and its land. Use the toilets and put all rubbish in bins or take it home. 

We also have toilets on the course, these are located at the bombhole grandstand, approximately a mile after the start and 80metres after the bridge on your way into the arena.

REFRESHMENTS

The Tyrells restaurant will be open to provide food and refreshments on the day.  We are hoping to get the bar open.

STORAGE OF VALUABLES

There will be a manned bag drop at the garages where you can leave a small bag or your car keys. This will be manned by BigC volunteers any donations will be greatly welcome.

 

 

RACE PHOTGRAPHY/VIDEOGRAPHY

Photos and video will be taken during the event. We reserve the right to use all images for marketing purposes.

 

WHAT TO BRING

  • A warm change of clothes for the journey home

  • Money for refreshments

  • A towel

  • Water (for drinking and cleaning)

  • Grit and determination

  • Sense of Humour.

Spectators

Spectators are very welcome and we have many great spectator areas, including an a play area for the kids. Here is no entry fee. Please be aware that DOG ARE NOT ALLOWED AT THE VENUE, the exception is guide dogs.

Camping

Camping is available on the inner field of the race circuit. The cost is £5.00 per adult payable on the day of arrival. Please email info@inspireraces.co.uk to let us know you are coming. If you wish to depart after 10:00 and before 16:00 on the day of the race, you will need to ensure that you have moved your vehicle to the outer parking area before 10:00, as the roads will be closed after this time.

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