THE ALCESTER 10K 2022 SERIES – SUMMER AND AUTUMN RACES

In 2022, the Alcester 10K will become a series of two races – a SUMMER 10K on 29th May, followed up by an AUTUMN 10K on 9th October.

Runners finishing both races will receive a special Alcester 10K Series medal!

ENTER HERE for the Summer 10K – 29th May 2022.

ENTER HERE for the Autumn 10K – 9th October 2022.

Raceways most established race, having launched in 2014, the Alcester 10k starts and finishes in the beautiful town of Alcester and takes in the surrounding countryside along this rolling route.

A real community event with spectators cheering runners along the way, this is a race with an atmosphere that is hard to beat!

CHARITY FUNDRAISING

Run the Alcester 10K for FREE by fundraising for Marathon Kids UK?

The Alcester 10K’s official charity partner is Leamington Spa based children’s charity Marathon Kids UK, (formally Kids Run Free) who are on a mission to get kids moving – find out more about their work HERE.

With your help, the charity will be able to launch a new park event, have an impact on a local school, and so much more.

Marathon Kids UK gratefully accepts all donations, no matter how large or small. To fundraise for Marathon Kids UK all you have to do is enter the Alcester 10k as normal, once you have done this please contact fundraising@marathonkids.co.uk referencing the race you have entered. The Marathon Kids UK team will advise you on how to set up your fundraising page.

Then all you need to do is start fundraising, if you raise a minimum of £100 we will refund your entry fee. If not any money you raise will be greatly received.

It couldn’t be easier to support the next generation to be more physically active!

Thank you.

RACE DAY INFORMATION

Download your full race day information here:    Alcester Summer 10k 2022 Race Information Pack

  • Traffic Free, picturesque course
  • Medal & tech t-shirt for all finishers
  • Electronic Chip Timing
  • Prizes for top 3 male & female, first male & female under 18 and first male & female V40, V50, V60
  • No on the day entry
  • Secure baggage drop provided by Marathon Kids UK

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Where is event HQ?

Event HQ will be at Centenary Fields, Alcester, B49 5QP.

What time is registration?

Registration for both the Alcester 10K, and the Marathon Kids UK 1km Fun Run, will open at:

Saturday 28th May 12pm – 6pm

Sunday 29th May 7.30am – 9.30am

How do I collect my race bib and chip?

You can collect your Race BIB and timing chip from registration at Centenary Fields. Please collect them on Saturday 28th May if you can, to reduce the number of runners congregating at registration on the morning of the race.

Where can I park?

Parking is available at Festival Fields, Stratford Road, Alcester. This is a large field on the north side of the Stratford Road, next to the river. The nearest postcode is B49 6PG.

What time does the race start?

The race will start at 10am. Please make sure you get to the start line in good time, and please move into a position that matches your estimated finishing time – there will be signage to guide you into the right place.

What happens if I cannot take part?

Unfortunately we cannot offer refunds if you are unable to take part. In some circumstances however, we can transfer your entry to an alternative event, as long as you notify us by email before the race day.

Can I transfer my race number to a friend?

To transfer your entry, please come to registration (see times above) and speak to a member of the team, who will be able to sort this out for you.

What time will the roads reopen?

There will be rolling road closures throughout the race, with roads being reopened once runners pass through.

The Stratford Road  (8km onwards) will be reopened at 11.30am. Any runners remaining on the course will have to move onto the footpath at the side of the road in order to finish the race.

ROUTE MAP

Route map for Alcester 10K 2021 by Sam Taylor on plotaroute.com

 

ROAD CLOSURE INFORMATION

Download the road closure leaflet here:   2022 Road closure leaflet

 

Road Closure Information – Alcester Summer 10k 2022 – 29th May

There are approved road closures in place on the morning of the event to ensure the safety of athletes, spectators and motorists, which will affect Alcester, Kinwarton, Great Alne, Walcote & Haselor.

The roads will be reopened at the earliest possible opportunity once all runners have come through, to minimize disruption to local residents and businesses. The specific timings for each road affected are below. Please note that these timings are the latest times at which the road will be closed and reopened.

Please also see the map below for more information.

If you have any questions, please email office@raceways.org.uk

 

Alcester: High Street

Closed from 6am until 2pm, when the event will finish.

Alcester: Henley Street

Closed from 6am until 2pm, when the event will finish.

Alcester: Kinwarton Road

Closed from 9.30am until 11.15am, when the last runner will have passed through.

Motorists will only be able to access this road once it is officially reopened.

Captains Hill/B4089:

Closed from 9.30am until 11.30am, when the last runner will have passed through.

Motorists trying to access Alcester will have to divert to the A435 via Kings Coughton.

Motorists trying to access Great Alne will have to divert via Spernal Lane (please note that a two way traffic control will allow through traffic at Great Alne).

Great Alne: Spernal Lane

Closed from 9.45am until 11.45am. There will be a two way traffic control in place to allow through traffic, although motorists will not be able to access the B4089 until this has reopened (see above).

Pelham Lane:

Closed from 9.45am until 12pm, when the last runner will have passed through.

Motorists trying to use this route either northbound or southbound will have to divert via Aston Cantlow.

Walcote and Haselor: Mill Lane

Road closed from 9.45am until 12.15am, when the last runner will have passed through.

Motorists will only be able to access this road once it is officially reopened.

Motorists trying to access Great Alne will have to divert via Aston Cantlow.

Motorists trying to access Alcester will have to divert via the A46 Stratford Road.

Stratford Road:

Road closed EASTBOUND from 9.45am until 12.30pm, when the last runner will have passed through.

This road will remain open Westbound, allowing access into Alcester from the A46.

Motorists trying to access/exit Gas House lane will be able to access/exit via Stratford Road until 10.15am, at which point this will be at the discretion of traffic management operatives managing this junction. This junction will reopen as soon as the final runner has passed through.

Motorists trying to exit Alcester town centre will have to divert via Evesham Street towards the A435.

Motorists trying to exit Oversley Green to the A46 will have to divert via Alcester town centre, and Evesham Street as above.