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Newquay 10k [GP]
February 2 @ 09:45£16.50
PLEASE NOTE ONLINE ENTRIES ARE CLOSED!!
Intro: Sunday 2nd February 2020 will see the 34th running of this very popular race, organised by Newquay Road Runners club. When it was first held on the first Sunday in July 1987, the Miller 10K – as it was then known, was one of the highlights of the Newquay 1900 week festival. In those days, Sunday morning traffic did not pose the problems of today. The course that year took the runners along the sea front, along Mount Wise to Pentire, before returning to the town and a loop “up” around the Atlantic Hotel. And that was what you called a hill. And then it was back through the town, along the sea front, before finishing on the grass in front of the Sports Centre club house.
These days, following the opening of the sports centre in Newquay, it was decided that it was time to bring the race back to its rightful “home”. Due to the sheer volume of traffic in Newquay in July, the race date was moved to the somewhat quieter time of October. Last year’s race had around 700.
Grand Prix: Newquay 10k is the second race of the 2020 Cornish Road Running Grand Prix Series.
Race HQ: Newquay Sports Centre (link to map below). Changing facilities and toilets are available.
The Course: These days, the course takes runners from the Sports Centre, out alongside the River Gannel and on towards Crantock, before following the same “outward route” back to the Sports Centre..
MP3 Players: This event is run under Cornwall Road Runners rules and therefore MP3 players and the like are banned whilst running for reasons of health & safety, both yours and other competitors. When you wear such a device you are unable to hear other competitors, cars, bicycles or marshals instructions. Runners breaking this rule will be disqualified.
Price: £16.50 (Affiliated), Unaffiliated +£2.00, there are no entries on the day.