Mapledurham 10 & Half Race Instructions

Important Event Information

Everything you need to know about what, when, why and how!

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Parking

Parking will be near to the start line, marshals will direct you on arrival. A suggested donation of £2 for parking to support Launchpad charity. Donation buckets will be at registration.

 

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Baggage

We recommend leaving any baggage in your car but there will be an unattended bag drop area if required.

 

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Cycling to the event?

We will have bike racking available if you are cycling to the event.

 

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What to Bring:

  • Cross Country running legs - but not your brand new Black Friday shoes!

  • Warm clothes for pre-and post race (you might also want a change of shoes).

  • Re-usable mug (for mulled wine)...a cup, not a jug!!

  • Money (Cash/card/Apple pay/Google pay - we take anything!) as we will have some great local vendors on site.

  • Dogs on short leads welcome

  • YOUR BEST CHEERY SELF

Timings

09:00 - Registration opens
09:30 - Recommend latest arrival time
09:50 - Race briefing
10:00 - All runners start
12:30 - Cut off time for 10km & 10 mile
13:00 - Cut off time for Half Marathon

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Post event goodies

The following will be onsite for you to earn:

  • TC Event Catering serving hot drinks, bacon butties and other pre and post race delights.
  • Kelly Doe selling Sweet Cones and Hot Chocolate cones for her London Marathon 2024 fundraising.
  • Unholy Donuts with the most epic donuts you have ever seen.
  • A medal to treasure.

Other Event Information

Results will be available via DBMax website here

Photos will be available via our FlickR page here within 24 hours of the event finishing thanks to Chris Drew.

Shortly after the race you will receive your iTAB, engraved with your name and finish time in the post. This simply affixes into the recess on the back of your specially designed medal to commemorate your achievement for years to come!

There is 1 water station on the course (at approximately halfway for all distances); if you are able to bring your own refillable water bottle it would be appreciated as we are trying to reduce our single use plastic waste. There will also be plenty of water at the finish line.

Post Race Knees up!  Double-Barrelled Brewery, (Unit 20 Stadium Way, Stadium Trade and Industrial Estate, Reading RG30 6BX), are offering 10% off at the bar on Sunday 3rd December, 1pm-8pm if you bring your Mapledurham medal down to the taproom.  Reading Indie Market is on between 1pm and 6pm and then members of the D-B running club - 'Run Ding' will be having a few post-race beers 5pm-8pm - please do join them!