EAST GRINSTEAD 10K
THE ANDY RIPLEY MEMORIAL RACE
Sunday, 26th Sept 2021
2021 RACE ENTRIES OPEN!
We hope you are all doing well and looking forward to getting back to doing some events, or even "racing" this summer.
We were dissapointed to have to cancel the EG10k last year, so we're working hard to try and get it back up and running this year. We are excited to say that we'll be working with the good people at East Grinstead Runners as co-organisers to bring you the 2021 event.
At the moment we are in touch with the venues and services we need to deliver the 10k and as soon as we have the confirmations we'll get the bookings open. The finer details such as services available on site, prizes and medals are yet to be confirmed, so please bear with us.
This event will be UK Athletics licensed as usual, so we will be complying with whatever guidelines are in place in September - hopefully nothing too drastic by then!
As always, please contact email@example.com if you have any questions.
ABOUT OUR RACE
The EG10k is a community event organised “for runners, by runners” with all proceeds going to our charities, East Grinstead Lions and Prostate Cancer UK. It is organised and supported by volunteers from the East Grinstead Triathlon Club and the East Grinstead Athletics Club who will provide friendly encouragement, no matter what the weather.
The race is dedicated to the memory of Andy Ripley OBE, English rugby union international, an active East Grinstead sportsman and former member of both EGAC and EGTC, who died from prostate cancer in 2010.
The event attracts 300-400 competitors and caters for all abilities, from those looking to complete their first 10k to some of the talented athletes in our local clubs such as Oxted Runners, Crawley AC and Lingfield RC who may be chasing the 2017 course record of 33:25 minutes.
The first 7km are off-road on well-surfaced bridleways and the final 3km are on residential roads. The route is well marshalled and has a water station at 5km.
Race entry still just £15 for affiliated, £17 for un-afilliated runners
Multi-terrain race on a mainly flat course taking in scenic bridle paths around East Grinstead
Licenced by and run under the rules of UK Athletics (2021 provisional license no. 2021-39417)
We provide: Chip timing, medical service, toilets, parking, on site motivation from Meridian FM and finish line catering by East Grinstead Lions!
Sustainably-sourced medal included in the entry price for all competitors, plus category and spot prizes!
Download and read the 2021 race terms & conditions:
As you can appreciate, the way that we organise the Event will be a bit different this year. UK Athletics has a very robust set of COVID-19 guidelines to ensure that the event will be as safe as possible for all involved. By race day in September restrictions may have been lifted further, but as of today these are some of the current measures that will be in place:
Participants must agree to a code of conduct
No entries on the day or transfers of entry place between runners
Registration will be by post - your race numbers sent to you in advance
No onsite changing or bag drop
Starting waves based on your predicted 10km time
No mid-point water station - please bring your own hydration
Spectators are not permitted
Download and read the latest information here:
2021 Course & Details
Date & Time: 10:00 am, 26 September 2021
Race HQ: Imberhorne School, Imberhorne Lane, East Grinstead, RH19 1QY
Entries: Online only via Run Britain. No entries on the day.
Registration: To be confirmed closer to the event if it will be by post or on-site