East Grinstead 10k

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 is UK Athletics licensed, so we will be complying with whatever guidelines are in place in September - hopefully nothing too drastic by then!

As always, please contact secretary@egtri.com if you have any questions.

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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 (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:

COVID-19

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

Course map

https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2669512672