CAR PARK: Car parking spaces in Woodcote village ( RG8 0SD) are limited. We have the use of some car parking at Langtree School but this is strictly on a first come first served basis. Please aim to arrive well before 9.30am to avoid congestion. All vehicles and possessions are left at owner’s risk. Car sharing would be a huge help to reduce parking problems. Do NOT under ANY CIRCUMSTANCES park on READING ROAD
There will be free hot drinks provided for runners both before and after the race. There will be a water station on route and one at the finish. Toilet facilities will be available at Langtree School.
Race Numbers & Timing Chips will be distributed from the Village Hall on race morning. please allow time for this
HEADPHONES: Our event is held on roads open to other traffic, therefore for YOUR safety, headphones are prohibited
The race will commence at 10:15am prompt
Full results will be available in near real time via the 'Results Tab'
On the day entries:
We usually have about 150 entries on the day.
We are limited to a maximum of 600 entries. We have never exceeded this number, however if it looks likely that we are getting close to the maximum, a warning notice will be put on this website. As on the day entries take longer to process please allow plenty of time.
As in previous years, Barry Cornelius plans to take photographs of the race for publication on his website www.oxonraces.com and for possible use by the press. You will be able to download his photos free of charge. If you (or your parent/carer if you are under 18) do not wish your image to appear as a significant part of any photograph that he publishes on the web or provides to the press, please remove the 'photograph consent tick' on the entry form when you submit it.
All Finishers recieve a medal - Trophies will be awarded to:
Cup for 1st over the line (returnable)
1st - 2nd- 3d Male & Female
1st Vet (40+) Male & Female
1st Senior Vet (50+) Male & Female
1st Vintage Vet (60+) Male & Female
1st Junior Male & Female
BAGGAGE STORAGE: Baggage may be left at your own risk in the Village Hall.
DIRECTIONS: Woodcote is in South Oxfordshire, on the south side of the A4074, between Reading and Oxford.
First Aid - Ambulance and first aiders will be in attendance
HEADPHONES: Our event is held on roads open to other traffic, therefore for YOUR safety, Headphones are prohibited.
Entries will be acknowledged by email. If you have sent an entry and not received an acknowledgement within 10 days please do not hesitate to contact the organisers via the 'contact us' form. Please ensure that we have a reliable e mail address for contacting you
LATE REGISTRATION and LATE ENTRY PICK-UP: Runners arriving on the day to pay late entry fees or to collect their Running Number must go to Race HQ. The Late Registration Desk will open at 8.15am and close at 9.45 am prompt.
MARSHALS AND RACE OFFICIALS: Marshals and Race Officials will be identifiable by their yellow tabards. Some marshals will be providing car park assistance - and some will be operating the Tiiming Chip Collection and Late Registration Desks. The majority of marshals will be sited at strategic points around the course. We would like to thank all marshals, who are volunteers and giving their time freely to the event.
PRESENTATIONS: The awards ceremony is scheduled to be held in the Village Hall at 11.45am.
RESULTS: We hope to display provisional results in our Race HQ shortly after the race.
RACE HQ: The Race HQ is in the Village Hall, Reading Road, Woodcote, Reading RG8 0SD. This is approximately 50 metres from the Start and 200 metres from the Finish line.
RUNNING NUMBER: Competitors will collect these on the day, along with timing chips (see below). Please pin your running number to the FRONT of your running vest. To assist our medical response teams you must fill in your details on the reverse of your running number. If you suffer from any specific medical condition that you feel we need to know about then please enter this on the back of your running number.
TIMING CHIPS: Timing Chips are to be collected on the day. The collection desk in the Village Hall will open at 8.15am and close at 9.45am. Timing Chips MUST be fastened to your shoelaces (click for instructions) they will not work if attached to any other part of the body. Remember, No Chip = No Time.
TOILETS: Ladies and Gents toilets will be available in Langtree School. Please ensure you allow plenty of time as queues can often develop.
WATER STATION: Water will be provided close to the 5K point and also at the finish.
Under UK Athletic rules. Licence no. 2019-36324 - Course Measurement certificate No. 14/299