Run Whitstable 5k and 10k
Sunday at 10:00am15th April, 2018
WhitstableHampton Pier Recreation Ground, Whitstable, CT6 8EJ.
About this event
Please stay posted for this proposed new date to be confirmed.
Get together with friends, family or colleagues and be part of this event along the stunning Whitstable coastline.
All runners will receive a super cool, high quality medal, full race chip timing with instant results to view at the event or via our website as the race takes place, drinks, sweets as well as other offers and discounts from us at the Fix Events and from our partners.
The course is a nice flat, fast run along the waterfront. Remember its all good fun and you can walk, jog or run!
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ARRIVAL AND REGISTRATION
Our 5k Whitstable Run will all start at 10am, the 10k Whitstable Run will start at 10.10am. The Mini Run will start at 9.30am.
Registration will be open from 8.30am and will close at 9.50am so please arrive nice and early. The event hub is located on the large grassed area, to the left of the children’s play area at Hampton Pier Recreation Ground.
Please note you will collect your race pack at registration on the day of the event.
Race information will be sent by email pre-event and this will tell you what your race number is so you know where to queue on the day of the event. You will be able to view all your race details and race number by logging in to your Fix Events profile.
You will be using our disposable race chips as show below. Please make sure you put this on before the start of the event. They must be looped through your shoelace with the number facing upwards.
The course is a nice flat, fast run along the waterfront. The 5k route turns to head back soon after the 2.5k point and heads back along the beach front.
There will be marshals around the course to support and encourage you.
Water is available at the start/finish and at the 5km point. If you require additional fluid between these points please bring your own.
AFTER THE RUN
Results go live as the event is taking place and can be viewed at the Results Base timing tent when you cross the finish line, however these also go live to The Fix Events website.
Every runner receives a medal at the finish line and trophies are up for grabs for the overall winners of the 5k and 10k runs.
Water is available once you cross the finish line.
Sweets will be available at the finish line along with any additional products that may be supplied by any of our event partners.
Follow signs for Herne Bay and then follow directions to street address shown above. Once on Hampton Pier Avenue, you will see children’s play area and the free public car park ( spaces are limited to 200 cars ) on Swalecliffe Avenue which is directly opposite the event hub.
Herne Bay raliway station is the closest and around a 10-15 minute walk
Can I register on the day of the event?
This is possible only if the event isn’t sold out. This will be stated on the website prior to the event.
When do I receive my race pack?
We email you your race number and details and this also goes on the website prior to the event so you can search if you haven’t received your email for any reason. You then collect your race packs at registration on the morning of the event.
How do I know I am registered?
You will receive an email confirming your entry. If a friend or colleague has entered as long as they have used your email address in the entry you will receive confirmation.
Will I receive race information in the lead up to my event?
Yes we send out email updates prior to your event and you can view all event details, news and offers by logging in to your user profile.
Will I be chipped timed?
Yes all our events (unless otherwise stated) are chip timed! In most cases you will use our disposable race chips. You need to ensure you put these on correctly on your shoe (race instructions will be given via email and this info is on your event information page on your event page).
Can I find the race number list prior to the event?
Yes, your event race list will be online approximately a week prior to your event. Please make a note of your race number and that of friends as you will collect your race pack on the morning of the run.
What happens if I don't receive my race email?
If you don’t receive your race email it may be because the wrong email address was inputted or the race email went in to your junk mail so please check carefully. All information will can be found by logging in to your user profile and your race number will show within this account area.
Can I get a refund if I can't take part?
The Fix Events refund policy is: You can cancel up to 14 days before the event and receive a 60% refund (excluding online admin fee). Or, you can choose to transfer your registration to another Fix Event (£5 transfer fee applies). To do so you must email firstname.lastname@example.org. Unfortunately, after that, we cannot give refunds or transfer your entry to anyone else.
What do I get for taking part?
Full race chip timing with instant results at the event, a cool medal, drinks, snacks, trophies for winners and an all round highly professional and fun event to be part of.
Can I Enter a team?
Absolutely! Get as many friends, family or colleagues together and run as a team. You are not required to run together and each person will receive their own time however it's just fun to run under a team name.
Can children take part?
We typically allow children to take part in all our events (unless specific information is given for a set event) Please note that children remain the responsibility of their parents/guardian throughout our events. If the parent/guardian is satisfied the child/children can confidently run unaccompanied they may do so, with a parent/guardian remaining onsite at all times.
Can I run with a buggy?
Yes this is typically ok for most locations however please check the run route course as some locations can be a mix of path, trail, grass so not always suitable for running with a buggy. Also please try and stay to the left as much as possible to give room for other runners.
Can I volunteer to marshal at the event?
Absolutely! If you miss out on a place or just want to help out on the day and marshal that would be great. You would be there to support and encourage all entrants. Contact us by filling the form to express your interest. We would welcome you to join our team.
Event Merchandise - Get the look!
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- Fix Addiction Limited Edition Black T-Shirts£10.50(discounted price)