Quibell Park Scunthorpe

11:00 AM

Race overview

ENTRIES OPEN 

The first ever Run Your Heart Out Valentines 10k race will take place in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire on Sunday 10th February 2019.

We are supporting the British Heart Foundation to raise funds to beat heartbreak forever.

All runners will receive a fantastic Valentines medal and a Valentines themed gift. Indeed the medal is the biggest we have ever handed out at any of our races.

Run on totally closed flat roads with a fantastic stadium finish in front of spectators.

A quirk of the race is the couples element. When signing up to the race you can link your entry to that of your husband/wife/partner/boy friend/girl friend etc. Prizes for the first 5 couples over the line(based on aggregated finish positions….no need to run holding hands and finish together!)

 

Latest news

November 29, 2018

We are delighted to announce that our brand new 10k now has a certificate of course accuracy, which means you have the confidence that you will be running a true 10k distance.

We have also been granted a full licence by Run Britain. This means the race will be run under strict safety conditions, with public liability insurance attached.

Not the sexy stuff, but important that you have a safe and enjoyable race day experience.

Entries available www.valentines10k.run

Race entry

ENTRIES OPEN 

The race is licensed through Run Britain. View licence>>>EventCertificate Valentines 10k

Entry into the race is £18 for UKA club member; £20 otherwise

All finishers will receive a large fantastic Valentines medal and Valentine themed gift.

ENTER HERE

Race HQ

Quibell Park, Brumby Wood Lane, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire DN17 1SR

We are delighted to be working with North Lincolnshire Council  to use their excellent facilities at Quibell Park. Set in lovely woodlands this setting allows us to make the race day experience even more special for our runners.

This is less than 5 minutes drive from the M181 motorway, which makes the race extremely accessible for the whole of the motorway network.

Spectators

hq3

 

Quibell Park is a perfect venue for your family and friends to watch you start and finish the race. The finish is excellent as runners will finish by running clockwise around the athletics track for around 250m. The concourse around the track is big enough for literally hundreds of family members to cheer you in as you speed around the track. With the rousing sound of our commentator on the PA system, this will be a really rousing finish to a fast, flat and friendly Valentine 10k race.

Car Parking

There are hundreds of on-site parking places at Quibell Park, with the start line just being a few minutes walk away. We will also be using the vast car park at North Lindsey College, which is only around 5 minutes walk away.

Showers/Changing

p1020515 p1020516

There are showers and changing rooms at Quibell Park as well as a small number of lockers.

Food

We will be bringing in food vendors to make sure there are plenty of refreshments available for the runners and their spectators alike.

Toilets

loos

Race course

 

Finishing with 250m around the athletics track in front of hundreds of spectators, this is going to be a great Valentines 10k race.

Click below to see the race route.

>>>>RACE ROUTE

There is minimal climbing on this course making it a really flat and fast pb potential race for you.

The event has been accurately measured and has been conformed as an exact 10k. View the certification >>> Certificate of Course Accuracy

The start line is around 10 minutes walk from Race HQ on Scotter Road

The finish is on the track in the athletics stadium.

The course has been measured and is an exact 10k.

Safety

The safety of all participants is our number 1 priority. You will see that we have gone to great lengths and expense to ensure that you have a safe race day experience.

Road Closure

 

 

 

An application has been made to North Lincolnshire Council for a full road closure.

We will work with local communities to minimise impact, communicate full details of the road closures and encourage their involvement in this great event.

Medical Provision

medical1

 

UK athletics specify the amount of medical coverage that is needed at any road race that they licence. With our ethos of safety being our number one priority, we always far exceed the minimum requirements.These are here for your safety, but hopefully they will have a quiet day!

Marshals

course2

Marshals will be in place at every road junction, for the safety of all runners as well as other road users. Please ensure that you obey the instructions of marshals at all times. There will be well over 50 volunteer marshals on the course, so please show your appreciation as you run past them.

Risk Assessment

A risk assessment complying with UK athletics requirements will be regularly updated as planning for the race progresses.

Lead car/cyclists

 

A lead car and cyclists will be on the course ahead of the lead runners warning other road users that runners are on their way.

Road closures

The race will be run on totally closed roads.

 

Prizes

1st Male/Female £200

2nd Male/Female £150

3rd Male/Female £100

Couples Prizes

As part of the on-line entry process you can link your entry with that of anyone you are in a relationship with. There will be prizes awarded for the first 5 couples, based on aggregate finish positions.

Team awards

There will be a prize for the first male and first female England athletics club runners; first 4 runners to count. This will be based on aggregate finish positions.

Vets Prizes

Due to the potential for cold weather, we do not want runners waiting around for a long time. As a result these will be posted out around a week after the race.

Vets prizes will be awarded to first placed runners.

Male/Female Vet 35 up to Vet 80 in 5 year increments.

 

FAQs

  • Can I have a refund/defer/transfer my entry to another Tape2Tape race?

    Sorry we are unable to do this. As soon as you enter the race we start incurring costs that we are unable to recover. Please see terms and conditions.

  • Can I wear earphones in the race?

    We do not advocate the use of earphones. You need to be able to hear instructions from marshals and other runners at all times. Please see terms and conditions.

  • How do I change my club name, address or any other details?

    You need to log into the Results Base profile that you created when entering the race. Details on how to do so can be found https://resultsbase.net/about

  • What is the minimum entry age

    15 as per UKA rulings

  • When will I receive my running number and timing chip?

    about a week before the race

  • When will I receive my finishers tee shirt?

    when you finish the race!

  • Can I transfer my entry to another runner?

    Yes you can free of charge until 3pm on 18th January.

  • Can I run with a dog?

    Sorry no. If you wish to run with an assistance dog please contact us.

  • Can I push a pushchair in the race?

    Sorry no it is too dangerous due to the volume of runners.

  • I have a disability and I am not sure if I should compete?

    We encourage runners of all abilities to take part in the race. Please see the full page section on Inclusivity at our event. If you have any concerns then feel free to e mail Nicola@tape2tape.co.uk or call her on 01472 824894

  • I have changed my address, what do I need to do?

    You need to log into you Results Base profile and follow these instructions. https://www.resultsbase.net/page/updates  

  • How do I know if my entry has been accepted?

    Several ways

    • the money will have left your bank
    • you will have received an automated e mail(check your spam)
    • you will be in the ENTRY LIST

  • How do I link my entry to that of my partner/husband/wife etc

    You must log into your Results Base profile and update your information. Any issues please contact Results Base https://resultsbase.net/contact

Sponsors

Charity

We are supporting the British Heart Foundation to raise funds to beat heartbreak forever.

Terms and conditions

I am a Participant and acknowledge that by participating in the Event, I agree to the terms below and the Conditions, which include details of my cancellation rights. I also understand that I am entering in to a contract with the Event organiser and not [England Athletics Limited and/or] [UK Athletics Limited].

 

I hereby:

 

agree that any participation by me in the Event is solely and entirely at my own risk and (to the extent permitted by law) no person(s) or organisation(s) shall be liable for any accident, harm, injury, loss or damage to property, however so caused, arising out of or in connection with or, suffered during or as a result of, my participation in the Event, provided always that nothing shall exclude liability for death or personal injury caused directly by the negligence of the organiser or its employees;

 

consent to medical assistance and/or medical care being given to me in the case of illness, injury or an emergency situation, should this occur during  the Event, such assistance to be given by the organiser, its employees, contractors or other trained personnel conducting the Event (which may include the use of anaesthetics);

 

I acknowledge and agree that:

 

running is an endurance sport;

 

I should only undertake such an activity to a level which reflects my level of fitness;

 

I am responsible for monitoring my own physical condition prior to and during participation in the Event; are advised to note the advice at www.runnersmedicalresource.com

 

understand the importance, for safety reasons, of obeying the rules, guidelines and instructions given by the Event Organisers officials, stewards, nominated representatives and other authorised personnel and hereby agree to abide by the same and to behave responsibly at all times during the Event and be mindful of the impact of my actions on others; and

 

agree that my participation in the Event is for recreational and/or charity fundraising purposes only and I will not participate in the Event for any commercial or business purpose.  The Event organiser will have no liability to the Participant for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or other loss of business opportunity.

 

Minimum age for entry is 15.

 

Refunds of entry fee will not be considered under any circumstances.

Entries can not be deferred to future years.

Entries can not be transferred to any other Tape2Tape events.

You can transfer your entry to another runner until 3pm on 18th January.

 

I will not give my place in the race to anyone outside of the authorised transfer process.

The organisers will not be responsible for the loss, theft or damage of your personal belongings, other than caused as a result of our negligence.

 

If a runner with disabilities wishes to enter, please make contact with the organisers to discuss the feasibility of safely participating in the race. We will arrange a site visit with you so that you can undertake a suitable assessment of risk.

 

The organisers do not advocate the use of personal headphones during the race. We are bound by the rules of England athletics who state that only bone conducting earphones may be used in a race where the roads are not closed to traffic. If you do choose to run with headphones on you do so entirely at your own risk as it will significantly reduce your ability to listen to safety instructions.

 

In the event that adverse weather or any other prevailing circumstances mean that the race is to be cancelled, details will be recorded on this website, an e mail will be sent out to the e mail address you registered with and on the event Face book page.  We will do our utmost to re-arrange the race, but there is no guarantee as permissions need to be re-applied for and goods/services booked in. If we are unable to re-arrange no refunds will be given, however we will make arrangements so you can collect your race souvenirs The organisers are not liable in any way for any expenditure you may have incurred.

The organisers reserve the right to alter the course should safety or other circumstances beyond our reasonable control prevail.

 

Please ensure that you note any medical conditions on the rear of your running number. If you have any prevailing medical condition that you wish to make the organisers aware of then please notify by e mail.

 

By entering the race you give your permission for any photographs/video recordings to be used on the event website.

 

Anyone who is proven to have cheated in the race or breached UK Athletics rules will be disqualified from the race at the discretion of the race director and referee. Anyone who has won prize money and is subsequently found to have cheated or in breach of UKA rules will be required to return all monies in full within seven days of request.

 

Runners must not be accompanied by anyone on a pedal cycle.

 

All dogs are banned from the race. Anyone wishing to run with a guide dog must contact the organisers in advance of race day.

 

All prams, pushchairs and buggies are banned from the race.

 

In the event that you are prize winner it is your responsibility to either collect it yourself at presentation or ask someone to do so on your behalf. The organisers will not take responsibility for posting out prizes after race day.

 

Any found property handed to Tape2Tape will be kept for two weeks after the race then it will be disposed of. Any postage charges will be the responsibility of the loser should a request be made to post lost items.

 

It is your responsibility to check that any food you purchase at the event is suitable for your needs and does not contain any ingredients that you are unable to consume as a result of a medical condition.

 

Tape2Tape are committed to the General data protection regulations. Full details can be found in our privacy policy https://tape2tape.co.uk/privacy-policy/ .

Thank you for submitting your details.

We will be in touch with you if more places become available.

Inclusivity

The race is inclusive and we encourage entries from all runners, irrespective of their ability. We encourage anyone who has any concerns about the course and whether or not it is  suitable for their individual circumstances to contact Nicola by e mail Nicola@tape2tape.co.uk or telephone 01472 824894. We will be happy to meet with you on the course and discuss any areas of concern you may have.

10KM Course

The 10km course itself is relatively flat, on tarmac roads(with the exception of the last 200m which is on the running track). There are a few speed bumps around the athletics stadium which are unavaidable.

You are however encouraged, irrespective of your ability, to contact Nicola@tape2tape.co.uk or telephone 01472 824894 to discuss your individual circumstances so we can jointly decide on the best start time or position in the field for you.

 

Age

We are bound by Run Britain rulings which state the minimum age for the 10km race is 15.

Parking

There are plenty of parking spaces close to the start/finish area.

Access

Quibell Park is run by North Lincolnshire Council and has disability access.

Visual impairment

Any visually impaired athlete is encouraged to run with a guide, who has a hi-viz tabard on denoting their role. Entry into the race is free for a guide, please contact Nicola@tape2tape.co.uk or telephone 01472 824894.

guided-runner

Race information

If you wish to receive any race material in a format which meets your needs then please contact us.

 

Race Day assistance

If any athlete requires specific assistance on race day, we ask that you contact us as early as possible.

Volunteers

We actively encourage anyone to come forward and volunteer to assist at the race. We will work with you to provide the most appropriate role for your circumstances

Improvements

As race organisers we are keen to improve how we make the event truly inclusive. If you have any queries or suggestions on how to improve our inclusivity then contact Nicola@tape2tape.co.uk or telephone 01472 824894