Quibell Park Scunthorpe
We certainly felt the LOVE at our first ever race of the ‘Run Your Heart Out’ Valentines 10k in 2019. 1600 runners enjoyed the fast, flat route that finished in the Quibell Park Athletic Stadium, where they picked up a humongous piece of bling! (our biggest medal yet!) before tucking into their much deserved Valentine themed cup cake!!
The second running of the race will take place on Sunday 9th February 2020.
Have a look at the fab start line video>>>
The race will be licensed through Run Britain. EventCertificate
Entry into the race is £18.50 for UKA club member; £20.50 otherwise(plus a small transaction fee) until 16th January
From 16th January £20.50 for club members, plus £2 otherwise.
All finishers will receive a large fantastic Valentines medal and cake!
Click the link below to sign up to this race
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.
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.
There are showers and changing rooms at Quibell Park as well as a small number of lockers.
We will be bringing in food vendors to make sure there are plenty of refreshments available for the runners and their spectators alike.
Click here to view the 10k route>>>> VALENTINE ROUTE.
The race will be run on totally closed roads.
As race organisers our number one priority is safety. We will have a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order in place for the race. This is legally binding and prevents traffic from entering the race route and some surrounding streets before and during the race.
We acknowledge that this may cause some disruption to some people, but respectfully ask you to plan ahead, making minor adjustments to your normal routine. You will see lots of people in hi viz jackets at all road junctions. These are volunteers who are giving up their time to make the event safe and enjoyable for all. We ask that you are kind and respectful of these super volunteers.
We will be going to significant lengths to advertise the road closures
- Hundreds of letters delivered to residents and businesses on the route
- Local media awareness
- Social media posts
- Advanced signage on the route a week before race day
- Signed diversionary routes
Full details of specific roads affected will be posted here several weeks prior to the race.
ROAD CLOSURE: SUNDAY 9th FEBRUARY 2020
To ensure the safety of all competitors and other road users the local authority have granted a temporary road closure order for the route. A traffic management company have also been assigned to ensure that runners are not faced with cars on the route.
The road closures are as follows:
|ROAD||CLOSED FROM||OPEN BY|
|Scotter Road – Bristol Road to Litchfield Avenue||08:45||13:00|
|West Common Lane – Bristol Road to Scotter Road||08:45||13:00|
|Scotter Road – Minster Road to Bristol Road||09:45||13:00|
|Brumby Wood Lane – Scotter Road to Crematorium Entrance (event car park access allowed)||09:45||13:00|
|Scotter Road – Lichfield Avenue to Burringham Road||10:30||11:30|
|Scotter Road South – Betula Way to Burringham Road NORTHBOUND ONLY (southbound traffic maintained)||10:30||11:30|
|Burringham Road – Scotter Road to Woodside Drive||10:30||11:30|
|Burringham Road – Woodside Drive to Carr Dyke Road||10:30||13;00|
|Southview Avenue – Carr Dyke Road to Butterwick &Susworth turning 440m to the west||10:30||13:00|
|B1450 – Burringham Road to Brumby Common Lane||10:30||13:00|
|Brumby Common Lane – B1450 to Scotter Road||10:30||13:00|
On behalf of the many runners we apologise for the inconvenience.
If you have any specific queries please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please aim to arrive in good time for the race start at 11am. Please remember there is 10-15 minutes walk from Quibell Park to the start line.
PLEASE NOTE….If you park at Quibell Park you WILL experience delays in exiting post race….please do not ‘moan’ if you are delayed!! thanks
Full details of all car parks can be found >>> Car Parking
1st Male/Female £200
2nd Male/Female £150
3rd Male/Female £100
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 3 couples, based on aggregate finish positions.
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.
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.
Also, first under 20 male/female.
There is a trophy for the first 4 runners, male or female who belong to the same business organisation. Just enter your business name into the entry system when you register and the fastest 4 from each company will win,
When will I receive my number ?
About 7 days prior to the race
Can I wear earphones in the race?
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
Where does it start/finish?
Start on Scotter Road near to West Common Lane. This is 10 minute walk from Race HQ at Quibell Park which is the finish area.
Can I transfer my entry to another runner?
Sorry as per the terms and conditions, transfers closed at 9am on 13th January. This is to allow the ordering and processing of personalised numbers. Please do not give your number to any other runner as we MUST know who is out on the course in the event of a medical situation and be able to contact the correct net of kin. As runners ourselves, we have entered races where we have been unable to take part and do not expect a refund etc.
Can I push a pushchair in the race?
Sorry no it is not safe to do so.
How do I know if my entry has been accepted?
Please check you have entered the race! YOU CAN CHECK >>> ENTRY LIST Check the money has left your bank You will have received a confirmation e mail, please check your spam
Can I have a refund/defer to next year/transfer to another race?
Sorry no. Please see the terms and conditions you signed up to. As soon as you enter the race we incur costs which we can not recover including vat, on-line entry fees etc. As runners ourselves, we have entered races where we have been unable to take part and do not expect a refund etc.
What in the minimum entry age?
15 as per UKA rules
I have moved address or want to change some other details
During the event entry process you may have been asked some supplementary questions: estimated times, emergency contact details, transport preferences, etc. All these can be updated. 1) Log in to your profile on Results Base 2) Select Your orders 3) Find the order which contains the entry to the event and click the Signed up link 4) Select the item you wish to modify and click the appropriate link.
I have a disability and want some more information.
We encourage anyone irrespective of their ability to enter our races. Please check out the race web site, where you will find a detailed section on inclusivity. You can also call Nicola 01472 824894 or e mail email@example.com
Why are entries still being taken given that transfers are now closed?
As race organisers we offer a generous and free transfer process for the race. We do this as we understand that occasionally a runner is unable to take part in a race for a multitude of different reasons. This free service is not offered by all races. The cut off date for transfers was set for 9am on 13th January for good reasons. We have a minimum 2 week lead time for the company to produce your PERSONALISED runner numbers and timing chips. These will have your first name on across the front of your bib. We then spend many hours packing the numbers into envelopes and ensuring they reach our runners at the address they registered with. In all this takes around 3 weeks from the date we close transfers down to getting them out in the post to you. At the point when we close off transfers, this portion of the runner database is locked down and no alterations can be made. It is not logistically possible to start issuing new numbers to transferees or altering the database after this time. We also buy an extra batch of runner numbers, un-personalised, for those runners who enter after the cut off date. The entry fee for this race is in our view excellent value for money. The trend for races is that a lot of runners leave it until 4 weeks or less before a race to commit to entering. With these 2 points in mind, if we closed down entries at the same time as transfers then the race would not be financially viable at such a low cost entry fee.
Where do I collect the tee shirt I bought?
It can be collected from Race HQ at Quibell Park on race day from 9am. Please show your runner number.
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].
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 13th 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.
Many thanks to the volunteer photographers who gave their time up to take some super pics at the 2019 race. They are all free to download. Click on the names below
Finish line1 >>Karen Doyle
Finish line 2 >> Karen Doyle
Finish video TO 62 Minutes
Finish video 62 minutes to 1h35
Finish video 1h35 to end
Thank you for submitting your details.We will be in touch with you if more places become available.
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.
The course itself is flat, on wide tarmac roads, which should make it suitable for athletes in wheelchairs. The only issues we are aware of are
- Brumby Common Lane is a bit bumpy in places.
- Quibell Park has a few ‘speed’ humps’ to negotiate
- There is short drop down onto the running track at Quibell Park
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.
We are bound by Run Britain rulings which state the minimum age for the 10k is 15.
There are plenty of parking spaces close to the start/finish area.
Quibell Park has a large car park with easy access to all facilities. There is a ‘disabled’ toilet based in the main building.
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.
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.
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
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.
Due to road closures and the need to allow free flow of traffic in both directions out of the Quibell Park car park we will be imposing a strict finish time limit of 1h 33 minutes. This is a 15 minute mile which is running and not walking pace.
Anyone falling outside of this time will be asked to leave the race.
We are a #litterfreerace and you are a #litterfreerunner .Please dispose of any litter carefully. Full gel packets fit in your pocket, so please put the empties back in there.
Some of the ways that we ensure that we maintain a positive environmental impact at our event
- Encouraging car sharing
- Ensuring all rubbish is removed from the route
- Using drinks containers that can be re-cycled
- Any discarded clothing left at the start line by runners in collected and then donated to a local charity
- Key information is emailed to participants instead of being posted.
- We do not give away goody bags.