Sport in Action 10K

Sport in Action 10K

Sunday August 27th 2023

Sheepmount Athletics Stadium

Bitts Park, Carlisle CA3 8XL

This is an officially measured course

This is a Fully Chip timed event

Race Information

Date/Time – Sunday 27th  August 2023

Start – 10:00

Race Licence – TBC

Registration – Will be at the Sheepmount Athletics Stadium, Sheepmount, Carlisle CA3 8XL

Location (Start & Finish) – Ring Round by the Sheepmount, Bitts Park, Carlisle CA3 8UL

Facilities – Toilets & showers for both male/female are available. Ample parking, Baggage lockers are available in the Sheepmount Athletics Stadium. Light refreshments are available at the finish. Further Parking is available at the Devonshire Walk car park next to the castle.

Registration – 08:40 – 09:40 at the inside the Sheepmount Athletic Stadium. Please don’t leave it to the last minute this will only delay the start.

Race Numbers – Race numbers and timing chips etc. will be issued at race registration.

Race day information – If any updates are required to the race information they will appear on this page and social media. Important updates will also appear on the Sport in Action home page.

Safety A race briefing will be held at the race start at 09:50 prompt. Please keep to the left at all times please bear in mind there will pedestrians & traffic on paths/roads please be courteous. Caution should be taken at all turns. Marshals are there to assist you they are not there to make decisions for you, so please make sure you are safe at all times. This is a UKA licenced event only bone conductor head phones are allowed.

Course – The event uses a mixture of park paths and quiet country roads which are generally flat or gently undulating. The road surfaces are generally okay. Caution should be taken at all turns, paying attention to marshals wherever necessary. The route is officially measured 10km route using mainly park paths and quiet country roads. The run will finish very close to the Start Line. Athletes are requested to follow the race director’s instructions and be aware of the dangers of cars and cyclist.

See link for map of route: HERE

Risk Assessment – A full course risk assessment will be on display at the event HQ on race day together with maps of the route, the race permit accordance with UKA rules (Permit No TBC).

Prizes – 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male & Female.

Age Groups – See Prize Policy – HERE

Prize presentation – The Prizes for the 1st 2nd & 3rd Male & Female finishers will take place approx. 5mins after the 3rd Male/Female crosses the finish line. The remaining age group prizes will be presented as soon as all age group winners have been confirmed.

Any age grouper that finishes in an overall prize position (1st, 2nd or 3rd Male or Female) will receive the overall prize. That age group prize will then roll down to the next person in that age category. The third place prize will not be less than the age group winner.

Results – The results will be available live online approx. 20mins after the start go to:

Any late information will be posted on this page, Sport in Action website Home Page and social media.