Mote Park 10K

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FINISH LINE
GOODIES

Your well earned, free goodies will be waiting for you once you cross the finish line… let’s see what they are.


Water

Banana

Medal

MOTE PARK 10K

Challenge yourself this October with a 10K run around the pathways of the beautifully tranquil Mote Park landscape. The flowing, scenic, two lap course will give you the perfect chance of a chip timed personal best. Run for a challenge, run to get fit, run with friends and family, or run for charity – come down and have a great Saturday morning experience. Everybody will receive a well earned medal, water and banana at the finish line.

RACE DATE

Saturday the 7th of October, 2017

START TIME

The race will start at 10.00AM

We suggest arriving at least two hours prior to the race start to ensure you have time to put your belongings in the bag drop, use the toilets and familiarise yourself with the course and start/finish areas.

EVERY RUNNER WILL RECEIVE:

  • Medal
  • Chip timing
  • Bag storage
  • Water
  • Banana
  • A pre-race warm-up
  • First aid
  • Vibrancy, energy and a memorable experience!

SAFETY ADVICE

Please be aware that the race will be run in an open public park. Your safety matters so make sure that you stay alert and pay extra attention to pedestrians, your footing, direction, cones, lakes, potholes and any other potential hazards whilst at the event. Please familiarise yourself with the course route so that you are aware of where you will be running, prior to starting the race.

The race will take place inside the beautiful, tranquil landscape of Mote Park, around a two lap course. The course is mainly flat and almost entirely on concrete paths/road with approximately 500m running on a downhill grass stretch. Download the course

We encourage all runners to help raise money for their favourite charities. Not only will you get the satisfaction of running a new personal best or completing your first race, you will also feel humbled for helping charities. Find our more in our fundraising section. You are more than welcome to raise money for any charity of your choosing or you can contact us to find out about the charities from our supported list.

Walking: Within walking distance of Maidstone Town Centre and railway stations.

Driving: A229 Town Centre, keep right (signed Hastings), take A249 (Signed Sheerness) Mote Road and at traffic lights right (signed Mote Park). There is Pay and Display parking available inside the park. Directions: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/dir/

Bus: Town Centre, Royal Star Arcade (85 to Mote Park), Maidstone East Station (155, X1 or 101 to Chequers Bus Station --> 4 or 85 to Mote Park), Maidstone East Station (Walk approx 4 minutes to the Town Centre --> 501, 509 or 9 to Mote Park)

Taxi: Ask the driver to take you to Mote Park. If the driver requires the postcode then provide him/her with ME15 7RN.

Road Closures: None.

Here are some of the most likely questions and answers you may need for the race. If we haven’t covered any questions you may have then please contact us and we’ll do our best to help.

They range from 5K to Half Marathon. Each event distance is clearly stated on each event page.
As long as we haven’t reached our maximum race entry quota then we will be accepting entries on the day. We will state whether entries are open on the day once online entries have closed.
In some of our races, yes. If available, more information will be detailed on each event page about the pacemakers in the race who will run at predetermined paces.
Yes, you can register as many entries as you require. Just choose the entry type and change the number of entries required before adding them to your cart. If you need to register both ‘affiliated’ and ‘unaffiliated’ entries, add your ‘affiliated’ entries to your cart then come back to the event page and add your ‘unaffiliated’ entries too.
We recommend arriving at least 90 minutes before the race start so that you have time to park, familiarise yourself with the race registration and Start/Finish areas, and warm up.
For afternoon/evening races you will be able to collect your race number on the day of the race, with an option for early collection throughout the day. For morning races we will send races numbers out in the post.
Where possible we will provide free parking for both runners and spectators. In locations where this is not possible we will provide information on paid parking facilities close by.
All race results will be posted on the website shortly after the race.
This will depend on the weather conditions. If the weather conditions are good then wearing lightweight clothing, such as shorts and a vest, will help you to stay ventilated during the race. If the weather conditions are cooler then we would recommend having an extra layer and maybe hat/gloves to stay warm.
Yes, we will always provide toilets for each race, either portable or fixed facilities at the venue.
Half marathon: Only persons aged 17 years or above on race day may register for the half marathon.
5K: Children 4 to 16 years on race day may register for the 5K if accompanied by an adult (aged 18 or over).
10K: Children 9 to 16 years on race day may register for the 10k if accompanied by an adult (aged 18 or over).
Entry confirmations are sent automatically after purchasing your entry. If you haven’t received this in your inbox then please check your spam folder. If you can’t see your confirmation in your inbox or spam folder then please send us an email to info@blitzrun.com and we will resend your confirmation.
We appreciate that plans can sometimes change, which may mean that you are no longer to make it to a race. Whilst we do not usually issue refunds, in exceptional circumstances where you can no longer attend a race, we will try to refund you all or part of your entry fees.