CREDITON CRUNCH 10K – Sponsored by Ernest Jackson of Crediton

Sunday 05/05/2024 at 10.30am

                                         

Crediton Crunch 10K is proud to be part  of the INSTEP DEVON race series

RACE INSTRUCTIONS

The Crediton Crunch 10K is a multi- terrain run approximately 10K long which is 90% off road ~ general footpaths, mowed grassland, private parkland and quiet country roads. Most of the first half of the run will be on the Devonshire Heartland Way.

We would recommend trail shoes for this event. 

Held under UKA rules. Licence No. 2024-47428

£18 Non-affiliated; £16 Affiliated – Enter via Si-Entries

https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?event_id=13021

There will be no entries or transfers on the day.

 RACE HQ 

Race HQ is at Lords Meadow Leisure Centre, Commercial Road, Crediton, EX17 1ER and will be open to competitors from 8-30am for number collection and bag drop.

You will need to collect your race number on the day so please arrive at Race HQ in plenty of time. Please pin your race number securely to the front of your running top ensuring you complete the details on the reverse of the number

MARSHALLS

All marshals will be provided by the fantastic Crediton Running Network who will be strategically placed around the course to direct and encourage you.

CreditonRunningNetwork – Sports Club – Crediton, England

PRIZES

In accordance with UKA rules, all prizes will be awarded on gun time.

  • 1st Male & Female: Trophy
  • 2nd Male & Female: Trophy
  • 3rdMale & Female: Trophy
  • Recognition will also be given for various age categories.
  • Each participant will receive a race medal and a goody bag.

 GETTING TO THE RACE

Race HQ: Sat Nav EX17 1ER

There will be LIMITED parking available at the Leisure Centre in the overflow car-park – stewards will be on hand to advise you.

In addition, there are 3 Car Parks in the Crediton area:

Please also consider public transport or car sharing when travelling to this event.

Train: Crediton Station (EX17 3BY) is 1 mile away from the Race HQ (EX17 1ER) – please check times for availability

SPORTS THERAPY 

 www.rebalanceinjuryclinic.co.uk

Re-Balance Injury Clinic will be available on Race Day providing post-race sports massage and injury consultation advice.

Re-Balance are an injury clinic supporting you in your road to recovery, helping you to minimise time on the treatment table and maximise your performance. Re-Balance are also offering all racers a discount on pre-race appointments to sort any niggles or injuries you may have, and also post-race follow up appointments to enhance your recovery.

Get in contact with Re-Balance and mention Crediton Crunch 10K for more details – clinic locations are in Pinhoe and Honiton – further details can be found on:

 WITH THANKS

Huge thanks to Emily and the Shelley Family at the Shobrooke Estate; Martyn Styfield and all at Crediton Running Network;
Lords Meadow Leisure Centre; Crediton Rugby Club; Alan Quick, All at SWRR; Mid Devon Council; Race Adjudicator, Tony
Gale; and of course, our wonderful race sponsors Ernest Jackson of Crediton

TERMS & CONDITIONS

 By entering this race, I accept the following terms on behalf of myself and those whom I am entering:

The race will be held under UK Athletics rules

Entrants must follow the rules and obey Marshalls directions at all times.

Marshalls and medics on the course have the
authority to disqualify and remove any runner they consider to be acting dangerously, or to be unfit to compete

Runners must be 15 years or older on race date

Any runner who is found to compete in another person’s race number will be disqualified.

No refunds can be given if the race has to be cancelled or postponed due to circumstances outside the race organisers
control

You will be allowed to transfer your entry to another runner – this can be done via your SiEntries account up to the
event cut off on 03/05/2024.

No deferrals or refunds are available.

The race organisers, sponsors, charities, suppliers, and/ or their agents will not be liable for any injury, loss, or expense
which may arise in consequence of your participation in this event save as to negligence.

All runners are required to complete the requested details on the back of their race number. If you suffer from any form
of medical condition, please give brief details and confirm any medication you take on the reverse of your number

No prams, buggies, or dogs allowed

Ear headphones that may prevent the runner from being aware of what is happening around them are NOT allowed.
Marshals will be checking compliance with this rule and anyone seen wearing headphones (excluding bone conductor
headphones) will be disqualified and excluded from the results.

 Please check the club website swrr.co.uk on the eve of the race for any important last- minute announcements.

We will be posting regular updates via Facebook and Instagram

THE COURSE

The route, will begin with a lap of the perimeter of the rugby pitch opposite LMLC turning left on to the footpath between the football pitches and Willow Walk.

You will then run across one field and the bridge over the River Creedy turning right on to the footpath alongside the NE bank of the river, continuing along the footpaths to the lane near Westacott and turning right.

Continue for 200m along the lane to a footpath on the left.

Ascend the hill by the footpath, emerging on to the lane that runs between Shobrooke Cross and Camps Cross. Turn right along the lane, and then after 150m, turn left onto a footpath across two fields to emerge on to Wyke Hill.

Turn right along the lane to Shobrooke Mill where the Water Station will be situated (Halfway point).

Turning left at the Mill, run along the path through the woodland and cross the small bridge across the stream known as Shobrooke Lake, and then run through the fields initially running approx. 0.7 km north and then 0.7 km west towards Shobrooke Barton and Church. (You should pass the tree with the rope swing during this section.)

Emerge on to Church Lane and follow the lane south, then west to the road near the war memorial entering Shobrooke Park by the top gate.

Run down the avenue of trees to the track near South Lodge turning left on to the road by the park gate adjacent to South Lodge.

Cross the road and run down the lane towards Westacott.

Turn right onto the footpath used on the way out and return to the rugby pitch opposite LMLC by way of the first part of the route bearing right and finishing half way around the pitch.

The route will be signposted with direction arrows and distance markers will be provided in km