Tatton Park 10k – Saturday 5th December 2020
Address: Tatton Park, Ashley Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QQ
Start Time: 9:00am
Please note: you will be set off in waves based on the estimated finish time entered at the checkout.
As you will be aware the event has been modified to ensure we can adhere to social distancing and the guidelines issued by RunBritain and UK Sport.
Please familiarise yourself with the measures that will be in place at the event HERE.
Thank you for your cooperation with the new regulations in place at the event, these are necessary to ensure a safe environment and mean that we can continue to provide race opportunities.
We’d like to highlight the governmental guidelines about travelling from a tier 3 area to a tier 2 area and encourage that you abide by them. If this affects you and you are no longer able to run the race. Please email us and we will arrange a transfer to another event for you.
If you have been in an affected place, been in contact with someone with coronavirus or had any symptoms in the last 14 days please refrain from attending the race. For further guidance please visit the NHS website HERE.
If you entered before Friday 27th November, you will receive a race pack in the post. If you entered after, a pack will be waiting for you to collect on the day. If you are expecting a pack in the post and do not receive it by Friday 4th December, please contact us.
The entry list can be found HERE.
You will not be able to run without a race number and chip.
NO CHIP MEANS NO TIME.
The colour of your race number will relate to the wave you are starting in. This has been determined by the estimated finish time given when signing up.
Within the event village you will see the start line and each start area marked out with a corresponding coloured sign. When arriving please familiarise yourself with your start area.
YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO CHANGE WAVES.
Each wave will be called to the starting pen where our marshals will guide you into a start formation with 2 runners, all 2m apart, being started every few seconds.
The first runners will cross the line at 9:00am and you can expect each wave to follow shortly afterwards.
Red Wave – Wave 1 – Sub 42 mins
Light Blue Wave – Wave 2 – Sub 48 mins
Black Wave – Wave 3 – Sub 52 mins
Yellow Wave – Wave 4 – Sub 56 mins
Purple Wave – Wave 5 – Sub 60 mins
Green Wave – Wave 6 – Sub 62 mins
Brown Wave – Wave 7 – Sub 70 mins
Orange Wave – Wave 8 – Sub 75 mins
Light Purple Wave – Wave 9 – Sub 90 mins
We will be guiding you through the pens before your wave start time to ensure social distancing so please make sure you are in the correct location and ready to race before your start time. We will get you started as soon as it is safe to do so.
Please listen closely to all marshal instructions and remember to keep a safe distance from the runners around you.
Address: Tatton Park, Ashley Road, Knutsford WA16 6QQ
By Car – You will need to enter Tatton Park from Ashley Road, having turned off Mereside Road – PLEASE NOTE this is not a usual entrance to the park. We will have marshals at the entrance from 7am.
Tatton Park is signposted from junction 7 of the M56 and junction 19 of the M6. The entrance to the park is approximately half a mile from Knutsford Railway station. It is then recommend to follow the postcode WA16 6QQ – only once you reach the Knutsford area.
M6 junction 19: From the motorway roundabout take the A556 Chester Road dual carriageway signposted for Manchester, Manchester Airport and Tatton Park. After travelling 1 mile go straight through the first set of traffic lights with Mere Country Club on your right hand side. At the next set of traffic lights, facing the Swan Pub, turn right onto the A5034 Mereside Road signposted for Knutsford and Rostherne. After about 3/4 mile take a turn left onto Ashley Road just after a car showroom/filling station. The entrance is immediately on the right after turning on to Ashley Road.
M56 junction 7: From the motorway roundabout take the A556 Chester Road dual carriageway. After traveling 2 miles at the next set of traffic lights, with a large pub (Swan Pub) on your left and facing a petrol station, turn left onto the A5034 Mereside Road signposted for Rostherne. After about 3/4 mile, turn left onto Ashley Road just after a car showroom/filling station. The entrance is immediately on the right after turning on to Ashley Road.
Parking: The car park is adjacent to the event village and on arrival, our team will be showing you to the car park. We will require your cooperation to get everyone safely parked on the facility in a timely manner.
By bike – Cycle racks are available at both main entrances to Tatton Park. Please ensure you do not lock your bike to any of the fences on the course.
For this event we will use portaloos, rather than the usual toilets at Tatton Park which will be located in the event village field. Lining up for these toilets will be socially distanced. If you live locally we recommend using toilets at home.
There will be multiple hygiene stations around the event village and start/finish area for all participants to use throughout the event. These will have hand sanitiser, tissue and bins for the disposal of any tissue or litter.
During the race
We will have marshals all around the course as well as KM signs and arrows. If you need to overtake on the course please be sure to take a wide berth around the runner in front.
Spitting and nasal clearance during the race is NOT permitted.
Please be aware that due to social distancing and restrictions enforced upon us we ask that you do not bring any spectators with you to the event.
Please bring your own water to the event to avoid congestion on the course, there will be a very limited amount of water at the water station. We recommend staying hydrated in the lead up to the event.
After the race
Do NOT stop within the finish area. Please continue through the finish until you pass the medals and are in an open space.
There will be sealed ACTIPH water bottles at the finish for each runner to collect along with your medal and Kind Snack bar which will be laid out on tables for you to help yourself.
We ask that once you have collected your medal and water to leave the event village as soon as possible to avoid groups congregating within the event village.
We look forward to seeing you there!
The Tatton 10k Team 🙂