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Breckland 10K 2024


Event Breckland 10K 2024
UK Athletics Road Race / Multi-Terrain Licence Full Licence (2024-47137)
Date Monday 6th May and Sunday 19th May 2024
Start Time 10:30 am
Time Limit 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Minimum Age 16
Location Croxton Village Hall, The Street, Croxton, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1LN
Race Director Clare Slattery (breckland10k@thetford-ac.co.uk)
Assistant Director
Race Capacity 350 (No on the day race entries will be accepted if the capacity limit has been reached)
Affiliated Club Member £18
Non Affiliated £20
Book the double and save – Affiliated £34
Book the double and save – NonAffiliated £38
Children’s Fun Run £4 (On the day entry only)
Trophies Finishers

1st, 2nd, 3rd (Male & Female)

By Age

40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65+ (Male & Female)


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Race Timing – Race times will be recorded with chip timing.

Race number Your race number will need to be collected on the day (they will NOT be sent out in the post). Please allow enough time for collection on the day. Please insert the requested information on the reverse of your race number. Then use a safety pin in each corner to attach it securely to the front of your running top so that it’s clearly visible at all times. You must not cut, fold or otherwise mutilate your race number in any way. Your race number must not be transferred to another runner under any circumstances. There will be no refunds or deferrals permitted. Transfers can be made once the race is full through Total Race Timing.

Getting there – The address for your sat nav is The Street, Croxton, Thetford, Norfolk IP24 1LN. The car park will open at 09:00 am – as you approach, please follow the signs to the car park and heed the instructions of our stewards. The car park is a five minute walk from the start, this is in a field and may not be suitable for low level vehicles, i.e. sports cars. It is your responsibility to travel and arrive in sufficient time to negotiate any traffic build-ups and delays. You should plan to arrive by no later than 9:45 am and no registrations past 10:15am – the race will start promptly at 10:30 am, come what may.

Technical stuff – No person (except a blind runner’s attendant) or animal may accompany a competitor at any point on the course – this means no dogs, no buggies, no push chairs, and no following cycles, no children joining in with you as you run up the finishing straight, thank you. All competitors must compete on foot. Roller skates etc are prohibited. The course is not suitable for wheelchairs.

Personal stereos including IPods etc – The use of personal stereos, bone conductor and similar devices is prohibited during this race. This is because you will be running on the left hand side of the public highway and we want you to be alert and aware of everything that is going on around you at all times, especially as traffic might be approaching you from behind. If we see you using a personal stereo or similar device during the race you will be disqualified and not credited with a finishing time in the official results.

Facilities – Toilets will open at 09:00 am. Please note there are no changing facilities, please come ready to run. A canteen will be open from 09:00 am selling food, hot and cold drinks. There will be an unattended baggage tent available for use. 

Start – There will be a runner briefing behind the village hall at 10:20am. The race will start promptly at 10:30 am.  Please do not stand on the road until the marshals direct you to do so.  The road will not be closed to traffic and anyone standing in the road before the race will be asked to return to the path.  Failure to follow the marshal instructions may result in disqualification. This is for your safety and the safety of road users.

The course The course is one lap. Those who live on or near the course are entitled to vehicular access at all times so please be alert as to what’s going on around and behind you at all times The route will be clearly marked at every Km. There will be a water station at 6K, sponges at 8K and water at the finish.

Medical – Qualified medical personnel will be on duty around the course and also at the finish line. If you or another competitor needs medical attention at any time, please alert the nearest marshal immediately.

Results – A full listing of all finishers will be posted at http://www.totalracetiming.co.uk by the early evening of race day.

Family & friends – if you know of any one, who might like to lend us a hand on race day, then please ask them to contact Clare Slattery breckland10k@thetford-ac.co.uk she will be very pleased to hear from you.

Fun Run – For junior runners there will be a fun run on the day, entries taken on the day and cost for this will be £4 and starts at 10.45 at the back of the village, payable on the day, limited to 30 entries.

And finally – If you want to improve as a road runner please come and meet us. We welcome runners of all ages and abilities. Please contact our coaches at seniors@thetford-ac.co.uk or juniors@thetford-ac.co.uk for further details.