Do you need a short term goal, or have you ever thought about starting running, or running your first ever 10K race?
The Plymouth 10K run is coming to town on November the 2nd 2014, and maybe the perfect place to start if you are considering long distance running for fitness or weight loss.
Below is a list of valuable information if you are considering a new challenge and registering for the 2014 Plymouth 10K.
What is the Plymouth 10K Run?
The Plymouth 10K is the largest attended 10K road race event in Devon & Cornwall. This fast paced 10K running event in Plymouth, Devon is suitable for runners of all abilities, and is organised by GO2 Ltd, who are the same company that organises The Plymouth Half Marathon running event. The race route is relatively flat and runs from Plymouth City Centre out to Embankment Road and back again, which is perfect for new runners looking to run their first 10K in Plymouth, or more experienced runners looking to achieve a 10K run personal best!
What is the race date & start time of the Plymouth 10K 2014?
The Plymouth 10K Run 2014 is being held on Sunday the 2nd of November 2014, and the race start time is 8:30am. Runners can leave their baggage and belongings at the Race Village located at Guildhall Square which opens at 7am. The race warmup is at 8am, and the race will start promptly at 8:30am. Runners are advised to get into Plymouth with plenty of time before the warm up and race starts.
Plymouth 10K Route
Below is an image of the Plymouth 10K Route Map.
Click on the image for a large map of the Plymouth 10K Route.
Where is the Plymouth 10K Run Start & Finish?
The race starts and finishes on Princess Street. The full address including postcode is:
How many miles is the Plymouth 10K Run?
A 10K race is the equivalent of running 6.21 miles. The average time for a runner to finish a 10K race is between 50 and 70 minutes. Interestingly the average time for American 10K runners in 2012 was approximately 55 minutes for men, and 65 minutes for women, according to Running USA.
How old do you have to be to run the Plymouth 10K?
Runners must be a minimum of 17 years of age or older on the day of the race.
How much does it cost to enter the Plymouth 10k?
The cost to enter the Plymouth 10K road race is £21.00 for affiliated club runners, with a £1.26 booking fee, and £23.00 for unaffiliated non club runners, with a £1.38 booking fee.
What is the closing date for the Plymouth 10K Race?
The closing date to enter the Plymouth 10K is midnight on Monday the 13th of October 2014.
How to register for the Plymouth 10K Run?
Runners can register for the Plymouth 10K road race by completing a registration form on the plymouth 10k race website. Race packs will be sent out to runners two weeks prior to the race which includes your race number and timing chip.
Plymouth 10k Race Results
The full race results for the Plymouth 10K will be published in the Plymouth Herald Newspaper, and will also appear on the Plymouth 10K website. If you provide your mobile number you will also receive a text message with your official plymouth 10k race time.
For more detailed information on the Plymouth 10K run, please visit the Plymouth 10K website.
Are you thinking about running your first ever 10K run, or are you already an experienced long distance runner?
I would love to hear from you if you are thinking of registering and taking part in the 2014 Plymouth 10K.
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