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Smugglers 10k

Distance: 10km

Date: Sunday 2nd August 2020

Location: Minnis Bay, Birchington, Kent

Start Time: 9:30AM

Shiver me timbers - yo-ho-ho the Smugglers are back in 2020!

It's back!! Possibly the only race started in Kent with a cannon firing. Live music, muskets and real pirates! The 10k route follows the the seafront from Minnis Bay to Reculver, infamous for its smuggling in days gone by. Every finisher will also get a special medal commissioned for the event.

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This is a flat 10k route, making it suitable for both beginners and those chasing a quick time! We have a great Race HQ, at The Minnis Bar & Restaurant, with a terrace where spectators can watch the race with far reaching views out to sea. There will be great music organised by CC Productions, race commentary and our usual fun and friendly atmosphere. Bring the whole family and enjoy this lovely coastal location.

As with all of our events we organise, we will be using the very latest chip timing. We will be providing a live feed onto our website for results - so cross the line and your result goes live!

There are prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female,1st Male and Female VET40, 50 and 60.

Facilities at venue:
Toilets, but no changing facilities at this location. Car park (payable locally). Full refreshments available on-site.

Entry fee:
Advanced entries: £17 affiliated club members, £19 unaffiliated
On-the-day (subject to space): £25 from 9am to 10am space allowing

Advanced entries available until 10am the day before the event (subject to space).

Under UK Athletics rules the minimum age for this race is 15 years on the day.

For great tips about nutrition, training and hydration for training and on race day we recommend visiting

Location & Route Map

Postcode: CT7 9QP

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CC Productions

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