2019 sees the return of the University of Kent Canterbury 10k. A fantastic route starting at the Pavilion at the University and using some of the historic "Crab and Winkle Way" in the lovely countryside on the edge of Canterbury. Lovely views across the East Kent countryside and the world famous Canterbury cathedral.
There will also be kids fun races, making this a great day out for the whole family. The Pavilion has lots of changing facilities, and a good selection of refreshments and food - there's even a balcony with seating overlooking the start and finish of the race!!
Suitable for all abilities from beginners to elite. Fully registered and certified by UKA and runbritain. As at all of our events we will be using electronic timing chips/transponders for the event. All results will be available at end of the race and will be submitted to UKA and runbritain for inclusion in record and rankings.
Finishers medal for all those completing the race. PLUS Category and team prizes!!
Facilities at venue:
Toilets and full changing and shower facilities. Free car park. First aid room. Full refreshments available at the Pavilion on site.
Advanced entries: £16 affiliated club members, £18 unaffiliated
Advanced entries for University of Kent students (valid student ID required): £12
On-the-day (subject to space): £20
ADVANCED ENTRIES WILL OPEN SOON AND WILL BE AVAILABLE UNTIL 10AM 18th MAY. ON THE DAY ENTRIES WILL BE AVAILABLE 9AM - 10AM ON THE 19th MAY SUBJECT TO SPACE.
Under UK Athletics rules the minimum age for the 10km race is 15 years on the day.
For great tips about nutrition, training and hydration for training and on race day we recommend visiting www.runnersmedicalresource.com.
Parking will be available at the Sports Pavilion, with additional parking in the adjacent Parkwood accommodation area and at the Kent Business School a few minutes walk from Race HQ. Please follow directions of car park marshals on arrival at the venue. We have a full travel guide available for the University Campus. Please click here.
There are regular bus services to the University Campus from Canterbury City Centre. Stagecoach operate a Unibus service which runs approximately every 30 minutes on a Sunday. More information can be found by clicking here.
Canterbury is served by two stations, Canterbury East and Canterbury West. Both offer a regular train service originating from Dover, Ramsgate/Margate, the Medway towns and London calling at a large number of intermediate stations. These are all operated by Southeastern Trains. The quickest train service from London, Ashford, Ebbsfleet or Stratford (London) is via Southeastern High Speed. There are connecting buses or taxis to the University Campus. All the information can be found on Southeastern Trains website by clicking here.