Gwent Wildlife Trust Race for Wildlife 2018 - Sunday 13th May

Come and join us on Sunday 13th May for our 10K Race for Wildlife and 1K Fun Run in Undy and help fundraise for Gwent's wildlife in 2018!

Registration will be open at  the end of January so save the date!

The  10K Race for Wildlife is Gwent Wildlife Trust's annual race that takes place in the heart of the picturesque Gwent Levels. Open to athletes of all abilities with a flat and fully accessible route, this is an ideal  race for beginners, avid distance athletes, or for those who just fancy helping raise some money for charity. Medals for all racers and trophies & tech running t-shirts for winners! Whether you take part in the 10K Race for Wildlife or fancy supporting younger family members in the 1K Fun Run, this idyllic, quiet country road race has something for everyone! We welcome all to take part in what promises to be another fantastic event.

The 10K Race for Wildlife and 1K Fun Run will take place at Undy Athletic Football Club, The Causeway, Undy, NP26 3EW.

How to enter

Online entries available at the end of January

If you have any questions about either race or how to get involved, please call Robert Magee on 01600 740600 or email rmagee@gwentwildlife.org

 

Sponsorship

Everyone who enters is encouraged to raise as much as they can to help a number of important Gwent Wildlife Trust projects. If you can't run or can't be there on the day, not to worry. Perhaps you would consider sponsoring someone who is running!

 

If you prefer, please set up a fundraising page on the Virgin Money Giving website, www.virginmoneygiving.com. You can set up your own page, and email the link to your friends, colleagues and family. Just follow these simple instructions:

• Log on to www.virginmoneygiving.com
• Click on ‘Start Fundraising’ and follow the instructions

10K Race for Wildlife (age 15 and above)

The 10K Race for Wildlife takes place on quiet country lanes. Starting at Undy, with a loop around Redwick village, the course is flat and fast with definite personal best potential. Even if you have never run a 10K before, not to worry. The course has some wonderful scenery and is a nice introduction to 10K races while still carrying the full affiliation of Welsh Athletics. 

Age group prizes and goody bags will be provided for all pre-entry competitors.

Medals awarded to runners and trophy ceremony will follow the race.

Water will be provided for the runners at key points throughout the race and at the finish line. Teas, coffees and cakes will be served at the football club. There are ample car parking spaces, changing, toilet and shower facilities. Medical cover will also be available.

 

1K Fun Run (14 and under)

The 1K Fun Run takes you around Undy Football Club pitch. All ages 14 and under are welcome and fancy dress is encouraged!

Race Day Instructions & Information

Travel

Event HQ is the Undy Athletic Football Club, situated on The Causeway, Undy, near Caldicot. Sat Nav users, please use the following postcode: NP26 3EW.

Map coordinates: Latitude 51.577940/Longitude -2.815786

Google Maps location here

Parking

There is plenty of parking available at Undy Athletic Football Club - once you reach the village, please keep an eye out for the signs. When you arrive there will be a car parking marshal situated at the entrance who will direct you. Please take care when leaving, especially as other runners may still be on the course.

Important – Terms & Conditions

Please note by registering for the 10K Race for Wildlife or 1K Fun Run, you are agreeing to the terms & conditions as set out on the registration form. Please be advised that competitors take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety. Although there will be qualified first aiders present, event officials will not be held responsible for any injury, accident, loss or damage that may arise before, during or after the event as a consequence participation in the event.

Volunteer to be an event marshal

Volunteer event marshals are essential to the smooth running of the day and we will need lots of help on race day to make it a success! We need help directing cars, directing runners on route, giving out water at water stations etc. All necessary training will be given on the morning of the race. If you'd like to volunteer and be part of this special event, please contact GWT on 01600 740600 or email Robert Magee at: rmagee@gwentwildlife.org

If you have any enquiries about the 10K Race for Wildlife please contact Robert Magee at Gwent Wildlife Trust on 01600 740600.  

 

Gwent Wildlife Trust is a wildlife charity which shares a vision for a Living Landscape across the UK where the environment is richer in wildlife for everyone. If you would like to find out more or become a member click here