An officially measured one lap race, starting and finishing at Syston Rugby Club

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West End 8 2022

The WEST END 8 - the original 8 Mile race in Leicestershire! An officially measured one-lap race, which starts and finishes at the Syston Rugby Club. West End 8 Race Details Venue:   Syston Rugby Club, Barkby Road, Queniborough, Leicestershire LE7 3FE -

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Syston Rugby Club, Barkby Road
Queniborough, Leicestershire LE7 3FE United Kingdom
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All-important Race Details

Venue: Syston Rugby Club, Barkby Road, Queniborough, Leicestershire LE7 3FE

Start: 10:30am

Distance: 8 miles, marked in miles

Race: Chip timed race open to all runners, minimum age of 16. Limited to 750 runners.

Entry: £12 per club runner (discount applied during the booking process)/£14 unattached. Please note that, for the first week, entires are open to LRRL club runners only. From Monday 28th March, any remaining places will be opened up to non-LRRL club and unattached runners.

Toilets/Changing: Available at the club house, plus additional portaloos

Parking: Available at the Rugby Club. Space is limited, so please car share

Please do not park on Barkby Road or Queniborough Road/Main Street as this will impede the race route. Temporary no parking restrictions will be in place and will be enforced.

Number collection: At the registration desks. Numbers will be arranged by club, or surname if unattached.

Refreshments: The club bar should be open for soft/alcoholic drinks. Teas, coffees and cake stall will be on sale by West End Runners

Safety: It is the responsibility of the runner to assess his/her own fitness to run. Also to ensure suitable clothing is worn for the weather conditions. All runners must keep to the left hand side of the road throughout the race unless directed otherwise by marshals.

Drinks stations: A drink station will be situated at approximately miles 4 and 7. Water will also be provided at the end of the race for all runners.

Property: All property left unattended in club tents or at the rugby club is at the owner’s risk. Bag storage for unattached runners will be available at the registration desk.

Bad weather: Clubs are encouraged to bring tents as there won’t be sufficient shelter for all runners inside the rugby club.

Dogs: Not permitted on the Rugby Club grounds, by order of the owners – please don’t be offended when we ask you to take your dog out of the Rugby Club grounds.

Headphones: These are strictly prohibited and it is a condition of the race entry that they are not used. This includes bone conduction headphones. This is a safety precaution imposed for the sake of all competitors. Please comply with this instruction or risk disqualification. This will be enforced by the race referee.

Name changes: Can only be made through the Entry Central system – details on how to do this will be included in the confirmation email. Pre-race changes can be made up to 9pm on Wednesday 25th May. After this deadline, any changes will need to be made on the day.

Refunds and deferrals: Not permitted but name changes are allowed.

Race queries: Contact Race organisers by using the email function on this page or Facebook

Race permit: ARC 22/109

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