Derry Run Together – Participant Information
Thank you to all those who have entered the Centra Run Together Derry event which takes place on Wednesday 22nd June in partnership with Action Cancer . We appreciate your support.
See below updated information on the event which will hopefully answer any questions you may have.
Venue – Strand Road Quay Walkway close to the Quayside Shopping Centre, off Strand Road , BT48 7AS.
Event Start Time – 7pm.
Event briefing – 6.50pm.
Start / Finish location – The Start / Finish will be on Strand Road Quay Walkway close to the Quayside Shopping Centre, off Strand Road , BT48 7AS. The Start Line / Finish line will be close to the KFC outlet .
Registration – Registration is open from 5.30pm – 6.45pm. It will take place in the Centra gazebo which will be located close to the Start / Finish line. At registration you will receive your running numbers and pins, your t shirt and your goody bag. Please do not arrive at the last minute to register as it will delay the start of the event or you may miss the start.
The Route – the 5km route starts on the Quay Walkway , close to the KFC outlet , and follows along the riverside, goes over the Peace Bridge, along the riverside into St Columb’s Park . There is a dead turn around point in the Park and you then take the reverse route back to the finish. The Start and Finish are at the same location. The route is relatively flat across the 5km route. The route will be fully marshalled and signed.
Toilets and Changing – Toilets will be available at the Start / Finish line.
Bags and Valuables – unfortunately we are not able to provide a facility to store bags / valuables.
Car Parking – We understand that normal Car Parking will be available in the Quayside Shopping Park. Please read any signs re car parking regulations in respect of permitted parking durations as we cannot be held responsibility for any parking fines issued to Run Together participants.
Water – Water will be available at the Finish line.
Entertainment – There will be Face Painting available beside the Centra gazebo.
Medals – we have designed a unique 2 part medal which will be awarded to each pair of runners as they finish.
Timing – There will be a timing clock at the Finish Line but we will not be recording finishing times. The nature of the event is to encourage participants to run with their partner and for them to work together, either to run a fast time together or simply to complete the personal challenge of running the 5km. Anyone who is running with a partner who is under 12 years old must stay with them on the run.
On Day Entries – If you have any friends interested in entering on the day you can inform them that we will have a limited number of spaces available. They will incur a £1 surcharge which will go directly to Action Cancer. Please ask them to come to Registration early to ensure they can enter the event.
Sponsorship Monies – if you have raised any sponsorship monies please hand them directly to the Action Cancer staff who will be located in the Action Cancer gazebo.
If you have any queries please email Johnny@pioneer-group.co.uk or call 07768 103968.
We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday and thank you once again for your support!