South Coast Run - Sunday 19th August 2012
9 am start for all races (Fun Run, 5k, 10k & Half Marathon)
Martello Fields, Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 1JX
|Sunday 19th August 09:00am|
|South Coast 10K, 5K Fun Run & South Coast ½ Marathon|
|5K||1 x lap|
|10K||2 x laps|
|½ Marathon||4 x laps
(of a slightly longer lap to make the distance correct)
South Coast ½ Marathon, 10K & 5K, Seaford, East Sussex, 9:00am start
Please take time to read all the information on this page, it will make the race far more enjoyable for you and reduce the need to ask many questions on the day.
Good luck and have a great race!
Keith Hancock, Race Director.
The run is a simple out and back course along the esplanade at Seaford which is flat and fast. The vast majority of the course is on good level tarmac. A very small part of the course near to the finish line is gravel and then grass. Please take care on the run course as there may be pedestrians.
When you have completed the required lap(s) filter into the finish alley on Martello Fields and through to the finish line (signed and clearly visible). There is a feed station on the run course at approximately every 1.5 miles and at the finish line serving High5 sports drink and water.
Do you have family or friends supporting you at the South Coast Run? We are always recruiting volunteers to help on the feed station or directing competitors. No experience is necessary and every volunteer receives a pair of Sundog designer sports sunglasses worth £50.00, food and drink for the duration and lots of thanks as we rely so much on volunteers to make the event possible! If you would like to help out please either phone Keith on 07887 780553 or email him at email@example.com he’ll be delighted to hear from you!
Volunteers are required from 8:40am until 11:50am (at the latest).
Staying at Seaford...
There is a selection of bed & breakfasts, guesthouses, hotels and camping and caravanning in and around Seaford. If accommodation is full in Seaford then both Brighton and Eastbourne are a short drive away. For information on accommodation to fit your budget either telephone Seaford Tourist Information on 01323 897426 or visit their website http://www.lewes.gov.uk/business/1497.asp
Eating before the race...
There are restaurants, pubs and bars in and around Seaford that offer good food if you want to load up on carbohydrates the day before the run. There will be on site catering on the day of the event serving hot & cold food and drinks.
Pre & post race massage is available on site. The massage team can help with niggling aches and strains and get you ready for the event, as well as aid recovery and reduce stiff muscles after the race!
Main Points to Remember...
Allow plenty of time to get to the venue, park and get to the start line for your compulsory race safety brief. Make sure you take these competitor notes with you for reference!
Know exactly your start time and how many laps you are doing.
Please use the esplanade footpath unless otherwise indicated and take care when crossing roads.
Please treat the venue and local people around the course with respect as they do support the event.
Enjoy the race and once you have read all this information, if you still have questions please ask at race information, we are there to help!
DIRECTIONS & PARKING (for satnav use BN25 1JX)
Follow the A259 Brighton to Eastbourne road through Seaford and follow the signs for "Triathlon Parking" in the town centre. There is allocated parking for the event which is sign posted right next to the race venue. There is a £3.00 charge for parking, which the Rotary Club of Seaford is collecting. Money raised from parking will go to local and national charities. Alternatively use any of the pay and display car parks in and around Seaford. Please do not park on the seafront. There is a rail service run by Govia between Brighton and Eastbourne, which stops at Seaford. Seaford will be busy so allow plenty of time for parking and to get to registration.
(Located in the marquee on Martello Fields, close to Martello Tower Museum)
Registration is open on Saturday from 12:00pm to 3:00pm and on Sunday from 7:30am to 8:40am.
At registration you collect your race numbers and safety pins to attach numbers.
Make sure your race numbers are clearly displayed on your front and back and are pinned in all four corners.
Not displaying your race numbers fully may mean a time penalty and possibly no overall time in the results. Race numbers must not be mutilated or folded in any way, as this will constitute a 2 minute penalty!
It is good practice to write your name, blood group and any allergies you may have on the back of your race number in the unfortunate case of an accident!
Please note mobile phones or any type of personal music system is not permitted whilst competing in the event.
Public toilets are situated on the seafront.
PRIZES, PRIZE GIVING & RESULTS
There are prizes and medals for top 3 male & female in the ½ Marathon, 10K & 5K. There are first place prizes for 40-49 age group male & Female, 50-59 age group male & female and over 60 male and female in the ½ Marathon and 10K. Prize giving will take place soon after each event has finished at the finish line, this will be announced over the P.A. system. Results will be on our website and will be available to view only, soon after each race has finished on the results screen next to the finish line.