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Thoresby 10 Final Race information

16th October, 2015

Thoresby 10 Final Race Information




Welcome to the 1st Thoresby 10

We would like to welcome everyone to the 1st Thoresby 10 organised by SBR Events Limited, with the assistance of Thoresby Hall Estate.


Confirmation of Entry

Competitors are requested to check on the list of entries  to confirm that they are on the race. Thoresby 10 participant list


EA Licences

All athletes MUST show upon request their licence. If you booked the reduced price but do not have your licence you will be asked to pay the additional £2 as a non EA member.


Age Restrictions

In line with Run Britain regulations, if you have a minor running under the suggested age for the distance we expect the responsible adult /  parent or guardian to ensure they are fit to race before signing them up.


What Will You Need?

It's Autumn so normal running clothes should suffice. Bring extra layers for before or after the race to keep warm. Although this is a trail run the ground is good to moderate. Road shoes are perfectly suitable; trail shoes will do the trick as well.


Directions - Thoresby Hall Estate, Nottinghamshire. – FOLLOW postcode NG22 9WH

Thoresby Hall is to be found south of Clumber Park off the A614 near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire. The venue is located approximately:

Lincoln 24 miles-40 minutes

Leeds 54 miles-60 minutes

Birmingham 77 miles - 1.5 hours

London 156 miles-3 hours


Car parking  - Please DO NOT use Thoresby Hall Spa Hotel or The Courtyard entrances- please look for our yellow signs along the A614 & A616 which will direct you to Netherfield Lane & to the entrance to the carpark entrance 500metres from the hotel entrance.

The car park is free to everyone & is open from 8.30am for athletes for registration at 8.45am –just a 5min walk.


Where possible please car share to minimise the environmental impact. Please do not leave any belongings on show in your vehicles.



For local information including accommodation please look here:


Race Registration - Sunday08:45 – 10:15

On the day bookings will be processed  from 8:45-10:00

5k – child £5. adult £10, family (2 adults & up to 4 children) £25, 10k - £25, 10miles - £30


The registration area will be in our gazebos sited in the race village. Here you will collect a single race number and a timing chip & your prepaid t-shirt.


Race Numbers

Race Numbers must be worn on the front during the run. Numbers must be pinned at all four corners. We will have plenty of safety pins or you can use a race belt.


Timing Chip

To maximise the success of getting your time there are a few things required:

a) Wear the chip!

b) When attached to the strap wear it just above your LEFT ankle with the chip pointing away from your leg. Our antenna fields will be positioned about this height, if you wear it anywhere else it may not be read.

On most occasions we will have full provisional results next day on our website -

Please return your chip back at the finish line especially if you have to retire early. You will incur a charge of £10 if you fail to hand it in.

At the end of the race you can print out full details of your race statistics, including pace per km & mile, lap time, where you are placed in your age group & more! Some of these statistics will also be sent a text if you gave us your mobile telephone number on the booking form depending on GPS signal. Results are displayed on a screen near the finish line & also emailed to you with a Finishers' Certificate.



Race Briefing – 10:20

A very short race briefing will take place near to the finish line to direct you to the correct start point. If you are unsure about anything please attend. The Race Briefings will inform you of any last minute route changes and safety points. If you have any questions or queries on race day, please ask them after Race Briefing.


Race Start

5k 10:30  10k at 10:40    10 mile at 10:50   

The starting positions are within 50 metres of each other but please note they are different. There will be plenty of signage up on the day & marshals to assist.


Course Reconnaissance

The run course will be set up from Friday morning. Please note that this race is on private land and cannot be accessed before the race on Sunday.


The Run – 10k & 10 mile

The run starts on tarmac then progresses onto hard packed stone then onto a grass path. From here you venture out towards open farmland past the main lake and into open woodland. The course is fully marked with directional signage.


The 10mile race will split off from the 10km course between miles 3-4 & after mile 5 they will turn left to complete a loop back to the course, splitting off briefly after mile 7 & then proceed to the finish.

There is 1 water station on the 10k/10mile course (the 10mile course will pass this twice) plus water at the finish line.

Please bring your own isotonic drinks, energy bars or gels. Please ensure you don't drop any litter & take your rubbish home with you to preserve the environment & the wildlife on this course.






5k run

This is marked out with smaller arrows and is 2 laps of the course. Please ignore green arrows – direction as per red arrows going anti-clockwise.

There is 1 water station on the 5k course which you pass twice near race village.Please bring your own isotonic drinks, energy bars or gels. Please ensure you don't drop any litter & take your rubbish home with you to preserve the environment & the wildlife on this course.
































Medical Cover

The safety of our competitors is paramount. Onsite during the event will be Chase Medics, on the day there will be a team of 1st Aiders and paramedics plus an Accident and Emergency 4x4 response vehicle equipped to NHS standard, with manual defibrillator / cardiac monitors, ventilators, and pulse oximetry. If before, during or after the event you feel that you require any type of medical care, please do not hesitate to contact an event marshal.

Medical provision is provided between 9.30am & 2pm & we are expecting the event to conclude at 2.30pm.


Medical Conditions

We request that all competitors write their next of kin & contact details on the back of their race numbers using a waterproof pen. If you have any type of medical condition or are taking any type of medication please write a large ‘MC’ on the bottom left of your race number. This will only be used in the event of you being involved in an accident or if you are unwell.




Arrive at Race Village to collect your medal, get a drink & grab your discount voucher from Sweatshop!


At the Race Village you will find marquees for registration, baggage holding area, sports therapists from Adjust Massage, local running clubs Notts Women Runners & Virtual Runner, our charity partners for Thoresby 10 -Nottingham Hospitals Charity & JC Race Solutions chip timing for your results.


There will be a bouncy castle for children plus toilets, first aiders/ambulance from St Johns Ambulance & hot food from Good Spuds & coffee & cakes from The Sunshine Van plus.



If you are from a running club, athletics association or triathlon club please bring your team flags with you & a marshal will display it in the Race Village Arena so we can see where the running community have come from.


Race Clothing

There will be a chance to buy a race t-shirt for £15 or order one to be posted to you for £18 at race village.



Times will be displayed in the timing tent next to the finish. You will be able to collect a print-off detailing your times including your various splits. Provisional results will be available to download on the Monday following the event.


The Team Event

To participate a team must consist of 3 people. The total time of all 3 runners will be calculated to decide places.



There will be trophies in the following categories on the 10k & 10mile race:

-Fastest Man & Fastest Woman

-Fastest Man & Fastest Woman (Veteran aged 35+)

-Fastest Team & 5th placed team and a team spot prize.

Unfortunately, as this is a new race, we are not in a position to give prizes on every age group this year.


The Presentation will take place within 20 minutes of the last competitor finishing. Please be in attendance to collect your trophy.


Sports Massage

Please bring cash if you would like a pre or post-race recovery massage. James from Adjust Massage & other local Qualified Sports Therapists with excellent experience will be providing this service for a nominal fee of £5 - £1 of which is going towards charity. They will be offering a 10minute post-race massage to flush through any tired legs or stiff backs, look out for the Adjust tent.

A special offer to Thoresby 10 runners - 5x 1hr massage for £150 – please quote Thoresby10 when you book at Adjust, West Bridgford.


Nottingham Hospitals Charity

Our partnered charity Nottingham Hospitals Charity has a stand & we are hoping to raise funds towards the new helipad appeal.

More about the charity -'All of the money we invest goes to help save lives, build a better NHS or support research at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. The Trust is made up of your local hospitals – Nottingham City Hospital, the Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham Children’s Hospital, Hayward House and Ropewalk House.'


Helipad Appeal: Getting patients to hospital quickly in an emergency is vital and valuable seconds can make all the difference. Nottingham Hospitals Charity is launching an appeal to raise £3m to build an on-site helipad at the East Midlands Major Trauma Centre, which is based at Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham.



If you wish to withdraw from the event, then please follow the guidelines contained within our ‘Terms & Conditions of Entry’. Please note that under no circumstances will any race credits be issued without following these guidelines. Please note that you are not allowed to give your entry away.


Race Office Closure

The SBR Events office will be closed from Friday 16th October 7pm. We won’t respond to any queries after this time, as we will be on site setting up & running the event.


Race Volunteers – Please Help

No event like this can run smoothly without the help of many marshals. Can friends or family that will be supporting you at the event, help marshal? All marshals will receive hot food & drink upon arrival, a goody bag with snacks & a race voucher giving £20 off a future SBR Events event. Please email You do not require any previous experience or knowledge to become a race marshal; any training required will be given on race day.


Other SBR Events Limited Events

SBR Events Limited will be organising a number of other multi-sport and running events throughout 2015 and 2016. For more information about SBR Events Limited and our events please visit




It takes a great amount of work to organise an event such as this. Special thanks go to everyone who helps make the event successful, Thoresby Estate staff for their support plus all of our athletes for entering.


Further Information

Any questions related to the event can be answered by emailing

All the information here is believed to be true at the time of going to press. Changes may be required ensuring that the event is organised safely and within the law, these changes will be made without notification. The organiser has the final decision.