Rothley 10k - FAQs
Can I enter the Rothley 10k online?
Of course, it's quick and simple. Just fill in our online booking form and register today!
Can I enter the race via post?
Again, yes. You can download our form here, fill it in and return to the address stated.
What's the deadline for entering the Rothley 10k?
The last date you can enter this year's Rothley 10k is 9 June 2019.
How do I know my entry has been received?
If you've entered using our online system then you'll automatically receive a confirmation email.
When will I receive my race pack?
Race packs are normally posted out around two weeks before the race date, provided you booked by the 17 May after which if you've not received you'll need to pick up from the village hall on the day of the event.
What are the age restrictions on juniors?
Juniors must be aged between 15 to 18 years old in order to enter.
Is there a minimum age for entering the Rothley 10k?
Yes, runners must be over 15 years old.
Can I transfer my place once registered?
Yes. Please send an email with all the details of your replacement as per the race form to Colinfavell@live.com. Your replacement will then be contacted by email and asked to confirm they accept the declaration outlined at the bottom of all race forms to FR Systems. Further to this they will need to provide their consent if they wish to receive any future marketing emails about the Rothley 10k.
Changing Facilities and Registration
Where are the changing rooms?
The changing rooms are located in the village hall, on the corner of Cross Green in Rothley.
Will I be able to enter on the night of the race?
No, there will be no race entries accepted on the day. This is due to the race being capped at 1,300 runners for health and safety.
What if I haven't received my race pack before the race?
The village hall will be open from 17:45 on the evening of the race.
Start Time and Location
What time does the race start?
The race will start at 19:15
Where does the race start from?
The race will start from Woodgate, outside the Babbington Court Care Home.
Where can runners park their cars during the race?
Car parking locations are very limited, but there will be some spaces available at:
- Catholic church car park (two marshals)
- Tennis club and library car parks (two marshals)
- Playing fields car park (three marshals)
- Rothley Centre car park (two marshals)
- Pooks Motor Books car park (two marshals)
- Cricket field car park (two marshals)
- Rothley Court car park (three marshals)
- Rothley C of E Primary School car park (two marshals)
- Warren Way car park (two marshals)
We have also included an interactive parking map below. Click the markers for info and drag to navigate:
Notice to runners regarding parking:We would please ask runners not to block residents’ driveways and to leave sufficient space for emergency vehicles and buses to pass by.
Car sharing should be done where possible as parking is extremely limited.
Toilets and changing facilities are located at Rothley Village Hall. Toilets are also available at Rothley Court, Rothley Centre, and The Royal Oak.
Medical and Water Stations
Will there be first aid stations around the course?
There will be two separate paramedic teams on the day of the race. One will follow the runners and the other will be stationed at the finish line. It is imperative each runner completes the medical form on the back of their number bib prior to the race.
Are there water stations along the route?
There will be water stations along Templar Way, The Ridings, and at the race finish line.
When will the results of the race be available?
Race results are normally available straight after the race at around 20:30 outside the race caravan.
Where and what time is the prize-giving ceremony?
Prize giving will be held just after the race results become available, again outside the race caravan at around 20:30.
Can I access the race results?
Yes, a full list of race results will be posted the day after on the website. You'll also be able to access previous race results in our archive.
Chip Timing and Headphones
Is the race chip-timed?
Yes, all runners' bibs house the timing chip for the race, so all you need to do is attach your number bib to your front for us to accurately record your race time.
Are headphones allowed during the race?
In light of there being confusion at previous races, we can confirm that headphones/earphones are not permitted due to health and safety regulations.
Goody Bags and T-shirts
From where do we collect our free goody bags and t-shirts?
Runners will be able to collect their free goody bags and t-shirts from the stalls in Woodgate after the race has finished. Please do not take goody bags for non-runners. We will do everything we can to ensure you receive your desired size.
Do runners receive medals at the Rothley 10k?
No. We do not issue medals to ensure as much money from entry fees goes to the charities supported.
A free post-race t-shirt with a goodie bag is provided as a gift from our sponsors, this does not come out of the money raised from your entrance fee so we can ensure the maximum from registrations can go to the charities we support.