2018 MORPETH 10K ROAD RACE
Morpeth Harriers & AC are now taking entries for the annual Morpeth 10k Road Race, (ARC Permit No. 18/370)
which this year is being held on the usual two lap circular route around Tranwell Woods (South West of Morpeth),
on Tuesday 7th August, with a Start Time of 7.30pm.
The event has been held every year since 1997, when the course record of 29m14s,
was established by the host clubs’ Ian Hudspith,
the Women’s course record of 34m46s was established by Jill Boltz (formerly Hunter) in 1998.
This year, the event is once again being sponsored by Morpeth based drinks company Glaceau Smartwater,
with further financial assistance being given by Phil Walker, Chartered Financial Planner (01670 789797),
and Chris Dentice of Stanton Hall Gardens (01670 772641),
with additional support coming from Morpeth Town Football Club,
whose Craik Park premises are being used for Race Headquarters,
and Changing Facilities (Male & Female), Start Fitness, for prizes and Race Numbers,
Piramal Health Care, on Whalton Road NE61 3YA,
whose premises are being used for Race Parking,
and Pegasus Riding Centre for the Disabled, for their toilet facilities,
(to whom a donation is being made for their use).
Pre-Race Entry costing £9.00 Club Members and £11.00 Unattached Athletes
is available either online at www.racenumber.co.uk, or by post,
accompanied by a SAE for return of number prior to the event.
Levy of £1.00 applied to online entry.
Online entry will close on Wednesday 1st August,
and postal entry will close on Saturday 28th July.
Minimum age for entry is 15 on the day of the race.
Postal entries are to be sent to
Mrs V M Gill,
104, Ringwood Drive,
Cheques are made payable to Morpeth Harriers & AC
Online entry numbers are to be picked up on the night from the Race HQ at Craik Park,
between 6.00pm and 7.15pm, along with Late Entries which will be available,
at a cost of £12.00 Club Members, and £14.00 Unattached Athletes, and still eligible for prizes.
This Year, Commemorative Mugs will be given to the first 250 finishers.
All Race Parking is at the Piramal Factory which is approx. ¼ mile from Race HQ and Start.
Please Note, there is no parking facility available at Race HQ, Start or Finish areas.
The Pegasus Toilet Facilities are close to the Start area.
Drinks are available en-route (halfway), and at the finish area
Previous year’s results etc can be found on
Please join us at Race HQ for after race Presentation and Drinks and Snacks, where there will be:
RACE PRIZES for Men: 1st Prize - £70 then down to 8th place,
Veteran Men: 1st three in M40, M45 & M50; 1st two in M55 & M60 and 1st M65.
Women: 1st Prize - £70 then down to 5th place.
Veteran Women: 1st three in W35 & 1st W40, W45, W50, W55 & W60 (Athletes may win only one individual prize - this will be the higher value prize)
The organisers reserve the right to amend the prize list, delay the start time or postpone the race, if necessary.