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Home > Events > UKFast City of Salford 10k
4th September 2016
Duration: 1 Day Distance: 10K
The UKFast City of Salford 10k is becoming one the most popular and well regarded 10k events in the North West.
With over 3,700 entrants in 2015, the nice dry, crisp weather, coupled with the new fast start makes for the ideal course to get your hands on that all important personal best!
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UKFast City of Salford 10k: Event Details
The UKFast City of Salford 10k route starts on the MediaCityUK Piazza and heads eastwards on closed roads along Broadway, allowing runners to get a fast start.
After a tour of Trafford Park, the route comes back across the MediaCityUK Bridge onto the Salford side, before finishing in front of all the cheering friends, family and supporters in the MediaCity UK Piazza.
What does your entry include?
Prizes for the 2016 UKFast City of Salford 10k
There will be cash prizes for the first 3 in each of the men’s and the women’s categories of 1st £250, 2nd £150, 3rd £75.
Also, prizes for the Vet categories.
Please note, if you win a prize in the overall places, you do not qualify for your age group prize.
UKFast City of Salford Corporate Challenge
The UKFast City of Salford 10k Corporate Challenge is open to all businesses to enter a team of runners, with the first three runners home from each team to count towards the Challenge. It is great for staff motivation and firms can use the event to raise money for their chosen charitable cause.
Run for Charity
We are Each year, runners raise thousands of pounds for good causes and you can run for whatever charity you wish as part of the UKFast City of Salford 10k run.
We would like to say an extra special thank you to UKFast, who are the Official Sponsors for the UKFast City of Salford 10k.
Official UKFast City of Salford 10k partners
Below is a typical itinerary for the UKFast City of Salford 10k race day. Please note this is not the official itinerary and you are free to spend the day as you like. Below is a simple guideline on how best to join us for the UKFast City of Salford 10k.
More information to come soon.
Start and Finish
The start and finish will take place in MediaCityUK Piazza, near the BBC. More details to come soon.
The chip timing strip is attached to the back of your running number. Please do not remove this whatsoever.
NO CHIP = NO TIME.
The chip is disposable and we do not need to remove once you have completed your race. Timing is taken every time you run over the timing mat which is sited at the start and finish. If you do not run onto the mat – you will not be timed and therefore receive no finishing time.
There will be a secure bag drop at MediaCityUK. This will be located at The Studios, first floor Mezzanine which overlooks the start / finish area. The bag drop will be manned by the races Official Charity Partner, who will charge £1 per bag which will go to their charity.
There will be a first Aid tent in MediaCityUK Piazza – close to the start and finish area.
Why not park and ride to MediaCityUK and Manchester for free? We recommend you use the Ladywell park and ride Eccles New Road Eccles M6 8HD For more information follow the link: www.metrolink.co.uk/stationinfo/Pages/Ladywell.aspx
As this race is run over closed roads PLEASE arrive before 9.15am.
Please park at MediaCityUK – next to the BBC – then just walk across to the start in MediaCityUK Piazza. Two minutes from the Manchester motorway network via junctions 2 and 3 of the M602.
Sat Nav reference: M50 2EQ
There is also parking at the Lowry Outlet. Please note Free Parking is available for anyone spending £5 in one of the shops. Simply ask the shop to stamp your ticket.
Photos will also be taken out on the course. This will be published on the Sports Tours International Facebook page on the Monday after the race. Click here for the Sports Tours International Facebook page.
There will be masseurs in MediaCityUK Piazza , providing pre and post race massages
Please visit the Club La Santa – Playtime area. There you will find entertainment and giveaways!
Prize Giving Ceremony
This will take place after the 10k at approx. 11.30 am. If you are a winner you must be in attendance to collect your prize. No prizes will be posted.
NO SHOW = NO PRIZE
There are numerous cafes etc around MediaCityUK and within the Lowry Outlet.
Will be based in The Studios. Here you will also find an Enquiry and Collections desk. You can also entry with us on race morning. Please note demand is high and we can not secure you spot, so please arrive early to avoid disappointment.
Race Directors decision is final.
May we take the opportunity to remind you under England Athletics rules, we issue the bib number to specific runners. If these are found to be transferred, the persons responsible will be disqualified and may be subject to disciplinary action by the National Association. We may take action to prevent runners with unauthorised numbers from starting the race in the future.
Please do not swap numbers.
Official chip timing can be found here: http://www.tdleventservices.co.uk/event-organisers.php
Showers & Changing
Please not that there are no facilities available.
We recommend that you view your family and friends from the MediaCityUK Piazza , along the waterside around Salford Quays and Trafford Wharf Road. Please do not spectate from the MediaCityUK bridge as this forms part of the route and would cause congestion. We have cowbells and bang bang sticks to help family and friends make lots of noise!
There are a limited number of toilets to be found in Media City UK and The Lowry Outlet. There will be temporary toilets in MediaCityUK Piazza.
There will be water on the course at approx. the 5k point plus at the finish. Please ensure you are hydrated before you start and at the finish.
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