Article date: 10th August 2021

Trimdon 5km Trail Details

Hello Muddy Runners,

Thank you for entering the Trimdon 5km Trail Race (part of the ‘Summer Series’). Detailed below is some important information about the event. Please read the information carefully, if you have any questions do not hesitate to contact Gary (Race Director) at events@muddyroads.co.uk

Location: The Trimdon Grange Community Centre, Salters Ln, Trimdon Grange, Trimdon Station TS29 6PB

Registration: Collect your race number/or to sign in between 18:00 – 18:45  Although no longer mandatory is it advised you wear a face mask whilst in registration. It will still work as a one-way system, one way in and one way out. We still have to remain vigilant and help to keep each other safe. Don’t forget to bring your ‘Pine Forest’ race number if you have already participated in a ‘summer series’ race. If you have lost/forgotten it, there will be an additional £1 charge for a replacement.

Parking: FREE parking is available at the community centre and at the local shops next door. Post code: TS29 6PB

Facilities: There are toilet facilities at this venue and water is available if needed. There will be no baggage area so please leave all belongings in your vehicle.

The Route Map: Click on the link to see the route: Trimdon 5km Loop

The course: This is a brand-new route and is different to the Pie and Pea trail (if you attended that one) You will hit similar sections as the pie and pea route but make sure you follow the arrows, directions of the marshals to ensure you don’t go wrong.

The course starts on a flat open field before heading off down a trail path onto a big open field, there is a narrowing section before the field so please take care, the terrain is beautiful underfoot and is flat along these sections. Once off the field the route then snakes you around the beautiful woodland area onto an abundance of nature. Please take care around these sections as there are tree stumps and roots along the pathway. There are no gates or styles to cross on this route (you will be pleased to know ha). The course is mainly flat with a beautiful downhill section through the woods. There is one main incline before you start to head back to the finish. There are marshals on all key areas but keep an eye out for eye level directional arrows as well as floor arrows to help guide you around the course. Please familiarise yourself with the route.

Start: Once you have collected your race number/registered, please make your way to the start. The start is located on the field approx. 0.31 meters from the community centre. There will be directional arrows to help guide you to the start.

Important: there to be absolutely no clearing of nasal or respiratory secretions whilst waiting or running. If necessary, it must be done at least 10m away from anyone else on course. Participants advised not to run in slipstream of other participants.

Finish: The finish is located on the same field as the start. Once you have come over the ‘finish mat’ please be mindful of other runners coming through and maintain your distance

First Aid: There will be First aiders (Total Events Safety Team) on site. If you require attention/help during the race or after, please ask any marshal who will contact the first aiders.

COVID-19

 If you are showing any signs of Covid-19 symptoms, please DO NOT attend the event:

  • A high temperature
  • A new, or continuous cough

In addition, you should not attend if you have:

  • Been in contact with anyone showing and signs of Covid-19 symptoms in the past 14 days
  • Been asked to self-isolate by the NHS track and trace service
  • Travelled within the last 14 days to an international location where self-isolation is required following your visit.

Race Results & Prizes

The race results will be available on  www.muddyroads.co.uk Visit our page: https://www.facebook.com/trailraces/ after the event.

Prizes given for 1st 2nd and 3rd male and female winners. These will be given as the runners via post.

The series prizes will be announced once the full results are in.

Contact: Gary (event organiser) on 07769 705478 or events@muddyroads.co.uk

We sincerely hope that you enjoy the event, and we are really looking forward to seeing you.

Have a great run!

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