ALDI Chester 10K - Sunday 18th July 2021

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18 Jul 2021 09:00

ALDI Chester 10K - Sunday 18th July 2021

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  • Chester Road Runners

Race Information & Route

The 2021 Aldi Chester 10K will be on Sunday 18th July at 09:00

The date of the Aldi Chester 10K has changed from 14th March to 18th July - read our full statement here.

The ALDI Chester 10K is Chester's only city-based 10K and is the first event of the Chester Triple Series so why not join us for what will be an amazing day. This event sells out every year, so don't delay & enter now

Race Entry Fees:

UKA Affiliated            £23 
Non UKA Affiliated    £25 

All finishers will receive a technical T-shirt, bespoke medal and a top-quality goody bag. 

Covid-19 & Race Cancellation Policy

The health, safety and welfare of our runners, volunteers, staff, contractors, stakeholders, the public and local community remains our priority.

We will continue to follow the advice and current guidelines provided by our local council and the governing bodies for our sport. This is a highly dynamic situation and we will continually adapt and adjust our event plans as appropriate. Full details of the measures required to enable us to host Covid secure events and to ensure the safety of everyone involved, will be confirmed closer to race day. Please rest assured we are continually working behind the scenes to deliver a safe and amazing experience for our runners in 2021.

To read our FAQ on Covid-19 including virtual races or what happens if you feel unwell or have symptoms of Covid-19 before the race, please click here.

To read our Event Postponement/Cancellation Policy, please click here.

Start Waves

As part of the measures we are implementing to enable us to host a Covid-19 secure event, the Chester 10K will utilise a number of Start Waves. These will be communicated to you before the event. 

Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 men and women and the winners of each age group.

It is important you start at the correct time for the wave you will be allocated.

Route

The fast course starts on Nuns Road at Chester Racecourse and heads north-west out of the City along wide roads allowing runners to rapidly settle into race pace. Runners will then pass close to the picturesque village of Mollington, before returning to the heart of Chester City centre passing the historic Victorian Town Hall and Medieval Cathedral, before finishing on Eastgate Street with a spectacular backdrop of the Eastgate Clock. 

A more detailed route profile can be found here.

Prizes

Cash prizes will be awarded for the top 3 male and female runners and will be based on gun time in the Orange Wave

1st place £300
2nd place £200
3rd place £100

The first male and female finisher in each age group from U17 to 80+ will also be awarded a £25 cash prize.  Age group prizes will be based on chip times so runners in both waves have an equal chance of winning.

Timing

You can expect some fast times over this 10K course, hosted on fully closed roads with chip timing. 

Drinks & Toilets

Drinks stations with bottled water, will be positioned in the village of Mollington at the 5K mark.
Toilets will be located around the start venue, at the drink station and after the finish.

Location & Venue

The Roman and Medieval city of Chester is an international destination city and has much to offer visitors including, the Roman walls and amphitheatre, shopping on its unique split-level Rows dating from the Middle Ages, the famous Eastgate Clock and museums. On the outskirts of the City are the massive Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet, Chester Zoo and the Blue Planet Aquarium. 

All our races are licensed by UK Athletics and run under their rules. To run the Chester 10K you must be at least 15 years old on race day.

You should find all the information you need on the web site and FAQs. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you would like any additional information.

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Course Record

Course Record

Men

29:45
Daniel Jarvis in 2020

Women

36:22
Gemma Steele in 2020

2020 Results

Men
1st Daniel Jarvis (Bedford & County AC) 29:45
2nd Kadar Omar (Birchfield Harriers) 30:15
3rd Ian Crowe-Wright 30:29
Women
1st Gemma Steele (Charnwood AC) 36:22
2nd Tessa McCormick (Vale Royal AC) 36:44
3rd Joanna Marsden (Ellesmere Port RC) 37:07