Boxing Day run - Saltwood

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08/11/2012 at 08:45

Hi - does anyone know how you enter the Saltwood Boxing Day run? A couple of friends of mine want to do it, I said I would - all goes towards my London marathon training!

 

Thanks

 

09/11/2012 at 10:37

In the past entry forms have been available, for advance entry, from several shops & offices in Hythe - Blue Shield Insurance for example, or from the Race Organiser, Greg at Kent Trophies in Dover.
Lots of people choose to enter on the day at Saltwood Green - expect a queue if you plan to do this.

However, I've not seen any info about this year's run, so I'm not sure if any of my comments above will be relevant.

18/12/2012 at 09:35

I ran this last year and picked up an entry from the Castle pub in Saltwood beforehand. But if you are not local it is best to enter on the day. There is some information here - but despite being popular with hundreds of runners, the publicity and entry system seems to continue to be on a ad-hoc basis.

Edited: 18/12/2012 at 09:35
19/12/2012 at 19:27

I've had a chat with the organiser who says that on-the-day entry will be in the Village Hall, opposite the Castle Pub, and will be open from 10:00.

The start has been moved back to the Green, but a different route taken to get onto the school field as there's now a fence blocking access from the lane.

19/12/2012 at 20:41

Is it still an 11 ish start?

19/12/2012 at 20:55

Ah, that was one of the questions I forgot to ask. I think it's 12:00

19/12/2012 at 20:56

Yup, Garmin Connect says start at 11:59

(that's from last years run, obv.)

Edited: 19/12/2012 at 21:03
19/12/2012 at 21:06

Thanks 

22/12/2012 at 19:28
Glad its starting at village green. This is great news

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