St Thomas Catholic Primary School, in Upper Tean Staffordshire hosts its own event as a means of encouraging fitness in the local community, placing the school on the map and raising funds for the school.
The St Thomas’ 7 Road Race was first run in 2009, with just over 100 runners.
The race utilises St Thomas’ school for its race HQ and provides those taking part with a challenging 7 mile run around the quiet and scenic surroundings of Upper Tean, Freehay and Great Gate.
The course has a number of climbs with fast decents. it takes in quiet rural lanes, the last mile is down hill but save a little for the last 200 meters (see map of course)
The race starts on Gorsty Hill, a 5 minute (signed) walk from the school. Runners will be walked to the start at 10.20
There water stations at halfway and although roads are open to other road users, the roads used are quiet rural lanes. There is a lead and sweeper vehicle as well as marshals at every junction
Runners can leave bags within the school building and whilst there is room to change, and male and female toilets, there are no showers.
All advance entries will receive a hot drink and a piece of cake. Also all runners will receive a medal, pack of 6 Poveys Oatcakes and a long sleeve performance Tshirt.
Race permit number ARC17/196
Please enter me for the above event. I accept that the organiser will not be liable for any loss, damage, action, claim, cost or expenses which may arise in the consequence of my participation in or attendance to this event. I declare that I will not attend unless I am in good health on the day of the event and accept that I attend at my own risk. In the unlikely event of abandonment or cancellation, all or part of my entry fee may be retained for the management and administration of the event. No refunds or transfers allowed under any circumstances.
**NOTE: Prices shown below include booking fees. Nothing extra will be added at the checkout.**
You should collect your race pack/number at the venue on the day at the event. Please arrive in good time.
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