Another fabulous Nuneaton 10k!
Published on Friday, 13th September 2019
Outside the Town Hall on Sunday 8th September in the bright sunshine of an early autumn morning, 178 runners lined up for the start of the 3rd annual Nuneaton Harriers 10K Road Race.
After the runners were taken through an exhilarating warm up routine by an Everyone Active (NBBC’s leisure partner) employee they were started off by the Mayor, Councillor June Tandy.
The route took them from the Town Hall, across the island and onto the inner lane of the southbound A444, left at the Coton Arches into Avenue Road, down past the Pingles and left into Attleborough Road, left at the Riversley Park entrance, through the park and back onto the A444 for a second time; the third time round through the park the runners ran through the tunnel to the Pingles athletics track where the race ended.
The Mayor of the Borough, Councillor June Tandy said,
"It was a great pleasure to see so many runners attend this year’s event, and what a great atmosphere at the finish line! All the marshals did a fantastic job, we had the perfect morning for it too. Thank you to the Harriers for helping to organise, as well as WCAVA, Everyone Active, Edible Links and Fyffes for their donations."
All the runners had a great time, many complimenting the staff and the way the event had been organised, the quote below being typical of the ones we received.
"I did the 5k Fun Run in March with my children and had such a good time, I decided to have a go at the 10k Road Race – it was brilliant! The marshals were all lovely and encouraging, and it’s been really well organised. I’ll definitely be back to do both races again next year!"
Nick Wilson, Stadium Manager of the Pingles said,
"We’re really pleased to support the 3rd year of this event, the atmosphere is always brilliant and so nice to see a variety of different ability runners taking on the course. Thank you to all our partners and sponsors of the event, and all the runners that took part – see you all again next year!"
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