FAQs - Welwyn 10k run


When can I pick up my number?

Please collect your race number and chip between 9am and 10:45am on race day from Race HQ on Singlers Marsh

Can someone else pick up my number for me?

Yes! But transfers are not allowed unless race officials are given at least more than 24 hours notice.

Can I bring my dog to run with me?

Sorry humans only.

Can I wear an iPod/mp3 player/headphones

No, for safety reasons please do not wear any kind of audio equipment whilst running, or you will be disqualified

Can I wear my phone as a GPS to measure distance/speed?

Yes, as long as you don’t wear headphones too!

When I entered online my race number was “NULL”, is this ok?

Yes, this is fine, race numbers will be allocated nearer the time

When will I get a race pack?

Runners will not receive a race pack. Entrants must collect their number and race chip at registration on race day from 9 to 10.45am

Postal Entry

Unfortunately we are unable to process postal entries. All runners must enter on-line.

Will there be entries on the day?

There will be no entries on the day for the 10km race. There will be entries on the day for the 2km race.

Is there a time cut off?

Runners should finish by 12.30pm.

Are there showers?

Sorry no

I’m not a very experienced runner, can I take part?

Yes, the more the merrier! And if you do need any help or support with training then www.gardencityrunners.org.uk are very happy to help out

Children’s run – do I need to enter in advance?

No registration necessary, just turn up, pay (£3), run and have fun.

How far is the children’s run?.

2km around the fields of Singlar’s Marsh

When is the children’s run?

At 11.10am, after the start of the main race, listen for announcements!

What are the age limits for the 10k and 2k races?

All competitors must be over the age of 15 on race day to compete in the Welwyn 10k. Anyone of any age can run the 2km fun run although all children under the age of six must be accompanied by an adult.