The sell out Gunpowder Plot 10km is back for its 4th year. It is a 2 lap route around York Knavesmire. It is a path and grass course. It is flat and completely off road. The route is overlooked by Terry's clock tower and the racecourse grandstands. The event will be chip timed. The race HQ is at Hamilton Panthers Clubhouse where there are toilets and changing rooms. Hot drinks will be available for sale before and after the event. There is free on road parking along Knavesmire Road and Racecourse Road. There is also cycle storage at the clubhouse. There are drinks stations along the route (please note that this is a cup-less event so runners are required to bring their own labelled bottle/cup, which can be refilled at each drinks station and can be accessed each lap. There is a bespoke medal, a goody bag and homemade cake for all finishers. There are NO entries on the day.
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Pretty poorly organized event this one. From the start when we arrived there was nobody to tell us where to park and then in the actual race I ended up going the wrong way and not finishing the race. The first time this has ever happened to me, even in ultras I've managed to fin...Read full review
This was my first see yirk run york event, I'm now signed up to their next one. Affordable, well organised and a seriously awesome medal.
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