The 2017 Sell out Event is Back for 2018 Bigger & Better than Before
Saturday 1st December 2018
10am Start - Marathon
Sunday 2nd December 2018
9am Start - 1 Mile
10am Start - 5K
11am Start - Half Marathon
National Water Sports Centre
About The Event
Join the Time2RunEvents Team for this Festive 2 Days of Running around the National Water Sports Center
in Nottingham. Both Days There will be Live Music, Great Atmosphere with grandstand Finish, Open to all Abilities with a
7 Hour Cut off Marathon & 4 Hour Half.
You must be 12 year and over for the 5k and 17 years & Over For The Half & 18 Years & Over For Full Marathon.
Fun Run Open to All Ages.
New for 2018
New Bespoke Medal to all Finishers (Different for Each Race)
Goody Bag to All Finishers
Free Unlimited Digi Photo Downloads.
Portable Toilets Around the Course.
Lower Car Park Fee of £3.00 Per Car
New Prize Winning Fund
Flat Road Lap Route Around the Lake & Accuratley Measured Course
Full UKA Permit , Course Accuracy Cert 17/466 to 17/469
No Entries on the Day!
Results Available Here (2017)
(Results Available Once the Last Runner from the Last Race Finishes
Results will remain Provisional for 24 Hours)
Saturday 1st December 2018
Early Bird £32/34 Umtil 31st Dec 2017
Sunday 2nd December 2018
Early Bird £4 until 31st Dec 2017
Early Bird £10/£12 until 31st Dec 2017
Early Bird £22/£24 until 31st Dec 2017
Course Records (Gun Time)
Male - Will Inman - 4Life Tri & Zach Thompson Mansfield Harriers - 06min 33secs
Female - Isabella Payne 07min 44secs
Male - Charlie Rodgers 16min 56secs
Female - Freya Radford 20min 47 Secs
Male - Martin Green - North Wales Road Runners 1 Hour 14Mins 6sec
Female - Emily Foran - Sleaford Striders 1 Hour 27Mins 12sec
Male - Jonathan Kettle - North Wales Road Runners 2 Hour 44 Mins 11sec
Female - Sonka Reimers - Beeston AC - 3 Hour 03Mins 5sec
Will Take Place in the Main Building of the Water Sports Center
(Regatta View Conference Room) and will be Signposted from Car Parks.
Saturday Registration 7am to 5pm (Reccommended for Half Runners)
Sunday Registration 7am to 10:30am
Chip Bib Collection & Instructions
Please collect your Bib Chip & Safety Pins at Registration on
The chip will have your name displayed on the Front of the Bib (Please Check it is Correct)
Please complete the Reverse of the bib with Emergency Contact & Any Medical Conditions.
Do not take the 2 Chips off the Back of the Number these need to remain on the bib to get a Time.
If you Collect your Bib on Saturday you can go Straight to the Start Line.
Yellow Band Bibs = Fun Run
White Band Bibs = 5k Numbers
Blue Band Bibs = Half Marathon Numbers
Red Band Numbers = Marathon Numbers
Registration will have a Help Desk if you have any Problems!
The Race is Run Under UKA Rules, Anyone Found Running Under Somebody elses Name will be Disqualified
Car Parking & Directions
Event Car Parking is available at Only £3 per Vehicle (Subsidiesed by Time2RunEvents)
and is Managed by NWSC and not Time2RunEvents
Car Park Marshals will Guide you into the Event Car Parks and Give you a Band Day Pass
All car Parks have a Short walk to Race HQ please Follow the arrowed Signs "Registration"
As you Get Close to the Venue these Arrowed logo Signs will be Displayed for you to Follow into the Car Parks.
Please Click on the Map for Directions
The Course is Flat Tarmac Traffic Free Road and Fully Signposted & Marshalled
(Please give way to any Pedestrians around the Lake)
Marathon & Half Marathon Lap Route Important Information
Please allow Faster Runners to Pass on your Left Side
( the Route is Mainly 4 meters Wide Road, plenty for Overtaking)
All races Run in a Anti Clockwise Direction around the Lake
(These Signs will be Dispalyed around the Lap Route)
All Races Finish at the Same Place near Race HQ & at the Granstand (Pictured Above)
Lap Information for Marathon & Half Marathon
At the Grandstand left Lane is Lap Counter , Right Lane is Finish Only!
(These sign will be dispalayed at the Lap/Finish Lanes)
The Chip Bib will Beep Everytime you go through the Lap Route and will be logged as 1 Lap Completed
If you Forget how many Laps you have done a scrolling TV Screen will be placed in the Lap Lane
(please be aware you will have to stop to view the screen)
Alternitive is to Collect a Band each time you go through the Lap Section (this is optional)
Bands are placed in Buckets at the end of the Lap Lane for you to Collect.
How Many Laps?
1 mile Fun Run is an out and Back from the Finish Line 0 Laps! 9am Start!
5k is 200 mtr plus 1 Full Lap of the Lake (only go through lap lane once)
Half Marathon is 1.4 Mile 1/2 Lap Followed by 4 Full Laps of the Lake (Go through Lap Lane x 4 Last Lap Finish)
Marathon is 2.8 Mile Par lap followed by 8 Full Laps of the Lake (Go Through Lap Lane x 8 last lap finish)
Getting to The Start Line
Please Walk Anti-Clockwise around the Lake to the Start of the Mararthon & Half
The Half Mararthon Runners
Will need to Leave Race HQ Before 9:45 am to Get to the Start Line
All Starts will be Clearly Signposted from Race HQ, Half Marathon Runners are Advised to Collect
Chip Number on the Saturday so They can go Directly to the Start Line on the Sunday.
Full Marathon Runners have a Short Walk (400mtra) Anti Clockwise from Race HQ to the Start
5k Runners have a Short Walk (200 mtrs) Clockwise to the Start.
1 Mile Fun Runners Start Outside Race HQ Granstand at The Finish Line area.
Feed Station (Half/Full Marathon Only)
The Feed Station is Located every 3 Miles Near the Lap Lane.
It has a Long Line of Tables Followed by Rubbish Bins
Please ensure all Rubbish is thrown in the Bins Provided!
The Feeder will have -
1. Gel Station with High 5 Various Flavours Caffeine/Non Caffeine Energy Gels
2. High 5 Citrus Electrolyte Drinks
3. Water in Cups and Bottled Water
4. Sweets and Mixture of Cake.
Cafe will be Open from 7am in the Main Bulilding
Toilets located in the main Building & at Registration
In Addition Portable Toilets will be placed at Race HQ and around the Course.
We advise all runners to keep bags and personal belongings in Secure Vehicles or with them.
If you wish to place a bag in the Bag Drop this will be located on the course near Race HQ. Please Label your Bag
with your Race Number
and place it yourself under the Shelter (Do not leave bags in Race HQ).
we will not be responsible for any missing Baggage.
You can also place your own drinks on the feed station!
Free Digi Photo Downloads
Have Free Photos of your Day on us!
Photos will be available 24 hours after the event from Mick Hall Photos
to Download free of charge!
Merchandise & Run Shop
At Registration both days will be the Time2Run Events Run Shop Selling any Last Minute
Running Essentials. We also have Nottingham Finisher Hoodies (£24)
and Finisher Tech Tees (£12).
Please make sure you buy them early as we have limited stock!
A Film of the day will be available Hill after the the Event