Inflatable 5K – Stratford Upon Avon

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  • Date:

    10th September 2022

  • Price:

    FREE

  • Location:

    Stratford Upon Avon Racecourse

  • Summary:

    Fancy taking on a challenge for The Myton Hospice but cycling and running on the roads isn’t your thing, or looking for a fun activity for all the family….well, we have just the thing for you! An Inflatable 5K challenge!


  • Fancy taking on a challenge for The Myton Hospices but cycling and running on the roads isn’t your thing, or looking for a fun activity for all the family….well, we have just the thing for you! An Inflatable 5K challenge!


    The world’s largest and best Inflatable 5K is coming to Stratford upon Avon (Warwickshire) on Sat 10th, September 2022.

    The 2022 edition of the Inflatable 5K obstacle course has got even Bigger, Bouncier and Better!

    With three additional brand new obstacles, meaning you will tackle 32 gigantic obstacles on the 5K distance. Combined with five pumping music zones to motivate you around the course, this year's Inflatable 5K is the most epic yet!”

     

    We are asking applicants to pledge to raise a minimum of £50 per child place and £70 per adult in return for the FREE place.


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  • The successful applicants will receive the following from our dedicated fundraising team:

    • Myton T-Shirt

    • Bib & entry pack

    • Official finishers medal

    • Personalised certificate

    • Finishers running socks and neck buff

    • On course refreshments

    • Support from our Events Team

    • Fundraising hints and tips to help smash your fundraising target


    The Myton Hospices - Inflatable 5K Stratford Upon Avon

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    If you have any question please get in touch by sending an email to ChallengeEvents@mytonhospice.org or calling 01926 838856
  • FAQs (from the event organisers)


    Is The Run A Race?

    The Inflatable 5k is not a race. This is all about having fun & taking part with friends & family.


    What Should I Wear?

    Want to get dressed up for the run? Go for it! We would recommend light running clothing, including a long sleeved top and good running shoes. A rain jacket is also a good idea if we have wet conditions on the day.


    Can I Bring My Friends And Family To Watch?

    Yes, but why not encourage them to enter and give it a go?! Please do also share a car if possible as parking may be limited at the venue.


    Is There Parking Available?

    Parking is charged £5 per car, please have change ready for our parking marshals.


    Can I Skip Sections On The Course?

    Yes, if you don't feel like doing a particular obstacle, just walk around it.


    Where Do I Collect My Pre-ordered Merchendise?

    Merchandise must be collected on the event day from the merchandise tent.


    Is There An Age Limit?

    The inflatable 5k is open for ages 5 and up. Children aged 15 and under must be accompanied by a participating adult at all times (max 3 children per 1 adult).


    What Is Included In My Entry?


    The entry pack (sent in the post or you can collect on the day) includes your stick on bib number. At the finish everyone gets a medal, running socks, multifunctional headscarf and an eat natural bar.


    Will I Receive Any Additional Information Before The Event?

    Yes, we will send out a pre-event information pack via e-mail one week before the event. This will include confirmation of your entry, direction maps with parking and venue details, & your start time.


    Can I Leave My Bag Somewhere While I Take Part?

    Yes, there will be a bag drop at the event centre which costs £3 per bag.


    Are Dogs Allowed At The Event?

    Sorry, we do not allow dogs at our events. Guide dogs and assistance dogs are permitted.


    I Am Pregnant, Can I Run?

    We would advise against it, however, it is your responsibility to contact a medical professional regarding this.


    I Have Lost My Pack Can I Still Participate?

    Yes! Please contact us with your entry ID and we can arrange for a replacement pack to be collected on event day.


    Is Water Provided On Course?

    Yes, we have a water station approximately halfway around the course.


    Can I Wear A Gopro?

    You are able to wear an action camera yes. It is your own responsibility to keep this safe and undamaged.

  • Pre-event information (from the event organisers)


    Bibs

    Stick the bib number to the front of your running top. All Runners MUST write their Emergency Contact details on the front of the Bibs prior to the event.

    Arrival Time

    Do not arrive more than 30 mins before your start. Please check your start time carefully as some start times have been altered slightly to spread runners out.

    Parking

    Parking is charged at £5 per car, please have the exact change ready for our parking marshals.

    Toilets

    Toilets are provided at the venue. Please look for signs or ask a member of staff.

    Bag Drop

    Participants can leave bags (£3 per bag / item) at the bag drop tent located near the start.

    Registration

    IMPORTANT! You do NOT have to register on the day. Once you have your bib number on your front you are ready to start. Our registration desk is a help point only.

    Event Kit List

    Sensible running shoes and a long sleeve top. Bring a rain jacket if wet weather is forecast. We love to see runners in fancy dress, so don't hold back! Please do not wear any sharp jewellery or carry sharp objects that could cause injury.

    Children

    Under 16's must be accompanied by a participating paying adult around the course.

    Spectators

    Friends and family are welcome to come along and watch in the designated spectator areas only, for no extra charge. Spectators cannot roam around the entire course at must keep off the marked out course and obstacles. Children must be under adult supervision at all times.

    Dogs

    Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed at our events.

    Starting

    Make your way to the start line at the time shown on your bib. Marshals will scan your bib number to allow you to access the start line. Participants will be set off in small groups by our start marshals.

    The Route

    Follow the cones around the course, keep red cones on the right and blue on the left. Arrows will also be positioned along the way to help you around the route.

    Inflatable Obstacles

    Marshals will be positioned at all the obstacles, please listen to any instructions they may have for you. Allow plenty of space for other participants on the obstacles and please wait your turn.

    Drink Station

    Water will be stationed midway along the route to keep you hydrated.

    Extra Laps

    Each lap of the course is 2.5k long. The course split is clearly marked at this point. You must choose the appropriate number of laps for the distance that you have entered.

    5k = 2 laps


    Finish Line


    At the finish line please collect your well-earned medal and finishers gift. We would politely ask that participants clear the finishing line area. DO NOT wait for others to finish here. Thank you.



    Food & Drink


    Food stalls will be on site, why not grab a snack for the journey home?


    Merchandise


    You can pre-order event merchandise for collection at the event.
  • You already have your place through the event organisers?


    This is fantastic! You can help support The Myton Hospices by joining #TeamMyton today.

    There are few ways we can help you with this:


     

    If you fill out our short contact form letting us know what event you are participating in a member of our events team will be in touch.


    I have a place

    If you have any question please get in touch by sending an email to ChallengeEvents@mytonhospice.org or calling 01926 838856