Frome Extravaganza 5k Run
24 June 2019
Frome Extravaganza 5k Run will take place around a set course at Frome College, this is open to all above 14 years of age. The event will be marshalled and have clear directions to follow.
You should enter the site via Frome Leisure Centre (please note parking is limited and you are advised to walk) Registration will be from 3.35pm at a table by the Astro Turf which is on the right of the car park. If you have any specific medical information please email prior to the event to firstname.lastname@example.org
We are very lucky to be joined by Jack Rutter who captained the GB Men's Football Team in the Rio Paralympic games 2018! Our second VIP is Julie Rogers who competed in London 2012 Paralympics at the age of 13 in seated Volleyball and has since transferred to competing in 100m in Rio 2016.
We have been lucky to gain sponsorship by Frome TriClub for the 5k Run! Please view their website for events and competitions as they are an excellent local club www.frometriclub.co.uk
Frome Running Club and Selwood Rotary Club have also donated money to the cause.
Changing facilities are available by the Astro turf in the College changing rooms with kit storage (left at Owners risk/there are lockers in the Leisure Centre)
Hot and Cold refreshments will be available at a cost.
Unfortunately we will not be able to give individual times on the day but we will have a clock in sight at the start and finish to track time. Once the race is completed the top 10 male and females will be given a seat to distinguish placings. The female and male winner of the event will be presented with a trophy, all other participants will get a medal on completion of the 5k event.
The Race will start at 4pm.
Prior to the race there will be a 1k fun run starting at 3.30pm this is open to all with a suggested donation of £1. Sign in for the fun run is from 3pm at the fun run desk by the astro. Children who do not attend Frome College must attend with a guardian and sign in prior to the event on the Fun Run table.
Along side the Fun Run and Competitive Run we will be holding a Fete based in Frome Leisure Centre Sportshall. This will include stalls from local businesses and selling of food, please feel free to visit this prior to the run or after to refuel!
The Charities we are supporting
It is important to remember this run is in honour of two very special ladies who sadly lost their lives in December 2018, Anna Kirsopp-Lewis a well loved teacher at Frome College and Poppy Devey-Waterhouse an outstanding ex student, the money raised from this event will be split between Winston's Wish, Martin House and a mental health project at Frome College.
We have a Facebook page which contains the latest information regarding the days events keep up to date by searching Frome College Extravaganza 2019. You can also follow @FromePEandDance for up to date placings and photos. Search on Instagram Frome Extravaganza 2019.
When is the last time I can register for the event?
The register cut off date is Sunday 23rd June Midnight.
Is there Medical Support for the Event
Yes there will be a first aider on site for the event and the Marshalls will help you if you are in need of medical attention during the race to contact first aid.
Can I run with headphones/earpiece/music?
No. Runners with headphones are a danger to themselves and others taking part in the event so we discourage the use.
Will there be race pacers?
Are there timing pens at the start?
No. All runners will set off together.
Where can I keep baggage?
There are male and female changing rooms where you can store items but this will be at participants own risk. Alternatively there are lockers in Frome Leisure Centre.
Are there changing facilities?
Yes there are male and female changing rooms opposite the Astro turf which can be used. (Showers are unavailable for after)
Where can I park my car?
Parking is limited on site so we would recommend you walked to the event.
Once you have registered and paid you will receive an email confirming your place and on the day you will collect a label with your number and name.
Can I transfer my place to someone else?
Can I get a refund if I can no longer take part?
Sorry, no. There are no refunds.
Can I enter on race day?
Sorry, no entries on race day.
What time does the race start?
The race starts at 4pm.
Can I take a wheelchair?
Unfortunately the course Is hilly so we would advise no.
Is there an age limit?
Yes, the minimum age of participation is 14.
Registration open from: 15:35:00