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Coalville Community Fun Run 2024

10.30 am Sunday 9th June

Snibston Colliery Park

All abilities welcome including families with small children, pushchairs, wheelchair users, and well-behaved dogs

Please join us to bring together and support the local community.

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Organised by

Coalville Belvoir Rotary Club

with support from

Snibston Colliery Park

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Ticket prices for 5k and 2k course

13 years and over - £10

5 to 12 years - £5

4 years and under – Free

Note - All under 5s must register to receive a race number and a medal when they finish the course even though their ticket is free

For technical issues or payment questions please contact suerotary1@gmail.com

This year we will be supporting

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Any remaining profits will go to other charities supported by Rotary

Coalville Belvoir Rotary Club and Snibston Colliery Park would like to thank our generous sponsors for making this event possible

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We also want to thank the following supporters for helping to make the event a success

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Important Information

Please note that this event does not have sole use of the footpaths and entrants do not have right of way and must be mindful of other users.

Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult at all times while completing the course.

We like to publish pictures of our events and may include any people wearing numbers. If you do NOT consent to your picture being used, please inform us by email at suerotary1@gmail.com.

For safety reasons we ask that dogs are kept under control and on a short lead while on the course, with one dog per adult only.

Frequently Asked Questions

Registration

1. How can I confirm that you have received my registration and it has been processed?

You will receive an email with your tickets confirming your entry. If you do not receive this within two days of submission, please send an email with your name and address to suerotary1@gmail.com

2. How do I register on the day

The registration desk will be near to the Colliery Cafe and will be open from 9.30am. Please bring electronic or paper copy of your ticket(s) to receive your race number. Race numbers provide a record of your entry to the event.

3. Will my time and position be recorded?

No, the ‘Coalville Community Fun Run 2024’ is a fun community event for all the family, not a race. No times or positions will be recorded and no prizes given.

4. Can I change from the 2k to the 5k course (or vice versa) on the day?

Yes, we ask you to indicate your chosen course for planning but you can select which course to take on the day.

5. Can I enter on the day of the event?

If there is spare capacity then we may consider accepting entries on the day. However, the only way to guarantee your entry in this event is to sign up in advance as once we hit our limit we will close entries.

Facilities

6. What car parking will be available on the day?

We would recommend that local residents walk to this event where possible. However, car parking facilities are available on-site and are subject to normal parking fees.

7. What Toilet/Changing Facilities will be available?

Toilets and baby changing facilities are available in the Colliery Cafe. Unfortunately, there will be no entrant changing or baggage facilities available so we advise that entrants arrive ready changed in their run/walk outfits.

 

8. Can spectators come along to the ‘Coalville Community Fun Run 2024’?

Yes, spectators are very welcome. There will also be an opportunity for those wishing to support our charities but who are unable to run, as we will also be accepting donations on the day.

 

9. What else will be there be to do on the day?

The Colliery Cafe will be open as normal, serving food and drinks.  Snibston Coliery Park has a large outdoor play area for children. We expect each of our chosen charities to be present to hand out information. We will also offer stalls to other organisations and businesses.

Accessibility

10. Are both 5k and 2 k courses suitable for all abilities?

We welcome all abilities to take part in the event and the 2k course is accessible to all. Note that the 5k course has narrow gates which make it unsuitable for pushchairs and wheelchair users.

Children

11. Why do I need to register under 5s when their entry is free?

All under 5s who register will receive a race number and a medal when they finish the course. We want them to feel part of the event. 

12. Can I take part with children in a pushchair or buggy?

This is very much a family event, and we welcome young children or babies to join in with the aid of a pushchair or buggy. We strongly advise that you do the 2k course as the 5k course has some gates which are too narrow for most pushchair and buggies. Please bear in mind that parts of the route may be a little bumpy! For safety reasons, all entrants with pushchairs/buggies or younger children will be asked to start from the back.

13. There will be a lot of people around, what happens if my child gets detached from me?

Children under 13 cannot run or walk the event alone, they must be accompanied at all times. All of the event marshals will be briefed on our lost child procedure, and we have a dedicated Lost Child Officer based at Event Control near to the Colliery Cafe to deal with any incidents.

Dogs

14. Can my dog complete the course with me?

We are happy for dogs to come along. For safety reasons we ask that dogs are kept under control and on a short lead while on the course, with one dog per adult only.

Charities and Donations

15. What charities will benefit from the event?

This is a charity event organised by Coalville Belvoir Rotary Club. Net proceeds from this event will go to local charities and good causes as the main beneficiaries. The main charities are Bright Hope, Love4Life and Wishes4Kids. Click on the links for more information about these great local charities. Any remaining profits will go to other charities supported by Rotary.

16. Can I raise additional sponsorship to further help support the chosen charities and good causes?

Yes. Sponsor forms can be downloaded by clicking on the button below or requested by emailing suerotary1@gmail.com. Your additional support would be hugely appreciated by our supported charities and good causes.

17. I would like to support this event and the chosen charities but am unable to run, can I make a donation?

We would be delighted to accept your support! You can make a donation online by clicking the button below. We will also be holding a collection at the finish line.

Data

18. How will my data be used?

When you enter the ‘Coalville Community Fun Run 2024’ the organisers (Coalville Belvoir Rotary Club) will collect and retain relevant personal data (including contact details). This information will only be used to facilitate your entry into the event, used to communicate event information to you and to facilitate the organisation of the event. The data held by the organisers will be kept for one year after the event.

Stalls

19. Will there be stalls at the event?

We are actively seeking stall holders who would like to have a pitch on the day. Pitches are free of charge but, to be fair to Snibston Cafe, will not allow the sale of food or drink to be consumed at the event. Remember that the event will run from around 9am until 1pm, although you are free to stay for longer if you wish. If you are interested, email suerotary1@gmail.com for more information.

If you wish to show your support, you can donate here.

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