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10TH TEES

5K RIVERSIDE RUN AND 2K FUN RUN ORGANISED BY MIDDLESBROUGH COUNCIL IN ASSOCIATION WITH NHS SOUTH TEES CCG

SUNDAY 1st JUNE 2014 10.15am START ACCESS FROM 9.00am

ANNIVERSARY

PRIDE

10K

& 3K FUN RUN

General Information Guide Join us on Sunday 31st August 2014 Visit www.runmiddlesbrough.com for more information

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Contents

Timetable 9.00am

Riverside Stadium opens

9.00am

On-the-day entry opens

9.00am

Baggage area opens

9.30am

Road close

9.45am

5k Warm-up assembly outside the East Stand

9.50am

5k Warm-up outside the East Stand

10.00am

5k Race line-up

Timetable .................................................................................................................. 3

10.15am

5k Road Race start

Official Event Car Parking ........................................................................ 5

10.45am

5k Presentation on main stage

10.45am

2k Warm-up assembly outside the stand

10.50am

2k Warm-up

11.05am

2k Run line-up

11.15am

2k Run start

12.30pm

Baggage area closes

Pre Race Information .................................................................................... 6 Road Closures ..................................................................................................... 7 5k & 2k Routes .................................................................................................... 9 The Start ......................................................................................................................... 10 The Finish ................................................................................................................. 12 Stadium Site Plan .............................................................................................. 14 Race Organisation & Our Partners ...................................................... 15

PLEASE NOTE: Times correct when going to print but subject to change on the day.

Rememb‹ be th‹e e‰ly to av²d disapp²ntment... • Main Car Park space is limited

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• Roads in and around the route will close • Be dressed ready to run when you attend the warm-up

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Official Event Car Parking Please allow plenty of time for your journey and study the road closure plan and timetable on page 6. We recommend you arrive at the stadium in time for it opening at 9.00 am irrespective of which event you are taking part in.

Designated car parks for the event: The main car park is situated behind the East Stand and accommodates up to 500 cars. Most Town Centre car parks, short and long stay, offer free 2 hours. Other low cost options include: £1.50 all day - Zetland £2.00 for over 4 hours - Wood Street and Jedburgh Street £3.00 for over 4 hours - Captain Cook Square (long stay levels), Denmark Street and France Street £4.00 for over 4 hours - Gurney Street *All other car parks on Winward Way will be closed and out of use throughout the event.

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Pre Race Information Still wishing to apply? If you wish to take part in either event, but have not yet entered, you can do one of the following: Online: Please visit www.runmiddlesbrough.com. The deadline via this method is midnight Thursday May 29th. Postal: All postal applications must arrive at the Events Office NO LATER than Wednesday May 28th. To avoid disappointment please post well in advance. In Person: You can apply in person at any of our Leisure Centres: Southlands Leisure Centre, Clairville Stadium, Rainbow Leisure Centre and the Neptune Centre. Each centre will take bookings until Wednesday May 28th EXCEPT The Neptune where you have until 12.00 noon Saturday 31st May. For applications received AFTER Friday May 23rd, you will need to pick up your pack on the day. Alternatively you can call in The Neptune up until 12.00 Noon Saturday May 31st. On the Day Entries: We will accept entries on the day unless the event reaches capacity. We advise you to arrive early, well in advance of the run, as big queues are possible and the event will not be delayed. Before arriving at the Riverside Stadium • Using a permanent marker, complete the medical details on the back of your race number - including contact details for a spectator accompanying you or an alternative emergency contact. • Attach your race number to your running top • Write yourself a checklist to ensure you have everything you require. • If using the baggage area, complete your details (with race number) on the label provided, attach it to your bag, ready to take to the area provided. Arriving/Travelling • If traveling by car please use one of the designated event car parks. (see page 12) • Access into the Riverside Stadium is via the East Stand. • Arrive early to ensure you give yourself plenty of time to prepare for your run* • There are no designated changing facilities so please come appropriately dressed. • Once you have done any necessary tasks i.e. dropping baggage off, identifying** a post race meeting place with friends and family, you can help yourself to a free massage.

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On The Day Entries • If you are a late entry and need to pick your race pack up or are an on the day entry it is important you go to the On The Day Entry kiosk as soon as you arrive as there may be long queues. Timing Chip (5k only) This timing chip is exclusive to you and you alone. DO NOT exchange it with any other participant. It provides the following functions: 1. Your personal time from the point you cross the start line until you cross the finish line. 2. Your result on-line - this will be posted on chiptiming.co.uk within hours of the event. 3. Your race time will be sent direct to your mobile (if you supplied us with your number) approximately one hour after the event.

Road Closures Road Closures 9.30am North beyond the Railway Station: Queen’s Square, Cleveland Street, Lower East Street, Gray Street, Commercial Street, Durham Street, Ferry Road, Vulcan Street, Dock Street, Winward Way and Bridge Street East will be closed until 12.30pm. However, every effort will be made to have the roads open earlier if possible.

Re-opening of Roads We will endeavour to open the roads as soon as possible after the race has finished. All roads are expected to be open no later than 1.30pm.

Traffic will still flow under Albert Bridge and onto Bridge Street West (Railway Station) and vice-versa.

Attaching your IPICO Sports Tag to your shoe STEP 1 - Loosen the laces of your running shoe STEP 2 - Thread the wire twist ties under the laces, then STEP 3 - Thread the IPICO Sports Tag onto the wire twist ties STEP 4 - Secure the IPICO Sports Tag by twisting wire twist ties together. After the race please remove your IPICO Sports Tag from your shoe. Top Tip: During step 3 only attach loosely and then put your running shoe onto your foot. You can then make minor adjustments to the chip position before you tighten fully. At the end of your race, remove the timing chip by giving it a sharp tug. The ties should break easily.

Goody Bag Exchange your chip for your goody bag, which includes your T-shirt and medal. *Please note the roads close at 9.30am. ** Please ensure you arrange to meet at an appropriate place, eg outside the Willie Maddren Centre, please be aware NO ONE is allowed on the pitch at any time.

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5k & 2k Routes OLD MIDDLESBROUGH TOWN HALL

TRANSPORTER BRIDGE

MIDDLESBROUGH COLLEGE

TEMENOS

RIVERSIDE STADIUM

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Race Warm-up There will be official warm-ups before both events; these will take place OuTSiDE the East Stand. Fitness instructor Mary Gallagher will get you ready and raring to go. Please check the timetable on page 3. Please be aware that no one is allowed onto the pitch at any time due to the pitch being relaid. The start line and run assembly area is located outside the South Stand on The Leeway. Riverside 5k line up The elite runners will line up at the front. Thereafter, the assembly area will be split into 4 groups, Sub - 20 Minute Finishers, Sub - 25, Sub - 30, and Happy to Finish. if you wish to run with a friend or relative who is slower than you, then it is important you line up in the slower grid. Riverside 2k Fun Run line up For safety reasons, it is important you line up in the most appropriate place. if you are a strong, quick runner then line up near the front. if you intend to run all the way at a steady pace then line up in the middle and if you are a slow runner/jogger/walker please line up towards the rear.

BEPARTOFIT!

The Start

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the

active RUNNING

programme

• Free Community running groups • Locations across Middlesbrough • Led by experienced runners • All ages and abilities welcome • Prepare for the Tees Pride 10k Visit www.runmiddlesbrough.com or call 01642 515625 for more details

getactive • gethealthy • getfit


The Finish Crossing the Finish Line: When you cross the finish line, to help prevent any accidents or injuries it is important you keep moving and head for the water station positioned 50 metres ahead, inside the North East corner of the football stadium concourse. Goody Bags & Chip Collection: After picking up your bottle of water, please continue to move through the concourse, where you will receive your goody bag. 5K runners must exchange your race chip for your Goody Bag. 2K Fun Runners marked by a staff member as you collect your Goody Bag. Please ensure you go to the table that has the size of t-shirt you requested when applying. Your Goody Bag includes your t-shirt and medal. Meeting Friends and Family: Only the runners are allowed in the Athletes Health Village. When you have finished your run and have left the Athletes Health Village you can meet up with friends and family in the East Stand seating area, specifically designated for spectators and runners. To help make this process easy, please agree a specific meeting area on arrival at the stadium where you can watch the rest of the race and enjoy the atmosphere. Race Results Service: (5k only) if you have supplied us with your mobile number, you

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will receive an SMS text with your race results shortly after crossing the finish line. Within hours of the event your result will be posted on-line at chiptiming.co.uk Throughout the week following the race results and general photos will also become available on www.facebook.com/activemiddlesbrough and www.runmiddlesbrough.com Prizes: Prizes for the Open Race will be awarded on gun time and veterans will be awarded on chip time. in addition the veteran prizes will be sent post event. Race Day Photos: Marathon-Photos.com is the leading race photography company in the world photographing over 700 mass participation events in over 35 countries. They are the official event photographer. Every competitor will find their photos within 24 to 48 hours of the event; they will be able to search for their photos by either entering their Race Number or Family name. Also every competitor can download for FREE a Race Certificate. Each photo is available with finishing time shown, as a photo certificate or as a general download to print.

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The Stadium Site Plan

Race Organisation & Our Partners Active Middlesbrough & Middlesbrough Borough Council: Active Middlesbrough is Middlesbrough Council's Sport and Leisure Department. We encompass five venues, Rainbow Leisure Centre, Clairville Stadium, The Neptune, Southlands Leisure Centre and Middlesbrough Municipal Golf Centre, plus Sports Development and events including the Tees Pride 10K. Active Middlesbrough as well as delivering a broad spectrum of sport and leisure activities, are involved in providing numerous health and social projects to the community of Middlesbrough. We deliver a G.P referral programme, working with specialist medical groups and diversionary activities to vulnerable young adults.

ATHLETES ONLY Water Station De-Chip Area Goody Bags T.S.I.C

NHS South Tees Clinical Commissioning Group: NHS South Tees Clinical Commissioning Group is responsible for planning, designing and paying for a range of local NHS services. These services include planned and emergency hospital care, rehabilitation, most community services and mental health and learning disability services. Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have the freedom to commission (or buy) services for their local community from any service provider which meets NHS standards and costs. These could be NHS hospitals, social enterprises, voluntary organisations or private sector providers. This means better care for patients, designed with knowledge of local services and commissioned in response to their needs. Wilkes Group: The Wilkes Vending Group is a well know Yorkshire based family company, established for over 60 years. They currently provide Automatic Vending and Water Cooler Services throughout the uK to both the Public and Private sectors, ranging from small offices to multi-site hospitals and leisure centres. BBC Tees: BBC Tees have been our radio media sponsor for a number of years for both runMiddlesbrough events. BBC Tees were established in August 2007. The majority of the programming is produced and broadcast from its Middlesbrough studios.

SECT CHARITIES

Evening Gazette: The Evening Gazette has been a partner of Active Middlesbrough and runMiddlesbrough since the very first Tees Pride 10k in 2004. They were also responsible for the original design of the Tees Pride Logo. Make sure to keep any eye on the Gazette for a write up and photos from this year’s events. Thirteen: Thirteen (formerly Fabrick) Housing Group are another partner who have backed the runMiddlesbrough events since their inception in 2004. Not only are they a sponsor but you will often see their own team entered in the race and running for local charities!

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For Goodness Shakes: A British sport nutrition manufacturer, For Goodness Shakes are a new partner for this year and have kindly donated a number of their Nectar 3-Level Sports Fuel Mix to help our runners with their post race recovery. Check your Goody Bag for yours! Middlesbrough Football Club: MFC are our host for the 3rd year of the 5k Riverside Run, allowing us access to and use of the Riverside Stadium for the event, as well the MFC Foundation supplying some entertainment for spectators on the day! Multiple Sclerosis Society: The MS Society is this year’s runMiddlesbrough’s lead charity, following on from Marie Curie, Finlay Cooper Fund, Yorkshire Regiment and Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research. One of the members of our fantastic Sports Events Charities Team (SECT) who offer help and support the race. SECT: The Sports Events Charities Team (SECT) work in partnership with Middlesbrough Council Sports Events Team to promote the Middlesbrough 10k, 5k, 3k and 2k events. Each member of SECT represents a different local charity and by working together we strive to ensure that all the events are a success for Middlesbrough and that all local good causes are well supported. On Sunday 1st June most of the associated charities will have a stand within the East Concourse area in the Riverside Stadium, giving you the opportunity to talk to staff/volunteers and learn more about your chosen charity. Please come along and Run, Walk or Jog the route and support local people. Associated charities this year include: MS Society, South Cleveland Heart Fund, MFC Foundation, Daisy Chain, Zoë’s Place, Shaw Trust, Teesside Hospice, Cleveland Alzheimer’s, South Tees Hospitals Charity, Great North Air Ambulance, Diabetes uK, Alzheimer’s Society, Marie Curie Cancer Care, My Sister’s Place, Changing Lives, RDA unicorn Centre, The Junction Foundation, Hope for Holly, Macmillan Cancer Support, Cancer Research uK, Hand in Hand Care, Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research and Finlay Cooper Fund. Teesside Sports Injury Centre: For the second year running Teesside Sports injury Centre will be offering FREE 5 minute sports massages or £5 for a 15 minute sports massage to runners of both races (pre or post race). Based on Teesside university Campus on Victoria Road, the clinic offers treatment for sports injuries including: sports massages, kinesio taping, acupuncture, ultrasound, mobilisations, rehabilitation and bespoke advice.

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