Gloucester 50km Run 2020 - Sunday 19th January 2020

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About Gloucester 50km Run 2020

Race Venue 

Registration and General Enquires
located at Severn Vale Sports Centre School Lane, Quedgeley Gloucester. GL2 4PR between7.30am to 08.45am Your race Pack with your running number and chip will be sent to you 10 days prior to the race

Anyone who has lost there race number and chip for the Gloucester 50K Run or did not receive there race pack in the post will need to go to the help desk at registration and general enquires on the day of the race between 7.30am to 08.45am

The Gloucester 50K Run as been granted a Gold Label by International Association of ultrarunners operating under the partronge of the IAAF for the Sport of Athletics.This is based on performances in the Mens and Womens races over the last three years.

We welcome all runners to take part in the Gloucester 50K Run what every your ability.

The course 95% Traffic Free. There is a new Start and Finish location. The race finishes 100 metres from race HQ.The course goes straight out and back from the main loop of the course in a different direction to previous years.

Withdraw Policy
Please read the withdraw policy for this event which is on the Website  There is a link on the front page of the Website. Please ensure you read this policy.

Runners must be 20 Years of age on the day of the race

Time Limit
There is a strict 6 Hours -15 minutes

Baggage can be handed in to our baggage vehicle which will be just behind the Start line which will be taken back to Race HQ at Severn Vale Sports Centre by our event staff which you can collect after the race.

There will be a member of the Event staff  with your baggage at all times..

Race Briefing
This will take place at the T Junction Green Lane where you turn right into Bristol Road B4008 on a grass area right of the junction at 9.10am

The Race Start is at 09.20am on Bristol Road B4008 heading out of Hardwicke 2K from Race HQ . (Please allow enough time to get to the start of the Gloucester 50K)

The course is flat and fast if you’re looking for a personal best time.

Feeding Station
This will be situated every 5K there will be water and at every other feed station High 5.

There is a feeding Station at the finish there will be High 5 and bottled water available to all competitors.

The Finish is on the road in School Lane which is just before the 1st entrance left  into Severnvale School  which is 100 metres from Race HQ.

Medals / long SleeveTech T-Shirt
All Finishers will receive a specially designed medal at the Finish. You will need to collect your long sleeve Tech-T Shirt in the Sports Hall after you have finished the race.NO long Sleeve Tech T Shirt will be sent out to runners at there address

The Course
The course is out and back then.5 laps of the main loop  of 9,470kms and then to the finish. The course will have a  UK Athletics Certificate of Course Accuracy and a UK Athletics licence

Medical Support
First Aid and emergency cover is provided by Local Medical Services. There will be Staff on duty on the course and first Aid station at the Finish.

Changing rooms / Showers
There are changing rooms and hot showers available to competitors

These will be on the Website  as soon as you have finished the race.

Refreshments will be available outside Severn Vale Sports Hall Race HQ Tea, coffee, Soft drinks, and hot food

The prizes are as follows first three Individuals Men/Women First Female Vet 0/40 and Male Vet 0/40 and then in the subsequent 10 year age up to 80 years of age

If any runner over 85 years of age finishes the race they will receive an award

No Competitor will be able to win two prizes: If a veteran athlete finishes in the first three individual positions overall Men & Women they will receive the individual prize. You must collect your prize on the day of the race. No prizes will be sent out to you at your address.


The prize giving will take place in the Sports Hall at approximately 1.30pm. If you are unable to be at the prize giving. Please go and see Anne or Sandra in the Sports Hall at Race HQ. So you can collect your prize.


Charles Whitton photography Sports Event will be taking pictures of the Runners in the event you will be able to order your photos online through a link on the Front page of our website  or go onto   Mobile 07798 735455

In the unfortunate postponement of the event it will be organised at the earliest possible date.

There will be no refunds but we have provided Event Protect Insurance free of charge for every one who as entered this race. Please read section below Event Protect Insurance.This insurance does not cover COVID-19.

You must enter the race through our agent Race Nation to obtain free Insurance Cover

In the event of the race being postponed we will email you with the new date of the race also details will be put on the website 

If the race is cancelled and Allianz Insurance does not cover you for the event.We will offer you a free entry to any of our races up to the 31st December 2021.

Event Protect Insurance Fee to runners who enter the Gloucester 50K Run

Event Protect Insurance cover is included within your entry fee for this race. For further information of the cover being provided through Allianz Insurance please read section below.

Beyond the Limitations is an official Member of the Event Protect Programme – the industry standard in event cancellation protection. If this event is cancelled / postponed / abandoned / curtailed due to an unforeseen circumstance covered by the Event Protect policy, you may be entitled to a full or partial refund of your transaction costs. Event Protect ensures a fast, fair and transparent process for all ticket holders. For more information on the Event Protect Membership Programme and how to apply for a refund, please see our dedicated information page here:

After the event please tell us about your experience by contacting us by email  Anne

Thank you for entering our race. 

We hope you have a successful Run

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