10k info booklet for print 6/8/09 16:27 Page 1
RUN IT... JOG IT... WALK IT... ENJOY IT!
Tees Pride 10k
& PCT Fun Run
SEPTEMBER 6TH 2009 RACE INFORMATION
ROAD CLOSURES AND ACCESS DETAILS
Organised under UKA rules. Licence number 20090082
Suitable for wheelchair athletes
T-shirt and medal for all finishers
10k info booklet for print 6/8/09 16:27 Page 2
Do you live in Middlesbrough?
Are you between the ages of 45-65?
Concerned about your weight and health?
Do you want to look and feel better?
Would you like a programme that
is tailor made to you?
If the answer is yes please call the ‘new life new you’
team on 01642 515601 to find out how we can help!
moving forward Public Health North East
10k info booklet for print 6/8/09 16:27 Page 3
Welcome to the 2009 Middlesbrough
Tees Pride 10k and PCT Fun Run.
This booklet contains important information
for runners and local residents.
Pre-race Information ................................... 5
Race Information ........................................ 6
Route Map & Site Plan ............................ 8-9
Post-race Information ................................ 11
Road Closures & Access Points ........... 12-13
moving forward Timetable ................................................. 16
10k info booklet for print 6/8/09 16:27 Page 4
Love middlesbrough advert
Jimmy to email
10k info booklet for print 6/8/09 16:27 Page 5
Important Information for Runners
PRE-RACE DAY INFORMATION
Application Information RACE NUMBER, CHIP AND MEDICAL
10K - APPLYING IN PERSON: Anyone wishing to INFORMATION
apply in person has until noon on Friday 4th The most important items in this race pack are your
September and needs to arrive at the Race Events race number and race chip (10k). It is essential that
Office, Stewart Park, The Grove, Marton, you bring them with you on race day; without them
Middlesbrough TS7 8AR. Normal office hours you will not have an official time or position.
8.30a.m-4.30pm, weekdays only. NEVER swap your race number with ANY other runner
POSTAL APPLICATIONS: The Race Events Team as it could create dangerous medical situations.
have extended the deadline for receiving postal Anyone who does swap their race number will be
applications until Tuesday September 1st. This is the disqualified from the race and reported to UK
final day that allows the runners to receive their Athletics.
race packs through the post.
ON LINE APPLICATIONS: If you wish to apply on- You MUST provide full and correct medical and
line please visit www.middlesbrough10krun.com contact information on the back of your race number
the deadline via this method is Thursday 3rd with a PERMANENT MARKER and ensure your
September. However those who apply after Monday relatives (or other contactable person) have your race
31st August you will need to pick up their race packs number for reference. Remember to do this before
on the day. Please note there are no on-the-day 10k you leave home.
entries. DO NOT PUT YOUR OWN CONTACT
ENTRANTS DETAILS ON YOUR RACE NUMBER.
If you have entered either event already and need
to change any personal detail please ring 01642 Check List
515672. Write yourself a checklist to
3K FUN RUN: People can apply for the 3k Fun Run ensure you bring appropriate
on the day (not 10k) but are not guaranteed a T-shirt clothing (for before, during and
or medal. Anyone wishing to enter the Fun Run prior after the race),
to the event needs to follow the 10k information. race number, race
RACE PACKS: Please check your pack to ensure chip(10k), baggage tag and any
you have the following: race chip and race number, energy food and drinks you may
(please ensure these numbers correspond) safety require.
pins, baggage tag. If you are handing in your baggage
you MUST write clearly your name and contact
10k info booklet for print 6/8/09 16:27 Page 6
Pre-Race To help prevent long queues and frustration, if at all
ARRIVE EARLY possible try to use these well in advance of the start
To save disappointment please arrive early. Please of your event. Please ensure you use the toilets
note that the full race route including all routes to the provided to avoid upsetting local residents as this
start, finish and designated race car parks are closed could prove detrimental to future events.
from 9.00 a.m. prompt. CLOTHING
ROAD CLOSURES It is recommended you come ready to run with
If you are travelling to the race by car and intend to appropriate clothing, footwear, race number and
use one of the designated car parks please study the electronic chip (10k) with additional clothing/baggage
map on pages 8-9 and plan your route and timetable for pre and post event
accordingly. CHANGING FACILITIES
PARKING There are limited changing facilities within Acklam
There are 4 designated car parks, which are free of Sports Centre but runners must use the designated
charge, and spaces will be allocated on a first come baggage area. Do NOT leave any baggage/valuables
first served basis. These car parks will open from unattended.
7.30 a.m. and will close at 1.30 p.m. and will not BAG STORAGE AND LABELS
re-open till the following day. If you intend to use this If you do bring baggage try to keep it to a minimum
facility then please be aware that the car parks will and complete all the relevant information on the label
not re-open till the race route is safe and the race provided and attach it to your bag the night before,
route has been officially opened. making sure it is clearly visible.
THE ATHLETES VILLAGE WARM UP/PRE RACE ENTERTAINMENT
The Athletes Village is situated at the dual use facility There will be mass warm ups for both the 10k and 3k
of Kings Manor School/Acklam Sports Centre, which runners (please check the timetable on page 16) and
is situated on Hall Drive between the start and finish will take place at the Athletes Village close to the
line. The village is the hub for both the 10k and the main stage adjacent to the 3k start area and
3k Fun Run. Please refer to the map on pages 8-9 to approximately 800 metres from the 10k start (please
locate the village and specific facilities see map on pages 8-9)
Toilets can be located within Acklam Sports Centre
with a number of portaloos positioned around the
warm up area and adjacent to the start line.
10k info booklet for print 6/8/09 16:27 Page 7
Start Arrangements If it important for you to run with someone who is in a
THE 3K FUN RUN different colour zone to you, you MUST line up in the
The 3k Fun Run will start 9.10 a.m. Please arrive at colour zone that is furthest back from the start line.
the Athletes Village in sufficient time to warm up and Anyone failing to adhere to this may have their
be ready to assemble for your event, as the timetable number eliminated from the event and there will be
will be strictly adhered to. no record of them in the results service.
3K LINE UP TIMING (10K)
There is no specific order in terms of line up for the There will be race clocks on the lead car and finish
3k Fun Run, however for safety reasons it is advisable gantry. Due to the number of expected runners there
that slow joggers and walkers start at the back. may be a delay in crossing the start line, but your
10K ROAD RACE electronic chip will ensure you will be given an exact
Please arrive at the Athletes Village in sufficient time time for your race, so please be patient.
to warm up and be ready to assemble for your event, FINISH LINE
as the timetable will be strictly adhered to. In the 10k, Runners will pass under the finish gantry where they
Racing Wheelchair Athletes will start at 10.10 a.m. will be funnelled through to be de-chipped and collect
and the main event will start five minutes later at a bottle of water and goody bag including medal and
10.15 a.m. T-shirt.
10K RACE LINE UP DRINK STATIONS
The line up for the race has been changed from Water will be provided at the finish of both races as
previous years: well as at 2.3k, 5k and 7.5k along the 10k route.
The Elite athletes will still line up in front of the start REAL RADIO and RACE COMMENTARY
gantry but the funnel for all other runners will be Real Radio presenters Lisa Shaw and Ben Weston
along Acklam Road (Not Hall Drive) and will line up will be there throughout the morning providing
along the opposite side of the road to the actual race. entertainment and cheering the runners across the
In effect runners will do a 'U' turn and come round finish line. The Real Patrol will also be on hand giving
under the start gantry and onto the electronic timing away bags of merchandise and taking pictures for the
mat. website. Runners are invited to come along to the
LINE UP ZONES Real Radio chill out tent for a free sports massage
There are four line-up zones, which are colour after the run!!
co-ordinated, and it is vital you line up in the coloured
zone that is specific to your number.
10k info booklet for print 6/8/09 16:27 Page 8
Route Map & Site Plan
10k info booklet for print 6/8/09 16:27 Page 9
10k info booklet for print 6/8/09 16:27 Page 10
10k info booklet for print 6/8/09 16:27 Page 11
POST RACE INFORMATION
GOODY BAGS/T-SHIRTS the Live 10k results, here a new window will open,
FUN RUN: Goody Bags including your race T-shirt enter your name and race number to view your start
and medal to be picked up near the start/finish point and finish time along with your current finish position.
after you complete the run. Please ensure you pick up These live results will be available to view within
the size you ordered on entry, however on-the-day seconds of you crossing the start line.
entries are not guaranteed a Goody Bag or T-shirt. EVENING GAZETTE
10K: Please exchange your chip for your Goody Bag The Evening Gazette will provide stories and
which includes your race T-shirt and medal from the photographs both in print and on-line and all the
marquee/stall in the Athletes Village and ensure you official results commencing Monday September 7th.
collect the size you ordered on entry. Please visit www.gazettelive.co.uk for more details.
PRESENTATIONS MIDDLESBROUGH COUNCIL
There will be a 10k presentation ceremony for the You will be able to access all the results plus a wide
men's, women's open race together with wheelchair range of event photos via
athletes and North East Championships from the main www.middlesbrough10krun.com and also
stage in the Athletes Village at 11.30 a.m. prompt. www.middlesbrough.gov.uk
PRIZE WINNERS BBC TEES RADIO
All prize winners including veterans will receive their The Voice of the Boro - Alastair Brownlee - will be
prize money via a cheque in the post within 7 working running the Middlesbrough 10K. You can hear how he
days of the event. got on on his programme on BBC Tees. Week nights
POST RACE DEPARTURE at 6pm. That's on 95FM, digital radio. Plus full
The roads will not be fully open until approximately coverage of the race at bbc.co.uk/tees
12.00 noon so please be patient, do not attempt to YOUR RACE PHOTO
enter the route until the roads are fully open. www.Marathon-Photos.com will be photographing
If you have some free time at the end why not watch every runner in the Middlesbrough PCT 3k Fun Run
the live entertainment on the main stage alternatively and the Middlesbrough Tees Pride 10K. Your photos
go across to Hall Drive and encourage other runners will be online within 48 hours of the race, to see your
to complete the race. photos, simply find the event on our website and type
RESULTS SERVICE in your race number or surname. Orders may be
Raceahead placed online, with a range of payment options. We
If you have supplied us with your mobile number you offer an exciting range of print and digital photo
will receive an SMS text once you have crossed the options. The Digital Super Pack is particularly popular.
finish line informing you of your race completion time. It offers all identified images of a runner in all
You and your friends will be also able to follow your purchase options. Digital orders are available to
progress via the live results on the race website download the next working day from receipt of
www.middlesbrough10krun.com, follow the link for payment.
10k info booklet for print 6/8/09 16:27 Page 12
Road Closures & Access Points
10k info booklet for print 6/8/09 16:27 Page 13
10k info booklet for print 6/8/09 16:27 Page 14
10k info booklet for print 6/8/09 16:27 Page 15
There are many reasons why the Middlesbrough Tees fresh, 5-piece band from Teesside who play some of
Pride 10k and PCT 3k Fun Run are seen as one of the the greatest pop and rock from the last 50 years!
best running events in the country. One of them is From the Beatles to Oasis, from Tina Turner to Lady
because of live entertainment that is on offer and this Gaga, Running For Cover really do have songs for
year may well prove to be the best yet. every occasion and will keep you wanting to move
long after you have finished your run!
THE MAIN STAGE
Real Radio presenters Lisa Shaw and Ben Weston The band members also have an impressive back
will be there throughout the morning providing catalogue of gigs under their belt including:
entertainment and cheering the runners across the BBC Proms In The Park, Stockton Riverside Festival &
finish line. The Real Patrol will also be on hand giving Middlesbrough Music Live as well as many other
away bags of merchandise and taking pictures for the venues and events from all around the country!
website. Runners are invited to come along to the Visit www.runningforcoverband.co.uk for more
Real Radio chill out tent for a free sports massage information.
after the run!!
So once you have completed your run and picked up
Joining them on the main stage will be the brilliant your Goody bag just chill out and listen to the brilliant
'Running For Cover'! 'Running For Cover' are a tight, sounds from the past and present!
Start Area Jonathan Booth
Blue Bell Middlesbrough Jazz and Blues Orchestra
Municipal Golf Centre Jamie Sample
Texaco Garage Andrew Davies
Prissick Base/Marton Road Rhythm Train
Toby Inn Abingdon Steel Band
St Chad's Church Femme Fatal
Green Lane Nursery Sonner
Coronation Pub Skinny Legs
Master Cooper Damaged Angels
Finish Area Steelworks
10k info booklet for print 6/8/09 16:27 Page 16
7.30am Race car parks open
8.50am Middlesbrough PCT 3k Fun Run warm up
9.00am Full race route road closure except northbound Acklam Road
traffic from Trimdon Avenue and southbound traffic along
Marton Road. These will remain open throughout the race as
access for emergency services only
9.10am Middlesbrough PCT 3k Fun Run START
9.40am Middlesbrough Tees Pride 10k Road Race warm up
10.10am Middlesbrough Tees Pride 10k Wheelchair Race START
10.15am Middlesbrough Tees Pride 10k Road Race START
11.30am Presentations on main stage
12 noon Route fully re-opens to traffic
*These are estimated times and will depend on events throughout the morning.
Middlesbrough Council would like to thank all our partners and
contributors for their support. A special thank you goes to the
Cleveland Army Cadet Force for the tremendous work they carry
Designed by Q Design Ltd T: 01642 242024
out year on year.
“To Inspire to Achieve”
ARMY CADET FORCE MOTTO