Raby Castle Races 2015
This years races will be held on Sunday 17th May 2015 with a slight change of timings from last year to allow families to watch all the races as they happen. The 1.2k fun run, which proved very popular last year will start at 10:00am followed by the 5k fun run at 10:35am, the main 10k race will start at 11:00am.
We strongly advise you to pre enter before race day and not leave it till on the day of the race as this years race will also incorporate the NEMAA 10k Championships, and we will be close to our race limits. NEMAA 10k entries will not be accepted on the day. If any veterans would like to join NEMAA details can be found here at NEMAA
Entry forms can be downloaded below,
Race Instructions can be downloaded below
The 2015 Races are being sponsored by Addisons Estate Agents, Boho Boo, Teesdale Carpet and Décor Centre, Cakes Made To Order, Hawcroft Electrical, S and A Building Merchants and Wade Glass and Windows, many thanks to you all.
The Raby Castle runs are run entirely within the grounds of Raby Castle, and apart from the odd tractor the races are virtually traffic free. The races takes you through the scenic Raby Castle Estate with deer herds and long horned cattle; one lap for the 5k and two laps for the 10k. Please note that the course is not suitable for wheelchair athletes. The 1.2k fun run is one lap from the start and then cuts back past the front of Raby Castle to the finish area.
Entry to the race gives you access to the Raby Castle grounds and gardens for your family during and after the race.
Important Note: we are using the North Gate for entry and exit this year, cars will be parked at the far north end of the estate so please follow marshall's instructions for parking. Late entries will be available on the day and the late entry tent will be situated on the large field near the finish area.
The first Raby Castle events were held in 2003 after the cancellation of the Barnard Castle 10mile run and 4mile fun run in 2001. We receive entries from various parts of the country and lots of interest from all the local running clubs who supply a number of top athletes at this event. The current 10k course record is 30 minutes and 16 seconds set by Yarod Hagos in 2012, the ladies record is held by Sarah Tunstall who set a time of 35 minutes and 54 seconds in 2009.
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