BLACKHEATH AND BROMLEY HARRIERS AC
THE TED PEPPER
MEMORIAL 10K RACE
(and children’s fun run)
AN OPEN RACE OVER 10KM
INCORPORATING SCVAC 10KM CHAMPIONSHIPS
UNDER UK ATHLETICS RULES
MONDAY 2nd MAY 2016,
10.00 AM START
UKA LICENCE NO: 2016-16966
Norman Park Athletics track, and
the surrounding countryside.
Hayes Lane, Bromley BR2
recalls Ted Pepper, a Blackheath Harrier (as we were previously called)
who died in the 1978 Three Peaks race in North Yorkshire, having
represented his club with distinction on the road, track and cross
records: 34:32 Andrew Rayner (SM), 39:12 Clare Elms (F50)
allocated: Your number will either be sent to you prior to the race
or can be collected on the day. SCVAC members only will have age-group
numbers on their backs which will be available to collect from
Registration on the day..
From West Wickham
Station, take Station Road, Beckenham Road to South Eden Park Road
Hill, A233 to Keston Mark, turn left onto A232 to West Wickham.
From Bromley or Beckenham
to Chinese Garage.
From Croydon, A232 East
to West Wickham.
From Orpington, A232 West
to West Wickham
From M25, Junction 4
(A21) to Farnbrough, then west onto the A232 to West Wickham.
There is reasonable parking available within the park although this will
be subject to other park users. Additional street parking is available
in surrounding streets.
London Charing Cross on the Hayes Line to Hayes Station. Norman Park is
approximately 1 mile from Hayes Station and can be reached by catching
the 119 bus from outside Hayes Station to outside the entrance to Norman
run regularly to Bromley South from London Victoria and various southern
train stations. Norman Park is approximately 1 mile from Bromley South
Station and can be reached by catching the 119 bus from outside the
Station to outside the entrance to Norman Park.
Changing: Limited changing, toilets and showers are provided within
Norman Park Race Track. There are additional toilet facilities within
Start: is at 10.00am on the track at Norman Park. Runners will
complete 1 and a half laps of the track before leaving the track area
and entering the park and surrounding areas. The race will also finish
with three quarters of a lap of the track.
Course: Off road 10km: 1 lap – out and back (see the map), almost
flat, marshals, kilometer/mile markers, water station at the 2m/4.25m
Start on the track with 1
and a half laps before leaving the track area by the gate next to
the children’s playground in the park
Round the park, via the
river route, to the top corner of the park
Out of the park and round
the field opposite Bromley College and into Rookery Lane.
Along Rookery Lane, past
the trout farm and turn left past Brook Wood towards Barnet Wood.
Past the water station at
the end of George Lane and Bolds Wood to Bromley Cricket Club.
Follow the circuit of
fields around and back to the water station where the route follows
On the return journey
through the park runners will not detour around the river but will
run straight down the tarmac road.
is generally flat and is good going unless it rains in the preceding
days in which case it can become muddy. If the weather is good, running
flats are recommended. If the weather is bad we recommend studded shoes.
Spikes are not recommended as there is some tarmac along the route. The
course has been accurately measured.
Prize presentation will take place at Midday at the track
Winner: Edward Pepper
Memorial trophy (Perpetual Trophy)
Prize categories: 1st,
2nd and 3rd Male, 1st 2nd
and 3rd Female, 1st Male Vet 40+, 1st
Female Vet 40+
Note; No runner will
receive more than one such prize
SCVAC Members only:
Individual medals in 5 year age groups.
MEMENTO TO ALL FINISHERS
Displayed on Race day and available afterwards on the Blackheath &
Bromley Harriers AC website at
The water station is situated at the 2m/4.25m and finish.
Refreshments will be available at the track.
can be left within the track area at your own risk. Blackheath & Bromley
Harriers AC and Norman Park Athletics track cannot accept any
responsibility for any items left.
Children’s Race: We have a children’s fun run which will be open to
children of any age, subject to their ability to complete the course.
Entry is at the discretion of the officials of Blackheath & Bromley
Harriers AC. Our aim is to provide a fun event that the children can
enjoy. All finishers will be presented with a medal as a memento of the
day. Their will be no other prizes awarded.
that you have an enjoyable race and wish to remind you that your safety
is paramount. The course includes the local park and surrounding areas
used by other members of the public – this includes dog walkers,
cyclists, horse riders and children. We will do all we can to ensure
that this doesn’t detract from your race performance or enjoyment but we
ask that you take care. Please ensure that you obey all race officials
instructions – they are there for your safety. Please do not wear
earphones at any time during the race. Dogs are not permitted to take
part in the race. The course is not suitable for wheelchairs.
enquires and any comments on the race please contact the race director:
Tucker, 78 Constance Crescent, Hayes, Bromley, Kent, BR2 7QQ.