Great news this year’s 10k will be going ahead on the 26th September
Race update 10/05/2021
Entry’s are now live for the 2021 Bridge 10k and 2k fun run.
Race information for the 9th Bridge 10k.
It’s very important that you read this.
Thank you for entering the 9th Dartford Bridge 10k.
Can you please print off this form and bring it along Sunday morning?
I will also bring some along in case you forget.
If you feel unwell and you may have the virus, please don’t race.
If you feel unwell after the race and could have Covid19 you must tell us so we can inform all the other runners.
We have limited the race 100 runners for your safety.
Registration will open at 8.00am and we will start at 9.30am.
We will have toilets on site and they are about 200m away next to the security office.
We will have sanitation stations all around the race site. If you touch anything, please use them.
Parking will still be in the Sainsbury’s Staff car park. Please car share if you can as we have limited parking spaces.
The address is Rennie Drive, Dartford DA1 5FD
Registration will be in front of the Van.
Due to covid19 there will not be any changing tents.
We also can’t have a bag drop but there will be an area that you can put any bags in to the right of the van.
There will be a short race brief over the PA but all you need to know is on this race brief
There will be rows of No 1 to 100 to the right of the start line on the ground.
Each number will be 2 meters apart.
Go to your number when we start the race.
Please keep off the fast track at all time as the busses are still using the road.
We may need to change the run course due to building work taking place on the Bridge site. This will be confirmed on Sunday before we start the race. It will still be a 100% measured 10k course.
Due to Covid19 race rules we are not allowed to give out water on the run so please bring your own.
The race will now be run as a time trial with one runner starting every 10 seconds.
As we start each runner please move forward one number at a time. If the number in front of you is missing please tell the starter.
Unfortunately, there will not be any prize giving on the day due to Covid19 event rules.
I will contact all the winners next week to work out how we can get your trophies to you.
There will be no entries on the day
Please keep 2 meters apart at all times before we start.
Fun Run only information
The fun run will now be starting at 11.30am. Registration for this will be now be starting at 11am. Please keep away from other runners when you turn up on site. We will be starting you at 10 second gaps unless you are in the same family bubble.
We hope you enjoy the day despite all the new rules
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Guidance for Road Race and Multi-Terrain Race Organisers in the UK
- Race organisers to draft additional plans such as a Covid-19 Risk Assessment
- A number of measures to be introduced which may require extra resource in terms of time, equipment, personnel and budget.
- Additional communication with participants to update them on arrangements made by an event to mitigate against the risk of catching Covid-19
England Athletics has the following announcement with regard to track and field events.
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2019 race information please read this
Thank you for entering the 9th Dartford Bridge 10k
We have 2 parking areas.
Parking is a big issue for us so if you can please car share that will help us.
Follow the signs when you come on to the site.
See the Site map
That will take you to first car park. There will be a marshal outside that will direct to the car parks. When this is full you will be sent to the 2nd car park will hold another 130 cars.
1st car park is Sainsburys. They have been kind to allow us to park 50/60 cars in their staff car park.
Sainsburys car park address is. Rennie Dr, Dartford DA1 5FD it’s about 600m walk to registration.
2nd car park is Crosswaters, Lake View House, Rennie Dr, Dartford DA1 5FU this is about a 400m walk to registration
Registration is now by the finish area.
Toilets are next to the security building Dartford DA1 5PF
The race start is now close to the security building.
There will be 4 toilets please can you keep them tidy.
We will have bike raking for anyone that will be cycling to the race.
Registration will open at 7.30am and will close at 9.15. This is where you will pick up your race number and timing chip.
Bag storage will be at the finish area.
The race 10k will start at 9.30am. The 2k fun run will start at 11.00am
There will be a short race brief at 9.25pm then you will be called to the start
We need to cross 4 roads on each lap. There will be marshals to help you cross. Please obey them at all times. Sorry but Head phones are not allowed due to safety reasons.
We will be given bespoke medals to all finishes.
Trophies will be given to 1st, 2nd, 3rd place over all. We will also be giving trophies in the following age groups.
Male 1st, 2nd, 3rd over 40, 1st, 2nd, 3rd over 50, 1st over 60 and 1st over 70
Female 1st, 2nd, 3rd over 40, 1st, 2nd, 3rd over 50, 1st over 60
1st Male and Female resident from the Dartford Bridge estate. Can you please let us know at registration if you live on the estate?
The Children’s Fun run will start at 11.00am you can enter this on the day. All children will also receive a bespoke finishing Medal.
Entry fee for the fun run is £3
Please keep of the road at all times as the buses will still be running.
Due to the size of the race we have gone back to the old run course. This is 2 full laps around the whole site. At the end of the 2nd lap you will then run one small lap around the south lake.
If you have any questions about The Bridge 10k, please get in touch firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Male Course record held by Ben Louch from Dartford Harriers 32.34
New Female Course record held Katie Sanders Cambridge Harriers 39.41
Please keep of the road by the start as its being used at all times.