Now in its 25th year the Bognor Prom 10k is the premier 10k event on the south coast and attracts serious club runners from all over the South of England, as well as individuals and families with no club allegiance.
The Bognor Prom 10k is a fast, flat course and is perfect for that 10k PB...... just watch out for the wind on the return leg! The race starts at West Park in Aldwick and follows the Bognor Regis esplanade through Felpham, and then returns along the sea front back to West Park.
The race is licensed (2019-35789), certified accurate by SEAA and promoted under UK Athletics rules.
The Bognor Prom 10k is a flat, high-speed course. The race starts by West Park in Aldwick (with extensive free car parking for competitors), follows the Bognor Regis Esplanade, continues through Felpham and returns along the sea front to finish in West Park.
Height undulation is less than two metres; water is available at 5.5k, 7.5k and at the finish.
Where the public highway is used the the road would be closed. The course is marshalled throughout, allowing for a maximum race time limit of 120 minutes. All finishers will receive a commemorative medal - to be worn with pride!
Toilets are available, but there are no changing or bag storage facilities. Competitors are not allowed to run with dogs, pushchairs or be accompanied by cyclists. Runners are advised against the use of headphones during the race on safety grounds. However if you choose to run wearing head phones please ensure the volume is low enough so that you can hear what is occurring around you and respond to any instructions provided by the course Marshals.
Chip timing is an established feature of the race with race numbers featuring an embedded timing chip. Every competitor who provides a valid mobile phone number on their entry will receive a SMS text of their finishing time.
When: Sunday 19th May 2019
Where: West Park, Bongor Regis, PO21 2RB (Event HQ is can be found in the Race Village Marquee in West Park. Access is via Silverston Avenue).
Timing: Chip-timed and embedded in the race number.
Entry Fees: £17.00 Affiliated Entry Fee and £19.00 Non Affiliated Entry Fee
Race numbers: Race Numbers will be posted, we start shipping in early March.
Entries on the day: None - No entries on race day so sign up here to guarantee a place.
Course: The course is on surfaced roads and comes back along the beautiful seafront promenade. The course is marshalled, signed with arrows and kilometre markers.
Water stations: 5.5k, 7.5k and at the finish.
Facilities: Toilets are available but there are no changing facilities or bag drop available. Please arrive ready to run wherever possible.
Spectators: Spectators can watch from anywhere on the course.
Wheelchair Race: New for 2019 we are accepting Wheelchair Entrants - You enter here on Eventrac and indicate in your entry you are entering the wheelchair race.
Junior Fun Run: We also host a 1,5k Junior Fun Run for all children aged 4-14 (Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult on the run). Adults can run for free!. You can request an entry form when you enter the 10k. Or download an entry form.
Results: Available instantly via print out at the race (subject to on site wifi connection) and posted online within 24 hours of the race. Runners who provide a mobile number will also receive there race time shortly after the race finish.
Medal: A nice newly designed shiny one to celebrate our 25th anniversary, everybody loves a bit of bling!. There will also be a goody bag for all finishers.
Prizes: There are prizes awarded for the first 3 Male and Female finishers (£200, £200, £50). The first 2 finishers in the main age categories also receive a cash prize. There is also a Male and Female team prize up for grabs (awarded to the first three finishers from the same team, based on the lowest aggregate finishing positions).