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Prestwold 10K

Sunday 23 June 2019

Photo: Angelic Photo

23 June 2019

The popular Prestwold 10K road race returns this Summer as part of the Leicestershire Road Running League (LRRL).

Set over a fast course around the private Prestwold Driving Centre airfield and quiet surrounding country lanes, Prestwold is the perfect race if you're ready to take the step up to 10K or eager for a quick time.


Online entries will open at 7pm, Monday 29th April on the EventEntry race web page.

  • open to all runners (affiliated and unaffiliated)
  • race limit of 900 runners
  • Children's fun run (entries on the day only)
  • £13 for club affiliated runners / £15 for non-affiliated runners


10k race start time: 10:00am

Travel and parking

There is plenty of free parking next to start/finish area.

Prestwold Driving Centre
LE12 5SH

Important: the entrance to the carpark will be closed during the actual race for the safety of runners reentering the Prestwold estate, so cannot be used by spectators coming to see the finish / meet runners.

Also please note the exit from the car park is different from the entrance.

In the event of hot weather conditions

Please note that if the race-day weather is excessively hot (as it was in 2017) the Race Committee may opt to reduce the length of the race in the interest of runners' welfare.

There will be water stations on the course and water will be distributed at the finish. Drinks are also available for purchase from the start/finish area.

About the race

  • open to all: from first time 10k racers to club runners
  • chip timing
  • race momento
  • water stations on the course
  • free parking next to start/finish area
  • KM markers
  • cash and voucher prizes for age categories

Proceeds from the race will go towards Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance.

The course

A single lap, flat and fast course around the private Prestwold Driving Centre airfield and quiet surrounding country lanes.

The course is well marshalled with water stations.

Download large version of map

Course profile

  • km 0-1: long straight, slight downhill
  • km 1-4: lap of the race circuit, mostly flat
  • km 4-5: track to Burton road
  • km 5-6: Burton Road, 'rolling' country road
  • km 6-9: Wymeswold village to Hoton
  • km 9-10: through the village and back into the Prestwold Driving Centre, slight downhill to finish


Note: Excel file times do not show correctly on some Apple devices.

2018 Photos

Official race photos are now on the Funtorun website (split by club), or access the full gallery.



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