Cotswolds Lake 62 Fun Run
Entries will be open between 1st February 2019 (midnight) - 23rd May 2019 (12noon), unless full prior to this.
Watch: Cotswolds Standard Triathlon & Aquabike 2017.
1.5km Fun Run, for all ages.
Wiltshire Junior Race League
The Lake 62 Fun Run will be race 6 in the Wiltshire Junior Race League. For all other races please visit the race league website here. The league is open to any runner who is affiliated to a running club in Wiltshire. You do not have to be in a club to take part in this fun run.
The run will take place in the beautiful lakes of the Cotswolds. The event will be a mass start with all runners starting together. The route will take place around the perimeter of the lake which is spectator friendly.
Race Number & Timing Chip Collection
You will be able to register for the event and pick up your race number and timing chip before your start time. You will be required to show photographic identification or your confirmation email to verify whom you are when you register on the day. Race registration will be open between 10:00 and 10:45 on the day.
Ample free parking will be available within a 5-minute walk of the venue. If you require disabled parking, we have limited availability closer to the venue, please contact us prior to arrival. We can cater for a drop off and collection at this event, however cars are not able to stay on site at any point.
Travel times by car vary, however as a guide you can get here from the following cities by google maps. The nearest motorway junction is J15-J17 on the M4.
Salisbury - 1hr 20
Cardiff - 1hr 20
Birmingham - 1hr 25
London - 1hr 45
Exeter - 2hr 00
We can offer camping for this event to stay on Saturday 18th August. Toilet facilities are on site, however there are no showers. A fee of £5 per pitch is payable and pre booking is essential. Please get in touch if you wish to book a spot.
South West Sports Massage will be in attendance for this event. They will be on site for pre and post race massage for anyone who needs a little loosening up. There is a small fee of £5 for 10 minutes or £10 for 20 minutes.
CoffeeGang is an award-winning mobile coffee van supplying bean-to-cup fairtrade Colombian coffee. Additionally we supply dreamy hot chocolate sourced in the Dominican Republic and a variety of teas, milk shakes and soft drinks. Our home-made cakes always go down a storm too. See you at the race finishing line!
Charles Whitton Photography will be providing race coverage for this event. Visit his page for more information.
Presentations will take place towards the end of the event once all the waves have started. This is anticipated to be around 11:30am or soon after.
Winners trophies will be awarded to the following; 1st, 2nd, 3rd male and 1st, 2nd & 3rd female overall regardless of age for this event, all entrants will be provided with a chipped finish time and race medal. Entrants will be categoriesed in the following; U17, U15, U13, U11, U9 & U7.
Results will be available shortly after the event and uploaded onto LPS Events website under the results page. There will be a link to the event photographs from the results page also. Our press report will appear on our news page a few days after the event.
You can enter through our website using your PayPal account or a credit card. If you require a postal entry, please contact us. Entries on the day for this event will not be accepted.
A copy of the UKA rulebook can be found here.
Please familiarise yourself with the rules to prevent disappointment on the day.
For your entrance fee, you will receive a finishers medal. Electronic timing is available for the event and you will receive a gun start chip time. You will have access to a free online training programme and also you will be part of the 2019 Cotswolds Lake 62 Fun Run.
Lake 62 is a privately owned well kept lake in the Cotswolds. This lake has been unused for many years, keeping it one of the finest. Its size and shape allows for some great spectating at all our events here and provides a base for triathletes wishing to take part in a medium sized event on a flat profile.
We also host training and coaching sessions from this lake, for further information about these days, please see the training page here.
Training for this event
You should ensure that you train your body for endurance road running events and build up your stamina. This will enhance your overall fitness. A combination of strengthened joints and also fitness will aid in your successful completion of this event and assist with your recovery after the event. As you will be running for a long period of time, you should ensure that you train for the event by undertaking some longer running sessions. We also recommend that you trial your race nutrition prior to race day.
Download a free training programme for this event on our coaching page.
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