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
1st MAY 2017, 10:00 AM START
LICENCE NO: 2017-26379
Norman Park Athletics track, and
the surrounding countryside.
Hayes Lane, Bromley BR2 9EF
The race 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 country.
Course records: 34:32 Andrew Rayner
(SM), 39:12 Clare Elms (F50)
Number 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.
Parking: 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.
Hourly from 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 Park.
Trains also 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
Changing: Limited changing, toilets
and showers are provided within Norman Park Race Track. There are
additional toilet facilities within Norman Park.
The 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.
The 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 and start/finish.
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.
The course 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
Awards: 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.
PLUS: MEMENTO TO ALL FINISHERS
Results: Displayed on Race day and
available afterwards on the Blackheath & Bromley Harriers AC website at
Water: The water station is situated
at the 2m/4.25m and finish.
Refreshments will be available at the
Baggage: 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
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
We hope 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 enquires and any comments on the race
please contact the race director:
Davis Beadle, 51 Whitecroft Way, Beckenham,