BROMLEY HARRIERS AC
THE TED PEPPER MEMORIAL 10K RACE (and
children’s fun run)
AN OPEN RACE
INCORPORATING SCVAC 10KM
UNDER UK ATHLETICS RULES
MONDAY 7th MAY 2018,
10.00 AM START
UKA LICENCE NO: 2018-29953
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 Norman Park.
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 measured.
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 track.
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 left.
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. There will be no other prizes awarded.
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 wheelchairs.
For enquires and any comments on the race please contact the race
firstname.lastname@example.org phone: 07748 301675