Sport in Action 10k 2020

Sport in Action 10k 2020

Information and registration

30 August 2020


Due to Government and UKA / BTF guidelines all events in April are postponed. All other events will stay open for the time being until further advice is available. Any future race cancellations will see competitors being transferred to the following year's race.

These are difficult times for everyone, and we hope that you understand that these decisions are being made in the interests of athletes, volunteers and spectators.

Event Information

Start – 11:00am

Location – The Sheepmount Athletics Stadium, Bitts Park, Carlisle CA3 8XL

Facilities – Toilets for both male/female are available. Ample parking either at the venue or the Devonshire Walk car park next to the castle. Baggage lay-down available. Light refreshments are available at the finish.

Race Numbers – Race numbers, timing chips, etc will be issued at race registration. If any updates are required to the race information they will appear on the Sport in Action home page.

Registration – 9:40am to 10:40am at the Stadium


The event uses a mixture of park paths and quiet country roads which are generally flat or gently undulating. The road surfaces are generally okay. Caution should be taken at all turns, paying attention to marshals wherever necessary.

The route is officially measured 10km route using mainly park paths and quiet country roads. The run will finish very close to the Start Line. Athletes are requested to follow the race director’s instructions and be aware of the dangers of cars and cyclists. See link below for map of route.

Route MapHERE

Risk Assessment – A full course risk assessment will be on display at the event HQ on race day together with maps of the route, the race permit and the measurement certificate in accordance with UKA rules (Permit No TBA).

Race Safety Briefing – The race briefing will take place at 10:50am.


Prize presentation – All prizes will be presented at 12:15.

Prizes – 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male & Female plus a Team prize. Age Group prizes will be awarded as follows: Male or Female age groups with less than 15 competitors 1st Place only; Male or Female age groups with 15 or more competitors 1st and 2nd place; and Male or Female age groups with 25 or competitors 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes will be awarded.

Any age grouper that finishes in an overall prize position (1st, 2nd or 3rd Male or Female) will receive the overall prize. That age group prize will then roll down to the next person in that age category. The third place prize will not be less than the age group winner.


The full race results will be available live on Timing Up North website and will be published as soon as possible on the Sport in Action home page. Individual results will also be available via SMS if requested when entering.

Previous results are HERE


Up to July 13th: UKA Members £13.00, Non UKA Member’s £15.00

After July 13th: UKA Members £14.00, Non UKA Member’s £16.00

Please note that during the registration process your British Athletics/UKA membership will be checked and if valid the appropriate discount will be applied. Scottish Athletics and Welsh Athletics members can also obtain the discount by entering their membership number into the appropriate field.

An administration fee of £1 will be applied to each entry by our online entry system partner, Results Base.

Entries on the day plus £3.00

Event limits – 350 (entrants must be 15 or older)

Withdrawals Policy

Up until July 30th, 2020 all withdrawals will subject to a 50% charge to cover the costs of processing the entry and refund. After this date no refunds will be given.

 Event information
30 August 2020
The Sheepmount Athletics Stadium, Bitts Park CA3 8XL
Carlisle, Great Britain
See map below

 More information

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Sport in Action 10k 2020

  • The Sheepmount Athletics Stadium, Bitts Park CA3 8XL
  • Carlisle
  • Great Britain