The Centurions, supported by Colchester Harriers, present the Diamond Jubilee Colchester 100 mile race walk
Start Location: The race starts in Lower Castle Park at 12 Noon
Course: 49 laps of 2.0258 miles plus two small laps of 0.775miles
Note that the course is not the same as in 2010 -
Refreshments/Feeding Station: There will be an official feeding station near the tented village, start/finish area.
The official feeding station will provide drinks and fruit: coffee, tea, lemonade, coca cola, bananas, oranges, etc.
All feeding and assistance must be within the "tented village" area by the start/finish.
It is recommended that competitors bring their own attendant and individual supplies.
First Aid: First Aid is provided by Essex Mediics
Toilets: During the race you can use the toilets in the public convenience near the boating lake. Toilets are also available in Leisure World (note that this is a short walk from the oourse and will not be open during the night)
Presentation: Leisure World, 1p
Colchester 100 mile race walk
To be held in Lower Castle Park (Thanks to the generous support of Colchester Borough Council)
Closing date for entries: 17th September 2012
This is a qualifying race for admission to the Brotherhood of Centurions on successful completion of the 100 miles in 24 hours and is held R.W.A. & I.A.A.F. Rules
Permit Applied For
Note for "unattached" or walkers who belong to a non-
"An athlete who is not a member of an affiliated Club or Association shall be regarded as ‘unattached’.
After one year of competition an athlete taking part in any event within disciplines listed in Rule 2.4 -
RULE 305 CLOTHING WHEN WALKING
In order that judges may apply the Rules relating to walking, competitors knees shall normally be bare. If garments are worn that cover the knee, the Referee’s permission must be obtained before the commencement of the race, and the Chief Judge notified. Any competitor starting without permission will be disqualified by the Referee.
It is generally accepted that long lycra leggings (tights rather thatn baggy long trousers) may be worn during the race.
Click here for the 100 miles Race Rules
Click here more information on race walking rules
In support of Help for Heroes
How to get to Castle Park Colchester
The main entrance to Castle Park is located at the east end of Colchester High Street next to the Castle. There are a number of other entrances including those on St Peter's Street, Roman Road, Museum Street and on Riverside Walk
For race course maps click here
Useful websites to help your race go better!.
National Rail -
The nearenst airport is Stansted.