The Portland 10

In 1980 three bored sailors stationed at the Royal Naval Air Station came up with the idea of a 10 mile race on Portland, the cost was 40 pence to enter!

Today the race has developed into a testing 10 mile route that will see you run a lap and a half around the top of the island, from one end of the island, Portland Heights Hotel (385 ft), to the other, Portland Bill (30 ft)

The route is undulating, on tarmac roads and pavements and goes through built up areas as well as following long stretches of coastal roads.

Event Details

Race registration is Portland YMCA, Reforne, DT5 2AN, parking, as well as toilet and changing facilities, are available. Parking at the YMCA is limited, however on road parking areas are available close to race registration, race start & finish. Full details will be sent out in your race brief.

Getting to the event

To get there by road head for Weymouth then follow the signs for Portland on the A354. Follow the main road to the top of Portland at the Heights Hotel roundabout take the 3rd exit and follow the main road down towards St Georges Church and the Red Triangle cricket club, parking and race registration will be signed.

If you are travelling by bus catch the Route 1 service from the Kings Statue, Weymouth and ask for The George Inn stop.

Important Event Information

This race is run under UKA rules and by entering you accept the UK Athletics rules and declare that you are medically fit and will not hold the organisers responsible for any injuries, loss or damage from participating in this event.

By entering this race you agree that we may publish your personal information as part of the results of the event and may pass such information to the governing body or any affiliated organisation for the purpose of insurance, licenses or for publishing results either for the event alone or combined with or compared to other events. Results may include (but not be limited to) name, any club affiliation, race times and affiliation

This is a no headphone event of any kind including bone conducting ones.

The race is licenced under Run Britain (Licence Pending) and has a certificate of course accuracy issued by the Association of UK Course Measurers certificate number

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