Race Information - Goodwood Motor Circuit - Running GP - Goodwood Motor Circuit, Bedford & Oulton Park Cheshire

Race Information – Goodwood Motor Circuit

Goodwood Motor Circuit Races
Sunday 3rd April 2022
Address: Goodwood Motor Circuit, Chichester , West Sussex, PO18 0PH

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START TIMES:

Marathon – 9:00am (Please note there is a 6 hour strict cut off)
20 Mile – 9:15am
Half – 10:00am
10k – 10:30am
5k – 10:45am

Race Packs

**ALL RACE PACKS ARE TO BE COLLECTED ON THE DAY**

All entries will be assigned a number. To collect your number you need to make your way down to the collection desks on Sunday morning. It will take around 15 minutes to collect your number. The earlier you get there, the more efficient we will be on the day. You will only need one number attached to the front of your shirt. If you have your own pins then that would be great but we will have supplies if needed.

Your timing chip will be attached to the bottom of your race bib. Please remove the strip and attach it to your shoe shiny side up as per the instructions on the back of the chip. Please make sure you keep your number on at all times during the race. At the finish, you can dispose of your chip (we do not need to collect them back).​

Collection Times:
Marathon – 7:30 – 8:30am
20 Mile – 7:45 – 8:45am
Half – 8:30 – 9:30am
10k – 9:00 – 10:00am
5k – 9:15 -10:15am

ENTRY LIST HERE

IMPORTANT:

When you receive your race packs, please take a couple of minutes to fill out the brief runner information form which can be found printed on the back of your bib. This will help us greatly in case of an emergency!

Travel

Address: Goodwood Motor Circuit, Chichester , West Sussex, PO18 0PH

VISIT GOODWOOD MOTOR CIRCUIT WEBSITE HERE

By Car

Goodwood is located just outside Chichester, only 60 miles from London, and 30 miles from Brighton and Southampton. There is parking available for all competitors in the field opposite gate 2 at Goodwood Motor Circuit. There is disabled parking available inside the track.

From London: Follow the A3 (Junction 10 on the M25) south towards Guildford. About 3 miles past Guildford, at the Milford turning, take the A283 to Petworth, then the A285 to Chichester for about 6 miles.

From the East: Follow the A27 towards Chichester. At the Tangmere roundabout before Chichester, go straight over. Take the exit signposted Guildford/Petworth. Go right at the first roundabout, and straight over the second roundabout.

Follow the road until you reach the second left, signposted Lavant. Turn left here and follow the road down to the second cross roads. Turn right, following the brown signpost for the Goodwood Motor Circuit.

From the West: Follow the A27 to Chichester. At Chichester, stay on the A27 bypass/ring road. After the only set of traffic lights, take the second exit at the next roundabout signposted Goodwood. At the next roundabout take the second exit.

By rail

Nearest station: Chichester

There is a regular service from London Victoria to Chichester (1hour 40 minutes), plus the coastal service from Brighton and Portsmouth. Buses or taxis are available at Chichester Station.

Local Taxi numbers:
​Station Taxis – 01243 774948
Premier Cars Chichester – 01243 779366
ABC Cars Chichester – 01243 778855
Starline Sussex – 01243 531666
GOGO Taxis – 01243 282820

By bike

Goodwood Motor Circuit is easily accessible by bicycle and there will be bike racks available at the venue for you to lock up your bike during the race.

Toilets

There will be toilets available within the event village. There will also be toilets available to use during your race, right next to the race route.

During the race

The entire course is on the Motor Circuit itself. Each mile will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers to keep you quite literally on track and encourage you on your way to that chequered flag finish.

The Miles for the Marathon, 20 Mile and Half Marathon distances will be marked out with countdown signs of how many miles you have left until the finish. Marathon runners you will see signs counting down from 26 miles to 1 mile to go. 20 Mile runners you are looking for signs counting down from 20 to 1 miles to go. Half Marathon runners you are looking for signs saying 13 miles to go down to 1 mile to go.

There will be red KM signs from 1-4 for the 5k and 1-9 for the 10k.

Marathon – 11 laps
20 Mile – 8 laps
Half Marathon – 5 laps
10k – 2 laps
5k – 1 lap

All distances will have an out and back section at the start of each race before completing the laps stated above.

Please discard any water bottles or rubbish during the race near the course signs.

Spitting and nasal clearance during the race is NOT permitted.

SEE COURSE MAP HERE

Results

Results will be available on www.runninggrandprix.com after the race.

Pictures

We will have a photographer taking a few snaps of the race and they will be on Facebook after the race so be sure to check it out and see if you can spot yourself.

Social Media

For updates leading up to the race, please check out our on Twitter @runthroughuk use the hashtag #Runthroughuk in the build-up to the race.

If you want to talk all things running before and after the event join our RunThrough Chat group on Facebook.

If you #RunThroughUK on Instagram with your race day collages, the best ones will feature on our page!

Refreshments

Runners are welcome to set up their own hydration and fuel stations at the event. We encourage runners to bring their own water in order to minimize litter and to be more eco-friendly. There will be water provided on every lap of the race, and there will also be water available at the finish. We recommend staying hydrated in the lead-up to the event.

Baggage

Please limit the number of belongings you bring to the event and if possible leave anything in a car. This is in order to reduce contact between runners and staff. There will be an informal self-service bag drop area within the event village for runners who need it.

Spectators

Spectators are more than welcome to attend and support runners.

COVID-19 NHS APP

We recommend downloading the NHS COVID-19 App onto your phone if you haven’t already before the race.

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If you have purchased an item of RT Kit with your race entry, please head to the RT Kit stall on the day of your race, with your email order confirmation and we will have your item ready for collection!