The Magic 8 EntryCentral


The MAGIC 8 - the only 8-mile pacing competition in Leicestershire!

  • Choose your time
  • Try to achieve it without a watch/phone
  • Closest to their time wins!

An officially measured one lap event, which starts and finishes at Syston Rugby Club

Sunday 13th May 2018 – 10:30 am

Questions? Please see our race FAQ

All-important race details:

Venue:  Syston Rugby Club, Barkby Road, Queniborough, Leicestershire LE7 3FE

Start: 10:30am for first runner (all runners MUST attend the pre-race briefing at 10:20am). Approximate start times for all runners will be sent in advance of the race.

Finish: Syston Rugby Club

Distance: 8 miles, marked in miles

Race: Accurately timed race (equivalent to chip timing) open to all runners, minimum age of 16. Limited to 200 runners.

Entry: Cost £8 per runner (£10 unattached) - To enter please click Here

Toilets / Changing: Available on site

Parking: at the Rugby Club

Do not park on Barkby Road or Queniborough Road/Main Street as this will impede the race route. Temporary no parking restrictions will be in place and will be enforced.

Number collection: at the registration desks

Refreshments: teas, coffees and cakes will be on sale

Safety:  It is the responsibility of the runner to assess his/her own fitness to run and to ensure suitable clothing is worn for the weather conditions.  All runners must keep to the left hand side of the road throughout the race unless directed otherwise by marshals.

Sweeper: there will be a sweeper bike to ensure the safety of all runners

Drinks stations: two drink stations will be situated at approximately miles 4 and 7, water will also be provided at the end of the race for all runners

Property: all property left unattended at the venue is at the owner’s risk

Dogs: are not allowed on site by order of the owners, please don’t be offended when we ask you to take your dog out of the Rugby Club grounds

Race queries: Contact Race organisers on; Facebook;

Block booking: All bookings to be made through the website, link below. All runners will need to register with Entry Central to enter the race (same as Charnwood Hills)

Name changes and target time changes: will be permitted up until 9pm on Wednesday 9th May. After that name changes only can be made on the day (but the replacement runner will have to take the target time set by the original runner)

Refunds: are not permitted but name changes are allowed


To book please go to: and click MAGIC 8