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
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: https://www.entrycentral.com/MAGIC8-2018 and click MAGIC 8