The WEST END 8 - the only 8 Mile race in Leicestershire!

An officially measured one-lap race, which starts and finishes at the Syston Rugby Club

Sunday 19th May 2019



All-important race details:

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

Start: 10:30am

Distance: 8 miles, marked in miles

Race: Chip timed race open to all runners, minimum age of 16. Limited to 800 runners.

Entry: Cost £10 per club runner (£12 unattached)

Toilets / Changing: Available at the Clubhouse

Parking: at the Rugby Club. Space is limited, so please car share

Please 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.

Registration: at the registration desks, which will be by club, or surname if unattached

Refreshments: the club bar should be open for Soft/ Alcoholic drinks - teas, coffees and cake stall will be on sale by West End Runners

Safety:  It is the responsibility of the runner to assess his/her own fitness to run.  Also 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.

Drinks stations: A drink station 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: none permitted on the Rugby Club grounds, 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 or Facebook

Name changes: can only be made through the Entry Central system – details on how to do this will be included in the confirmation email. Pre-race changes can be made up to 9 pm on Wednesday 15th May after that all changes will need to be made on the day.

Refunds and deferrals: are not permitted, but name changes are allowed.

Race permit: 19/122