Red Lion 10K logo Red Lion pub photo
Congratulations to Jonathan Holmans in winning the 2005 Red Lion 10K and to Briony Segal and Annabelle Stearns in their dead heat in the women's race.
A report and full results are available.
Red Lion left quote icon A remarkable race...
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- Runner's World
November 2000

Race Day Information

Please read the safety notice in particular, below.

Race HQ The Race HQ will be at the Red Lion pub at the centre of Hernhill village. Late entries and numbers can be collected from a stall on the Village Green. Results envelopes can also be left there. The race's SEAA permit (3598) will be displayed at HQ.

Changing & toilets Changing and toilets will be at the Hernhill Playing Fields changing rooms which are beside the Village Hall. These are 400m north of the Race HQ (and 900m north of the parking entrance) and will be available from 9:30am. They will be locked between 11am and 11:30am, although any items are left at the risk of the owner. Please vacate the changing rooms by 1:30pm.

The start and the race The start will be on the road towards the Village Hall at the north end of the village. The race will start promptly at 11am and will be run under UK Athletics rules. The course comprises a single lap starting from Hernhill and there will be a drinks station just after the 5km mark. Please follow any instructions by marshals or the police but otherwise keep to the left-hand side of the road.

The finish The finish is on the Village Green. Please continue through the finishing funnel without delay. There will be mementos for all finishers and some lucky finishers will receive spot prizes. Refreshments will be available.

Dropping out and first aid If you are not feeling well during the run, please stop and wait for the sweep vehicle that follows the last runner which will pick you up. St John Ambulance Brigade will be providing first aid cover at the event.

Race director The Race Director is John Hartley.

The course Click here for a description of the course and a map showing the locations of the Race HQ, changing and parking.
Please keep to the left of the road when running unless otherwise instructed by the marshals.

Prizes Click here for a description of the prizes on offer and the prize ceremony.
All finishers will receive a memento of the day in the form of a commemorative mug.

Safety notice
NB Your taking part in this event will be taken as confirmation that you have read this notice.

  1. Competitors should not be accompanied by either dogs or cyclists. By the nature of the course, the race organisers consider that it is not appropriate for participants in wheelchairs/similar vehicles to take part.
  2. Please listen to all of the public address announcements. Important information relating to your health and safety will be communicated by this means.
  3. The course will be marshalled by members/people designated by Canterbury Harriers. They will be wearing yellow marshal bibs. Please listen and act on any instructions given to you by these race marshals.
  4. Initially the course covers a number of quiet, narrow country lanes. Consequently, please take care in these potentially congested sections.
  5. In the later sections there are roads where there may be some light traffic. Consequently, please keep to the left hand side of these roads, unless you are instructed otherwise by a designated race marshal.