SUPPORTING TALENTED YOUNG SPORTS PEOPLE in Torfaen

Torfaen 10k

Event details
14 July 2024
9am start in Blaenavon

 

Prizes:

  • 1st Jnr female and male aged 15 - 19
  • 1st senior female aged 20 - 34
  • 1st senior male aged 20 - 39
  • 1st veteran female aged 35- 49
  • 1st veteran male aged 40 - 49
  • 1st master female aged 50 - 59
  • 1st master male aged 50 - 59
  • 1st grandmaster female aged 60 plus
  • 1st grandmaster male aged 60 plus
  • 1st female and male athlete with a disability

 

All profits from the Race will be donated to the Mic Morris Memorial Sporting Trust Fund to be used to support our aspiring young athletes. 

 

For more event information or to enquire about sponsorship, call Christine Philpott on 01633 628936 or email christine.philpott@torfaen.gov.uk

tHE FASTEST 10K ON THE PLANET! 
 

This race is a firm favourite with beginners and experienced runners alike.

 

The course is fast, beginning in Blaenavon and following a downhill, closed road route to finish in the beautiful surrounds of Pontypool Park.

 

Beginners will have the knowledge that they have completed their first 10k in a record time.

 

Participants will receive a goody bag at the finish line which will include a medal, tech tee shirt, water and a banana.

 

This event is superbly suitable for all runners (min age 15 years), including those with disabilities.

 

Transport is also provided from Pontypool to the start to help with parking in Blaenavon.

 

An excellent PB for everyone, an opportunity not to be missed!
 

Not sure that you can do a 10k?  Here is a training plan to follow - be ready in just 8 weeks.

Road closures

A full road closure will be in place for the event and roads will be closed from 8am until 11:30am.

The main roads that will be closed along the race route are:

  • A4043 Cwmavon Road from the junction of Prince Street and New William Street in Blaenavon to Old Road in Abersychan
  • Old Road
  • Limekiln Road
  • Freeholdland Road
  • George Street
  • Mill Road
  • Hospital Road
  • The northern section of Osbourne Road to its junction with Riverside
  • Riverside
  • Park Road leading up to Penygarn Road

Side roads will not be formally closed but no vehicles will be allowed to access the route during the race. Access for the emergency services will be maintained at all times.

Anyone who has travel or caring responsibilities and will be affected by the closures should contact Torfaen’s sports development team on 01633 628936.

Torfaen 2k Family Fun Run

In addition to the main 10k event, we also host a 2km fun run for the younger runners and families within Pontypool Park. Everyone joining in will receive a medal.

 

Volunteers

Help us make a change in the life of young athletes today. We need volunteers to help us at the Torfaen 10k on 14 July 2024

Marshals are needed all along the route.  Email us for more information if you would like to help. 

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Can your Group help?

 

Every year we are fortunate to have the support of Groups such as Gwent Guides and Gwent Police Cadets at the Torfaen 10k. 

Managing water stations, helping at the finish - get in touch if your group can help us.