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Gear 10K 2023

Countdown
29 Weeks
3 Days

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Sunday 30 April 2023

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Tuesday Market Place

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Start 09.30

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Event information

If you’re after a fun fitness challenge in the picturesque setting of King's Lynn, a historic Norfolk market town, then this one’s for you.

Each year, thousands of runners gather to take part in the Recipharm Grand East Anglia Run (GEAR) 10K.

The wonderfully scenic route takes in the pretty town centre, River Ouse pathway and The Walks. Runners also pass famous landmarks such as the Custom House, Red Mount and Greyfriars Tower along the way.

The course is flat and suitable for all, making the event enormously popular. In fact, this event sold out the last few years. So, if you want to get a fun, friendly and fantastic spring event in your running diary, book your place now!

Entry

Entry

Online entries for the 2023 GEAR 10K are not yet open. However, you can register your interest here

Entrants must be 15 years or over on event day

Run For All encourage people of all abilities to take part in the GEAR 10K. Please contact us in advance with any specific requirements

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

  • Chip timing
  • Finisher’s goody bag
  • Exclusive medal
  • An option to pre-order a finisher t-shirt
  • A fantastic experience!

Route Map

Route Map

View route map

(subject to change)

Elevation Map

Elevation Map

Facilities

Facilities

Race office

Located in Tuesday Market Place. Open times will be announced closer to the start date.

Baggage store

You will be able to drop your baggage at the Baggage Store in Tuesday Market Place from 7.30am.

Drink stations

Bottled water is available on course and at the finish. Please see the route map for locations. Competitors are advised to ensure that they consider the effects of dehydration and drink plenty of fluids to compensate.

Support & entertainment

Bottled water has been kindly provided by at 5K and at the finish. Participants are advised to ensure that they consider the effects of dehydration and drink plenty of fluids to compensate.

Charity village

The Recipharm GEAR 10K partners with several local and national charities. Our partner charities will have a presence within the event village to meet and greet their runners and raise awareness of the important work of those good causes.

First aid

Should you find you require medical assistance, personnel will be on hand to help at regular intervals on the course with fixed first aid stations located near to the water stations. In addition there will be a first aid unit and recovery area located near to the finish

Food and Drink

There are a number of bars and cafés in the area that will be sure to welcome spectators and participants, and are often bursting with atmosphere after the event.

Headphones

Headphones

SHOKZ – approved headphones for RUN FOR ALL events

Using bone conduction technology award winning SHOKZ (formerly AfterShokz) deliver stereophonic sound through your cheekbones to your inner ear.

This means you can enjoy your music and still hear everything around you including traffic, emergency vehicles and other warning noises as well as race instructions from marshals and fellow competitors -potentially preventing accidents caused by traditional headphones and earbuds that block out these sounds.

Bone-conduction is exclusively approved for use by UK Athletics. Official Headphone Partners of England, Scottish, Welsh Athletics and Athletics Northern Ireland.

15% discount offer. 

There is a 15% discount offer for all Run for All entrants. To receive this discount, entrants must purchase SHOKZ headphones via Up & Running and use a specific code. To receive this discount code, please contact our admin team via our contact us form here.

 

Race number information

Race numbers

Race numbers

Race numbers will be sent out to entrants 7-10 days before the start of the event. 

Race Office Opening Times will be made available closer to event day.

What if I'm coming from overseas?

Race numbers will not be posted to those participants who provided a postal address located outside of the UK as we can’t guarantee the safe delivery of the race number.

However, if you do have a UK address that your race number can be posted to prior to the event, please contact us at info@runforall.com with details. Alternatively you will be able to collect your race number from the Race Office on the event weekend. Opening hours of the Race Office will be detailed on our website at www.runforall.com in the week prior to the event.

Using your race number bib

Using your race number bib

  • Timing chip

  • Bib number

  • Arm position

  • Keep your number safe

  • Your memento

info Can't run anymore?

Race numbers cannot be interchangeable and entries cannot be assigned, transferred, sold or gifted to any third party. Do not under any circumstances allow anybody else to run with your race number. Amongst other issues, this can create major problems for the medical team should they need to treat unknown runners. Anyone found to have done this will be disqualified

Getting there

How to get there

How to get there

Road Closure Information

Interactive Road Closure Map

Interactive Road Closure Map

Additional Information

Fundraising

Partner charities

Partner charities

If you have requested a fundraising pack from one of the event's partner charities, this should be with you soon. If you have not received your fundraising pack at least 4 weeks before the event, please contact the partner charity you have selected directly.

Sponsors

Our Sponsors

Our Sponsors

The GEAR 10K is brought to you with the support of the following sponsors and partners

FAQs