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BESPAK Gear 10K 2025

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Sunday 04 May 2025

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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 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

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!

Enter with a peace of mind

Enter with a peace of mind

  • Active refund

  • Transfering to another event

  • Person to person transfer

info Important Note

Do not under any circumstances allow anybody else to run with a race number under your name.
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.

Race Number Information

Your Race Number will be sent to your registration address around 7 - 10 days before the event. 

If you register on or after Monday 21st of April, you will be able to collect your Race Number from the Race Office on event day. 

Race Office location: Event Village, Tuesday Market Place 

Opening times: Opened on event day from 7.30 am onwards. 

Address changes

If you have changed address since registration, it is your responsibility to inform us.
However, we will also be sending out an email around eight weeks before the event to ask if you have changed address recently.

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.

Route maps

Static Route Map

Static Route Map

On the day Information

All you need to know

All you need to know

Event Village

The Event Village will be located on Tuesday Market Place.

To satisfy your pre and post-run fuel needs, a selection of tasty food and drink choices will be available to purchase.

There are also several bars and cafés in the area that will be sure to welcome spectators and participants and are often bursting with atmosphere after the event.

Our wonderful partner charities will also be located in the Event Village, so make sure you go say hi!

Baggage

The Baggage Store will be located on Tuesday Market Place and will be open from 7.30am.

Please leave time to drop your baggage at the Baggage Store.

Please note that all bags must be the equivalent size to a small rucksack and security will be in place in order to conduct random bag searches.

If you’re planning to use the event Baggage Store, please ensure that your baggage tag is removed from your race number and securely attached to your bag ready for race day.

After the race. you are advised to make your way to the Baggage Store to reclaim your property before meeting up with your loved ones. Please collect your bags as soon as possible so that you can avoid the queues.

Warm-up

To help you feel ready and raring to go, Active Leisure will be delivering a fun warm-up on the start line at around 9.15am! Make sure you head over in plenty of time to get warmed up ahead of the race.

Fuel & Hydration

300 ml bottled water is available on the course and 500 ml will be available at the finish line.

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.

Please make use of the bins provided post water stations.

Toilets

Please only use the allocated toilets for this event located on Tuesday Market Place and on the course.

Run For All operates a zero-tolerance policy and any runners seen urinating anywhere other than the facilities provided will be disqualified.

Medical

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 the water stations.

In addition, there will be a first aid unit and recovery area located near the finish. There will also be roaming first aiders around the Event Village.

Race Day memento

Celebrate your incredible time and your fantastic achievements with some extra event day souvenirs.

Head to the event village on race day and visit Personal Best Vests to order your own personalised finisher t-shirt print to help celebrate your achievements in style.

Left Clothing

Please note that any clothing left anywhere other than in the Baggage Store will be collected at the end of the race and donated to charity.

Photos

Smile! The Marathon Photos team will be on course throughout the event to snap your picture.

Photographs can be purchased at marathonphotoslive.com

Results

All results will be available in the results section of the website soon after the end of the event.

However, keep in mind that it’s not all about times – you should be proud of yourself just for getting out there and getting active!

Entertainment

The entertainment on route will be by Your Choir and Rock Choir. Be sure to keep an eye as you make your way around the course,

Keeping King's Lynn green

We are committed to keeping King's Lynn green and we understand the importance of doing our bit for the environment. Bins will be provided across the event site and we urge people to use the facilities provided.

Let’s work together to Keep King's Lynn green and encourage other runners to do the same.

Pacers

The Halmer Harriers will be pacing the GEAR 10K.

The team are looking forward to supporting you on your run. Each pacer will have a flag attached to them with finish times and will run at a steady pace. If you keep up with them, you’ll be able to achieve the time on the flag.
Our pacers will be pacing at five-minute intervals between sub-40 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes.

They’re all very friendly, so feel free to have a chat with them before the event, and be sure to say thanks once you’ve crossed the finish line!

Headphones on event day

As this is a closed-road event, you are welcome to wear headphones, but please make sure that you are aware of your surroundings all around the course.

If you wish to listen to music on your run, please make sure you can hear the marshals’ instructions, emergency vehicles and fellow competitors.

Shokz is the official Sports Headphones Partner of England Athletics & Run For All.

The partnership between Shokz, England Athletics and Run For All recognises that many athletes enjoy listening to music while warming up, training or competing. Whether it is taking part in events, running solo or socially with others, it’s key that their experience is safe and enjoyable.

Running with music would make your run more joyful. With Shokz open-ear headphones, runners could listen to their favourite playlist or broadcast on the run while maintaining sociability.  

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 form here

Training

Travel

Check out your travel options below.

Check out your travel options below.

  • By Car

  • Parking

  • By Bus

  • By Train

Road Closure Information

Interactive Road Closure Map

Interactive Road Closure Map

Please click on coloured areas for more information.

Additional road closure information

Celebrate your achievement

Sponsors & Partners

Sponsors

Sponsors

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

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.

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