Health & Fitness: Road closures in Burton for Brewers 10k race

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A 10k race is to be held in Burton and will see main roads closed during the event. Called the Brewers 10k, the race will take place during the morning on Sunday, October 9.

Major roads in Stretton and Rolleston are set to be closed. © IAIN BROWN Major roads in Stretton and Rolleston are set to be closed.

The route will see runners heading through Stretton and Rolleston, finishing at the Pirelli Stadium in Derby Road in the town. Burton Albion Community Trust, the charitable arm of Burton Albion FC is hosting the Brewers 10K to raise funds for its charity work, with hopes it will become an annual event.

It is hoped the race will raise the profile of Burton as a town, the Pirelli Stadium and provide a showcase event for the local and neighbouring residents, said a spokesperson for the event. The race route is suitable for beginners and intermediate runners, while also offering an opportunity for experienced runners to get a personal best, they said.

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The full race route is:

  • Start at Pirelli Stadium
  • Turn right onto Princess Way
  • Continue onto Church Road
  • Turn left onto Dovecliff Road
  • Turning left up to Knowles Hill
  • Left again onto Bitham Lane
  • Turning right back onto Princess Way
  • Finishing back at the stadium

The roads are set to be closed from 8.30am until noon, according to traffic and travel website one.network. The 10k run is open to anyone aged 16 or above.

Non UK-Athletics members can apply for £21, with members saving two pound on their application fee. VIP and team runners can apply for a fee of £25.

VIP and team entry includes access to the Albion Suite at the Pirelli prior to and after race, secure bag drop and refreshments before and after the race. People wanting to enter in the 10k run can do so by clicking here.

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