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Can you wear headphones while doing Run Preston?

Posted on - 11th September, 2016 - 3:19pm | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Events, Preston City Centre, Sport
You can wear headphones but runners are advised not to Pic: Paul Melling

You can wear headphones but runners are advised not to Pic: Paul Melling

Runners will be getting into their final training routines ahead of the return of Preston’s 10k and 5k races.

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And runners are being advised not to wear headphones during the race.

Run Preston will see thousands of runners make their way around the city centre, down in Avenham Park and along the Ribble.

Organisers state: “We advise that you do not wear iPods or similar devices whilst running.

“You may not hear marshalls or indeed fellow runners if they need help.”

Run Preston takes place on Sunday 25 September, as part of the Lancashire Encounter festival.

Here’s everything you need to know if you’re running:

When does it start?

Registration is open from 7.30am for both the 5k and the 10k

Where is the registration?

You need to register in the Covered Market

Where does the race start from?

On the Flag Market

What time does it start?

The 5k starts at 9am, the 10k starts at 10.15am

Where are the water stations?

On the 10k route it is half-way

What’s the route?

You can see maps for the 5k and 10k here.

Are you running the 5k or 10k? Let us know in the comments below

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