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Welcome to the BADGERS Atherstone 10k road race.

The 5th BA10k road race will take place on Sunday 26th August 2018.

BADGERS, a UKA affiliated running club are pleased to host this exciting event centred on the pretty market town of Atherstone in Warwickshire. This event promises to offer a challenging course taking in the beautiful North Warwickshire countryside including exclusive access through the private Merevale Estate.
The race starts on Long Street and finishes in historic Market Square, providing a number of public houses and cafes looking forward to welcoming you.

The ethos of BADGERS will be central to this event, offering friendly supportive running for all abilities. With a generous cut-off time, appropriately closed roads and massive support from both the local council and commercial enterprise, the BADGERS promise a memorable event.

The BA10k welcome entries from disabled athletes. Please contact the Race Director, in advance of entering, to discuss your needs and requirements.

With free downloadable race photography, technical t-shirt, a unique medal for all finishers and a goody bag funded through local business, the BADGERS are confident that this will be an enjoyable race for all participants.

The race is chip timed and UKA Licensed (license pending) with an official certificate of accuracy issued by UK and IAAF Road Racing Course Measurement.

BADGERS look forward to welcoming you to our event.

Recent News

  • Exciting News! Atherstone based Garner Canning Solicitors are looking forward to increased numbers in the 2018 Garner Canning Corporate AwardWith 3M taking the shield in its inaugural year, we are anticipating more businesses entering teams into this years event thereby upping the anti for all comers.Corporate teams must have a minimum of three members to qualify with no limit to the number of team members. The award is given to the team whose combined position total is the lowest.Do you have at least three runners in your organisation? Are you looking to run the BA10k and have two colleagues who are runners too?Why not get them signed up for the Garner Canning Corporate Award?The team award is ...
    Posted 22 Apr 2018, 09:20 by healthandsafety BA10k
  • Definition of 'Harrier' in English by Oxford Dictionaries: Harrier - a person who engages in persistent attacks on others or incursions into their land.Does this explain why the Bournville Harriers have won the Most Represented Running Club at the BA10k for the last two years?An en-mass incursion into Atherstone?Calling all other running clubs. We need your help to defend our borders!Could your club win this most sort after award by entering as many of your members as possible into our event on 26 August 2018?Massey Ferguson RC and Daventry Road Runners are currently leading the way to taking the top spot this summer.How about beating them to the podium?
    Posted 18 Apr 2018, 11:46 by healthandsafety BA10k
  • Could you go Bananas over the BA10k? We could go for one or two or maybe even for a few hundred!Due to the kind generosity of our friends at local employer Aldi, that's how many will be at the finish line waiting for your collection.In addition, Aldi are donating bottles of water to keep you going at both the mid point and for refreshment when you arrive at the end in Market Square.Aldi are a major employer locally to our event and we are pleased to have their continued support enabling us to maximise funds raised for local charities.The BA10k remains a not for profit operation run entirely by volunteers.26 August 2018. Why not come and join us. Bananas provided for ...
    Posted 22 Apr 2018, 09:21 by healthandsafety BA10k
  • BA10K Feelings!
    Posted 10 Apr 2018, 11:55 by healthandsafety BA10k
  • It's all about the bling or is it? Some of us may be more inclined towards considering a new technical T shirt.Especially with temperatures rising and buds appearing on the trees, updating ones summer wardrobe might be a higher priority than a lump of metal. (Other medal materials are available).When we talk about our wardrobe we do mean running wardrobe of course (as if there is any other).What colours are in this year?This is a question pondered each year down here at BA10k HQ.Out shopping for a few hundred new T shirts and we cannot agree on what colour we should all be wearing this summer.What colour does it for you and why?Answers on a postcard. That is if there is ...
    Posted 8 Apr 2018, 08:27 by healthandsafety BA10k
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