Carsington 7+ welcomes the best runners from around the country to compete in this race. Carsington 7+ will offering complimentary entries to any runner who has met following criteria within the past 18 months of the race date:

Distance Men Women
10km Sub 31.30 Sub 36.30
10 mile Sub 53.00 Sub 61.00
Half Marathon Sub 69.00 Sub 80.00
Full Marathon Sub 2:28.00 Sub 2:45.00

Other standards that are considered are as follows:

  • Top 50 placing at National Senior XC Championships or Senior Inter Counties XC Championships
  • Top 10 finish at relevant Regional Senior XC championships (Northern, Midland, Southern) plus Scottish and Welsh Championships
  • Athletes (U23/Senior) that have represented Great Britain at XC/road or track (at 5,000m and above) over the past 18 months

If you meet any of the criteria above and wish to apply for a complimentary entry, please contact us with the following details:

  • Full name
  • Website link or other proof of meeting the above criteria within the past 18 months
  • Link to your Power of 10 profile
  • Club name (if applicable)

The same terms and conditions apply to complimentary entries. If you are unable to compete closer to the event for whatever reason, you must let us know. Under UK Athletics rules, any athlete found to be running with any race number other than that issued to them will be disqualified. Both they and those who pass on the number may be reported to UK Athletics and subject to disciplinary action by the governing body.

Each complimentary elite entry incurs a cost to us. Those who have an elite entry who fail to attend, without informing us in advance, on two occasions across our events will not be offered a complimentary elite entry in the future.