1610 Chard Chaser 10k expected to be a sell out event on September 10th

Posted: 4th Aug 2017

Category: Health & Fitness


Around 300 runners are expected to take part in the 1610 Chard Chaser 10k on Sunday September 10 which could be another sell out event in only its second year of operation.

The Chard Chaser 10k proved to be a highly successful event when it was launched last year with 255 runners participating in the race so now entries have been increased to meet demand and organisers 1610 leisure trust expect the event to sell out again this year.

The race which is a one-lap route starts from the new 1610 gym at Jarman Way in Chard and then continues onto country roads and rough tracks through Cuttiford’s Door and Chardleigh Green. The course profile has an undulating gradient with some challenging hills. Scenic views of the countryside and Blackdown Hills add to the attraction of this event which has become so popular on the South West racing circuit.

The race which starts at 10am has a very welcoming atmosphere especially for first time runners and walkers are also welcome. (9am start)

  • Venue: 1610 Chard, Jarman Way, Chard, TA20 1FB
  • Registration - 8.15am (race numbers and timing chips to be collected on race day)
  • Entry fee - Affiliated & 1610 members = £14 / Unaffiliated = £16 (£2 extra on the day)
  • Minimum age of 15 (16 on or before 31/12/17)

Finishers medals and age group prizes. 

The Chard Chaser 10k is part of the 1610 Race Series consisting of three 10k races, a family 5k and a sprint triathlon which are all located across the counties of Somerset and Dorset.  Participants can collect one of the 10k medals as part of the race series medals collection.

The Chard Chaser 10k is kindly sponsored by, Um Bongo, Blue Sky Running, Taunton Chiropractic Clinic and Buy with Confidence. 

For more information please contact the 1610 Events team 01823 219001 or email ewarr@1610.org.uk.