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Sporting Event, Sun 27 Aug 2017

Sport in Action

Sport in Action

Details

The event uses a mixture of park paths and quiet country roads which are generally flat or gently undulating. The road surfaces are generally okay but there are rougher areas especially near some of the junctions. Caution should be taken at all turns, paying attention to marshals wherever necessary.

The route is 10km route using mainly park paths and quiet country roads. The run will finish very close to the Start Line in Bitts Park. Athletes are requested to follow the race directors instructions and be aware of the dangers of cars and cyclist.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 27 Aug 2017 11:00

Prices

For full entry prices and details, visit the Sport in Action website (see contact details).

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 27 Aug Sport in Action 10k
Sat 4 Nov Carlisle Fireshow

Contact

Sport in Action

Address

Dacre Road,
Carlisle,
Cumbria,
CA3 8UL

Directions

Bitts Park is situated off A595 and Hardwicke Circus near city centre.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Carlisle station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

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