Open 10K

Wimbledon Windmilers Jim Braben Memorial Open 10K – Sun 3rd July 2016

The Wimbledon Windmilers present the Jim Braben Memorial Open 10K. Who was Jim Braben?

Entries are now open. Register here to enter this race.

Taking place on Wimbledon Common on Sunday the 3rd July 2016.  This race has a scenic route, 99% off-road on the tracks and paths of Wimbledon Common, so is virtually traffic free. Come along for a great race or a lovely Sunday morning run.

All profits from this race go to Wimbledon Guild .

Entries are now open.

Start:  9:00am Sunday 3rd July. Assemble for start at 08:50am near to The Causeway.

The Wimbledon GuildCourse: Two laps of a measured, flat course on Wimbledon Common. The race is mainly on hard tracks and paths on the Common, but includes some very short sections of road. The start and finish is on Wimbledon Common near Wimbledon Village at The Causeway. The race will be held under UK Athletics rules

Note the course will be slightly different this year due to Road Closure restrictions

Important note: There is an entry limit. Entries on the day of the race may be possible if this limit has not been reached but be warned that in some previous years the limit has been reached in advance. Enter early to ensure you have a place. Entrants must be 16 years of age or over on the day of the race.

Online Entries:  Now open at Run Britain

Running Numbers: All numbers will be collected by the athletes on the day.

Cost:  £15 for those affiliated with England Athletics (you must provide your license number in the application) or £17 for non-affiliated runners.   All profits will go to the Wimbledon Guild. (Note:  There may be a limited number of entries available on the day dependant on the number of advance entries; Entries on the day with be £20.)

Transport:  Parking is always limited in the area around the Common. Please arrive on foot, by bike or by public transport (15 minutes walk from Wimbledon Station; or no. 93 bus from Wimbledon or Putney to Wimbledon Village war memorial and then the start is only a few minutes walk).

Walking Directions from Wimbledon Station:  If you are walking from Wimbledon Station, you need to turn right out of the station and keep walking straight ahead through both sets of traffic lights and up the steep hill into Wimbledon Village.  Go across this mini-roundabout and straight down the high-street to the next mini-roundabout when you'll turn left.  Keep walking until you leave the high-street and you'll see the war memorial on your left hand side.  The start is a short distance beyond there on the grass.

View Wimbledon Station to Club 10k Start in a larger map

Toilet Facilities:  Portaloos at the start from 0800h.

Bag Drop:  Available near the start from 0830h. This will be marshalled throughout the morning. A donation to the Wimbledon Guild is suggested for making use of this facility.

Volunteers:  Not racing? Volunteer to help your club and join in the fun of the event!  If you or family or friends are not racing but can help with marshalling or other works please get in touch with the events coordinators, David Turner

Prizes: The main prizes are sports-vouchers to the following values:

1st Male  £60 1st Female  £60
2nd Male  £50 2nd Female  £50
3rd Male  £40 3rd Female  £40
1st Male Vet  £25 1st Female Vet  £25
1st Male Vet over 50  £25 1st Female Vet over 45  £25

Winners will only be awarded the highest value voucher for the categories they qualify for (eg. if the first female runner over the line is also a vet, that person will only win the 1st female voucher).

Momentos: All participants will receive a special edition race memento.

Results:  Available on this webpage within a few days after the events.

Contact: Any questions or comments please contact David Turner


See photos from previous events - taken from Tim Watt's albums.