© Bedford Harriers AC
Bedford Harriers AC 2018
Accommodation & public transport:
Accommodation - There are a number of hotels and B&Bs in and around Bedford, further information can be obtained from
Internet searches. Visitor information is also contained at the following website;
Bedford is served by two rail operators from London St Pancras:-
The Thameslink service (60 minutes) and East Midlands Trains service (40 minutes)
Through services from Gatwick (120 minutes) and Brighton (135 minutes)
Access from the north from stations including Leicester (45 minutes) and Nottingham (80 minutes)
To plan your journey visit:
 or call 08357 484950. Thameslink Railway, East Midlands Trains and London
Midland, please contact the operators directly for timetable information.
From the centre of Bedford to the race HQ is approx. 3 miles; there are no suitable bus services however taxi services are
available from the railway station.
Liability insurance:
Liability Insurance cover is provided by virtue of the race permit issued by the Association of Running Clubs.
 to view Liability insurance certificate
Race Permit:
This event has an Association of Running Clubs Race Permit, number ARC 19/073 
ARC Rules will be applied to this event. Click here to view Race Permit
Course Measurement:
This event has a certificate of Course Accuracy, number 17/452 dated 9/11/18 and issued
by the Association of UK Course Measurers’; certified accurate using IAAF procedures.
Risk assessment:
The race Risk Assessment is continuously reviewed.
Click here to view Risk Assessment document
Are you fit to run?
It is the participants' responsibility to ensure that they are physically fit to run and have adequately prepared themselves.
The website
  provides some guidance on these aspects and we strongly advise participants to
visit this website.
Pre & Post Race Massage:
Race massage provided by Sports Massage Bedford Pre & post race bookings taken.
Road closure:
The start area in Station Road, Oakley, and the first 1/2mile of the course will be closed to traffic from 09:00 until 14:00
There is no access to the Race HQ even for dropping off or collecting runners.
Please do not cause obstruction or congestion by attempting to access the Race HQ area.
See below for drop off & collection point avoiding the Race HQ and the run course.