Melksham Town Football Club 10k, 30th June 2019

Sunday, June 30, 2019. 09:30

DB Max launch this brand new event in 2019, in conjunction with our friends at Melksham Town Football Club.

The start and finish will be located at Melksham’s premier sporting venue and the route has been designed to be fast, flat and friendly.


The inaugural Melksham Town FC 10k has been designed as an event with something for everyone. Race HQ is the fantastic Melksham Town football ground, which includes a superb indoor bar and lounge as well as outdoor seating and viewing balcony #finishinthebar

The route is fast and flat, taking in much of the local town and designed to involve the local community too.

The race starts at 09:30 after a race-briefing and the DB Max warm-up.

There will be winner prizes along with age group category prizes (Vet, SupVet and SupVet 60).

The run also forms part of the 2019 WRRL (Wiltshire Road Race League) and will be supported by the Wiltshire Athletic Association.

• Chip timing.
• Distance markers every km.
• Medal for all finishers.
• Beginner friendly racing.
• Results screens and Result Print Outs.
• On-site catering #finishinthebar
• On-site toilets and showers.
• Race Photography.
• Medal now with optional iTaB (see below).


In 2019, for £8 you can have your medal personalised with your name, position and finish time. Your details and results will be engraved on a small plate which fits neatly into the back of your medal. See itab for an example.

Race Distance

10k run.

Race Start


Race Entry

Online entry price: £19.00 affiliated, £21.00 unaffiliated (plus small transaction fee).

There are no day entries – the event has sold out.


The focal point, both after the race and during registration, will be the fantastic Melksham Town FC Club Bar.

There will be a variety of drinks and hot refreshments on offer and you can book your post-race treat in advance for a discounted rate:

  • Pint and a burger – £6
  • Pint and a vegan burger – £6
  • Pint and a bacon roll – £5.50

You can book when you enter or after entering here. #finishinthebar

DB Max Pace Team

The famous pacers from DB Max will be on hand to help you pace your run and achieve your goal! #dbmaxpaceteam

Club Entry

If you would like to bring a team from your running club, work or social group to the Melksham Town FC 10k, we may be able to offer you a club discount. Please ring (01225) 632 103 for more details or email


The race village including registration will be held at Melksham Town FC , Eastern Way, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 7GU.

For Sat Navs, please use the Postcode SN12 7GU.

Race Route

The Melksham Town FC 10k route, can be viewed HEREThe route has been officially certified here and the certificate issued via the ARC.

Getting Here

The venue is well serviced by main route roads. Car travel times from local towns are:

Trowbridge  – 15 mins.
Bath – 31 mins.
Chippenham – 18 mins.
Bristol – 46 mins.
Swindon – 43 mins.
Westbury – 17 mins.


Parking is available at the venue and you will be directed to a parking place on arrival.

Please note, there will be no admission to the Car Park after 09:10, as the entrance road forms part of the run route.

Registration & Briefing Times

Registration is from 07:45 and will close at 09:15. The race briefing will be at 09:20 immediately before the warm-up.

Race numbers including timing chips, will be collected at registration.

Race letters will be sent out by email approximately a week before race day. Reading your race letter is compulsory. Please ensure you enter a current, accurate email address when entering this event online. Nothing is sent out by post.

Cut Off Times

There are no official cut off times for the event, but the event marshals will be removed from the course after 90 minutes. Anyone still on course at this point will likely be accompanied to the finish by a race sweeper.

Marshals and Volunteers

To successfully run our events we require the help and support of race marshals and volunteers. If you are interested in #gettinginvolved and having a very rewarding experience we’d love to hear from you.

You may also have friends, family or work colleagues who would like to marshal.

To #getinvolved please contact us by email on or call DB Max on (01225) 632 103.

In return for marshalling, we offer free entries to future DB Max events. We also provide snacks for staff on race day.

And finally…

The DB Max event team look forward to welcoming you to Melksham on race day.

If you have any questions or queries regarding the Melksham Town FC 10k, then please contact DB Max  on (01225) 632 103 or email

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