We have been closely following both Guernsey and UK Government advice on Coronavirus. https://www.gov.gg/coronavirus
As it stands the Chertsey Park 5k on Sunday 15th March is ON. Please see Details Here for information and pre-race briefing(to minimise time on start line).
We ask that anyone suffering symptoms of flu (cough, high temperature, breathing difficulties) neither competes in or attends the event and self-isolates in accordance with Guidelines
We are not expecting entries from people travelling from off-island to specifically compete in the event but if you have recently travelled please be self aware of symptoms and your responsibility to protect the community. Please check the self-isolation protocols. https://gov.gg/selfisolate
To help protect race volunteers we will be implementing a verbal “sign-on”.
To minimise time on start line please go to event page to see race briefing.
There are hand washing facilities in toilets near start/finish. Water will be made available to finishers but to collect /rather than being handed out.
England Athletics Coronavirus Statement to be read at events:
As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, England Athletics would like to ensure that all athletes and runners, officials, coaches and volunteers are aware of the following advice from Public Health England (PHE) recommending that the following general cold and flu precautions are taken to help prevent people from catching and spreading COVID-19:
Please return home, stay indoors and avoid contact with other people if you’ve travelled to the UK from the following places in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath, even if your symptoms are mild: