The Wilne 10k is located at almost the half-way point between Derby and Nottingham just off the M1 motorway and easily accessible from the A52, A50, M42 and A38. The postcode for approximate location of the car park is DE72 3QF.
PLEASE NOTE: YOU CANNOT ACCESS THE CAR PARK ALONG SAWLEY ROAD FROM DRAYCOTT. THE CAR PARK CAN ONLY BE ACCESSED FROM SAWLEY. SAWLEY ROAD WILL BE COMPLETELY CLOSED TO EVENT TRAFFIC AT 9.30AM AND ACCESS TO THE CAR PARK WILL NOT BE POSSIBLE AFTER THIS POINT.
Runners and spectators are encouraged to arrive early to locate the facilities and the race start as well as pick up their race packs if they have not chosen to have it sent out prior to the race day. Extra time will also be needed to allow for parking vehicles and for walking the 0.3 miles to the start position. Please note that there will be road closures in place from as early as 8.00am on the race day so allow extra time to drive to the car park.
From the West (Derby):
Exit the A52/Brian Clough Way taking the A6005 towards Borrowash. At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Derby Rd/A6005. Continue straight and after 2 miles turn right onto Draycott Rd/A6005. Continue through Draycott and follow the A6005 (Sawley Road will be closed on your right). After 1.1 miles through Breaston, turn right onto Sawley Rd. Continue for 1.2 miles. Turn right onto Repton Rd for 0.2 miles. Turn right onto Wilne Ln and marshalls/markers will direct you to the car park.
From the North (M1) and the East (Nottingham):
At the Jct 25 (M1) roundabout, head south on Bostock Ln for 0.5 miles. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Longmoor Rd and continue to follow B6002 for 0.7 miles. At the next roundabout, take the 3rd exit on Derby Rd/A6005 and continue for 0.9 miles. Turn left onto Sawley Rd and continue for 1.2 miles. Turn right onto Repton Rd for 0.2 miles. Turn right onto Wilne Ln and marshalls/markers will direct you to the car park.
From the South (M1):
At Jct 24 (M1), take the A453 to Nottingham. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto A50 heading to Long Eaton/ B6540. After 1.0 miles, take the ramp onto A50 for 0.7 miles. At junction 1, take the B6540/Long Eaton exit and at the roundabout, take the 5th exit onto Tamworth Rd/B6540. After 2.0 miles turn left onto Wilne Rd which turns into Wilne Ln after 0.3 miles. Marshalls/markers will direct you to the car park.
The car park will be open from 8am until 1pm on race day, however, access to the car park will close prior to the race at 9.30am. The car park will reopen at around 11:10am subject to the back runners having reached Draycott and if it is safe to do so. Please follow marshals’ instructions at all times. When entering the car park, please be aware that there may be some uneven ground that can easily be avoided. We will be taping off any areas that are unsuitable for vehicles. All runners and spectators must park their cars in the official Wilne 10k car park and not on any part of the 10k route. There will be cones along Sawley Road to stop cars parking here. This is to ensure the safety of all runners. There will be marshals at the official Wilne 10k car park trained to direct vehicles in and out of the car park in an efficient manner. Please be patient with them during peak times.