NSRA Fun Run

The NSRA Fun Run by the sea…Great Yarmouth 2018
Friday 1 – Sunday 3 June 2018

Our first major Hot Rod show of the year!

A fun Hot Rod weekend at the seaside for the whole family.

(NSRA Members only day Thursday 31st May)

Weekend activities, entertainment, trade stalls, live music & Saturday cruise plus an additional informal cruise on Friday (TBC)!

Onsite camping or local accommodation options close by.

Huge show ‘n’ shine car show on Sunday for pre-1972 Hot Rods, Street Rods, and Customs.

Open to the public on Sunday.

LOCATION

Great Yarmouth Racecourse
Fremantle Road
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR30 4AT

PROGRAMME

(full details still to be confirmed)

Thursday 31st May
Arrival for NSRA Members only

Friday 1st June
Main arrival day
Details of local scenic places to visit will be given out or visit the seafront attractions
Possible informal NSRA cruise
Bar open and entertainment in the evening at the show site

Saturday 2nd June
Usual NSRA cruise taking in local places of interest ending up back at the Racecourse
Bar open and entertainment in the evening at the show site

Sunday 3rd June
Show ‘n’ Shine day at the Racecourse and open to the public finishing in the traditional NSRA prize giving presented in front of the Racecourse grandstand.

Our trader village will also be open at the Racecourse. For trade enquiries please contact Andy Sawyer on nsra.trade@nsra.org.uk

Every year at the Fun Run we have a special car display category. This year, the category is “OLD SKOOL”. There will be a specific parking area for Old Skool rods and customs that ooze Old Skool cool… and a trophy up for grabs!

CAMPING & ACCOMMODATION

The main show and camping site will be based at Great Yarmouth Racecourse, which will be a completely secure site for Fun Run participants only. There are great hospitality facilities onsite, with a range of bars and food vendors. There is a campsite on the racecourse grounds by the main show field, however this area is not huge and therefore you must PRE-ENTER BY 26th MAY 2018 TO GUARANTEE YOUR CAMPING PITCH.

CLICK HERE FOR PRE-ENTRY BOOKING FORM

  •  Camping only available with pre-entry
  • Strictly no camping before Thursday 31st May or overnight on Sunday 3rd June
  • There is limited space for camping on the Racecourse site — pitches will be offered on a first come, first served basis
  • Cut-off date for pre-entries is 26th May 2018
  • Please note that if you are not camping onsite you do not need to pre-enter, however if you would like to be organised then you are more than welcome to pre-enter.

Next to the Racecourse site is Haven Seashore Holiday Park for those of you wishing to hire a static caravan for the duration of the event (please let Haven know you are with the NSRA and they will group all Fun Run participants together). Haven Seashore Holiday Park – 0333 202 5250 or www.haven.com/parks/norfolk/seashore/

There is also a Caravan Club site in the centre of the Racecourse for those of you with touring caravans. Great Yarmouth Racecourse Caravan Club Site – www.caravanclub.co.uk/club-sites/england/east-anglia/norfolk/great-yarmouth-racecourse-caravan-club-site/

As the event is based in and around a town, those not wanting to camp, can choose from hundreds of different accommodation options from B&B’s to hotels. For further details on local hotel, guests houses and B&B, please visit: www.great-yarmouth.co.uk/where-to-stay/

GATE OPENING TIMES

– Thursday 31st May: midday – 7pm (NSRA Members only)
– Friday 1st June: 9am – 10pm
– Saturday 2nd June: 9am – 5pm
– Sunday 3rd June: Showcars onsite from 8am; Public gate open from 9am

If you know you are going to be later than the stated arrival times, please email Bob Sheppard on bob@nsra.org.uk to let us know.

Whether you are camping onsite, or staying nearby, all weekend participants will need register for the event, pay your weekend entry fee and collect your wristband and mug. Remember the wristband will allow you to enter freely on and off the racecourse site over the weekend, so that you can enjoy all the entertainment.

TRADER VILLAGE

If you would like to book a trade stand at the NSRA Fun Run, please email Andy Sawyer on nsra.trade@nsra.org.uk for details.

EVENT ADMISSION PRICES

Weekend Event Admission Prices:
NSRA Members weekend event entry: £35.00, per adult (includes Thursday members day)

NON- NSRA Members weekend event entry: £40.00, per adult (entry to Thursday members day not permitted)

Aged 17 & under – free of charge

Please note that if you are not camping onsite you do not need to pre-enter in advance, however if you would like to be organised then you are more than welcome to pre-enter.

CLICK HERE FOR PRE-ENTRY BOOKING FORM

– Camping only available with pre-entry
– Strictly no camping before Thursday 31st May or overnight on Sunday 3rd June
– There is limited space for camping on the Racecourse site — pitches will be offered on a first come, first served basis
– Cut-off date for pre-entries is 26th May 2018
– Please note that if you are not camping onsite you do not need to pre-enter, however if you would like to be organised then you are more than welcome to pre-enter.

Please all queries relating to your pre-entry, please email richard.members@nsra.org.uk

Everyone that completes a weekend registration form will be entered into a prize draw for a chance of winning a £400 North Hants Tyres Voucher! Winners will be announced at prize giving on Sunday.

Sunday Public Admission Prices:
£5.00 Show car including driver, all extra adult passengers £5.00
£7.00 Adult, per person (general admission)
£4.00 Senior citizens
17 & under’s free
Show cars strictly limited to pre-1972 Hot Rods, Street Rods & Customs.
Pre-entry on Sunday is not required

VENUE DETAILS

Great Yarmouth Racecourse, Fremantle Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 4AT

The Racecourse is situated to the north of Great Yarmouth towards Caister. From the North and Midlands the Racecourse can be reached via the A47, the main Southern approach roads are the A11 (joining the A47 South of Norwich) and the A12 via Colchester, Ipswich and Lowestoft. On arrival at Great Yarmouth follow Yellow AA signs to the Racecourse.

The Greater Yarmouth FREE App – With inbuilt maps using your phone’s GPS to show exactly where you are in relation to great places to go, fun things to do, great places to eat, fabulous attractions and great beaches as well as essential information such as the nearest loo, car park and cash machine, the new Great Yarmouth app is the tourist information centre on the go. Visit http://www.great-yarmouth.co.uk/visitor-info/iheartGYapp.aspx for more details.

Over recent years, Great Yarmouth has had millions of pounds worth of investment to regenerate the town and it is now one of the nicest costal resorts in the country. The Norfolk coast line has some outstanding beaches, perfect for a family weekend. Of course, the Norfolk Broads are close by, as is Center Parcs, so there are lots of opportunities to start off your half term getaway early finishing up at the Fun Run.

Dogs are welcome but MUST be kept on leads at all times

Strictly no driving around the hospitality bars after 9pm

Traders

Food


The NSRA Fun Run…by the sea – Great Yarmouth 2-4 JUNE 2017

The 2017 NSRA Fun Run took place at Great Yarmouth Racecourse on the 2-4 June 2017.

A great Hot Rod weekend by the sea!

NSRA Fun Run Winners 2017

Participants Choice: 1956 Ford Pop, owned by Mark Hanna

Top Five: 1941 Willys Coupe, owned by Andy Crockett
Top Five: 1933 Ford 3 Window, owned by Brian Watson
Top Five: 1937 Chevrolet, owned by Dave Cannon
Top Five: 1934 Ford Coupe, owned by Kevin Foster
Top Five: 1932 Ford, owned by Russell Pepper

Joyland Diner Pick: 1932 Ford Model B, owned by Shirley Sharman
Best Tot Rod: 1934 Ford Tot Rod, owned by Kayleigh Layfield
Under 29’s Award: 1932 Ford Roadster, Ricky Stapleton
Traders Pick: 1932 Ford Roadster, owned by Anthony Knight
Best British Tin: 1956 Ford Pop, owned by Mark Hanna
Trick Truck: 1950 Chevy Stepside Pickup, owned by Clive Hardy
Best American Muscle: 1955 Chevy 2 Door, owned by Gary Cork
Great Yarmouth Pick: 1939 Ford Sedan Convertible, owned by John Hall
Best ‘Topless in the Sun’: 1932 Ford Roadster, owned by Neil Thomas
Tony Robinson Award: 1956 Ford Pop, owned by Mark Hanna
Special Award: Darren Layfield
Poker Run Winner: Andrew Chaddock

Colouring Competition:
6 & Under: Jack Tregear, age 4
11 & Under: Heidi Smith, age 9
17 & Under: Miller Taylor, age 12

A selection of Fun Run Winners and general shots from the 2017 Fun Run, courtesy of Laura Ayres: