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Standard Single Long Jump Runway Specification



  • Excavate for runway size 30m long x 1.22m wide x 150mm deep with sufficient clearance for form work and dispose of the spoil off site unless agreed otherwise.
  • Consolidate the base of the excavation.
  • Supply and lay 50mm depth of levelled and rolled sharp sand to the base of excavation.
  • Fix temporary side forms around the perimeter of the intended slab, the internal dimensions as above.
  • Supply and lay approved DPM or 1000g polythene over the sand bed, overlapping and taping any joints.
  • Position galvanised foundation trough for long jump (Note: Additional troughs may be required for triple jump at extra cost where specified).
  • Supply and fit steel reinforcing mesh.
  • Supply and lay concrete to form a slab 100mm thick, tamp and screed off level from the framework.
  • When slab has cured sufficiently, remove formwork and backfill neatly back to slab, firming in well and lightly rake in the grass seed.
  • Supply and fit synthetic rubber athletics surfacing to the concrete base (and to removable blanking boards if triple jump troughs specified).
  • Supply and fit removable Take-off board.
  • Hand over no jump indicator and plasticine strips to client.


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head office: The Manor, Tur Langton, Leicestershire LE8 0PJ
phone: 01858 545789
fax: 01858 545890
email: info@sportsequip.co.uk


© sportsequip.co.uk 2019 | Boyd Sport & Play Ltd
Company Reg No. 03477837 | VAT No. 705387334
sportsequip.co.uk & Astroturf® are registered trademarks
Site updated: 29th November 2019