Point to Point


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16 April , 2020

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Add to Calendar April 16, 2020 00:00 Holmfirth Harriers Event:


This is the least well known of the three race Club Championship series which includes the ever popular "Tinker Cup" and well known "Past Members 6", all of which are handicapped but the Championship is on an aggregate best time basis.

As point to point implies the race involves visiting points using your own route choice and the handicap is "open" i.e. set off at intervals in reverse order for a theoretical mass finish. Traditionally competitors had no need to worry if they strayed off the public footpath which meant pretty well anywhere but private land.

We are now restricted to roads and public footpaths. What constitutes a public footpath such as the Neiley Cliffe wood path or the many new paths being created by dog walkers? These are definitely not on the map but definitely in general use!

In the past points points had to be visited in a certain order but now it is up to you. Although utilising  roads only is within the rules it would be boring if that was the obvious best route and might even flag up road safety issues so the aim is always to select points which encourage off road route choices.

Point to point, points and restricted areas


To register, please enter your name on the entry sheet down at Neiley Pavilion so that you can be allocated a handicap.

Registration for the senior point to point is £2 on the night at Neiley from 6.30 to 6.50 p.m at the latest and we need to be starting near Storthes Hall as soon as possible after that time.

AKA ‘The Haigh Cup’ this less well known race involves choosing your own route between three identified points.

How to attend the Point to Point

Use the online form or sign up at the club.

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