Tuesday Handicap 2024 – Road Race 5

6 August , 2024

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Add to Calendar August 6, 2024 19:00 Holmfirth Harriers Event:

At a Glance:

Tuesday Handicap 2024 - Road Race 5

  • HQ: Neiley Pavilion
  • Start Time: 7.00pm to 7.30pm
  • Cost: no charge
  • Distance: 5k
  • Terrain: Road

Details:

We would like as many Harriers as possible to take part in these events.

Dates

6 training road races of 5km on the first Tuesday of the month (where possible) from April to September

  • 16 April 2024
  • 7 May 2024
  • 4 June 2024
  • 2 July 2024
  • 6 August 2024
  • 3 September 2024

 

These races are for all members (16 and over) on training nights to encourage friendly competition, improve race pacing and track running fitness over these 6 events.

Route

This is a 2 lap race.

Starts in Magdale Fields for a short section of off-road then onto the tarmac to turn left onto Magdale then turn right up Sandbeds, left down Whitegate and left to Magdale. Continue to Huddersfield Road and turn right along the footpath by the bus stop.  Follow the path over the river and turn right back to the start. Round again.

You can find a map of the route on our Route Library (if logged in - check emails for password).

Timing Yourself

Runners will handicap and time themselves with the aim of finishing close together - YOU WILL NEED a running watch / stop watch or phone capable of timing your run.

The handicap races will begin at 7pm for runners of 45 min or more for 5K

Working down to runners setting off at 30 second intervals over a period of 30 mins

Ideally runners set off individually or a maximum of 3 runners if the 5k times are within 30 seconds

After finishing your race please write your name and finish time on the record sheet at the finish. Results will be organised and put on the website the following Tuesday.

The race should be finished by 8pm.

6 training road races of 5k on the first Tuesday of the month (where possible) from April to September.

How to attend the Tuesday Handicap 2024 - Road Race 5

Sign up online using the form below.

When entering your name, please add your estimated 5k time after your last name

For example if your 5k estimate is 24 minutes 13 seconds enter FirstName LastName  24:13

This is to give the starter a fair chance of getting the starting order correct.  Your first race time will be used for the second race.

If you have entered an earlier race in the series, you do not have to enter online again.  We will assume you will coming along to as many of the races as you can.

Register: