Tuesday Handicap Road Race 2

Last Held:

2 May , 2023

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At a Glance:

Tuesday Handicap Road Race 2

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

Details:

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

11/4 - 2/5 – 6/6 – 4/7 – 1/8 – 5/9

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).

Runners will handicap and time themselves with the aim of finishing close together - YOU WILL NEED A RUNNING WATCH

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

WHAT IS YOUR CURRENT 5K TIME? (take that time and subtract from 7.45pm… that is your start time)

  • 45 min or more for 5K start at 7pm
  • nearer to 44.30 5k runners start 30 seconds later
  • 44 min 5k runners start at 7.01pm
  • 30 min 5k runners start at 7.15pm
  • 20 min 5k runners start at 7.25pm
  • 15 min and quicker 5k runners start at 7.30pm.

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

The race should be finished by 8pm.

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

How to attend the Tuesday Handicap Road Race 2

IF YOU TOOK PART IN (OR REGISTERED FOR) ANY OF THE EARLIER RACES IN THE SERIES THEN JUST TURN UP ON THE DAY

See the Race 1 results for your start time

If this is your first race in the series:

Sign up on the form on the Road Section board at Neiley

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 your second race.

Register:

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