IMPORTANT NOTICE. DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS SITUATION THE CLUB HAS TAKEN THE DECISION TO CANCEL THE 2020 GOOD FRIDAY RELAYS.
IMPORTANT CHANGE FOR 2020. ENTRY. All SENIOR & VET RELAYS ARE NOW ON-LINE ENTRY ONLY: Enter Here. NOTE TO CLUBS ENTERING TEAMS. YOU MUST HAVE THE ATHLETES DATE OF BIRTH TO SUCCESSFULLY REGISTER EACH TEAM. IT IS A MANDATORY FIELD. NO D.O.B. = NO ENTRY. NO POSTAL ENTRIES FOR THE SENIOR & VET RELAYS. Sorry. As in previous years, all junior entries are postal ‘paper entry’. N.E. Affiliated Clubs will receive their information pack & Junior entry forms w/c 17th February 2020. NO ON THE DAY ENTRY.
When? Friday 10th April 2020. Event HQ & Cafe: Gateway House West, Newburn Riverside, Newcastle. NE15 8NX. Run Under UKA rules Licence no. 2020-4440. HQ to start line 400 m away. HQ open at 8.20 am. FOLLOW STEWARDS DIRECTIONS FOR PARKING. All athletes run at their own risk. On race day, runners must complete their information on the reverse of their bib number. Spectators watch the event at their own risk.
Race 1. 9.00 am. A combined U11 Boys & Girls race Approx.1 mile. Entrants MUST be over 9 years of age on the day. Fee: £3
Race 2. 9.15 am. A combined U13 Boys & Girls race 1.6 miles. Entrants must be under 13 on the 31st August 2019 to qualify. Fee £3
Race 3. 9.30 am. A combined U15 Boys & Girls race 1.6 miles. Entrants must be under 15 on the 31st August 2019 to qualify. Fee £3
Junior presentations from 10.20 am at event HQ. Races 1, 2 & 3: The 1st 3 individuals for each gender & a 1st team award for each gender (3 to count).
Race 4. 9.45 am. Senior & Vet Women’s Relays. 2.2 miles. A minimum age of 15 years old on the day of the race. Vets must be 35 years old or over on the day of the race 3 runners to count as a qualifying team.
Race 5. 10.50 am. Senior and Vet Men’s Relays. 2.2 miles. A minimum age of 15 years old on the day of the race. Vets must be 40 years old or over on the day of the race 4 runners to count as a qualifying team.
Races 4 & 5. NOTES: Vets can run in a senior team. Seniors cannot run in a vets team. Awards to the 1st 3 Senior Teams & 1st 3 Vets Teams. Awards to the fastest lap, A Senior, A Vet & An O/50. Presentations from 12.30 pm at event HQ. The athlete who runs the fastest lap will receive the Alex Burns Cup. Follow the stewards instructions. The event areas will be marshaled & signposted. PARKING IS AT THE OWNERS RISK & ELSWICK HARRIERS ACCEPT NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE TO ANY VEHICLE, INCLUDING CLAMPING OR FINES.