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CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018

Here are the events for the 2018 Club Championships.

 This page will be updated with race dates when confirmed so please check regularly and keep an eye on the forum too. 

Some races will sell out in advance and may not have entries on the day, so please register in good time.

SHORT COURSE CHAMPIONSHIP

There are 11 opportunities to score points over 8 specified races and 5 ranking lists. The championship will be based on your best 7 scores. You must have at least 6 scores to be considered for an award. 

 

The Short Course Races 

Cardiff 5K - Race For Victory

Cardiff

6 May 

Summer Series 2 mile

Merthyr Mawr Lane

Summer Series 3 mile 

Summer Series 4 mile

Cardiff

Bridgend

Cardiff

Cardiff

11 May

TBC - May

1 June

6 July

Summer Sizzler 5K & BBQ

Race of Truth 5K

The Chase 5K

Cardiff

Cardiff

Cardiff

1 August

9 August

5 September

     

The Short Course Ranking Lists

 

 

Each of these lists can count as a performance in the championship. All best performances will be ranked by time and scored appropriately. 

The 'best 1 mile' includes the Cardiff Summer Series 1 mile (27 April), Bannister Mile (4 May), any track mile, any mile time trial - on properly measured and timed courses.

Best parkrun                                          Anywhere                      January – December

Best Rose Inn 4 mile                             Redwick, Magor             8 May, 12 June, 10 July, 14 August

Best SSAFA 5K                                     Cardiff                          TBC 23 May, 20 June, 25 July

Best 1 mile                                            Anywhere                      January – December

Best 3000m track                                  Anywhere                      January - December

 

LONG COURSE CHAMPIONSHIP

 

There are 10 specified races and 2 ranking lists. The championship is based on your best 6 scores and you must have at least 5 scores to be considered for an award. Points are scored from either:

5 races and 1 score from either the half-marathon or the marathon ranking lists, or

4 races and 2 scores from both half-marathon and the marathon ranking lists.

The Long Course Races 

 

Club Handicap 10 mile

Lliswerry 8 mile

 

Bute Park, Cardiff

Newport

 

21 January (includes Club AGM)

28 January

20/20 Fission 20 mile 

Berkeley, Glos

10 March

Cardiff Bay 10K

Castles 10 mile

Cardiff

Llandaff Fields

TBC April (early)

6 May

Caerphilly 10k

Caerphilly

20 May 

Brecon 10 mile

Brecon

TBC August (early)

Croups Pentath Run

Cardiff

25/26 August

Cardiff 10k  

Cardiff

TBC September (early)

Richard Burton 10k

Elan Valley 10 mile

Port Talbot

Rhayader

TBC November (early)

TBC November (mid)

 

The Long Course Ranking Lists

Each of these lists can count as a performance in the championship. All best performances will be ranked by time and scored appropriately.  Half marathon and marathon must be measured/licenced road races to count. (Snowdonia marathon is eligible.)

  • Best Road Half-Marathon
  • Best Road Marathon

 

OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP

 

There are 10 races and your best 4 scores will be used for the championship. You must run 3 races to win an award.

 

The Off Road Races 

Kymin Winter Race 

Monmouth

6 January (entry on day only)

Riverbank Rollick

Thornbury

14 January

Forest of Dean Half-Marathon                           

Nr Cannop

18 March

Pentyrch Hill Race

Pentyrch

TBC April (late)

Porthkerry 5

Barry/Rhoose

13 May

     

Tintern Trot

Tintern

5 July

The Loop 10K

Rabbit Run

Wentwood Woodlark

Hopkinstown

Merthyr Mawr

Nr Earlswood (Chepstow)

15 July

TBC July (mid)

2 September

In Your Element Black Mountains Trail Race  

Crickhowell

TBC November (mid)

 

CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP

 

This championship comprises the 5 Gwent League fixtures and the Welsh Championship (which includes Masters Championship). Your best 5 scores count but you must run at least 4 races to be considered for an award.

NOTE: If you complete all five races within the Gwent League (October 2018 to March 2019) the Club will award you a much-coveted souvenir mug. 

The Cross Country Races 

 

Gwent League 4 – Pontypool Park

 

10/11 February

Welsh Championship (and Masters)

TBC February

Gwent League 5 – Blaise Castle, Bristol

3 March

Gwent League 1

Mid October

Gwent League 2

November

Gwent League 3

Early December

 

 

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