Handicap relays, run under the usual rules - see below.
There will be a limited number of maps available for individuals and groups not taking part in the
relays to run a Yellow, Orange, or Light Green course.
Courses are not suitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs.
Manual (pin-punch and cardboard) punching will be used.
Assembly and changeover area in the grounds of Gosfield School, entrance at Grid
Grid Reference TL788305 on the unclassified road between Gosfield and Halstead.
Please contact the organiser if you are bringing a coach or other large vehicle.
Open parkland and varied ancient deciduous woodland with some comifer plantation remaining.
1:10,000, 5m contours, updated for the event.
Your course will be printed on your map, which will be bagged.
1 - Teams of four runners must complete four short (yellow), three medium (orange) and two long
(light green) courses.
2 - Each team member must complete at least one course and no-one may run the same course twice. At the
start, each team will receive a set of maps, one for each course. The fourth runner will not be able to
start until another team member returns.
3 - Scratch teams will start at 12 noon. Handicap will determine start time of all other teams. Handicap
in minutes as follows:
Thus a team made up of W21+M40+M50+W55 will have a handicap of 4+4+8+18 = 34 minutes. Start time will
be at 11.26. Easy really!
4 - The Organiser's decision is final.
Email the completed entry form to
firstname.lastname@example.org or post to
Geraldine Russell, Bookfield, Workhouse Hill, Boxted, Colchester CO4 5TT, by 25th June.
There will be limited entry on the day, depending on map availability.
Payment in the Car park from 10.00. Arrive in good time, bearing mind that your start time will
depend on your handicap.
Scratch start time 12.00. Your Start time will be determined by subtracting your handicap from
this time - see above.
Start, finish and changeover are within 200m of the parking area.
£5.00 seniors (£4 if affiliated to a registered club), £2 juniors (under 21) and students. Late and
on-the-day relay entries will be subject to £1 surcharge (you only need to register your team in advance,
you won't be surcharged for paying on the day).
Results by post no charge. Add this page to Bookmarks/Favourites (try ctrl+D) for results on-line.
There will be a £1 per car parking charge which will be collected on arrival.
Squash available at the changeover.
No other refreshments available - bring a picnic!
Toilets located in the school sports hall, within 200m of car parking and changeover.
Dogs are allowed in the Car Park only, not on the playing fields or on the courses.
Organiser - Geraldine Russell email@example.com
Planner - Steve Cartwright.