33rd Charnwood Hills Race
03 Feb 19
The start list for the 33rd Charnwood Hills race
The Bowline Climbing Club are pleased to be hosting the 33rd Charnwood Hills race on Sunday 3rd February 2019. This is a FELL RACE under Fell Running Association rules. The course is approx 14 miles long and follows public footpaths and open country involving 1,200 feet of ascent over Bradgate, Broombriggs and Beacon Hill Country Parks. For more details including previous results and a map of the route please see the club website.
Entries are via online ballot which is open from 6am on Wednesday 7th November until 11pm on Friday 9th November here on EntryCentral. Please read the race prospectus before completing your entry. Upon entry to the ballot the race entry fee of £16 will be pre-authorised from your debit/credit card. We will randomly allocate the 350 places in the race to those that have entered the ballot, this will be done on Sunday 11th November at which point payment will be collected from those that get a place. Note that we will guarantee places for the three fastest women and three fastest men from last year’s race, provided they have entered the ballot.
The categories for the race are now aligned to the FRA categories for Women (U21, U23, Senior, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70 and 75) and for Men (U21, U23, Senior, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, and 75). We will gives prizes to the first 3 women and men, and then a prize for winner of each category. Although the FRA don't have team categories we will continue to do teams, with a prize for the 1st men and women's teams with first 3 to count in each team (bottle of wine for each team member of the winning team). We will also give a prize to the first Bowline Woman and Man.
The race is limited to 350 runners. No entries are allowed on the race day.
Entries are non refundable, however entries may be transferred using your EntryCentral account up until Sunday 27th January 2019.