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Gartmorn 6 and Junior race

26 Mar 2023

Organiser's Description

New for 2023 - chip timing!

We have decided to bring the event up to date, and instead of using our trusty stopwatches, we have decided to use Perfect Timing Scotland with on-bib chip timing. We did consider using their ankle chips, but nobody would volunteer to wash the mud off after the race!

Date and time

Both events take place on Sunday 26th March 2023

The Senior event will start at 10:00am 

The Junior event will start at 10:15am

Entries

Juniors age 8+ on the day of the event

Seniors age 16+ on the day of the event

Race start point

Both races start and finish on Carsebridge Road, Sauchie, Alloa

The Junior event is approx. 2 miles (3km)

The Senior event follows a 6 mile route

Entry Fee

The Junior race entry fee is £7.00

The Senior race entry fee is £14.00 for SAF members and £16.00 for Non-SAF members

There is a race limit of 100 runners in the Junior race and 350 in the Senior race

No refunds will be made if you enter and then are unable to particpate. You can nominate another runner  to take your place and we will substitute them for you

If the race cannot take place on the date scheduled for reasons outwith our control, we will reschedule the event and carry your entry forward to the revised date

The course

The races take place on a multi-terrain route

Seniors will run through woodland and complete one lap of Gartmorn Dam before returning to the start

Juniors will run through woodland and along farmtrack to return to the start

There are no water stations on the course although there will be water at the finish.
In an effort to be environmentally friendly we no longer hand out bottled water.
Instead water will be supplied via a water urn so please bring your own cup or bottle.

Parking

There is parking available in the vicinity of the race start and registration HQ.

Registration

You must COLLECT your race number on the morning of the race. Numbers will NOT be sent out by post. Competitors are required to collect their number and complete registration by 9:30am.

Race HQ, registration and post race refreshments will be at

Sauchie Hall
Mar Place
Sauchie
FK10 3EA

Race HQ is about a half mile from race start

Timing

Timing will be done using on-bib chips. There may be inconsistencies between the official timing and your own GPS watch, the recorded chip time will be your official time.

Changing Facilities

We recommend that you come along ready to run. The organisers accept no responsibility for personal belongings left unattended. There are no showers available.

Refreshments

Sandwiches, cakes, tea and coffee will be provided free of charge after the event although donations are gratefully accepted.  All donations will be forwarded to a local charity of the club's choosing.

Prizes

Prizes will be awarded in Race HQ at approximately 11:30

Junior prizes will be awarded to 1st/2nd/3rd male and female in the following categories

  • Junior U12 - age 8 to 11 on race day
  • Junior U14 - age 12 to 13 on race day
  • Junior U16 - age 14 to 15 on race day

Senior prizes will be awarded in the following categories

  • Male: 1st/2nd/3rd
  • 1st Male 40+, 50+, 60+
  • Female: 1st/2nd/3rd
  • 1st Female 35+, 45+, 55+
  • First WCH Male
  • First WCH Female,
  • First local male
  • First local female

Results

The race results will be available on the Wee County Harriers website and the Scottish Athletics website after the event.

Further Information

Further information can be found on the Wee County Harriers website

Rules and Permits

The event is held Under UK Athletics Rules and scottishathletics Licence

Strictly No Dogs are allowed in the race, without exception

New for 2023 - chip timing!

We have decided to bring the event up to date, and instead of using our trusty stopwatches, we have decided to use Perfect Timing Scotland with on-bib chip timing. We did consider using their ankle chips, but nobody would volunteer to wash the mud off after the race!

Course

The race is run over an approximately 6 mile multi-terrain course. Runners will complete one lap of Gartmorn Dam.

WCH Gartmorn 6

Race start and timing

Race start is at 10:00 on Sunday 26th March 2023

Location:
Carsebridge Road
Sauchie
Alloa
FK10 3LU

Entries

The race entry fee is £14.00 for SAF members and £16.00 for Non-SAF members

The race has a limit of 350 runners

NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY

Runners must be at least 16 years of age (on race day) and must not run unless medically fit to do so. Entry is at competitor’s own risk and participants accept that no person(s) or organisation(s) will be held responsible for any accident, injury, or loss to a competitor or to their property, prior to, during, or after the event. The organisers reserve the right to alter the arrangements and conditions should circumstances require. Competitors agree that results with names, times and positions can be published. Competitors consent to the official event photographers taking photographs and the publication of those photographs for promotional uses.  We do not guarantee having an event photographer.

No refunds will be made if you enter and then are unable to participate.  You may nominate another runner to take your place and we will substitute him/her for you.

If the race cannot take place on the date scheduled for reasons out-with our control we will reschedule the event and carry your entry forward to the revised date.

Timing

Timing will be done using on-bib chips. There may be inconsistencies between the official timing and your own GPS watch, the recorded chip time will be your official time.

Prizes

Prizes will be awarded in Race HQ at approximately 11:30

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories

  • Male: 1st/2nd/3rd
  • 1st Male 40+, 50+, 60+
  • Female: 1st/2nd/3rd
  • 1st Female 35+, 45+, 55+
  • First WCH Male
  • First WCH Female,
  • First local male
  • First local female

Results

The race results will be available on the Wee County Harriers website and the Scottish Athletics website after the event.

Registration

You must COLLECT your race number on the morning of the race. Numbers will NOT be sent out by post. Competitors are required to collect their number and complete registration by 9:30am.

Race HQ, registration, post race refreshments and prize giving will be at:

Sauchie Hall
Mar Place
Sauchie
FK10 3EA

Race HQ is about a half mile from race start

Parking

There is parking in the vicinity of the race start and at Race HQ

Changing Facilities

We recommend that you come along ready to run. The organisers accept no responsibility for loss of personal items left unattended. There are no showers available

Refreshments

Sandwiches, cakes, tea and coffee will be provided free of charge after the event although donations are gratefully accepted. All donations will be forwarded to a local charity of the club's choosing.

Further Information

Further information can be found on the Wee County Harriers website

Rules and Permits

The event is held Under UK Athletics Rules and scottishathletics licence

Strictly No Dogs are allowed in the race, without exception

 

New for 2023 - chip timing!

We have decided to bring the event up to date, and instead of using our trusty stopwatches, we have decided to use Perfect Timing Scotland with on-bib chip timing. We did consider using their ankle chips, but nobody would volunteer to wash the mud off after the race!

Course

The race is run over an approximately 3km multi-terrain course

https://www.strava.com/routes/2926537308234242386

Race start and timing

Race start is at 10:15 on Sunday 26th March 2023

Location:
Carsebridge Road
Sauchie
Alloa
FK10 3LU

Entries

The Junior race entry fee is £7.00

The race has a limit of 100 runners

NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY

Juniors must be aged 8 to 15 years on event day and must not run unless medically fit to do so.

Entry is at competitor’s own risk and participants accept that no person(s) or organisation(s) will be held responsible for any accident, injury, or loss to a competitor or to their property, prior to, during, or after the event. The organisers reserve the right to alter the arrangements and conditions should circumstances require. Competitors agree that results with names, times and positions can be published. Competitors consent to the official event photographers taking photographs and the publication of those photographs for promotional uses.  We do not guarantee having an event photographer. 

No refunds will be made if you enter and then are unable to participate.  You may nominate another runner to take your place and we will substitute him/her for you.

If the race cannot take place on the date scheduled for reasons out-with our control we will reschedule the event and carry your entry forward to the revised date.

Timing

Timing will be done using on-bib chips. There may be inconsistencies between the official timing and your own GPS watch, the recorded chip time will be your official time.

Prizes

Prizes will be awarded in Race HQ at 11:30

Prizes will be awarded to 1st/2nd/3rd male and female in the following categories

  • Junior U12 - age 8 to 11 on race day
  • Junior U14 - age 12 to 13 on race day
  • Junior U16 - age 14 to 15 on race day

Results

The race results will be available on the Wee County Harriers website and the Scottish Athletics website after the event.

Registration

You must COLLECT your race number on the morning of the race. Numbers will NOT be sent out by post. Competitors are required to collect their number and complete registration by 9:30am.

Race HQ, registration, post race refreshments and prize giving will be at:

Sauchie Hall
Mar Place
Sauchie
FK10 3EA

Race HQ is about a half mile from race start

Parking

There is parking in the vicinity of the race start and at Race HQ

Changing Facilities

We recommend that you come along ready to run. The organisers accept no responsibility for loss of personal items left unattended. There are no showers available

Refreshments

Sandwiches, cakes, tea and coffee will be provided free of charge after the event although donations are gratefully accepted. All donations will be forwarded to a local charity of the club's choosing.

Further Information

Further information can be found on the Wee County Harriers website

Rules and Permits

The event is held Under UK Athletics Rules and scottishathletics licence
 
Strictly No Dogs are allowed in the race, without exception

Prices

UntilDiscounted*Standard
22 Mar 2023 23:59£14.00£16.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

Until
22 Mar 2023 23:59£7.00
To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Dates and Status

Date: 26 Mar 2023

Closing Date: 22 Mar 2023 23:59

Status: Open

EventAvailable/Total
Gartmorn 6??/350
Gartmorn Junior Race??/100
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