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The Jon Ward 5k 2023 - Including virtual run

13 Aug 2023 - 20 Aug 2023

Organiser's Description

The Jon Ward Hereford 5K & the virtual Jon Ward 5k 2023

Jon Ward 5k

Sunday 20th August 2023

£15 (affiliated) £17 (unattached)

Chip Timed | Bespoke Medal | Fast & Flat Course

Virtual Jon Ward 5k

between 13th - 20th August 2023

£10 for all runners

Run anywhere | Time that suits you | Bespoke finishing medal. 

Jon Ward 5k: The Couriers are pleased to announce the return of the Jon Ward 5k race, come join us on our super-quick 2 lap course, the race will be chip timed & suitable for runners of all abilities, the route will be fully marked out and marshalled & we’ve even got a medal for all finishers.

This race is held in memory of ex-Hereford Courier Jon Ward who sadly passed away in June 2020.

All profits from the race will be donated to charity in memory of Jon. 

Jon was a decorated runner, competing across every distance from 5k to Ultra Running. He was a proud member of the 100 Marathon Club and many locally knew him well, Jon was a Courier from 2010 - 2017.

Number collection will be on the day, head to race HQ and allow plenty of time to collect your number before 9.30am.

Everyone is welcome.

  • Race Date: Sunday 20th August 2023
  • Start Time: 10.00am 
  • Entries: Entry Fees: £15.00 – Affiliated / £17.00 – Unattached, with all profits from the race going to charity.
  • Venue: Hereford Racecourse, Roman Road, Hereford. HR4 9QU.
  • Facilities/ Parking: Hereford Racecourse is race HQ & start & has adequate parking
  • Distance/ Terrain: 5k - Road with short gravel track.
  • Course Details: The route is on open roads - albeit through a quiet housing estate, the route is very flat and fast (Ideal for that PB), the course is suitable for runners of all abilities. Full UK Athletics race licence.
  • Prizes: Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed male and females which will be presented post race.
  • Medals: We have a medal for all finishers
  • Results: Will be uploaded to www.herefordcouriers.com post race & www.readysetgotiming.co.uk. Please visit https://herefordcouriers.com/club-races/5k-series-2020/ for more details & course route elevation.

Terms And Conditions

  • The entrant must agree to the following terms and conditions.
  • This event is to be held under UK Athletics rules. Race Licence applied for. The entrant agrees to abide by the rules of the event and that the officials' decision is final.
  • The entrant confirms that they have no medical disability that would endanger themselves or others by taking part (and will not run if unfit to do so on the day).
  • The entrant understands that the organisers will not be liable for any loss, damage, injury or illness howsoever caused as a result of entering the race.  The entrant agrees that during the race they will obey marshals' instructions. No dogs will be allowed on the course.
  • If for any reason beyond our control the race has to be cancelled on the day (“Act of god” Flooding, Accidents, incidents etc) we cannot guarantee a full refund or that the race will be rescheduled. We will however do everything possible to resolve any unfortunate situation.
  • All entrants shall be deemed to have made him/herself familiar with, and agreed to be bound by the UKA Anti-Doping Rules and to submit to the authority of UK Anti-Doping in the application and enforcement of the Anti-Doping Rules. The UKA Anti-Doping Rules apply to entrants participating in the sport of Athletics, for 12 months from the [date of entry], whether or not the entrant is a citizen of, or resident in, the UK. http://www.uka.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/210507-UKA-AD-Rules-3-combined-final.pdf For added clarification, the date of entry is the date of the event 

 JON WARD VIRTUAL 5K

Race week 13th - 20th August 2023

Bespoke finishers medal for all participants

£10.00 with all proceeds going to charity in memory of Jon

The Couriers are pleased to announce the return of the Jon Ward virtual 5k. Race anywhere you like in memory of Jon and either upload your activity to strava, tagging Hereford Couriers or email us a copy of your activity to Herefordcouriersrunningclub@hotmail.com

Full race results will be published on our website and we’ve even got a bespoke memorial medal medal for all finishers, which will be posted to your home address once you have completed your race. 

Everyone is welcome.

  • Race week: 
    • 13th - 20th August 2023
  • Starting Time: whatever suits you.
  • Entries: Entry Fees: £10, Minimum age 12. 
  • Venue: Anywhere you like 
  • Distance/ Terrain: 5k & Any terrain you want
  • Prizes: Trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd placed Male & Female finishers for overall.
  • Medals: We have a bespoke medal for all runners
  • Submitting your run: We have made 2 easy ways for you to submit your time, you can either follow'Hereford Couriers' on strava and tag us in the comment part or you can send us a screenshot and link to your strava/ garmin and email it to hereforcouriersrunningclub@hotmail.com 
  • Results: Will be uploaded on the clubs website post race week. 

Terms And Conditions

 

  • The entrant must agree to the following terms and conditions.
  • Runs must be 5km (3.1miles) in length (reasonable GPS margin of error).
  • Races must be run between 00:00am on Monday 13th and 19:00 on Sunday 20th August. 1 attempt per person.
  • Each individual runner must upload their Strava/Garmin performance and either tag Hereford Couriers or email us your result - fallure to do this will mean your result will not be recorded. 
  • Runs should be named as ‘Jon Ward 5k, #forjon on Strava.
  • Results will be based on “time elapsed” rather than “moving time” – try not to stop your watch during your run!
  • Routes with significant negative elevation will not be counted (not all downhill routes)

The Jon Ward Hereford 5K 2023

Sunday 20th August 2023

£15 (affiliated) £17 (unattached)

Chip Timed | Bespoke Medal | Fast & Flat Course

The Couriers are pleased to announce the return of the Jon Ward 5k race, come join us on our super-quick 2 lap course, the race will be chip timed & suitable for runners of all abilities, the route will be fully marked out and marshalled & we’ve even got a medal for all finishers.

This race is held in memory of ex-Hereford Courier Jon Ward who sadly passed away in June 2020.

All profits from the race will be donated to charity in memory of Jon. 

Jon was a decorated runner, competing across every distance from 5k to Ultra Running. He was a proud member of the 100 Marathon Club and many locally knew him well, Jon was a Courier from 2010 - 2017.

Number collection will be on the day, head to race HQ and allow plenty of time to collect your number before 9.30am.

Everyone is welcome.

  • Race Date: Sunday 20th August 2023
  • Start Time: 10.00am 
  • Entries: Entry Fees: £15.00 – Affiliated / £17.00 – Unattached, with all profits from the race going to charity.
  • Venue: Hereford Racecourse, Roman Road, Hereford. HR4 9QU.
  • Facilities/ Parking: Hereford Racecourse is race HQ & start & has adequate parking
  • Distance/ Terrain: 5k - Road with short gravel track.
  • Course Details: The route is on open roads - albeit through a quiet housing estate, the route is very flat and fast (Ideal for that PB), the course is suitable for runners of all abilities. Full UK Athletics race licence.
  • Prizes: Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed male and females which will be presented post race.
  • Medals: We have a medal for all finishers
  • Results: Will be uploaded to www.herefordcouriers.com post race & www.readysetgotiming.co.uk. 

Terms And Conditions

  • The entrant must agree to the following terms and conditions.
  • This event is to be held under UK Athletics rules. Race Licence applied for. The entrant agrees to abide by the rules of the event and that the officials' decision is final.
  • The entrant confirms that they have no medical disability that would endanger themselves or others by taking part (and will not run if unfit to do so on the day).
  • The entrant understands that the organisers will not be liable for any loss, damage, injury or illness howsoever caused as a result of entering the race.  The entrant agrees that during the race they will obey marshals' instructions. No dogs will be allowed on the course.
  • If for any reason beyond our control the race has to be cancelled on the day (“Act of god” Flooding, Accidents, incidents etc) we cannot guarantee a full refund or that the race will be rescheduled. We will however do everything possible to resolve any unfortunate situation.
  • All entrants shall be deemed to have made him/herself familiar with, and agreed to be bound by the UKA Anti-Doping Rules and to submit to the authority of UK Anti-Doping in the application and enforcement of the Anti-Doping Rules. The UKA Anti-Doping Rules apply to entrants participating in the sport of Athletics, for 12 months from the [date of entry], whether or not the entrant is a citizen of, or resident in, the UK. http://www.uka.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/210507-UKA-AD-Rules-3-combined-final.pdf For added clarification, the date of entry is the date of the event 

f entry is the date of the event 

 JON WARD VIRTUAL 5K

Race week 13th - 20th August 2023

Bespoke finishers medal for all participants

£10.00 with all proceeds going to charity in memory of Jon

The Couriers are pleased to announce the return of the Jon Ward virtual 5k. Race anywhere you like in memory of Jon and either upload your activity to strava, tagging Hereford Couriers or email us a copy of your activity to Herefordcouriersrunningclub@hotmail.com

Full race results will be published on our website and we’ve even got a bespoke memorial medal medal for all finishers, which will be posted to your home address once you have completed your race. 

Everyone is welcome.

  • Race week: 
    • 13th - 20th August 2023
  • Starting Time: whatever suits you.
  • Entries: Entry Fees: £10, Minimum age 12. 
  • Venue: Anywhere you like 
  • Distance/ Terrain: 5k & Any terrain you want
  • Prizes: Trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd placed Male & Female finishers for overall.
  • Medals: We have a bespoke medal for all runners
  • Submitting your run: We have made 2 easy ways for you to submit your time, you can either follow'Hereford Couriers' on strava and tag us in the comment part or you can send us a screenshot and link to your strava/ garmin and email it to hereforcouriersrunningclub@hotmail.com 
  • Results: Will be uploaded on the clubs website post race week. 

Terms And Conditions

  • The entrant must agree to the following terms and conditions.
  • Runs must be 5km (3.1miles) in length (reasonable GPS margin of error).
  • Races must be run between 00:00am on Monday 13th and 19:00 on Sunday 20th August. 1 attempt per person.
  • Each individual runner must upload their Strava/Garmin performance and either tag Hereford Couriers or email us your result - fallure to do this will mean your result will not be recorded. 
  • Runs should be named as ‘Jon Ward 5k, #forjon on Strava.
  • Results will be based on “time elapsed” rather than “moving time” – try not to stop your watch during your run!
  • Routes with significant negative elevation will not be counted (not all downhill routes)

Good Luck. 

Prices

UntilDiscounted*Standard
18 Aug 2023 23:59£15.00£17.00

*Discounted for members of clubs affiliated to any of EA WA SA

Until
12 Aug 2023 23:59£10.00
To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Dates and Status

Status: Open

EventDateAvailable/TotalClosing Date
The Jon Ward Hereford 5K 202320 Aug 2023??/25018 Aug 2023 23:59
The Jon Ward 5K - Virtual Race20 Aug 2023??/10012 Aug 2023 23:59
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Organiser

Jon Edwards

07884464235

     

Hereford Racecourse, Roman Rd, Hereford. HR4 9QU.