Chilly Willy Beach Race

19 Sep 2020

Chilly Willy Beach Race has now closed and you will not be able to sign-up for it. Please check the Organiser's Description for any organiser updates.

Organiser's Description

Chilly Willy Beach Race - West Sands, St Andrews

Chilly Willy Beach Race will be held on Saturday 19th September. The race will start at 10.30am

VERY IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ BEFORE ENTERING THE RACE. Failure to adhere to these guidelines & race rules will result in disqualification and a ban from entering future races. 

Scottish Government Covid-19 Guidance must be followed before, during and after the race. Full details can be found here: https://www.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19/

Please be respectful and considerate to all competitors, race officials, volunteers and members of the general public.

Please be advised that under no circumstances should you attend this event if you:

  • Have been in contact with someone with COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
  • Have been overseas to a country on the quarantine list or exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
  • Have COVID-19 symptoms (self-isolate for 7 days) or are feeling unwell.
  • Have been told to self-isolate as part of the contact tracing measures in place.

Under NO circumstances whatsoever should you run with another person's bib number. This is a strict requirement for the Track & Trace system.

Spectators should not attend this event to ensure that physical distancing guidance can be adhered to.

PRE-START

The event is planned to have wave starts up to a maximum of 15 people in each wave. Start times will be planned according to pre-entries. Enough time will be planned between wave starts to ensure physical distancing. A starting list will be drawn up to inform entrants of where and when to wait for their wave start. This schedule will be available online and/or emailed to participants in advance of the day.

TOILETS

Toilets will be available but there will be a limited capacity at any one time and a queuing system will be in operation. Please be prepared for this. All attendees must use the hand sanitiser located at the toilets before entering and after exiting the toilets.

WATER

The race organiser is unable to provide any water or drinks. Entrants must bring their own hydration/nutrition.

BIB NUMBER COLLECTION & MEDALS

Please keep 2 metres apart whilst waiting in the queue to collect your bib number. Medals will be handed out when you collect your bib number.

CHANGING FACILITIES

There will be no changing facilities. Please come ready to run.

BAGGAGE

There will be no baggage storage. Entrants should leave any belongings in their own vehicles or make other arrangements.

DURING THE RACE

No drafting (running directly behind the runner in front). Physical distancing must always be maintained during the race. If overtaking or gaining on another runner then please run wide.

No spitting.

No litter dropping.

At the end of the race, finishers should disperse quickly away from the finish line. Do not sit or lie down within or near the finish area. Do not congregate around the finish area. Move to an open space and leave the event site as soon as possible following the conclusion of your run.

RACE RESULTS & PRIZES

There will be no prize-giving or results available on the day of the race. Results will be posted online the following day and prizes will be delivered or posted to all award winners as soon as practical after the race. 

By signing up to enter this race you are confirming that you have read all the Covid-19 safety guidelines and rules of competition and that you agree with them.

RACE ROUTE - This two-lap race will be held on the magnificent West Sands Beach at St Andrews. The race distance is approximately 4.5 miles. The surface will be mostly on firm compact sand. You will be delighted to know that at the end of each lap we have included a nice cooling water dip for your pleasure! You will get more than your feet wet so remember to bring a change of clothing! 

*MEDALS FOR ALL FINISHERS*

RACE AWARDS - 1st, 2nd & 3rd overall males and females. Also 1st Over 40, 1st Over 50 & 1st over 60 male and female. 

RACE HQ - Bib number pick-up, toilets & car parking adjacent to the West Sands Cafe, West Sands Road, St Andrews from 9:30am. Postcode for Sat-Nav is KY16 9XL

Updates, results, photos, etc., will be posted on our Facebook events page. Search for Trails of Fife

LIMITED TO 60 RUNNERS - PRE-ENTRY ONLY - SORRY NO REFUNDS OR DEFERRALS. - We will however allow number transfers up until 7 days before the date of the race. All transfers should be arranged between the two runners involved. You must then notify the Race Organiser of the full contact details of the transferred runner.   

ENTRY FEE: £12.00 

Our events are insured and permitted by the Governing Body Association of Running Clubs and are held Under ARC Rules.

BEWARE - YOU WILL GET MORE THAN YOUR FEET WET! - REMEMBER TO BRING SOME DRY CLOTHING!

HAVE FUN & SPLASH IT UP!

Prices

Until
12 Sep 2020£12.00

To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Dates and Status

Date: 19/09/2020

Status: Closed

Total Places: 80

Places Available: ??

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Organiser

Brian Cruickshank

07904910529

 

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