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QA 5k - organised by PH Racing Club

05 Aug 2022

Organiser's Description

The QA 5k hosted by PH Racing Club will see an evening of time graded 5 kilometre races around the perimeter of the Queen Anne High School Campus building, in Dunfermline.

QA 5k offers a simple, no nonsense racing experience to competitive runners looking for fast times and quality racing. The race will be held under UK Athletics Rules and is a scottishathletics Licensed Event.

The race format shall see multiple graded races around the lapped race route. Entrants must enter the entry category below specific to their current ability, this will ensure an equal spread of abilities on race night.

In the interest of competitive racing, once entries close the organisation team shall set the threshold for splitting the participants into graded races.

Entrants are requested to enter only the entry category specific to their ability, should a specific category become full, the race director shall then allocate spaces from the Waiting List as applicable. 

Cash prizes of at least £100 shall be awarded to first male and female, £60 to second male and female and finally £30 to third male and female. In the unlikely event that there are faster times in Race 1 than in Race 2 or 3 when it comes to prizes, prizes will be given based on time. Further cash prizes shall be given for course records for male (currentl 14:55) and female (currently 17:20). 

The measured route is flat and fast, it comprises of just over 7 clockwise laps with no sharp bends.

Date: Friday 5th August 2022

Time:

Race 1 (D Race) - 6.15pm TBC,

Race 2 (C Race) - 6.50pm TBC,

Race 3 (B Race) - 7.20pm TBC &

Race 4 (A Race) - 7.45pm TBC

Location: Queen Anne High School (QAHS), Broomhead Parks, Dunfermline KY12 0PQ

Measured: Yes - Course 21/196

Permit: Yes - SA - Licence 12300

Registration: QAHS Main Entrance - Race 1: 5.50pm - 6.05pm, Race 2: 6.25pm - 6.40pm, Race 3: 6:55pm to 7:10pm and Race 4: 7:20pm to 7:35pm (all times are suggested, registration is available from 5.50pm)

To enhance the racing experience the QA 5k team strongly encourage as many spectators as possible to come along and support the runners throughout the evening. Please feel free to bring friends and family along with you on the evening. 

Now that this Entry Category is full, a waiting list has be created. Please join the waiting list and spaces in the race shall be allocated to those on the list as it is assumed all of the other Entry Categories won't sell out and spaces will be available. Race Organiser shall do everything possible to give everyone on the waiting list a space in the race if possible.

This is an Entry Category is for “Elite Men” targeting to run sub 16:30 at QA 5k, please enter here if this applies to you.

Each entrant will be subsequently assigned a race start once entries close.

Races shall be mixed with men and women, with prizes awarded accordingly.

Note: This is an entry category and not a specific race. Runners will be assigned to a race once entries close. Organisers will assign runners to races with the aim of creating the best racing experiences.

This is an Entry Category for “Elite Women” targeting to run sub 19:00 at QA 5k, please enter here if this applies to you.

Each entrant will be subsequently assigned a race start once entries close.

Races shall be mixed with men and women, with prizes awarded accordingly.

Note: This is an entry category and not a specific race. Runners will be assigned to a race once entries close. Organisers will assign runners to races with the aim of creating the best racing experiences.

Once this Entry Category is full, a waiting list shall be created. Please join the waiting list and spaces in the race shall be allocated to those on the list if possible.

This is an Entry Category for “Sub-Elite Men” targeting to run between 16:30 and 18:00 at QA 5k, please enter here if this applies to you.

Each entrant will be subsequently assigned a race start once entries close.

Races shall be mixed with men and women, with prizes awarded accordingly.

Note: This is an entry category and not a specific race. Runners will be assigned to a race once entries close. Organisers will assign runners to races with the aim of creating the best racing experiences.

This is an Entry Category for “Sub-Elite Women” targeting to run between 19:00 and 21:30 at QA 5k, please enter here if this applies to you.

Each entrant will be subsequently assigned a race start once entries close.

Races shall be mixed with men and women, with prizes awarded accordingly.

Note: This is an entry category and not a specific race. Runners will be assigned to a race once entries close. Organisers will assign runners to races with the aim of creating the best racing experiences.

Once this Entry Category is full, a waiting list shall be created. Please join the waiting list and spaces in the race shall be allocated to those on the list if possible.

This is the "Open" Entry Category for Men expecting to run over 18minutes and Women expecting to run over 21 and a half minutes at QA 5k, please enter here if this applies to you.

Each entrant will be subsequently assigned a race start once entries close.

Races shall be mixed with men and women, with prizes awarded accordingly.

Note 1: Due to the nature of the race night, there will be a cut off time of 28 minutes, times longer than 28 minutes may not be able to be recorded and runners may be asked to step off the course after 28 minutes to allow for the following race to take place safely. 

Note 2: This is an entry category and not a specific race. Runners will be assigned to a race once entries close. Organisers will assign runners to races with the aim of creating the best racing experiences. 

Note 3: Suitable for CF and DW

Prices

UntilDiscounted*Standard
22 Jul 2022 23:59£8.00£10.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

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

Dates and Status

Date: 05 Aug 2022

Closing Date: 22 Jul 2022 23:59

EventAvailable/TotalStatus
QA 5k - 1. Entry Category for Elite Men - Sub 16:30??/40Waiting List
QA 5k - 2. Entry Category for Elite Women - Sub 19:00??/40Open
QA 5k - 3. Entry Category for Sub-Elite Men - 16:30 to 18:00??/40Open
QA 5k - 4. Entry Category for Sub-Elite Women - 19:00 to 21:30??/40Open
QA 5k - 5. Open Entry Category - Men Over 18:00 / Women Over 21:30??/40Open
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Organiser

Dan Monaghan
   

Queen Anne High School, Broomhead Parks, Dunfermline KY12 0PQ