Tour of Clydeside

12 Aug 19

This event is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Organiser's Description

The Tour of Clydeside is low-key event where the challenge is to complete 5 races over various distances and terrain over 5 consecutive nights.

A prize-giving for the Tour will be held after the final race at Cartha Queen's Park Club House.

There will be no mementos. Your reward will be the satisfaction of having completed the Tour.

Please note that if you want to enter the whole Tour of Clydeside you need to use this online form. The Entry Fee is £20 (or £30 if not affiliated to SAL) UP TO END JUNE, thereafter £25 (£35 non SAL) until entries close at on 11 August 2019.

NOTE THERE ARE NO LATE ENTRIES AND NO ENTRY TO THE SERIES ON RACE DAY. Entry to individual races is possible up to 24 hours before the start of the race. There is no entry on the night of the races.

The races are held on five consecutive nights starting on 12 August 2019 

Lochwinnoch Loosener  (Mon 12 Aug) - Castle Semple Loch, Lochwinnoch PA12 4EA

Toota-Linn (Tues 13 Aug) - Linn Park, Simshill, Glasgow G44 5TA

Dumbarton Dream  (Wed 14 Aug) - Levengrove Park, Clydeshore Rd, Dumbarton G82 4AE

Garscube Gallop  (Thur 15 Aug) - Dawsholm Park, Dalsholm Road, Glasgow G20 0TB

Bella Belter road race (Fri 16 Aug) - Cartha Queens Park RFC, Pollok Country Park, Dumbreck Road, Glasgow G41 4SN 

Further details on the location of each race and facilities can be found on the separate pages of EntryCentral. Information will be also be available on the Tour of Clydeside Facebook pages.

Each race is also an open event and thus not all runners will be participants in the Tour.

Start time: All 5 races start at 7.30pm with details on the course available from 7pm. Opportunities to warm up in off-road spaces are available at the start area for each of the races. 

Race Number: your race number can be collected from about 6.45pm at Castle Semple Park prior to the start of the first race. This number MUST be retained for all races and worn on your top/vest. Please note that this may not correspond to the number allocated by EntryCentral so that you will be identifiable as a Tour entrant.

Apart from the Bella Belter there are no showers or changing facilities available.

Water: this year we are seeking to reduce our environmental footprint and thus ask all runners to BRING YOUR OWN water container. We will have water to collect at the start and finish of the race.

Results: will be posted on our Facebook site as soon as possible after each race, and copies will be posted at the start area of each subsequent night so that you can track your own accumulated performance and others around you.

https://www.facebook.com/tourofclydeside 

Prizes: There are no prizes for the individual races but a wide range of prizes for the Tour, based on the accumulated positions in each of the 5 races. Presentation of the prizes, available across different age groups will be made on the final evening. 

The Tour of Clydeside Races: 

Lochwinnoch Loosener (Mon) mixed terrain race: a fast, flat and traffic-free route along the cycle path from Castle Semple to towards Kilbarchan. Approx 8k.

Toota-Linn (Tues) - Linn Park, Glasgow - scenic trail race on softcore, trails and tarmac paths in the park. Has some undulations. Approx 7k

Dumbarton Dream  (Wed) - Levengrove Park, Dumbarton : a two lap race in the park starting and finishing at the War Memorial held on tarmac paths and pavements. Approx 7k

Garscube Gallop trail race (Thur) - Dawsholm Park : held within this Glasgow park, the route is a couple of laps on mainly soft trails in the wooded surroundings. No technical sections, but some gentle climbs and descents. Approx 7k

Bella Belter road race (Fri) - Pollok Country Park, Glasgow : a classic distance (10k) and race to finish the week. Two laps within the park. This traditionally provides an exciting finale to the Tour and attracts many entrants in its own right.

Prices

UntilDiscounted*Standard
30 Jun 2019£20.00£30.00
11 Aug 2019£25.00£35.00

*Discounted for members of Scottish Athletics

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

Dates and Status

Date: 12/08/2019

Status: Open

Total Places: 100

Places Available: ??

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Organiser

Robert Rogerson

0141 444 8628

See description of races for location of individual events