2018/19 Derby Runner XC League - Race 1
Race: Launde Farm
Club: Wreake & Soar Valley AC
Date: Sunday 28th October 2018
Time: Junior Race 10:15am, Senior Race 11:00am
Distance: 5 Miles
Entry Fee: Senior £6 (including parking) - Pay on the day to our captains. Junior £2 - Pay on the day at the league desk.
Venue: Launde Farm
Lift Share: We will be meeting at Woolpack Way Car Park, Atherstone at 8:40am (leaving 8:50am prompt) and travel over together!
NOTE: CAR SHARING IS ESSENTIAL - ONLY CARS WITH 3 OR MORE PEOPLE WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE MAIN CAR PARK.
A mixture of picturesque parkland, farm fields and woodland. And a couple of hills.
Launde is located 14 miles east of the city of Leicester and six miles south west of Oakham. The venue is best accessed from the west of the county by using the Oakham road via Tilton or by the A47 and exiting at East Norton towards Loddington. Parking will be on grassland near the start /finish.
Follow signs and marshals instructions.
No changing facilities
Please arrive ready to run.
Toilets will be available.
DO NOT PARK AT LAUNDE ABBEY OR ON THE SURROUNDING ROADS. IT WILL BE SUNDAY AND THE ABBEY WILL BE IN USE.
Please respect that this is a working farm.
These races are CLOSED events, ie only members of affiliated clubs can take part. If you are a member of a club not in the Derby Runner Cross Country League, you can join one that is as a second claimer. Occasionally, at the rare and sole discretion of Dave Mann, guest runners may be allowed – any guest runner will not score points for a team.
Men's event: 8 men (including 2 vets)
Ladies event: 4 ladies (including 1 vet)
Combined event: 7 men (including 2 vets) and 3 ladies (including 1 vet)
Please make your team aware of the following:
- Runners, MUST return their finishing disks
- Runners must run in club kit
- NO Earphones MP3s or other devices - it makes insurance invalid
- At stiles if you jump any queue, you and your team will be disqualified
- Host clubs are to make sure that all marshals know the mobile phone number of the first aid co-ordinator
- Host clubs are to make sure that the children’s race has hares and/or marshals
- Please turn up early and car share
- Finally, enjoy!
Please check back after the race