Summer and Winter Grand Prix

Winter Grand Prix Races 2018-19
The races this year will be as follows
  1. October 14th Sunday-Richmond 10k
  2. November 11th Sunday-Town Moor Memorial 10k
  3. December 22nd Saturday-Blackhill parkrun
  4. January – yet to be confirmed (waiting for races to appear!)
  5. February 16th Saturday (provisional date) – Durham parkrun
  6. March/April Sunday (date to be confirmed) – Thirsk 10mile
Runners need to register in advance (by October 1st) by giving name to Gary by email or message/adding to facebook list.
  • Best four races to count for each runner. But this year we are going to allow all entrants to substitute one ‘Special’ race of their own choosing which will count to the final %. If runners choose to do this they have to a)Let Gary know by message/email at least one week before the race the event they are entering. This must be text/message or email!  b)Afterwards they have to let Gary know by message/email a link to the race results for that race– SUCH RACES MUST HAVE PROPER RESULTS AND THEY MUST BE OVER A SPECIFIC ACCURATELY MEASURED DISTANCE THAT IS STATED ON THE ENTRY. No parkruns can be included. Races chosen must be at least 5k. Cross country races/track races not admissable but road/trail are fine. The judgement of the Grand Prix Committee is final in any disputes!!!!
  • Anyone who finishes 5 of the Specified Grand Prix Races will receive a special award.
Prizes:
First Man – male runner with best average age grading over four best races
First Woman – female runner with best average age grading over four best
If numbers permit there will be a second place prize in each category.
Runner’s Name ‘Wild Card Race’ and date Result/Age Graded
Carruthers Lynne

 

 

 

Cockram Ash  

 

Coxon Dave  

 

Dann Mike  

 

Day Shaun  

 

Draper Graeme  

 

Foster Andrew  

 

Garbutt Rob  Leeds Abbey Dash (Nov)  

 

Gough Catherine  

 

Gwylim Matt  

 

Hand Rob  

 

Hewitson Bob  

 

Liz Lamb  

 

Lancastle Paul  

 

Lumsdon Paul  

 

Newington Sam Pentlands 10k?  

 


 

 

Pickett Mark  Leeds Abbey Dash  

 

Van Dreven Femke  

 

White Davy  

 

Wood Diane  Leeds Abbey Dash  

 

Woods Christine

 

 Leeds Abbey Dash

 

 

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Summer Grand Prix Races 2018
  1. Northallerton 10k (Sunday May 27)
  2. Angel View 6mile (Thursday 28 June)
  3. Kilburn Feast 7 (Sunday July 8)
  4. Darlington 10k (Sunday August 12)
  5. Coxhoe Trail Race (Sunday 23 September)

Runners need to register their names in advance to compete in the competition. By 28th April.

Best four races to count for each runner.

Prizes:
First Man – male runner with best average age grading over four best races
First Woman – female runner with best average age grading over four best races

If there are sufficient entries then there will be prizes for second and third runners in each category


 

The selected races for the Winter Grand Prix 2017/18 are as follows:

Race 1: Saturday October 14: Hartlepool parkrun
Race 2: Sunday 12 November: Memorial 10k: Town Moor
Race 3: Dalton Park 10k postponed!
Race 4: Monday 1 January: Morpeth 11k
Race 5: Saturday 3 February: Sedgefield parkrun (note this is the new date)
Race 6: Sat April 14: Cragside 10k

Runners need to register their names in advance to compete in the competition. Names sent to Gary by Facebook/email/etc by 7th October. No entry fee!

Best four races to count for each runner.

Prizes:
First Man – male runner with best average age grading over four best races
First Woman – female runner with best average age grading over four best races

If there are sufficient entries then there will be prizes for second and third runners in each category

Winter Grand Prix 2017 - Results So Far

Race 5 Sedgefield pakrun:

6 runners made it to Sedgefield. No snow thankfully. Full GPrix standings are here

Winter Grand Prix Results Table 2017 After 4 races incl Sedgefield

Well done to all runners. Tomorrow it’s finally Dalton Park!

Race 4: Morpeth 11k

Numbers were always going to be down on New Year’s Day, but 4 hardy souls made it north to the delectable Morpeth 11k so congratulations to Shaun, Katie, Christine and Lynne. The rusults in terms of age grading are on the spreadsheet below and the averages so far. Next race is the rearranged Dalton Park 10k on 21st January.

Winter Grand Prix Results Table 2017 After 3 races including Morpeth 11k

Race 2: Town Moor 10k.

Conditions were bright but with a cold wind. Despite the strong coldish wind there were some pbs set and a few runners came away with a prize! 11 runners gave it a go. As usual lovely tea/coffee and plenty of cake at the end.

Winter Grand Prix Results Table 2017 After Town Moor

Race 1: Hartlepool parkrun.

Well the Winter Series got off to a great start at the flat and fast Hartlepool parkrun on Saturday 14th October. There are some 20 competitors in the Grand Prix this time (a record) almost equally split between men and women. This time we’re dividing the competition into a men’s and a women’s event. 11 runners made it to Hartlepool and the results can be found here.

Winter Grand Prix Results Table 2017