The Up and Running Winter league handicap walk series has its first round on Sunday 30th October at the NSC perimeter roadway. Signing on is at Manx Harriers Clubhouse on the perimeter roadway from 9.00 am and action begins at 10.00 am. All walkers old and new will be made most welcome and it is an excellent way of getting you fit over the winter months.
The first round is scratch where handicaps are then calculated and further rounds are either started on handicap (slowest starts first) or sealed handicap when all start together and handicaps are added after racing. The winner of the League is the highest point scorer with three of the five rounds to count.
Races distances are 10km for seniors, 5km Seniors/juniors and junior events of 3km, 2km and 1km depending on age groups.
Entry fees are £5 for all athletics clubs members and £7 for unattached athletes. Juniors are £1 entry.
Dates for your diary :- Round 2 is at Andreas on 27th November. Signing on at Andreas Parish Hall from 9.15 am
Round 3 is 18th December at a venue to be confirmed.
Please note that the wearing of headphones is not permitted on open roads events and competitors are expected to wear high viz clothing.