Hungerford Harey 8
The Hungerford Hares are pleased to announce the return of the Hungerford Harey 8 for 2019
When: Sunday 23rd June 2019
Where: Hungerford Rugby Club, The Triangle Field, Priory Road, RG17 0AN
Cost to Enter: £11 Affiliated , £13 unaffiliated and £15 on the day
Distance: Approx 8 Miles, Multiterrain.
The start and finish will be at the Hungerford Rugby Club. The route takes runners around a loop of the triangle field before heading out towards the common. There, runners will be directed on a course taking in the beautiful Port Down Common before descending gently towards Templeton/Trinity Stud. It then follows a circular route around footpaths providing stunning views of Combe and of the countryside. The runners will then return via the common back to the Rugby Club.
There will be a special memento for the finishers and unique 'trophies' for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male and Female, and the winners for the following age categories;
1st F40, 1st M40, 1st F50, 1st M50, 1st F60, 1st M60.
Prize winners; will only receive one prize this year even if they have won in 2 categories.
Please see map of route here
Prior to the main race there will be a children's Fun Run (variable distances between 200m-1km depending on age) at the Triangle field (Rugby Club) starting at 10am, entries are taken on the day with medals provided to all who participate!
After the event, presentations will take place at 12 midday and there will be a BBQ at the clubhouse plus other refreshments (tea/coffee/cakes etc) for the well deserved runners and their spectators!
Regrettably, the course is unsuitable for wheelchair athletes. Race under UK Athletics rules. Licence number 1652-1652
Minimum age 16 years on race day.
From 1 April 2016 a new rule regarding the wearing of head phones in road races was introduced into the 2016-2018 edition of the UKA Rules of Competition:-
"The wearing of non bone-conducting headphones, or similar devices, (other than those medically prescribed), is not permitted in races on any single carriageway road that is not wholly closed to traffic."
There will be photographs taken of the Harey 8 race for publication and for possible uses by the press, and by running this race you accept this. If you do not wish your image to appear as a significant part of any photograph that is to be published, you should put a bold red cross across your race number-felt tips will be provided at the registration desk.
The race is part of Run West Berks, a series of four races taking place in May and June 2018. See www.runwestberks.net for more information.
How to Enter:
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