Date: Sunday 2nd July 2017
Location: Crescent Gardens, Harrogate HG1 2SG.
UKA Licence: 2017-28676
Entry on The Day: Entries on the day will be accepted (subject to the race entry limit being reached) with a £1.50 surcharge on top of the on-line entry fee, making that £15.00 attached (affiliated club runners) £17.00 unattached. You will find the race secretary situated at a desk close to the start in Crescent Gardens, however please leave yourself plenty of time if doing so. Note that the desk will open at 0800 and close at 0930.
On-line Entries: Please collect your numbers and timing chips from the Race Secretary in Crescent Gardens (as above).
Car Parking: There is on-street disc parking throughout Harrogate (check permitted time though), alternately you may use any of the town’s numerous Pay and Display car parks.
Toilets: Public toilets are situated in Crescent Gardens and also in the adjacent Valley Gardens near the public tennis courts (a 3-minute jog).
Numbers: Please ensure your number is pinned to the front of your vest/running shirt and that you have filled in the medical information on the back. Do not fold or mutilate your number in any way.
Chip Timing: Please ensure that you have attached the timing chip to your shoe in accordance with the instructions provided by Sports Timing Solutions
Route: A two-lap course on the NW side of town, the first lap is 4.8KM and the second 5.2KM (please see route map below). The race starts and finishes in Crescent Gardens.
Safety: The race will be well-marshalled and signposted with a few key road closures in place, however the course is mainly open to traffic and at certain points you will be directed to run against the traffic. At all other times (unless directed by a marshall) please keep to the left-hand side of the road. Harrogate Harriers are obliged to follow the direction of UKA and the local police in enforcing a policy that NO iPod or similar MP3 players will be allowed during the race, to include any device that might otherwise obstruct your hearing and jeopardise your safety.Any runner not complying with this important ruling will be disqualified.
Medical Aid: A doctor and other medical professionals will be in attendance.
Race Finish: The race will finish in Crescent Gardens after a fast descent along Cornwall Road. After crossing the finish line, runners should move quickly into the finish funnel to ensure their time is correctly recorded. Please maintain your finishing order to the end of the funnel, where your number will be recorded.
Prize Giving: This will take place at approximately 12.30pm at the Crescent Garden’s bandstand
Photography: This will be provided by Dan Oxtoby Photography and all pictures will be available post-event on the Harrogate Harriers Flickr page. Pictures will be free to download.