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North Wales

 

The 2011 British Police Fell Race Championships will take place in the Bryntysilio Mountain Region, nr. Llangollen, Eastern North Wales on Thursday 19 May 2011 starting at 1pm.

 

This event is sanctioned by the Police Sport UK but is not an official Police Sport UK Championship event. The race venue and course for the 2011 event has been kindly hosted and assisted by members of North Wales Constabulary Athletics Section.

 

2011 Entries

 

Final Results

 

 

Race Course

 

Course will be of 8.5 miles and 2700 ft ascent located in the Bryntysilio Mountain eastern fells of North Wales.

 

Race Venue, Race Registration and Presentation Venue

 

The Mill Inn, Mungrisedale, Cumbria, The Lake District

The race will start and finish at the Ponderosa Cafe, Horseshoe Pass, Llangollen. LL20 8DR.

 

 

Local Host/Contact

 

Dave Owens

Uwcharolygydd Dros Dro/Temporary Superintendent

Rhanbarth Dwyreiniol/Eastern Division

Estyniad/Extension: 39502

Llinell Union/Direct Line: 01745 539502

 

Accommodation

 

As usual, there is no official accommodation provided. Competitors are asked to make their own arrangements. Bed and Breakfast and hotel accommodation can be found in the area.

 

Directions

 

Sat Nav to: Ponderosa Cafe, Horseshoe Pass, Llangollen. LL20 8DR

 

Parking

 

Ample parking at the venue

 

Shower and Changing Facilities

 

No official shower or changing but toilets are available at the Ponderosa cafe.

 

Blencathra from Bowscale Fell

Start

 

The start and finish will be close to the race registration point.

 

Map and Checkpoints

 

Start: Ponderosa Cafe - Horseshoe Pass

CP 1: Cairn - Moel Y Gamelyn - GR176465

CP 2: Track 'T' Junction - East of Cymmo - GR172450

CP 3: Metalled Road Junction - GR150450

CP 4: Cairn - Moel Y Gamelyn - GR176465

Finish: Ponderosa Cafe - Horseshoe Pass

 

Course Map jpg

 

 

Compulsory Kit Requirement

 

Competitors will need to carry the following equipment:-

 

1. Windproof top body cover

2. Map

3. Compass and Whistle

4. Suitable footwear for fell running

5. Waterproof full body cover (Only if poor weather conditions)

 

This is a serious event over difficult terrain. Each competitor should have navigational skills. Kit checks will be made prior to the start.

 

Entry Field

 

The Championships are likely to attract between 50 and 70 runners from 20 UK police forces.

 

Registration and Pre-Race Briefing
 
Race numbers and pins will be issued. A final pre-race briefing will take place at 12.55pm at the start.

 

Post Race Meal and Presentation of Trophies

 

A hot meal will be provided from 2.30pm at the The Ponderosa Cafe. This will be followed by a formal presentation of trophies and prizes at approximately 3.30pm.

 

Trophies/Prizes                                                                                                      

 

Men:

 

1st, 2nd and 3rd - Open

1st, 2nd and 3rd - Vet 40+

1st - Vet 45, Vet 50

1st, 2nd and 3rd Open Mixed Force Teams (First three to count including ladies)

1st - Veteran 40+ Mixed Team (First three to count)

 

Women:

 

1st, 2nd and 3rd - Open

1st - Vet 40+

 

NB. Additional prizes may be added subject to entry volume.

 

British Police Fell Race Entry

 

The entry fee will be 12.00. This fee covers the cost of the presentation buffet and the awards and prizes. The official entry form accompanies this document.

 

2011 Event Entry Form - Word Document

 

Qualification

 

Competitors must be fully paid members of their respective force sports clubs and be a police officer, police staff, retired police/police staff (in receipt of a police pension) or member of the special constabulary/police volunteers.  (If in doubt please refer to the www.policesportuk.com website for a detailed definition)

 

Pre-Race Recognisance

 

There are no objections to teams or individuals reconnoitring the course.

 

Closing Date

 

The closing date is early May 2011 - There are no entry fee refunds but name substitutions to pre-paid entries will be allowed on the day.

 

Note: Late or on-day entries will be accepted from forces who have already submitted the bulk of their teams. Other late entries will be discretional with discussion with the event coordinator.

 

Entry Confirmation

 

Team managers will receive a confirmation of your entry and any late briefing information by email.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions or require any other information. 

 

SC 9785 Steve Broadbent

Police Sport UK Athletics Section British Police Fell Race Coordinator

 

Work Tel: 01524 596424

Mobile Tel: 07974 795466

 

Email: Steve Broadbent

 

Local Host/Contact

 

For information about the race course and venue contact:

 

Dave Owens

Uwcharolygydd Dros Dro/Temporary Superintendent

Rhanbarth Dwyreiniol/Eastern Division

Estyniad/Extension: 39502

Llinell Union/Direct Line: 01745 539502

 

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