Marathon Championships 2021
Sunday 17 October 2021
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The 2020 PSUK Marathon will take place
within the Havens Hospice Chelmsford Marathon on Sunday 17th October starting
at 0915 hours.
Be part of this major sporting event that takes you from the
centre of Chelmsford out into the Essex countryside before returning to the
city to cross the finish line in Central Park. All on road or tarmac paths.
Rise to the challenge and youíll be helping The Hospice charity to support
young adults with life-limiting conditions across Essex.
Every participant receives a bespoke medal, technical runner
shirt, goody bag, refreshments on route and chip timing. The race village will
have toilets, baggage, and changing facilities, as well as refreshments to
purchase. The race is expected to attract over 1,000 participants.
Venue: Central Park Chelmsford.
Race HQ Location: Central Park, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1JJ. Race
Start Location: Shire Hall, City Centre, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1EH
Police athletes will also be eligible for the open race award
categories as follows: Prizes/trophies
for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male and Female; 1st in age categories from Vet 1 to Vet
8; 1st Male and Female affiliated team (3 to count).
All you need to know about the race can be found using this
Please note that there are no parking
facilities and no drop off point at Central Park and you must use one of the City
Centre car parks.
There will be at least eight drinks/aid
stations throughout the course. Water will also be available at the finish and
whilst we will ensure that water stations are well supplied, runners should
consider carrying their own water bottles if it is a warm day. Some of the
stations will provide sugary drinks and snacks.
Post-race PSUK Championship presentation of awards and food
will be at the Essex Police Sports and Social Club. The nearest post code is
CM2 6DT which takes you to the houses opposite the entrance to car parking area
and parking is free. There are toilets and showers at the sports pavilion. This
is a 6 min drive or 24 min walk from the finish area.
To enter you must compete 2 stages! Together
Stage 1. You must use this bespoke PSUK entry
link below to register with the marathon organisers. https://bookitzone.com/NiceWork/oIjFFX
Enter the password: PSUKMara2021
Use the address you
wish your race number and pack to be sent to. DO NOT PAY.
Stage 2. You then must compete your entry details
below and send it to me with the entry fee. If you enter online, you commit to
paying the entry fee of £60. The entry fee
covers your race entry, post-race food and presentation awards.
The closing date is 1st October 2021
If you want to
find out more about what the Haven Hospice does and how you can help follow
this link: https://www.havenshospices.org.uk/
PSUK Marathon Ė Itís your
responsibility to find your own accommodation and book it.
In October 2022 the Netherlands will
host the USPE Marathon Championships in Eindhoven.
Qualifying times for this marathon
will be taken between the PSUK 2021 Marathon [Chelmsford] and the 2022[Spring]
Marathon Championships [YTD].
The selection criteria is: -
athletes run a marathon between 17/10/21 and the PSUK Spring Marathon 2022 in
2 male athletes in the 2022 PSUK Marathon, will be automatically selected,
providing the qualifying time is achieved in this race.
to 4 more other athletes will also be selected from any performance in the
qualifying period, providing the qualifying time is achieved.
hope to select 6 male athletes for the USPE Marathon but this may be reduced if
the qualifying standard has not been achieved.
All athletes run a marathon between
17/10/21 and the PSUK Spring Marathon 2022 in sub 3HRS.05mins.
First 2 female athletes in the 2022
PSUK Marathon, will be automatically selected, providing the qualifying time is
achieved in this race.
Up to 4 more other athletes will also
be selected from any performance in the qualifying period, providing the
qualifying time is achieved.
PSUK hope to select 6 female athletes
for the USPE Marathon but this may be reduced if the qualifying standard has
not been achieved.
If you are selected you will be asked to contribute
£20 per night towards your attendance at the USPE Championships.