Rochdale Harriers and A.C.


ROAD RACE CHAMPIONSHIP 2022

11th January 2022
The committee has approved the road race championship for 2022.
Please look to enter races as soon as possible, as some are filling up already (especially Salford 10k and Hyde 7 mile).
Please contact Richard Stirzaker if you have any queries.
Rules
  • Points will be awarded based on athletes’ position relative to other Rochdale Harriers in the same race/series. 32 points for 1st Harrier, 29 points for 2nd, 28 points for 3rd and so on.
  • Points will be awarded in the overall category, and in age categories U23 and veterans starting at V40 in 5 year increments. Age categories as of the first race on 13 March 2022.
  • Best 5 results to count.
  • There is no requirement to compete in all 3 categories of race in order to qualify for prizes.
  • For Sale Sizzlers and Watergrove, athletes can run as many races as they wish but only the best result from each series will count towards the championship.
  • Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and female athletes overall, and to the top 3 male and female athletes in each age category*.
  • In the event of a tie, the tiebreaker will be in favour of the athlete who has competed in the most races (Watergrove will only count once towards the tiebreaker). If there is still a tie, the tiebreaker will be head-to-head record.
Short races
Medium races
Long races

* There has been some confusion regarding age group prizes, with a prize only being awarded for first in an age group some years and second and third place prizes being awarded in other years. The committee has decided that to avoid further confusion and to encourage participation, the first three in all age groups will be awarded prizes.

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