Club Championship 2019

PROVISIONAL 2019 CHAMPIONSHIP

RULES

The Championship for 2019 will be run mainly on trails and include midweek and weekend races. The races cover a variety of distances and terrain.

To Provide consistency, only the race coordinator will provide interpretations of the rules, scoring and other matters. The series coordinator’s decision will be final.

The series coordinator for 2019 is Kevin Murray.

  • The Grand Prix will only be open to full members of Falkland Trail Runners who have paid their membership fee for 2019‑20 not later than 31st May 2019. Members will automatically be registered but they can opt out of participation by informing the Grand Prix coordinator.
  • Only “first pick” members of FTR will be eligible to enter the Championship
  • Points will only be awarded for events where your name matches your registration with Falkland Trail Runners.
  • Points will only be awarded for events where you declare your club as “Falkland Trail Runners”.
  • You do not have to wear your official club vest/top while competing in any of the counting events but it would be nice if you do.
  • You can compete in as many counting events as you wish but you must complete a minimum of 8 events in order to be considered for an award.
  • Age for category purposes will be the runners age at the time of the first race (12/01/19).

SCORING

  • Runners will get ‘position’ points based on their result:
    1. 1st Male runner gets 50 points, 2nd 49, 3rd 48, etc.
    2. 1st Female runner gets 50 points, 2nd 49, 3rd 48, etc.
  • Position points from a maximum of 8 events will count. If a runner gets position points for more than 8 events, their best 8 will count.
  • In addition, runners in the following age categories will receive bonus  points for each race they run in as follows: F45 + 1point, F50 +2, F55 +3, F60 +4 F65 +5 etc. M45 +1 Point, M50 +2, M55 +3, M60 +4, M65 +5 etc. Bonus points will only be counted on a runners best 8 event scores.
  • The total points for each runner will be their position points plus their bonus points.
  • Runners can only win one prize. If one of the overall awards is won by an age grouper, then the 2nd placed runner in that age group will receive the age group award.

AWARDS

  • The top 3 Male and Female runners will receive Awards.
  • The Top runner in the following categories will receive awards: Junior, Senior, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65,etc
  • Runners can only win one prize. If one of the overall awards is won by an age grouper, then the 2nd placed runner in that age group will receive the age group award.
  • In the event of a tie we will countback using the individuals highest counting (1 of 8) event score .eg. runner 1 has 1 score of 50 points and runner 2 has 2 scores of 50 points runner 2 wins. Repeat on next highest score as required.

CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALS

  • Runners who compete in 8 races will receive a Bronze Championship medal
  • Runners who compete in 14 races will receive a Silver Championship medal
  • Runners who compete in 19 races will receive a Gold Championship medal
  • Runners who compete in 21 races will receive a Platinum Championship medal
  • Only 1 medal will be awarded per qualifying runner.
  • Medals will be in addition to any other Championship Awards.
MONTH # DAY DATE RACE DISTANCE TIME TERRAIN
JAN 1 Sat 12/01/2019 Meedies Parkrun 3.0M 09:30 Trail
FEB 2 Sun 17/02/2019 Devilla Trail Race 15.0K 11:00 Trail
MAR 3 Sun 10/03/2019 Gartmorn 6 10K 10:30 Trail
4 Sat 23/03/2019 Birnam Hill Race 6.6K 12:00 Hill
APR 5 Wed 10/04/2019 St Andrews 5K 5K 19:30 Grass
6 Sat 27/04/2019 Normans Law Hill Race 4.25 Miles 15:00 Hill/Trail
MAY 7 Wed 08/05/2019 Strathkinness – Blebocraigs 7.2K 19:30 Road/Trail
8 Thurs 16/05/2018 Kinnoull Hill Race 4.00 Miles 19:30 Hill
JUN 9 Wed 05/06/2019 Hill of Tarvit 5.50 Miles 19:30 Trail
10 Fri 08/06/2019 Templeton Trail Race 6.00 Miles 19:00 Trail
11 Sun 23/06/2019 Benarty Trail Race 5.00 Miles 14:30 Trail
JUL 12 Sun 07/07/2019 Crieff 10K 10K 11:00 Trail
13 Wed 17/07/2019 Newburgh Trail Race 4.25 Miles 19:30 Trail
AUG 14 Thurs 08/08/2019 Balmullo Trail Race 5.00 Miles 19:30 Trail
15 Sun 25/08/2019 Cambus Quarter 6.5 Miles 10:15 Road/Trail
SEP 16 Sat 15/09/2019 Pitlochry 10K 10K 13:00 Road/Trail
17 Sun 29/09/2019 East Neuk 10k 10K 11:00 Road/Trail
OCT 18 Sat 12/10/2019 Loch Leven Parkrun 5K 09:30 Trail
19 Sat 26/10/2019 St Andrews Parkrun 5K 09:30 Road/Trail
NOV 20 Sun 10/11/2019 Silvery Tay 7.5K 01:12 Trail
21 Sat 16/11/2019 Largo Law Hill Race 6.00 Miles 15:00 Hill
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