2012 Mountain Running events listing


WELSH
MOUNTAIN RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS (Organised by the Welsh Mountain Running Committee of Welsh Athletics)

More information on the Welsh Championsips can be found here.

The best three from four races to count:

Sun. 29th April          Mynydd Troed             Venue: Pengenffordd, South Wales.

Sun. 17th June           Ras y Berwyn              Venue: Near Corwen, North Wales.

Sat. 14th July             Pen y Fan                    Venue: Cwm Llwch, near Brecon, South Wales.

Sat. 8th Sept.            Moel Wnion                 Venue: Abergwyngregyn, North Wales.

WFRA OPEN WELSH CHAMPIONSHIPS (Organised by the Welsh Fell Runners Association)

A competitor’s best results from up to 4 of the 6 races will be counted in the Championship. If 4 races are used this must include one race at each distance.

Long Category

Sun. 17th June           Ras y Berwyn              Venue: Near Corwen, North Wales.

Sat. 11th Aug.           Brecon Beacons           Venue: Tal y bont, South Wales.

Medium Category

Sun. 29th April          Mynydd Troed             Venue: Pengenffordd, South Wales.

Sat. 10th Nov.           Rhobell Fawr               Venue: Llanfachreth, near Dolgellau, North Wales.

Short Category

Sat. 14th July             Pen y Fan                    Venue: Cwm Llwch, near Brecon, South Wales.

Sat. 8th Sept.            Moel Wnion                 Venue: Abergwyngregyn, North Wales.

2012 BRITISH CHAMPIONSIPS

BRITISH CHAMPIONSIPS: (Organised by Championship Sub-Committee on behalf of UK Athletics Mountain Running Advisory Group).

An individual and team Championship with ranking in all categories calculated on scores in up to three races from four. If three races are used they must include one race at each distance.

The four races are as follows:-

Long Category

Sat. 7th July        Arrochar Alps           Venue: Succoth (GR NN299051), Argyll & Bute, Scotland.

Medium Category

Sat. 14th April    Coledale                    Venue: Braithwaite (GR NY232231), Cumbria.

Short Category

Sat.12th May     Slieve Bearnagh         Venue: Newcastle (GR 308301), Northern Ireland.

Sat. 8th Sept.     Moel Wnion              Venue: Abergwyngregyn, North Wales.

 

UKA BRITISH RELAY CHAMPIONSHIPS (Organised by Mercia Fell Runners on behalf of the UK Athletics Mountain Running Advisory Group).

Sun. 14th Oct.                Church Stretton, Shropshire.

 

2012 ENGLISH CHAMPIONSHIPS

ENGLISH CHAMPIONSHIPS (Organised by the Fell Runners Association)

An individual and team Championship with ranking in all categories except U23 and the oldest veteran categories calculated on scores in up to four races from six. If four races are used they must include one race at each distance. For the other categories ranking is calculated from scores in up to three races from the Short and Medium distances.

The six races are as follows:-

Long Category

Sat. 16th June                Great Lakes               Venue: Great Langdale (GR276057), Cumbria.

Sat. 4th Aug.                  Borrowdale               Venue: Rosthwaite, Cumbria.

Medium Category

Sat. 14th April                Coledale                    Venue: Braithwaite (GR NY232231), Cumbria.

Sat. 18th Aug.                Weasdale                  Venue: Newbiggin on Lune (GR 698054), Cumbria.

Short Category

Sat. 17th March             Lad’s Leap                Venue: Woodhead (GR 073993), Derbyshire.

Sat. 29th Sept                Kielder Blast              Venue: Kielder (GR NY632934, Northumberland.


ENGLISH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Organised by the Fell Runners Association)

Under 12 (over 10), under14, under 16 and under 18 categories for boys and girls.

Up to the best 4 results from 6 races count towards the final positions

The six races are as follows:

Sat. 7th April                  Pendle                     Venue: Barley (GR 823403), Lancashire.

Sat. 21st April                Anniversary Wa!     Venue: Newlands (GR 238212), Cumbria.

Sat. 26th May                Cowpe                    Venue: Rossendale (GR 837212), Lancashire.

Sat. 23rd June                Clougha Pike           Venue: Quernmore (GR SD520591), Lancashire.

Sun. 1st July                   Hawkswick             Venue: Hawkswick, North Yorkshire.

Sat. 14th July                 Sedbergh (uphill)     Venue: Sedbergh, Cumbria.

ENGLISH SCHOOLS CHAMPIONSHIPS (Organised by the Fell Runners Association)

Sun. 30th September      Cockermouth, Cumbria.

 

OTHER 2012 CHAMPIONSHIPS

INTER-COUNTIES CHAMPIONSHIPS (Senior & Junior)

Sat. 19th May              Shining Tor                   Venue: Goyt Valley (GR017756), Derbyshire.

Northern Ireland Championsips (Organised by the Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association)

A six race championship, with the best four races to count, with at least one race to be completed at each distance.

The six races are as follows:-

Long Category

Sat. 28th April           Annalong                     Venue: Annalong (GR 357223).

Sat. 4th Aug.             Seven Sevens               Venue: Newcastle (GR 374306).

Medium Category

Sun. 17th June           Flagstaff                       Venue: Flagstaff (GR 113191).

Sat. 29th Sept.          The Fallows                 Venue: Kilbroney Forest Park (GR 185176)

Short Category

Sat. 10th March        Glenariff                       Venue: Waterfoot

Sat.12th May            Slieve Bearnagh  Venue: Newcastle (GR 308301).

 

SCOTTISH ATHLETICS HILL RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS (Organised by the Scottish Athletics Hill Running Commission)

Senior Championships

Sat. 16th June            Durisdeer                     Venue: Durisdeer, Dumfriesshire.

Junior Championships:

Sat. 5th May             Ben Lomond                Venue: Rowardennan, Loch Lomond.

SCOTTISH HILL RUNNERS CHAMPIONSHIPS (Organised by Scottish Hill Runners)

The Championship will consist of six races. Four races out of six to count, which must include one race at each distance (long, medium and short).

The six races are as follows (details to be confirmed):-

Long Category

Arrochar Alps

Pentland Skyline

Medium Category

Clachnaben

Durisdeer

Short Category

Creag Dhu

Glamaig

 

­­­­­­­­­­­­INTERNATIONAL EVENTS IN UK

SNOWDON RACE

Sat.21st July                   Venue: Llanberis (GR SH582599), Gwynedd.

SENIOR HOME INTERNATIONAL & BRITISH/IRISH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sat. 22nd September      Venue: Melmerby (GR 615373), Cumbria.

Contacts, if required, are as follows:

  1. British & English Championships
    Jonathan Broxap.  Tel: 01539 721603  Email: jonbrox@btinternet.com

  2. English Junior Championship
    Duncan Richards. Tel: 07764 610799  Email: duncan.richards@btconnect.com

  3. English Schools Championship
    to be confirmed.

  4. Inter-Counties Championship
    Alan Barlow.  Tel: 0161 483 9330  Email: runalan55@hotmail.com

  5. NIMRA Championship
    Ian Taylor.  Tel: 028 9028 0790  Email: ir.taylor@ntlworld.com

  6. Scottish Athletics Hill Running Championships
    Hugh Buchanan. Tel: 01786 473776  Email: hugh.buchanan@iname.com

  1. Scottish Hill Runners Championships
    Bruce Smith. Tel: 01506 855017  Email: brucesmith64@blueyonder.co.uk

  1. Welsh Mountain Running Championships
    Arwel Lewis.  Tel:01248 671202   Email: eos418@bangor.ac.uk

  2. WFRA Open Welsh Championships
    Ross Powell. Tel: 01286 881491  Email: ross@wfra.org.uk

  3. International Snowdon Race
    Phil Jones. Tel: 07833 194296  Email: entries@snowdonrace.com

INTERNATIONAL EVENTS CALENDAR 2012

Event: 19th World Masters Mountain Running Championships. Uphill Only

Date: Saturday 19th May

Location: Buhlertal. Germany. Web Site: http://www.wm.tv-buehlertal.de/

Distance/Height: 9.5km/776m

Entries: Individual

Event: International Youth Cup

Date: Sunday 24th June. Start 12noon.

Location: Glendalough. County Wicklow. Ireland.

Web Site: http://www.imra.ie/events/view/tab/details/id/913

Distance/Height: Boys – (6.41km/258m. 3 Laps) & (Girls – 4.64km/172m. 2Laps)

Entries: 3 male & 3 female athletes born in years 1995 & 1996

Trial Race: Nant Yr Arian, nr Aberystwyth. Saturday 5th May. TBC.

Event: 4th European Masters Mountain Running Championships. Uphill Only

Date: Sunday 1st July

Location: Bludenz/Nuziders. Austria.

Distance/Height: 8.4km/840m

Entries: Individual. M35-70+ & W35-70+

Event: European Mountain Running Championships – Up and Downhill

Date: Saturday 7th July

Location: Denizili. District of Pamukalle. Turkey

Distance/Height: TBC

Teams: 4 Senior Men & 4 Senior Women. 4 Junior Men & 3 Junior Women

Trial Race: TBC

Event: International Snowdon Race/Ras Y Wyddfa

Date: Saturday 21st July

Location: Llanberis. Gwynedd

Distance/Height: 16km/1000m

Teams: 4 Men & 3 Women

Selection: Based on results/performances at: Mynydd Troed/Moel Eilio/Cader Idris & Ras Y Berwyns Races.

Event: World Mountain Running Championships. Uphill Only

Date: Sunday 2nd September

Location: Montagna. Italy

Distance/Height: S/M-14km/1020m. SW/JM-7.92km. JW-297m/3.94km

Teams: 6 Senior Men & 4 Senior Women. 4 Junior Men & 3 Junior Women

Trial Race: TBC

Event: WMRA World Long Distance Challenge. Uphill Only

Date: Sunday 9th September.

Location: Interlaken. Switzerland. (Jungfrau Marathon)

Web Site: http://www.jungfrau-marathon.ch/ct/marathon-119.html

Distance/Height: 42km/1829

Teams: Up to – 5 Senior Men & 3 Senior Women

Selection: Based on current form in long distance events up to 12th August. Teams will be announced after that date. Athletes seeking selection should inform a member of the Welsh Athletics Mountain Running Committee.

Event: British & Irish Junior Mountain Running Championships. Uphill Only

Date: Saturday 22nd September

Location: Melmerby, Cumbria.

Distance/Height: TBC

Teams: 4 Under 18 Men & 4 Under 18 Women

4 Under 16 Men & 4 Under 16 Women

Event: British & Irish Senior Mountain Running Championships. Uphill Only

Date: Saturday 22nd September

Location: Melmerby, Cumbria.

Distance/Height: TBC

Teams: Up to 7 senior men and 7 senior women (of which at least 2 must be under 23)

Event: 55th Trofeo Vanoni Relays

Date: Sunday 21st October

Location: Morbegno. Italy

Distance/Height: Men - 7km/500m. Women – 5km/300m

Teams: 3 Men & 2 Women. Selection: The first two male and first female Welsh finishers in the Snowdon International Race will be automatically selected

 

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