Run Wales launch 2012 Road Series


The 2012 Run Wales Series culminated with the Lloyds TSB Cardiff Half Marathon.

Final Run Wales Standings for 2012 can be found here.

Following the success of last year’s Run Wales Series, 2012 will see its profile and support extended to non-Championship races, with a deeper prize structure aimed at raising the level of performance.

- Open to all Welsh registered athletes
- Best 5 scores for each athlete count
- 50 points for 1st placed athlete, then descending through race results for all finishing runners
- Double points for Welsh Championships events
(excluding Welsh Road Relays)
2011 Series Winners - Andrea Whitcombe and Simon Jones
Prize Structure 2012
- Cash prizes for the top 5 places plus a Run Wales jacket.
- Kit prizes for 5th to 10th placed and first three M40, M50 & M60, WM35, WM45 & WM55 - all Run Wales branded clothing.
- Invitation to the Run Wales Presentation Night held in October.

Following the success of last year’s Run Wales Series, 2012 will see its profile and support extended to non-Championship races, with a deeper prize structure aimed at raising the level of performance.

2012 Run Wales Road Series

  • Open to all Welsh registered athletes
  • Best 5 scores for each athlete count
  • 50 points for 1st placed athlete, then descending through race results for all finishing runners
  • Top 50 athletes in the series and top 3 masters will be published after each event
  • Double points for Welsh Championships events (excluding Welsh Road Relays)

Prize Structure 2012

  • Cash prizes for the top 5 places plus a Run Wales jacket.
  • Kit prizes for 5th to 10th placed and first three M40, M50 & M60, WM35, WM45 & WM55 - all Run Wales branded clothing.
  • Invitation to the Run Wales Presentation Night held in October.

Events

  • Race 1 Sun 31st December Nos Galan 5km
  • Race 2 Sun 29th January Lliswerry 8 Mile
  • Race 3 Sun 12th February Nick Beer 10km
  • Race 4 Sun 4th March St Davids Day 5km
  • Race 5 Sun 18th March Atlantic College 10km
  • Race 6 Sun 25th March Welsh Road Relays*
  • Race 7 Sun 8th April Richard Burton 10km
  • Race 8 Sun 22nd April London Marathon**
  • Race 9 Sun 17th June Llandudno 10 Mile
  • Race 10 Sun 5th August Brecon 10 Mile
  • Race 11 Sun 2nd September Caernarfon 10km
  • Race 12 Sun 9th September Cardiff 10km
  • Race 13 Sun 9th September Lake Vyrnwy Half Marathon
  • Race 14 Sun 23rd September Admiral Swansea Bay 10km
  • Race 15 Sun 14th October Cardiff Half Marathon

Events highlighted are Welsh Championships events.

* Single point scoring. Eligible individuals not in a team may enter, running leg 1.

** Performances at Welsh Masters Marathon Championships on October 7 will be combined for series scoring purposes.

The first event is the traditional New Year's Eve Nos Galan in Mountain Ash - a fitting start to the 2012 series!

More information will appear on the Run Wales website, to be launched in early 2012.

Welsh Athletics Ltd.
Cardiff International Sports Stadium
Leckwith Road
Cardiff. CF11 8AZ.

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