Gwent Leisure Centre League Race 2 - CLOSED RACE
SUNDAY 8 JANUARY
START TIME: 11:00
LOACTION: Humble By Nature, Penallt, Nr Monmouth, NP25 4RP
RACE ORGANISER CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org
A fantastic, varied terrain cross country course featuring hills, grass, mud and short technical woodland sections. We are so grateful to Humble by Nature for allowing us access to their land and facilities for our enjoyment. Senior Men and Senior Women – 2 laps x approx 2.35m and total distance is 4.8m approx
PARKING IS EXTREMLEY LIMITED AT HUMBLE BY NATURE IT IS CRITICAL THAT RUNNERS CAR SHARE AND IF THE WEATHER HAS BEEN BAD PARKING WILL BE LIMITED FURTHER – IF RUNNERS TURN UP WITH ONE PERSON IN A CAR THEY WILL BE ASKED TO PARK IN PENALT VILLAGE OVER A MILE AWAY AND PRIORITY GIVEN TO RUNNERS WHO HAVE FULL CARS.
Chip time: This fixture will continue to use the chip timing system used in previous races. Please contact your club if you do not know how to access your number/chip. Ensure you do not cover the number/chip when you stop your watch.
Headphones: All GLCL races are strictly no headphone events. If you observe any runner wearing headphones of any type, please ask them to remove them or point them out to a marshal. Runners that insist on wearing headphones will be asked to withdraw from the race and their club could be penalised.
Hazards - The course does contain a number of potential hazards as you would expect at any cross country race, these include, tree roots, rocky ground, tree stumps, branches, bushes, and uneven ground also lots of mole hills. As the course is all grassland, if the weather has been wet prior to race day, the course is likely to be boggy, muddy and slippery in places. Please can all participants to wear appropriate footwear for the nature of the course, it is suitable for spikes.
Please also come dressed appropriately for running in the prevailing weather, and be aware that this location can be cold and exposed. Therefore also make provision for warmth after the race, and also in the event of suffering some unexpected mishap.
First Aid - St Johns Ambulance will be in attendance for the duration of the race.
There will be no water stations available on the course and no water will be provided at the finish. Please bring your own drinks as required. Please ensure that you take all rubbish with you when you leave the venue and respect the farm.
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