GP 2024 Race 2: Kirkstall Harriers

Race Date: Tuesday, May 28th, 2024
Race HQ: Burley Rugby Union Club, 194 Abbey Road, Hawksworth, Leeds, LS5 3NG
Start Time: 7:30pm (number collection from 6:30pm)

Photo by Matt Blakeley.

Results

Entry

Entry is online only; there is no entry on the day (unless you have a race entry voucher won at a previous race). To enter, you must first register for the series. Fees are £10 for your first race, and £6.75 for additional races (or £6 if you pre-enter them when you register). Entry closes Sunday May 26th.

Directions

The Race HQ will be at Burley Rugby Union Club, LS5 3NG.

The start is a 5 minute walk away, adjacent to Kirkstall Abbey.

From Leeds City Centre – Approximately 3 miles west from the town centre on the A65.

Parking

Parking over the road adjacent to Abbey House Museum or in the streets behind the Vesper Gate Pub. Please car share if possible and park considerately for the locals if parking in the streets.

Facilities

Changing rooms, and toilet facilities in the race HQ. There is only one small shower block though.

Post-Race

Cakes and biscuits will be available after the race.

A prize-giving will be held as soon as possible after the race, with prizes for the top 3 in each 5-year age category, plus spot prizes.

Course

This course is about 6 miles and mainly grass, tarmac or dirt track. Given the time of year road shoes should be okay, but if conditions are very wet, trail shoes may be better.

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