GP 2024 Race 8: Slaithwaite Striders

Race Date: Sunday August 11th, 2024
Race HQ: Slaithwaite Cricket & Bowling Club, Racton Street, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield, HD7 5DQ
Race Start/Finish: Same as Race HQ
Start Time: 10:00am (number collection from 9:00am)

Entry

This is a closed race, for runners affiliated to YVAA (either by membership of an affiliated club or as individuals) and EA. Entry is online only; there is no entry on the day. 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 will close at 10pm on Friday August 9th or earlier if the race entry limit is reached.

Registration/Results

Number collection for those running their first race of the series will be at Slaithwaite Cricket & Bowling Club from 9am.

The start/finish will be at the same location. If you have your number from an earlier race, you don’t need to sign in at registration, you can go straight to the start.

Parking

Please aim to fill the following parking locations (marked in yellow on the map below) in this order:

  1. Station Road (both sides of the street) – HD7 5AW
  2. New Street Car Park – HD7 5AB
  3. Colne Valley Leisure Centre Car Park – HD7 5AB
  4. If parking residential streets near the Cricket Club, please be mindful of driveways and residents.

Course

This is a YVAA multi-terrain GP race for veteran runners (35+) over a mixture of surfaces. The course length is approximately 5.4 miles (8.7 km).

Post-Race

There will be a prize-giving as soon as possible after the race, with prizes for the top 3 in 5-year age categories, plus spot prizes.

The event is licensed by the TRA and run under UK Athletics rules.

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