sENIOR Club Grand Prix 2019

The Club Grand Prix is an in-house competition run every year from January 1st

 

The 2019 Grand Prix will consist of 12 standard races varying in distance both road and off road, the races will as usual be one per month. In addition there will be 4 Wildcard races selected throughout the year.

To qualify you must be a currently paid up member and you MUST wear club colours for the race. A minimum of 6 races need to be completed to qualify for any award.

 

Points are awarded after each race based on the finish position of each qualifying club member, The first member receives 50 points and each subsequent member will receive one less point. Men’s and women’s points are awarded separately.

NEW FOR 2019

There will be awards for the most points accumulated during the year, so the more races you enter the more points you can accumulate.  These will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and to men and women separately.

Also there will be a raffle.  Each race completed earns 1 ticket to the raffle (complete all 16 races and you have 16 raffle tickets).  At the awards night, 5 tickets will be drawn and the first 5 unique names drawn will win a prize.  Prizes to be confirmed.

 

2019 Grand Prix Races

January

 

First Chance 10k

Sunday 20th January

 

A fast, flat 10km route around Exeter Riverside Valley Park.

Well done to the 32 South Devon AC participants and all those who gained a PB.

 

 

February

Looe 10 Miler

Saturday 23rd February

An undulating run through West Looe & out onto the coastal road to Talland.

A loop around the Killigarth, Porthallow area brings you back down to Talland for the return leg to the finish

 

Well done to all participants.

February

Wildcard No 1

 

Hameldown 7EVEN

Sunday 24th February

The races start and finish in the village of Widecombe-In-The-Moor, at the foot of the Hameldown ‘massif’ and surrounded by some of Dartmoor’s most iconic granite tors.

The Hameldown 7EVEN – The ‘Long 10k’, has in excess of 300 metres of ascent and includes a double ascent of the Hameldown ridge.

Mandatory kit-list:-

Backpack or waistpack

Whistle

Survival blanket

Waterproof jacket

Hat/Headcover (cap/buff)

Mobile phone with emergency numbers stored

Capacity to carry 250ml of liquid – we are cupless now so bring a collapsable cup or water bottle

 

Well done to all participants and Liam Lindon for 1st Place!

 

March

Tavy 13

Sunday 24th March

Half marathon starting and finishing on the athletics track at Tavistock College with a wonderful course out to Dartmoor and back sandwiched in-between.

Well done to all participants

April

Honiton Hippo

Sunday 14th April

A tough multi-terrain race with roughly 7 miles of Mud, Sweat and Tears
(the odd hill and 2 rivers thrown in too for good measure!)

Well done to all participants

May

Ivybridge 10k

Saturday 11th May

The course is relatively fast, despite the steep hill from Bittaford to Moorhaven.

The last 6km of the route are almost all downhill, making for a fast 2nd half of the race.

Well done to all participants

May

Wildcard No 2

 

Clyst Hydon Huff 10km

Sunday 19th May

What to expect: at least one big puddle, some roads (more than 50% of the course is on roads, but mostly single track country lanes with grass growing in the middle!), some hills, some tracks through woods with roots and the odd small fallen tree, some mud, plenty of beautiful scenery, an enthusiastic group of school children to cheer you on towards the end of the course.

 

Well done to all participants

June

Torbay Half Marathon

Sunday 23rd June

The 28th running of this very popular seaside event; with demand for places steadily growing, early entry to this event is advised, as it may well be full before race day.

The Torbay Half Marathon route is a traffic free two lap route which starts and finishes on Paignton seafront

Well done to all participants

 

July

Haytor Heller

Saturday 13th July

This is a tough off-road event, not for the faint hearted or inexperienced runner!

This popular, well established moorland race, now in its 34th year, starts below Haytor Rock and follows a hilly, single lap route before returning once again to Haytor Rock with a fast downhill scamper to the finish opposite the middle car park at Haytor. The course is approximately 6 miles and is challenging, with several steep ascents and descents and is generally run across rugged, open moorland, apart from two sections through woodland; firstly below Hound Tor and secondly below Haytor and includes a stream crossing.

Well done to all participants and we won 1st Male Team and 3rd Female Team!

August

Totnes 10K

Sunday 4th August

The race is multi-terrain including grass, tarmac, gravel, woodland path and could be the finest off road event in Devon for the money.

Well done to all participants plus David Hampton 1st SM, Michelle Cowley 1st SF, Laura Ashworth 2nd F40, 2nd Male Team and 2nd Female Team!

September

Killerton Trail Races 10K

Sunday 22nd September

Relish Running are very excited to be partnering with Killerton and National Trust to introduce a new 10km multi-terrain course to the Relish Running Race series, a challenging route that takes in some of the most scenic parts of Killerton’s countryside which have not been used by any other previous events.

Well done to all participants

September

Wildcard No 3

 

Dartmoor Volcano

Sunday 8th September

The Dartmoor VOLCANO race was the first race of the pureTRAIL race series. A 10.25 mile trail race, with almost 500 metres of ascent. It’s not a ‘walk in the park’, it’s a tough ten miles over Dartmoor. Visiting the high points of Pupers Hill, Snowdon, and South Dartmoor’s highest point – Ryders Hill.

 

Well done to all participants

October

Tavy 7

Sunday 27th October

7 Miles multi-terrain

Well done to all participants

November

Templar Ten

Sunday 3rd November

A multi terrain 10-mile course starting and finishing in the wonderful grounds of Stover School, Newton Abbot. The course is 90% off road and runners will have the pleasure of running through the picturesque Stover Country Park as well as the fields at Teigngrace.

Well done to all participants

December

Haldon Jingle Bell Run - 10K

Sunday 15th December

Festive race in the beautiful setting of Haldon Forest. For those of you who don't know, Haldon is a pretty hilly place but the views are spectacular, so this pre Christmas challenge is the perfect event before the indulgences of Christmas!!!

Well done to all participants

Wildcard No 4

Bicton Blister

Sunday 24th November

Approx 10 miles, the course starts and finishes on road, with main running on the pebbled heaths of Bicton & Woodbury common, an area of outstanding natural beauty, that you will be helping to support.

Well done to all participants

 

 

 

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