Winter Series 2015/16
Series Results post race 5 here
Race 1 - Sunday 25th October 2015 - Results up - Black Bar above
Race 2 - Sunday 22nd November 2015 - Results up
Race 3 - Sunday 27th December 2015 - Results up
Race 4 - Sunday 24th January 2016 - Results up
Race 5 - Sunday 21st February 2016
- Results up
All races start 10:30am
A series of five road races run over a course of 10.13k (6.3miles). The course is the same for each race but is run clockwise then counter clockwise on each alternate date. This is perfect winter training territory as there are a few; well, one quite big hill involved, click here to see the route.
Prizes. Trophies are awarded on the day to the first, second and third male and female finishers and the winner of each age category (UK Athletics age categories) receives a cash prize.
Tempo Events Hoody. In addition to the cash prizes all runners who complete all five races will receive a Tempo Events hoody at the end of the final round in February. If you suffer an injury for one of the races you can still quailfy by marshalling for us at that race. If you find yourslef injured please let us know before the race so we know who is coming to marshal.
And the Star Prize:-
Nights Stay in a Hotel. Courtesy of one of the countries highest quality hoteliers - Hand Picked Hotels who have kindly provided the Series prize for the fourth year in a row. The prize includes bed and breakfast for two people at any one of their 20 hotels around the country. Great for repaying partners and loved ones for putting up with you heading out the door for yet another training run, this fantastic prize is for top placed man, top placed lady and their respective partners, see the race info page for details.
Race Venue: Illmington Sports Club, Mickleton Road, Illmington. Click here for race route.
Ilmington Village and Parish Council
We are very grateful for the support of Ilmington Village and the Parish Council, we would ask you to support the village by frequenting the establishments below
The Howard Arms a beautiful country Pub with a superb menu, perfect for Sunday Lunch after the race.
Ilmington Community Shop run by the Village this is just the place to top up on supplies pre or post race! You can even get a mid race coffee there as the runners go past you.
The first race in the series took place on a beautiful sunny morning and a record entry! The front of the field didn't hang about and the race was won by the Series Winner from 2013 / 14 Simon Lankham in 37.15. He was followed by Worcester AC Lewis Sternkopf in 30.11 and Stratford runner Oscar Barbour in 38.49. It's worth noting that both Lewis and Oscar both had strong family connections in the age groups category winners!
The ladies race was won with a strong race from Kenilworth Runner Mel Price in 41.35 and an in form Donna Allen from Hook Norton Harriers took the second slot. Leamington C & AC youngster Sophie James looked fantastic in 3rd place.
Many thanks to you all for coming and hope to see you at the November race.
2015 / 2016 Race Dates:
Race 1 - Sunday 25th October
Race 2 - Sunday 22nd November
Race 3 - Sunday 27th December
Race 4 - Sunday 24th January
Race 5 - Sunday 21st February