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A brand new open race suitable for all abilities in the picturesque countryside of East Leicestershire

Prize Categories

King of the mountain!

First male to the highest point on the course!

Queen of the mountain!

First female to the highest point on the course!

Senior Male – 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Senior Female – 1st, 2nd, 3rd

Male V40– 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Female V40 – 1st, 2nd, 3rd

Male V50 – 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Female V50 – 1st, 2nd, 3rd

Male V60 – 1st
Female V60 – 1st

Male under 20 – 1st, 2nd
Female under 20 – 1st, 2nd

Mens Team – 1st, 2nd, 3rd (3 to count)
Womens Team – 1st, 2nd, 3rd (3 to count)

Launde 6 Information

Venue:   Launde Village ( Near Launde Abbey) LE7 9XB

Date: Sunday 25th August 2019

Start: 10am

Course: A hilly 6miles through the picturesque countryside of East Leicestershire, marked in miles on closed roads.

Race: Chip timed race open to all runners, minimum age of 15. Limited to 700 runners.

Entry: Cost £12 per club runner (£14 unattached).

Start/Finish point: Is on the Oakham road alongside the parking area. Note; the final 50m or so will be on grass. This is to ensure that access for emergency services is available

Leaving the venue post race

If you wish to leave before the final runner has completed the course you will only be able to take the Oakham Road and then via Tilton or towards Oakham. After the sweep vehicle has returned all roads will be open.

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Safety

It is the responsibility of the runner to assess his/her own fitness to run.  Also to ensure suitable clothing is worn for the weather conditions. All runners must follow marshals instructions.

Drink Station

A drink station will be situated at approx 3 miles. An extra station may be added if conditions dictate.

Property

All property left unattended at the venue is at the owner’s risk

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Registration

If you belong to a LRRL club then your race numbers will be distributed through a club representative on the day. Otherwise collect from the registration point. Your disposable timing chip will be on the back of your race number. Do not remove, fold or crease the chip as this will stop it working and your time will not be registered.

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Directions

Please if you can, approach the venue via Tilton and the Oakham Road. There will be signs to direct you into the parking area which is on grass. Please car share where possible.
If using the A47 please use the East Norton turn towards Loddington.

Parking

There is ample parking. Do NOT use the parking areas at the Abbey and do not under any circumstance park on the surrounding roadside. These are country lanes which are very narrow and you may block access for emergency vehicles, the route or, after to roads have reopened, other road users.

Facilities

Toilets will be on site and light refreshments will be available to purchase. If the weather is set to be unkind we will provide a marque as shelter and changing. In any other case there will be no changing facilities. Clubs are welcome to bring tents. There is ample space to pitch, please follow marshals instructions.

Awards

Awards in the form of special Launde 6 trophies will be presented as soon as possible after the finish.
Any runner that finishes in a position that qualifies for more that one individual prize shall be awarded just one prize. Age category winners will be awarded the prize for the category in which they entered.

Course Map and Race Day Information

Race queries: Contact race organisers at info@Launde6.co.uk 

Name changes: can only be made through the Entry Central system – details on how to do this will be included in the confirmation email. Pre-race changes can be made up to midday 21st August 2019

Refunds and deferrals: are not permitted, but name changes are allowed.

No on the day entries.

Please do not park on the route. This will impede competitors/ emergency vehicles as the roads are quite narrow.

Course not suitable for Wheelchairs

All prizes will be determined on Gun time and NOT chip time

Race permit: Race Licence 2019/38155

 

Registration marquee kindly provided by our friends at Marquees of Distinction