6 time trial events –  Upton House on Wednesday evenings.

About the event

The Poole Runners Summer Series is six  races, each being about 5km, on Wednesday evening spread over the summer. Participants can is simply turn up, register and race! No fuss and minimal paperwork. To make your evening even easier, you can even enter the complete series on-line in advance.   They are competitive and licensed  under UKA  rules  (no dogs, buggies, or headphones), however, we encourage all abilities.   There is a wide range of category prizes and team trophies presented after the last race. You do not have  a member of a running club. The  approx. 5km route is all within the beautiful Upton County Park,  starting and finishing right in front of the main house.

When is it?

The first race of 2020 is on Wed 6th  May.  Enter by 8pm on Saturday 2nd May and save money by entering on line in advance for the complete series.  Thereafter all other entries are per-night only.

Wed 6th May 2020 Wednesday 17th June 2020 Wednesday 22nd July 2020
Wednesday 27th May 2020 Wednesday 8th July 2020 Wednesday 5th August 2020

How do I enter?

On line entries  (seniors only)  for the 2020 series will open  Dec 1st 2019.  Cost for UKA  Club runners is just £10 Non Club runners pay £12. Pick up your  number  at race one. Thereafter no need to queue to register, just go directly to  the start line.   Click here to register for the series.

Juniors will  per night only.

On Night Entries for Seniors ( 14 or over on 6/5/20):
At first race attended only, simply complete a registration form,  seniors pay just £2 plus a one off £3 at their first registration  if not a Club Runner.  Thereafter all  just £2 per night. Keep your race number for all subsequent races.  Starts at 19:15 (3.5 Miles Approx.)

 On Night Entries for Juniors (Over 4 to Under 14 on 6/5/20 ):
At first race attended only, simply complete a registration form and pay just  £1.50.  Remaining races just pay  £1 Keep your race number for all races

Poole Runners Summer Series –  Seniors Race one report:-

To follow on 6th May 2020

Poole Runners Summer Series –  Juniors Race one report:-

To follow on 6th May 2020

UPTON SUMMER SERIES  CLUB TEAM COMPETITION

The 2020 series will again incorporate a team award.  In each race the first three runners from any UKA Club will be deemed to be the Club’s team. The best four results from any of the six races will be used to calculate the winning Club.   Club vests must be worn.

Series Awards

Runners must complete a minimum of any four races to be considered for a prize.

 Overall £75 voucher for both  overall male /female

Category  Awards –  First and Second in the following age bands

14-17, 18-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

 A competitor’s age at the date of the first race will apply to all the races in the series.  Placings will be judged from positions within the runner’s category only. Any ties will be decided on position in the last race of the series.