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.
The first race of 2019 is on Wed 1st May. Enter by 8pm on Sunday 28th April and save money by entering on line in advance for the complete series. Thereafter all other entries are per-night only. Race dates are:-
Seniors (Age 14 +) Online, one payment for the whole series:
This is the preferred method, and is available, for seniors only (14 plus on 1/5/19), using our offer of “Pay for five races and get the sixth race free”. This is just £10, plus a one-off £2 if you are a non-Club Runner. The online system will close 28th April 2019 at 8:00 pm.
Your number will be ready for collection at race one. Thereafter no need to queue or register at subsequent races. Just keep the same number for the whole series and go directly to the start line.
LIST OF ENTRIES AS OF 8am Friday 8th Feb. Summer Series entrants as of 080219
On-line entries for this series will be available as from Sunday 1st Dec 2018 until Sunday 28th April 2019. After 28th April all entries are per race night only.
On night Entries Seniors ( 14 or over on 1/5/19):
At first race only simply complete a registration form, seniors pay £2 plus a one off £2 if not a Club Runner. Thereafter just £2 per night. Keep your race number for all subsequent races. Starts at 19:15 (3.5 Miles Approx.)
Juniors (Over 4 to Under 14 on 1/5/19 ):
At first race only simply complete a registration form and pay just £1.50. Remaining races just pay £1 Keep your race number for all races
Thank you to all competitors (583 of you) you ran in the 2018 Upton Series. Poole Runners hope that you enjoyed your races.
Poole Runners would like to thank all the marshals and support crew who have helped with series, without you the event could not be held.
Runners must complete a minimum of any four races to be considered for a prize.
Overall £50 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.