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 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:-

1st May 22nd May 26th June
10th July 24th July 7th August

How do I enter?

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 uss emtrants as of 190419

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


Poole Runners Summer 2018 Series Report

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.


Series Awards

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.

View Junior Route
View Senior Route

2019 Event Results

The following are provisional race results  for race  one (1st May 2019).  For errors and omissions please contact  towner456@talktalk.net  . These results will be confirmed and “fixed”  at mid-night 10th May.

Seniors R1 provisional results
Juniors R1 provisional results


The following are confirmed results, no further changes will be made:

2019 Senior Results

Senior Results – Race One 01/05
Senior Results – Race Two 22/05
Senior Results-Race Three 26/06
Senior Results – Race Four 10/07
Senior Results – Race Five 24/07
Senior Results – Race Six 07/08


2019 Junior Results

Junior Results – Race one 01/05
Junior Results – Race Two 22/05
Junior Results-Race Three 26/6
Junior Results – Race Four 10/07
Junior Results – Race Five 24/07
Junior Results – Race Six 07/08


Full 2019 Sequential Results

2019 Series Results


2019 Team Positions

2019 Team Positions after Race 1


Past Results.

2018 Results
2017 Results
2016 Results