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?

Full series inline entries have now closed. The final pre entry list is below.

Summer Series Final entry list

Entries for Seniors ( 14 or over on 1/5/19):
At first race attended 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 attended only, simply complete a registration form and pay just  £1.50.  Remaining races just pay  £1 Keep your race number for all races

Race One Report


The 2019 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.   At race one Lytchett Manor Striders were first male team by a significant margin, congratulations. First ladies team was Poole Runners.   Full team positions for both male and females are below.

USS R1 Male team

USS R2 Female team

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.

View Junior Route
View Senior Route

2019 Event Results

The  provisional race results for race two (22nd  May 2019) will be posted below.  For errors and omissions please contact  towner456@talktalk.net  . These results will be confirmed and “fixed”  at mid-night 20th  May.

Seniors R2 provisional results
Juniors R2 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; Sequential results after race 2


2019 Team Positions

2019 Team Positions after Race 2


Past Results.

2018 Results
2017 Results
2016 Results