6 time trial events –  Upton House on Wednesday evenings.

The full cancellation notice and refund details can be found by clicking this link  P:-

Upton Draft Cancellation Notice

The dates below will will shortly be update for 2021

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? Next race is 5th May 2021 ( The 2020 Seriers has been cancelled)

The first race of 2021  will be Wednesday 5th May.  Save money  and time by entering on line in advance for the complete series.  Thereafter all other entries are per-night only.  We will re- open on line when England Athletics confirms that it is safe to hold events

Wed 5th May 2021 Wednesday 26th May 2021 Wednesday 16th June 2021
Wednesday 7th July 2021 Wednesday 21st July 2021 Wednesday 4th August 2021

How do I enter?

On line entries  (seniors only)  for the 2021 series will open  on  Dec 1st 2020.  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 2021

Poole Runners Summer Series –  Juniors Race one report:-

To follow on 6th May 2021


The 2021 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.

View Junior Route
View Senior Route

2019 Age Category Winners
Entry list as of 31st Jan 2021

2020 Event Results NOT HELD

Provisional results for race one 5th May 2021. These will be confirmed seven days after the race finish and placed in the relevant box below.

Senior’s race one provisional results
Junior’s race one provisional results

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

2020 Senior Results

Senior Results – Race One 05/05/2021
Senior Results – Race Two 26/05/2021
Senior Results-Race Three 16/06/2021
Senior Results – Race Four 07/07/2021
Senior Results – Race Five 21/07/2021
Senior Results – Race Six 04/08/2021


2019 Junior Results

Junior Results – Race one 06/05/2020
Junior Results – Race Two 27/05/2020
Junior Results-Race Three 17/06/2020
Junior Results – Race Four 08/07/2020
Junior Results – Race Five 22/07/2020
Junior Results – Race Six 05/08/2020


Full 2020 Sequential Results

2020 Sequential results


2020 Team Positions

2020 Team Positions after Race 1


Past Results.

2019 Results
2018 Results
2017 Results
2016 Results
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