For 2018 Pensby Runners Road League will be part of the Merseyside Road Grand Prix Competition. Details of the Grand Prix and therefore our Road League can be found at:
Briefly the Grand Prix will comprise of 10 events, with a club’s best 6 scores counting toward the team award.
There will also be an individual competition, with a runner’s best 5 scores to count.
Men and women are scored separately.
The Grand Prix is open only to first claim, EA registered athletes.
For clubs registered for the Grand Prix, no special entry requirements apply. Runners just enter races as they would for any other open road race, and the Grand Prix Coordinator will identify eligible runners in the results supplied by the race organiser.
Points are awarded based on finishing position (as determined by gun times) within the Grand Prix on the following basis:
(All ineligible and non-scoring runners are removed from the results first)
Men: 150-149-148-…..-3-2-1 with 6 to score for a team
Women: 150-149-148-…..-3-2-1 with 4 to score for a team
If a National Grand Prix Final is organised, then the leading men’s team and leading ladies’ team at that time will be invited to represent Merseyside in the Grand Prix Final.
There will be Awards for the overall Grand Prix series for the first 3 Men’s & Women’s Teams, and the first 3 Individual Men & Women.
There will also be Awards in the following veterans categories: M40, M45, M50, M55, M60, M65+, F35, F40, F45, F50, F55, F60+
The number of Awards for each veteran category will depend upon the number of runners in that category taking part in the Grand Prix races as determined by the Grand Prix Coordinator.
The races for 2018 are as follows:
|Sunday 4th March||Race 1: St Helens 10K|
|Sunday 6th May||Race 2: Liverpool Spring 10K|
|Tuesday 8th May||Race 3: Walton Park 5|
|Wednesday 6th June||Race 4: Birkenhead Park 5 (Provisional date)|
|Sunday24th June||Race 5: Penny Lane 10K|
|Sunday 1st July||Race 6: Southport Half Marathon|
|Wednesday 11th July||Race 7: Sefton Park 5 (Provisional date)|
|Tuesday 7th August||Race 8: Mystery 5K (Provisional date)|
|Saturday 1st September||Race 9: Halewood 5K|
|Sunday 7th October||Race 10: Knowsley Safari Park 10 Miles|