1 Hour Track Classic
We are looking into staging this EVENT again in 2017
Sunday 1st September 2013
Cardiff International Sports Stadium
Entry Fees: £ 13 Affiliated £ 15 Non Affiliated
NO Entries on the day
- Closing Date for Postal Entries : Tuesday 27th August 2013
- Cheques payable to : Les Croupiers Running Club
- Send entries to : Entries, 203 Edward England Wharf, Lloyd George Ave., Cardiff CF10 4QL
- Runners must be 18 years or older on the day to run.
Competitors will be required to provide their own lap scorers.
Entry forms available here
This event sees the return of a once common challenge event. The last time that a 1 Hour Race was held in Cardiff was May 2004, there are very few of these events held in the UK now so we are offering you the chance to have a go. There are several age group records that could be up for grabs, so why not take the test.
The Stadium opens at 10.00am on a Sunday, so if you arrive before this you may find the car park still closed
Collect your numbers on the day between 10.00am and 10.40am. There will be a Lap Scorers briefing at 10.45am, and a Runners breifing at 10.55am. The Race will Start and Finish with a Gun Shot, there will be a whistle blown with 1 minute remaining and then again with 30 seconds remaining. When you hear the Finish Gun Shot, please stop as soon as possible and your Lap Scorer will record your finishing position and complete your paperwork.
We will do the Presentation of Awards (based on entries) as soon as we have confirmed the distances covered.
The British Masters Records are in Single Year Age Groups, the current list can be found here. We feel that some of these are achievable, so come on and take up the Challenge.
Here is a list of the UK All Time Bests.
Some other Records that may be of interest :
Men : Haile Gabrselassie 21,285m 27/6/07
Women : Dire Tune 18,517m 27/6/85
Men : Carl Thackery 20,855m 31/3/90
Women : Michaela McCallum 16,495m 02/4/00
Men : Bernie Plain 19,243m ^^ 01/12/73
Bob Sercombe 19,243m ^^ 01/12/73
Women : Bronwen Cardy-Wise 16,460m i 08/3/92
^^ estimated distance during 20 mile track race at Whitchurch, Bristol
Some other big names who have held the World Record :
Arturo Barrios 21,101m 1991
Jos Hermens 20,944m 1976
Ron Clarke 20,322m 1965
Emil Zatopek 20,052m 1951
Parvo Nurmi 19,210m 1928