Full results are available at: https://www.nice-work.org.uk/races/rye-summer-classic-sep/2020
Age-Grade (WMA 2015)
As you can see from the results section Steve, Kelly and Elspeth were the first to try one of Nice Works new race format under their Covid restricted guidelines.
Kelly has kindly written a race report below.
Well the course was a tough one – very hilly, but so well organised. Staggered start times, every 5 mins 10 people went off. Not many people entered so we had some gaps in between too which helped parking and toilets etc. Our temp was taken before we were allowed through to be called to the start line, we then were called forward individually and had to stand on an allocated spot which was 2 metres apart from the others in the group and then we were told to start. They placed the faster runners at the front so no problems over taking etc. At the toilets we were all given a antibacterial wipe to use for handles and door etc and they were well stocked with anti bac gel. Only 1 water station on the course for those doing the 10 miler which involved a table of water bottles that you picked up yourself and the same again after the finish. To be honest everyone took their own supplies so wasn’t needed, but good to see some if you did forget. Medals will be sent out after the event in the post and no loitering afterwards.
Although it was a completely different atmosphere as you would expect and it wasn’t very busy, the marshals were fab, you felt safe and at no point did you feel as though you were putting yourself at risk. It was just so nice to be involved in an event again and take part in something that was so well organised, we will definitely go to another.
For anybody interested after reading Kelly’s update Nice Work are organising further events of this type at Rye, Folkestone and Tunbridge Wells in September with further events planned. See the Nice Work website for details.
PWAC Road Running Rep
Sadly in light of the ongoing situation with Covid-19 and the guidance being given by the governing bodies all club Captains are of the opinion that we should cancel this seasons races. It would not be right for clubs to organise a race only to have to cancel it at the last minute due to a change in the situation as we have seen with people going abroad for their holidays.
Lets hope that the situation improves so that you runners can get back out there as a group.
Full results are available at: https://www.nice-work.org.uk/races/the-rye-10/2020
Age-Grade (WMA 2015)
|Name||Time||Grade %||Time||Grade %||Time||Grade %||Time||Grade %||Events|
|Kelly Ann Large||32:37||47.41||32:43||48.82||2|
- After all this time just wondering if anyone is bored with running round Paddock Wood and fancy a trot round Hildenborough instead? Am aware there will a need to comply with current regs but happy to organise anything from flat to hilly in the 5 to 10 mile range, and have a socially distanced drink and chat in the garden afterwards. Let me know if there are any takers.
- Nice Work are organising a trial 5 mile socially distanced event with 5 minute wave starts at Rye on Friday 7th August. Details and entry on the nice work website. Cannot attend myself as I have another commitment. It would be handy to know how it goes as I understand if it goes well they will plan more later in the year. If anybody enters I would be grateful for your feed back.
PWAC Road Running Rep.
The attached documents have been updated to reflect the changes to EA Guidance dated 4th August.
Please read the documents which describe the rules and regulations from EA and the Government that are applicable to PWAC together with some of our own that we have had to impose. The main track gate is fitted with a combination padlock. Please lock the gate after entry and exit to prevent unauthorised access. When making a booking you will be told the code for the combination padlock. If you have any queries regarding the booking system please email these to email@example.com
Please ensure you follow the sanitising rules, these are for yours and others safety.
Mike Ridger is now taking bookings for club members to train in groups of up to 25 athletes, the existing bookings are now viewable in the Track Bookings Calendar on this website.
England Athletics has launched the Weekly30 Run Challenge – a free weekly virtual running challenge that encourages runners to compete each weekend whilst also enabling competition between clubs/groups and sports.
|Are you ready to represent your club and sport in a new virtual running competition? If so, sign-up for the new @EnglandAthletics Weekly30 Run Challenge – a free weekly virtual running challenge encouraging runners of all levels to compete for 30 minutes each weekend (following government guidelines) whilst also enabling competition between clubs and different sports. You’ll be competing against an online community of other runners from across the country – the competition will be fierce and the pride of your club and sport is at stake! Every runner counts – find out more and sign-up at: https://bit.ly/Wk30Run|