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AMW Road Champs, Beaconsfield
August 18 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm$3 – $5
This week is the Athletics Manawatu Wanganui Road run/walk championships using our Beaconsfield Valley Rd out and back course from the Beaconsfield Hall.
Full event info: 2018 AMW road champ details
The Course: An out and back course for all distances. Athletes are responsible for turning at the appropriate point for their event. The course is marked on the RIGHT side of the road (so if running on the left you will miss your turn!) Course Marks are as follows: 0.5km, 1km, 1.5km. 2.5km, 3km, 4km, 5km, 6km, 7km, 8km, 9km
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
11.30am Course marked and open to inspect
12:45 pm Open Championship Walk 10km
12:45pm Boys and Girls 8 & under 1km
1:00pm Boys and Girls 10, 12, 14 years 3km
1.30pm Youth Women (15-19) 5km
Youth Men (15-17) 6km
Masters Women 35+ 6km
Junior Men (18,19) 10km
Masters Men 35+ 10km
Senior Men & Women (20-34) 10km
3:00pm Afternoon tea and results at the Beaconsfield Hall
All ages (except masters athletes) are as at 31st December 2018
Masters Athletes: Your eligibility for 5-year age groups is per your age as of 18 August 2018 Results will be recorded in 5 year age groups e.g. W35-39, W40-44, W45-49 etc.
Running out of a grade: To compete in a grade different to your age group e.g. Master running as a Senior; make a request to the Race Referee prior to the start otherwise it is assumed you will run in your grade
Parking: There is ample parking at the venue, but please park at right angles to the road (i.e angle park) to maximise the use
Safety: There will be a first aid kit available at the Start/Finish. In the event of a serious injury on course athletes should render assistance and alert the nearest Marshall. The course is on a low volume country road with an approved Traffic management Plan in place. There are no road closures. Athletes must keep to the right side at all times and except when passing other athletes, shall run/walk no more than two abreast.