Read our latest press release - Weston’s beach covered in penguins and reindeer - for the low down on this years training programme.
Entry for the adult race is now open on Full-on-Sport
The 2019 Christmas Cracker race will take place on Sunday December 8th. Now in its 32nd year, thisis Weston AC'slargest race by far and people come back year after year to take part in the festive run. All standards ofrunner takepart so don't be put off if you are a new runner. All runners are actively encouraged to wear fancy dress orat the veryleast one piece of tinsel.
Measured 10k course
Flat, on tarmac and beach, thus not suitable for wheelchairs, sorry
Firstaid and water stations
Lead car, race clock, festive distance markers and marshals
Event risk assessmentundertaken, for your safety
Race HQ - at Weston College, Knightstone Road
Changing facilities andshowers
Supervised kit storage (at owners risk)
Hot and cold refreshments available
Full results published onthe Internet
Post race presentation and live entertainment
1st, 2nd & 3rd male and female runners
1st and 2nd male and female vets. V40, V45 and V50
1stmale and female vets over 60 and 70
Only one prize per runner (fancy dress excepted)
Quality technical T-shirt,medal and mince pie to all finishers
Individual and team fancy dress prizes
Many spot prizes
Online entry is £18 (attached) and £20 (unattached) inclusive of processing fee, enter before 31July for an early birdrate of £15 (attached) and £18 (unattached)
Closing date is 3 November 2019, or earlier if theentry limit is reached before then
The race has closed early for the last 21 years so don't delay, entertoday!
Minimum age is 16 years
Race packs will be dispatched in November
Check our website for the very latestrace information by
Remember – absolutely no entries on the day so enter soon!
Free race photographs available forall runners to download after the race from www.photo-fit.net. Great forsharingwith your friends at Christmas
BEGINNERS TRAINING PROGRAMME
Weston Athletic Club will be organising a 10k training programme this autumn inthe run-up to the event to help runnersprepare for the race. As well as preparing people physically, we’ll also givepeople advice on pre-race nutrition,hydration and what kit to wear when running.
The Christmas Cracker trainingprogramme will begin on Monday September 30 with sessions every Monday evening at 7pm,and optional sessions everySaturday at 8am. A charge of £30 will be made at the beginning of the course and all theprofits will go to WestonHospicecare. All the coaches and leaders from the club give their time freely.
Anyone wanting to sign-up or find outmore should contact Jim Wotton (Tel: 01934 814208, Email:email@example.com).
Race HQ on the day is at Weston College, Knightstone Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 2AL
Pleasenote that the race start is on the beach by the Grand Pier.
Allow yourself 15 minutes to get from the College to thestart location.
For race entry enquiries contact Matthew Wheeler (Race Secretary)
For race organisation enquiries contact MalcolmGammon (Race Director)
TELEPHONE 01934 813340
Race DetailsEntry Details for next installment of the Christmas Cracker have yet to be finalised. Please check back later for further information.
|Race Organisor :||Malcolm Gammon|
|Contact Telephone :||01934 813340|
|Contact Email :||Email the Race Organiser|
|Contact Address :||Weston Athletic Club. PO Box 574. Weston-super-Mare. BS23 9HS|