These are a series of races on a Wednesday evening, instead of training, on the first Wednesday of every month, from April to September.
The coures vary in distances from 3.6 to 5.1 miles and on the evening will be well marked around the Liss area.
The first race, Trevor's Challenge, is a scratch race with everybody setting off together. This gives each runner their handicap time. Each race after this one, runners are set off at time intervals depending on their finishing time in the preceding races. The system is aimed at everyone finishing together. It's worked out well in the past with the majority of runners finishing within a two minute window. A hard task for the results collector!
Points are awarded for each runner's finishing position. The winner at the end of the season is the one with the most points. Consistency is the key along with attending each of the races. You can afford to miss one race, if you have to, as your five best race results count, your worst is discounted. There are prizes for the winners. The races are very social with early finishers giving a lot of support for the later finishers. So don't miss out on the fun!
The first race also doubles up as the Club's Championships and is known as Trevor's Challenge in honor of the Club's founder, Trevor Stothard. Trophies will be awarded to category winners.
Click here for the handicap routes.
Results of previous Trevor's Challenge races are here.