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The 2017 Handicap Series:

Has now finished, thank you to all the 80 different runners that took part, and thank you to all helpers.

SEE YOU ALL AGAIN NEXT YEAR.

Race 1 - Tuesday 11th April (Clockwise)

Race 2 - Thursday 27th April (Anticlockwise) 

Race 3 - Thursday 11th May (Clockwise) 

Race 4 - Tuesday 30th May (Anticlockwise)  

The Handicap Series awards are based on best 3 out of 4 placings.


The individual race winners will be here:

Race 1 Tuesday 11th April.       Daphne Austerberry (First two finishers could not win, as it was their first Handicap race)      

Race 2 Thursday 27th April.     Sian Griffith

Race 3 Thursday 11th May.      James Boyle 

Race 4 Tuesday 30th May.        Martin Winser

The winner on each night will receive a prize, and the best 3 out of 4 placings will count towards the series awards.

Series 1st, 2nd and 3rd will be here:

Winner  -  Lynne Buckley

Second -    Clare Grant

Third    -   Rebecca Ward


 The men's course record is 28:07 set by Tom Gibbs on 20 May 2010.  The women's course record is 30:18 set by Kath Matthews on 1st May 2014.


Individual race Start Lists and Results will be here:

11th April Race 1 Start List here
Race 1 Results here
27th April

Race 2 Start List here
Race 2 Results here
11th May Race 3 Start List here
Race 3 Results here

30th May 
Race 4 Start List here
Race 4 Results here

Final 2017 Handicap Standings here
Final 2017 Handicap PBs here

Individual race helpers will be here:                                   

Race 1.    Denise, Paul, Syd, Dick, Andy, Barry, Geoff, Jane(baking),
               Karie(baking), Gareth
            

   

Race 2.      Denise, Dani, Andy, Colin, Barry, Syd, Dick, Paul, Geoff, 
                   Neil(baking), Clare(baking), Gareth, Tom, Lisa
                   

 

    

 

Race 3.       Denise, Dani, Paul, Barry, Geoff, David, Gareth, Karen, Jane(baking),
                    Joc(baking), Karen(baking), Tesco(baking)
                                   
                                                      

   

Race 4.       
Syd, Karie, Geoff, Jane, Rob, Paul, Geoff...
             


        


   Where is the Handicap Course?    Map of Course  
   

Handicap Car Park

   
The course is just under 5 miles long and runs on forest fire tracks around Chepstow Park Woods. The surface is 'hard-pack' gravel which can vary depending on forest operations within the wood.


The elevation change is roughly 180m.


 

The Handicap explained, plus new rules for the 2017 Series.

Link to Garminconnect with map of course


 2016 Results are here:

Race 1 Results
Race 2 Results
Race 3 Results
Race 4 Results


Other past Handicap results can be found here.