Virtual world mountain race – latest information

*NOTE* Teams will be chosen on the evening of Friday 4th August, check in your Weekly News email, on Saturday, for teams listings.

When: 7am Thursday 24th August to 5pm Sunday 27th August. 
Where: Kilburn Woods.
Distance: approx 6.3 mile/ 1200' ascent. 
Parking: Osgoodby bank car park.
Start & Finish: Gatepost across path in car park.
Prize for winning team members donated by Martin Dobson, Easingwold Motors and Shelli from Lets run, Great Ayton.
Before you run:
             1. There is a team leader for each team. Leaders to try and make contact with all your team members to offer support and encouragement.
             2. Recce of the route is essential. It will be marked, green chalk spray on the way out. Blue on the way back. All on public footpaths and bridal ways.
             3. This is also a club championship race. Points as usual. Club vests/ tee shirts to be worn. 
             4. Elapsed timing only. Remember, stopping to take a selfie part way round will only add to your time!! Wait until you finish. 
             5. There is a cafe in Balk at the caravan park which is ideal for an after race chat.
            A. Run as an individual or in small groups. Your team doesn't have to run all at the same time. Incomplete teams to take the slowest overall time of the race for their missing member. Teams are are chosen at random to include all abilities. Payments of money to swap runners will not be allowed. 
            B. Starting gate opens at 7am on Thursday 24th Aug and closes 5pm Sunday 27th August. All runners must be out of the woods at 8pm each day. No running in the dark please. 
            C. The start and finish is the gate onto the main forest track in the car park. Pin a piece of paper on the board with your name on it when running and take it down when finished so we know who is running ( Safety issue) 
            D. Submit your times on the link as soon as you finish. You will also have to do this for any invited guests. 
            E. It is compulsory to smile at all times. Even going up the white horse steps. 
            F. Results and prize giving Monday night (28th)  at training.  

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