Thank you to all the competitors and marshals who came along to the Golden Acre Relay on Tuesday 6th July 2021 and made a great evening.
Congratulations to Callum Elson (Roundhay Runners 13:22), and Joe Baxter (Pudsey & Bramley 13:39) who both beat the previous men’s course record (13:57) set in 2006. Callum enters the record books with his amazing fastest time.
Also congratulations to City of York AC Ladies who set a new women’s team record, breaking the previous time of 51:03 with an amazing 49:13.
Callum and the City of York Ladies team enter our record books. Well done all.
The results from the Junior and Senior races are shown below.
Date: Tuesday 6th July 2021
Junior Relay 6.30 – Senior Relay 7.00
The course conditions are still quite good, after the rain we have had over the last few days – but trail shoes with a reasonable grip are recommended!
Car Parking: Parking is limited. Car share where possible.
The Arthington Road car park will certainly fill up.
Consider using the Otley Road car park, and walking/jogging to the start.
Online entries are available at: https://racebest.com/races/e7ghh
Entry is limited to 120 teams, when it’s full it’s full.
Because of Covid-19 the race will be individually chip timed. The extra costs means that the entry price is:
Seniors: £15.00 – Older Juniors (in the senior relay): £10
The Junior relay will be £7.50 – race details below
Junior entries are available at: https://racebest.com/races/a8qf7
Because of Covid-19 restrictions, there will be no entries on the day for either relay
Golden Acre Senior Relay 7.00pm
* Male Open * Female Open
* Male Vets * Female Vets (all 3 runners 35+)
* Mixed (at least 1 male and 1 female)
* Junior Boys *Junior Girls (all 3 runners in School Years 8 – 12)
Golden Acre Junior Relay 6.30pm
* Younger Boys * Younger Girls (all 3 runners in School Years 2 – 4)
* Younger Mixed (all 3 runners in School Years 2 – 4; at least one M and one F)
* Older Boys * Older Girls (all 3 runners in School Years 2 – 7)
* Older Mixed (all 3 runners in School Years 2 – 7; at least one M and one F)
For specific enquiries, please contact Mark Hetherington: firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior GAR Course map
The Senior Course is 3 x 2.80 miles (approx).
The Junior Course is 3 x 1 mile (approx).
Terry Lonergan (Complete Runner) produced a video of the 2011 Race