On Thursday 29th June 2017 at 7pm, Dragons Running Club (Sale) are proud to host our first ever race. An easy going, summertime, evening 5 mile trail race through the woodlands and along the river banks of the River Mersey.
The race will be held at Metroviks Rugby Club in Sale and will have a glorious start and finish on the raised banks of the River Mersey.
All profits will be shared with local community youth groups/charities.
Date: Thursday June 29th
Start time: 7pm
On the day entry: If there are still places we will allow entry on the day. Please check the website 24hrs in advance.
Distance: 5 miles (approx)
Start location: Trafford Metroviks Rugby Club, Finny Bank Road, Sale, M33 6LR
Organisers: Dragons Running Club (Sale)
Race director: Robert Wadsworth
Cost: £10 unaffiliated, £8 affiliated
Age limit: 18 and above
Dogs: Not allowed
Water stations: Only at finish (all marshals will be carrying small amount of water for use in an emergency)
Prizes: 1st Male and 1st Female
Event capacity: 175
Elevation gain: A whopping 54ft! So, flat.
Terrain: A mix of gravel/hard packed soil/grass/tarmac
Governing body: The race will be held under the UK Athletics rules.
If you in any doubt on the day about your ability to complete the 5 mile race, then you are advised not to start.
If you are new to running and are considering entering the race, you are advised to consult a doctor regarding your wish to take up running and racing as a form of exercise.
It is recommended that you wear appropriate trail footwear, however, if you feel comfortable running on trails in road specific footwear then that is you choice.
We operate 5 simple rules: 1. Look after yourself
2. Look after others
3. Look after the environment
4. Try your damned hardest and
5. Enjoy the race!