The new MMKAC road runners club championships will run from January 2018 and is a chance for members to compete against each other over the year at a series of races covering a variety of distances and disciplines. Runners will accumulate points at each event they run, with additional bonus points available for marshalling at MMKAC-hosted events and other related activities.
Provisional race calendar
- Milton Keynes parkrun (5k) – 20/01
- Blisworth 5 (5 miles)- 20/05
- Weedon 10k – 19/06
- Tour of MK track mile – 30/08
- XC Teardrop Lakes (MK) – 10/11
- ‘MK Winter Half’ half-marathon – 09/12
- Marathon – any pre-nominated race
Allocation of points
At designated championship races, first club male and female will score 15 points, second club male and female will score 14 points and so on, down to 1 point. All club participants will score a minimum of 1 point if they attend a championship race.
Age-graded bonus points will be awarded for each 5 year age category above 35. So participants aged 35-40 will score 1 additional point at each championship race, 40-45 will score 2 additional points and so on.
Marshalling at a designated events will score you 5 championship points. The events are to be confirmed, but provisionally listed as the following:
- MK Festival of running
- EMGP MK 10k
- Wolverton 5
- Road relays
- Tour of Milton Keynes
A participation bonus of 10 championship points will be awarded for members who race all Tour of MK races and a minimum of 5 out of 8 EMGP series races (10 points available for each series, 20 points in total).
Participants may nominate (in advance) any recognised marathon that they wish to use as their championship marathon entry. Marathon rankings and points allocation will then be handled at the end of the year.
The first championship race of the year will be Milton Keynes parkrun on 20th January. Current championship standings will be posted here shortly after this race.
The road runners‘ club championship and points table will be managed by Jason Carvalho. If you have any questions or would like to nominate your championship marathon entry, get in touch at email@example.com