AAC Club Champs 2021
Current standing of Club Championship on 12th Aug 2021: (After 8 races)
We’re currently planning this years Club Champs races, which inevitably need…’a bit of flexibility’ to allow for current and future restrictions. Basically it will be a mix of AAC club only events possibly mixed in with some FRA races later in the year.
Seniors: 5 to count including one M or L
Juniors: 3 to count. Winner is first U16 regardless of age?
Race 1: Loughrigg uphill time trial (any date before 6th April). Run by yourself, or one other person, from the cattle grid at the bottom of the steep tarmac road (on the Under Loughrigg road Grid Ref: NY 372 045) , to the Loughrigg summit cairn. Times can be confirmed with a photo/evidence of a watch or a third party App (e.g. Strava – bonus award if anybody sets a new ‘KOM/QOM’). Post on here or send to John Gomersall email@example.com. You can have as many attempts as you want, Juniors can get involved too. No downhill racing for the time being, please take kit as appropriate.
Race 2: Tuesday 6th April (early evening). Loughrigg Orienterering event.
Open for all members (Juniors welcome, must be 14 years + on day). FRA kit. Michelle will organise this to her usual fantastic level in line with Covid restrictions. Pray for clear visibility!
Race 3: Saturday 24th April (approx 11.00am). Loughrigg / Silver Howe out & back
In May / June we’ll then add some more AAC Club only events (not on Loughrigg!), which will probably be based around pubs that are open outside, so we can have a socially distanced chat afterwards.
Race 4: 11/05/2021: Mini Coniston Horseshoe.
Meet on the road by The Sun 6.30pm. Club Champs to start at Miners Bridge (SD294 980) from 6.45pm onwards. Time Trial format.
Race 5: 25/05/2021: SEAT SANDAL
Time Trial format in small groups (slowest first) from 6.45/7pm (tbc) Start point gate / path NY 340 097.
Race 6: 22/06/2021: STEEL FELL
Time Trial format in small groups (slowest first) from 6.45/7pm (tbc) Start point gate / path NY 329 098. Juniors welcome.
Race 7: 27/07/2021: UPHILL STICKLE CHALLENGE
Time Trial format first runners 6.45pm to summit Pavey Ark. Slowest runners first to allow group run from summit.
Race 8: 10/08/2021: RED SCREES DOWNHILL
Mass start from Red Screes summit 7pm. Juniors welcome.
Race 9: Saturdays in September: AMBLESIDE PARK RUN
Any Saturday in September. Park Run organised race. Juniors welcome
Race 10: 04/09/2021: GRISEDALE HORSESHOE
FRA organised race – tbc if event is going ahead and exact date
Race 11: November? : KONG SERIES TWO RIGGS
FRA organised race – tbc if event is going ahead and exact date.
Race 12: December?: KIRKSTONE HANDICAP
Time Trial format. Road run. Juniors welcome