HEREFORD COURIERS VIRTUAL 5K RACE SERIES

Hereford Couriers are proud to launch the Virtual 5k Series starting in July.

After the cancellation of the 2020 5k series due to the uncertainty around COVID-19, the club are pleased to announce the launch of the Virtual 5k Series 2020

  • Race 1: W/C 6th July
  • Race 2: W/C 3rd August
  • Race 3: W/C 7th September

We have an awesome bespoke finishers medal for all participants along with full results and overall series prizes.

£10 for all 3 races

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IMPORTANT ‘VIRTUAL’ RACE WEEK INSTRUCTIONS!

Thank-you for signing up for the Hereford Couriers Virtual 5k Series 2020, the first race week begins this week so here is a quick reminder of what you need to do.

We have tried to make it as easy as possible for runners to get involved and to submit completed runs, please make sure you read the 2 options below with these below along with the race rules, It is up to participants to submit your time, with over 340 signup’s we are unable to look for everyone’s time on strava etc.

RACE
We have given all runners a week to complete your run, each race week will start on Monday and finish on Sunday with a 7pm cut off.

Race Week 1: W/C Monday 6th July 2020
Race Week 2: W/C Monday 3rd August 2020
Race Week 3: W/C Monday 7th September 2020

SUBMITTING YOUR TIME

Option 1) Take a screenshot of your run on whatever app you have recorded your race (Strava, Garmin Connect etc.)  showing your name, elevation, distance and finishing time and email it to herefordcouriersrunningclub@hotmail.com

Option 2) Follow the Hereford Couriers on Strava (click here for our account: https://www.strava.com/athletes/56887257Strava Runner Profile | Hereford CouriersHereford Couriers is a runner from Hereford, England, United Kingdom. Join Strava to track your activities, analyze your performance, and follow friends. Strava members can plan routes, participate in motivating challenges, and join clubs. Get started by signing up for free.www.strava.com) once you’ve done your run just comment on your run with @hereford couriers and we will pick up your activity.

RACE RESULTS

Race results will be available for each race, these will be found on the club website as soon as possible, if you can submit your evidence as soon as you’ve completed your run, it means we can keep up with results as and when they come in.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Don’t forget to share your runs on social media, follow @herefordcouriers on Instagram, follow @HfdCouriersRC on Twitter or give Hereford Couriers Running Club a like on Facebook!  

RACE RULES

Please just make sure you are aware of the rules below, these have been set to make sure it is fair for everyone taking part along with keeping everyone safe.

  • Social distancing any and all government rules must be adhered to at the time of your race.
  • Runs must be 5km (3.1miles) in length (reasonable GPS margin of error).
  • Races must be run between 00:00am on Monday and 19:00 on Sunday of the weeks listed above.
  • Each individual runner must upload their Strava/Garmin performance and either tag Hereford Couriers or email us your result – failure to do this will mean your result will not be recorded. 
  • Runs should be named as ‘Couriers Virtual 5k (Race 1/2/3) on Strava.
  • Results will be based on “time elapsed” rather than “moving time” – try not to stop your watch during your run!
  • Routes with significant negative elevation will not be counted (not all downhill routes)

Full race results will be published on our club website and we’ve even got a bespoke series medal for all finishers, which will be posted to your home address before the September races, ready for those post race photos! 

  • Race Dates: 
    • w/c 6th July 2020 
    • w/c 3rd August 2020  
    • w/c 7th September 2020
  • Starting Time: whatever suits you, just complete one 5k each week 
  • Entries: Entry Fees: £10, Race Limit 400, Minimum age 12. 
  • Venue: Anywhere you like 
  • Distance/ Terrain: 5k & Any terrain you want
  • Prizes: Trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd placed Male & Female finishers for overall series, please see our website for more information.  
  • Medals: We have a bespoke medal for all runners who complete all 3 races. 
  • Submitting your run: We have made 2 easy ways for you to submit your time, you can either follow ’Hereford Couriers’ on strava and tag us in the comment part or you can send us a screenshot or link to your strava/ garmin and email it to hereforcouriersrunningclub@hotmail.com
  • Results: Will be uploaded on the clubs website https://herefordcouriers.com/club-races/couriers-virtual-5k-series/

Terms And Conditions

  • The entrant must agree to the following terms and conditions.
  • Social distancing any and all government rules must be adheared to at the time of your race. 
  • Runs must be 5km (3.1miles) in length (reasonable GPS margin of error).
  • Races must be run between 00:00am on Monday and 19:00 on Sunday of the weeks listed above. 1 attempt per person.
  • Each individual runner must upload their Strava/Garmin performance and either tag Hereford Couriers or email us your result – fallure to do this will mean your result will not be recorded. 
  • Runs should be named as ‘Couriers Virtual 5k (Race 1/2/3) on Strava.
  • Results will be based on “time elapsed” rather than “moving time” – try not to stop your watch during your run!
  • Routes with significant negative elevation will not be counted (not all downhill routes)

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