Jan 14 2018

NE Counties Fell Running Championships 2018

The North East Counties Fell Running Championship is an annual competition open to anybody born or resident within the North East Counties (Northumberland, Durham, Tyne and Wear, Cleveland and North Yorkshire north of Whitby).

You will be presumed to be eligible if you have entered any of the races as a member of a North East club (including Esk Valley Fell Club, Loftus and Whitby AC, New Marske Harriers and North York Moors AC).

The format of the championship consists of 7 races of which your best 4 count towards the championship. 52 points are awarded to the first eligible man and woman, 49 to the 2nd, 48 to the 3rd and so on. If any more than 50 finishers in any one category, runners will always receive 1 point.
Medals are awarded to the top 3 placed men and women with the highest total of points after the final race.

In addition to the open championship, the North East Hill Running Association (NEHRA) championship takes place with age categories of V40, V50, V60 and V70 for men and women contested for the same races as the open championship. Age categories can only be taken as those entered on the day. Competitors will remain in the same age category and it is the responsibility of competitors to notify the organisers (alanwallace4@msn.com) should they move up an age category during the year. FV60, FV70 and MV70 runners only need to enter 3 races to count.

If anybody has any queries regarding any of the above, please contact jtollitt63@gmail.com.

If you are an unattached runner or run for a club based outside the region and wish to be entered for the championship, please contact alanwallace4@msn.com.

Entries must be made no later than your 2nd race of the series.

2018 North East Fell Running Championship (NECAA/NEHRA) Fixtures.

Glaisdale Rigg (BM),
Sunday 4th March, 10.30am.
13.7km/562m
Arncliffe Arms, Glaisdale, Castleton, Whitby, YO2 2QL
Entries on day £6.00

Carrock Fell (AS),
Sunday 18th March, 11.00am.
9km/500m
Calebreck car park, Hesket Newmarket, Wigton, CA7 8JR
Entries on day £4.00

Yetholm Hill Race (AM),
Sunday 3rd June, 1.00pm
12.8km/760m
Halterburn, nr. Kirk Yetholm, Roxburghshire.
Entries on day £5.00

Cronkley Fell Race (BM),
Sunday 24th June, 11.00am
16.9km/535m
Bowlees Visitor Centre, Newbiggin, Barnard Castle, DL120XF
Entries on day £5.00

Chevy Chase (BL)
Saturday 7th July, 10.30am
32.2km/1219km
Wooler Youth Hostel, Wooler, NE71 6LW
Pre-entry only £20.00 entries open 1st February though SiEntries

Simonside (Thropton Show) (BM),
Saturday 15th September, 2.30pm
11km/350m
Thropton Showfield, Coquetdale, Northumberland.
Entries on day £2.00

Simonside Cairns (BM),
Sunday 9th December, 11.00am
17.7km/540m
Newcastle House Hotel, Rothbury, Northumberland
Entries on day £6.00

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