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Lanark Trail Festival 2017

Published: Monday, 24 April 2017

Lanark Trail Festival 2017

Lanark Trail Festival 2017

THE EVENTS:
5K family trail run
10K trail run
Junior Duathlon (Tri Star Starts, TS1, 2 & 3)

START TIMES & WARM UPS:
5K start time: 09:30 (Warm Up 09:15)
10K start time: 10.00 (Warm Up 09:45)

Junior Duo - tri star starts (ages 8): 12:10
Junior Duo - tri stars 1 (ages 9-10): 12:30
Junior Duo - tri stars 2 (ages 11-12): 12:50
Junior Duo - tri stars 3 (ages 13-14): 13:10

ENTRY FEES:
5K trail run – £15.00 adult, £12.00 junior
10K trail run - £17.00
Junior Duo (all ages groups) - £12.00

REGISTRATION/ENTRY PACKS:
Packs (including chipped race number & race tech t-shirt) will be available from 1st July 2017.
Runners will have 3 options.
1. Packs can be posted at an additional charge of £1.50 if you register before Tuesday 1st August.
2. Packs can be collected from the reception at Lanark Lifestyles up to Friday 4th August.
3. Collect on race day from 08:00

ONLINE REGISTRATION/LATE ENTRY FEES:
Online registration closes Thursday 3rd August
If spaces allow participants can register on the day for £20 (flat fee for all events/age groups)

COURSE DETAILS:

The 5K & 10K COURSE
The 5K course will start at Lanark Racecourse and head down towards Lanark Loch. From here runners will run a full loop of the loch then head back up towards the racecourse, before entering the racecourse runners will turn into the woods/cycle path for 3/4 of this route before re-joining the racecourse for a final lap.

The 10K route is a challenging double circuit of the 5K.
(Please note that the 10k no longer comes out onto the roads of Whitelees/Symllum.)

JUNIOR DUO
Our junior duathlon has grown again! For 2017 we will be splitting the juniors into the official triathlon Scotland age groups.
Tri Star starts (8 years)
Tri Stars 1 (9-10 years)
Tri Stars 2 (11-12 years)
Tri Stars 3 (13-14 years)
All age groups will use the racecourse for the run sections and then the wooded cycle route for a truly off-road experience! (off road bikes and helmets are essential)

Course surfaces: Lanark loch - red gravel, Lanark racecourse - grass, woods/cycle route - trail

Course maps coming soon!

PARTICIPANT GIFTS
At the end of the events, participants will receive their medals and finishers bags which will include an energy bar, bottle of water & other goodies.

PRIZES:
Prizes will be awarded for:
5K event - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male & Female
10K event - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male and Female
Junior Duo (all 4 categories) – 1st, 2nd & 3rd Girl & Boy

Toilets/Changing Facilities
Toilets, changing & shower facilities are available within the football hut (with additional portable toilets available at the side)

Bag Storage
Storage tags will be available from registration on the day.

Parking
Car parking facilities are available at the racecourse, the Loch and at Lanark Auction Market.

Water stations/Refreshments
There will be water stations around the course & every competitor will receive a bottle of water at the finish.
There will be a catering company on site throughout the event.

Additional Activities
Local sport clubs & SLLC co-ordinators will be running taster activities throughout the event.
In addition to this there will be bouncy castles & mini trampolines (weather permitting)

Facility contact:
Anne Hamilton/Gail Foster
Telephone 01555 666800
lanark.pool@southlanarkshireleisure.co.uk