Don't forget the race starts at 11:00 this Sunday
14/11/2019 - Numbers are in the post and race information for competitors is now available here
Entry to the mini cracker is now closed - see you on race day!
Read our latest press release - Weston’s beach covered in penguins and reindeer - for the low down on this years training programme.
The adult race entry is now closed. We do however allow runners to transfer their entry to someone else using the Full-on-Sport system. Most years runners who cannot make the event or are looking for a place put a post on our Cracker Facebook feed. It might also be worth keeping an eye on our club message board.
The2019 Christmas Cracker race will take place on Sunday December 8th. Now in its32nd year, thisis Weston AC'slargest race by far and people come back year afteryear to take part in the festive run. All standards ofrunner takepart so don'tbe put off if you are a new runner. All runners are actively encouraged to wearfancy dress orat the veryleast one piece of tinsel.
Flat, on tarmac and beach, thus not suitable for wheelchairs,sorry
Firstaid and water stations
Lead car, race clock, festive distancemarkers and marshals
Event risk assessmentundertaken, for your safety
Race HQ - at Weston College, Knightstone Road
Supervised kit storage (at owners risk)
Hot and coldrefreshments available
Full results published onthe Internet
Post racepresentation and live entertainment
1st, 2nd & 3rdmale and female runners
1st and 2nd male and female vets. V40, V45 and V50
1stmaleand female vets over 60 and 70
Only one prize per runner (fancy dressexcepted)
Quality technical T-shirt,medal and mince pie to all finishers
Individualand team fancy dress prizes
Many spot prizes
Onlineentry is £18 (attached) and £20 (unattached) inclusive of processing fee, enterbefore 31July for an early birdrate of £15 (attached) and £18 (unattached)
Closingdate is 3 November 2019, or earlier if theentry limit is reached before then
Therace has closed early for the last 21 years so don't delay, entertoday!
Minimumage is 16 years
Race packs will be dispatched in November
Check ourwebsite for the very latestrace information by
Remember – absolutely noentries on the day so enter soon!
Free race photographs available forallrunners to download after the race from www.photo-fit.net.Great forsharingwith your friends at Christmas
BEGINNERS TRAINING PROGRAMME
Weston Athletic Club will be organising a 10k trainingprogramme this autumn inthe run-up to the event to help runnersprepare for therace. As well as preparing people physically, we’ll also givepeople advice onpre-race nutrition,hydration and what kit to wear when running.
The ChristmasCracker trainingprogramme will begin on Monday September 30 with sessions everyMonday evening at 7pm,and optional sessions everySaturday at 8am. A charge of£30 will be made at the beginning of the course and all theprofits will go toWestonHospicecare. All the coaches and leaders from the club give their timefreely.
Anyone wanting to sign-up or find outmore should contact Jim Wotton(Tel: 01934 814208, Email:firstname.lastname@example.org).
RaceHQ on the day is at Weston College, Knightstone Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS232AL
Pleasenote that the race start is on the beach by the Grand Pier.
Allowyourself 15 minutes to get from the College to thestart location.
Forrace entry enquiries contact Matthew Wheeler (Race Secretary)
For raceorganisation enquiries contact Malcolm Gammon (Race Director)
EMAIL: Malcolm Gammon
TELEPHONE: 07807 381820
Race DetailsEntry Details for next installment of the Christmas Cracker have yet to be finalised. Please check back later for further information.
|Race Organisor :||Malcolm Gammon|
|Contact Telephone :||01934 813340|
|Contact Email :||Email the Race Organiser|
|Contact Address :||Weston Athletic Club. PO Box 574. Weston-super-Mare. BS23 9HS|