Grand Prix Rules

The Grand-Prix is a competition for all Hamilton Harriers that is held over a number of races throughout the year. 

The scoring system has been developed to give everyone a chance of winning the Grand-Prix.

 

For the benefit of all members, the aim is to:

  • encourage members to turn out for more races during the year
  • improve performance levels across the board
  • introduce a more competitive element into club running throughout the year

The Grandprix follows of a number of rules, which are:

 

  1. Points are awarded on completion of a race - 5 points for 1st home, down to 1 pt for 5th place and/or finishing
  2. For every 3 races where a runner scores 1 point, an additional 5 bonus points are awarded
  3. 6 races must be completed throughout the season to qualify, including one half marathon
  4. Any marathon run also counts as 5 points - only one per runner is awarded points
  5. The list of qualifying races set out at the start of the year are found below. Any race that is cancelled will be replaced by a race in the same distance category (where possible);
  6. Top 12 scores (or less if 12 races not completed) added together to produce final year total for each runner
  7. Club vest must be worn to qualify, and registered as club member for results (assuming you have a vest of course! – speak to Ross Bickerstaff if you don’t)

 

 

Race

Distance

Date

Link

Falkirk Epic Trail 10k

10k

16/01/2022

https://toughrunneruk.com/events/falkirk-epic-trail-10k/

National XC

Cross Country

26/02/2022

 

Down by the River 10k

10k

06/03/2022

https://www.entrycentral.com/festival/2923

Alloa Half Marathon

Half Marathon

20/03/2022

http://www.alloahalfmarathon.co.uk

Buchlyvie 10k

10k

26/03/2022

https://www.entrycentral.com/event/100236

Tom Scott (both distances)

Half & 10k

03/04/2022

https://www.tomscottroadraces.com

Strathaven Half Marathon

Half Marathon

08/05/2022

https://runabc.co.uk/strathaven-run-with-the-wind-half-marathon

Troon 10k

10k

11/05/2022

http://troontortoises.co.uk

Kirkcudbright Academy (Both Distances)

Half Marathon or 10k

28/05/2022

https://www.entrycentral.com/kahm

Shettleston 10k

10k

29/05/2022

https://www.entrycentral.com/Shettleston-10K

Kirkintilloch 10k

10k

15/06/2022

https://www.entrycentral.com/kirkintilloch10k2022

Loch Lomond 10k

10k

18/06/2022

https://www.runlochlomond.com

Mens Health 10k

10k

19/06/2022

https://www.mens10k.com/glasgow

Calderglen (both distances) 10k & 5k 24/06/2022
https://www.entrycentral.com/Calderglen-Harriers-Trail-Races?fbclid=IwAR1IDNl8UYMJbnKxX20ato239lDQCcPktM_OUsVTVHRDAYvhEU6NpwKRRQ4
Run The Blades Both Half & 10k 15/07/2022 (17/07/2022) https://www.facebook.com/runtheblades/

Paisley 10k

10k

21/08/2022

https://www.oneren.org/paisley-10k/

Bothwell 10k

10k

04/09/2022

https://www.entrycentral.com/Bothwell-Run-Festival

Kilmacolm both

Half & 10k

11/09/2022

https://www.entrycentral.com/kilmacolmraces

Glasgow (both distances)

Half & 10k

01/10/2022

https://www.greatrun.org/events/great-scottish-run/

Neil McCover

Half Marathon

09/10/2022

https://www.entrycentral.com/mccoverhalf

Strathaven 10k

10k

06/11/22

https://www.entrycentral.com/strathaven10k

 

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