Indian Queens Half Marathon [GP]
August 4 @ 09:30£17
Intro: In association with Newquay Road Runners, the Indian Queens Half Marathon is relatively and fast (it was won in under 72 mins in 2018 and is on a potentially faster course this year!). It is the tenth race of the 2019 Cornish Road Running Grand Prix Series.
Race HQ: Indian Queens Working Mens Club, St Francis Road TR9 6QN (link to map below). Tel : 01726 860258. Toilets (including extra Portaloos) will be available, but there are no showers or changing facilities. Bar open at end of race. Other refreshments will be available from mobile caterers. Baggage facility. Will be signposted.
Parking: There is no parking available at the club. Do not park on the main road or you may obstruct the race. There is parking provided at the industrial estate TR9 6TL just off the A30 Indian Queens exit which will be signposted and marshalled.
Chip timing: The race number will contain the race chip. Gun to finish times will be used for results and awards purposes. The chip to chip time is for your personal use. Complete the medical details on the reverse.
Registration: Will be from 8am to 9am in the club and will close promptly. Affiliated athletes to wear club vests. All numbers to be collected on the day.
The Course: The course is circular, gently undulating for the most part with a small hill section in the middle and end. It makes use of the 7 mile Goss Moor Trail, lanes and minor roads. The start/finish area will be closed to traffic and some sections are traffic free or traffic controlled. Drinks stations will be approx. every 3 miles and at the finish. As approx 2 miles of the course is on firm trail the race holds a multi terrain permit. Be aware that there is a train level crossing approx 3.5 miles in to the race which will be monitored by Network Rail. If you do not cross by 10.20am you will be stopped to allow the train to pass. No arguments, the Newquay/Par sprinter will win every time.
MP3 Players: This event is run under Cornwall Road Runners rules and therefore MP3 players and the like are banned whilst running for reasons of health & safety, both yours and other competitors. When you wear such a device you are unable to hear other competitors, cars, bicycles or marshals instructions. Runners breaking this rule will be disqualified.
Price: £17.00 (Affiliated), Unaffiliated +£2.00. No entries on the day. Closing date for all entries Friday 26th July or earlier if race limit of 600 reached.