Time Trial Series

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The 2021 Time Trial Series programme is provisional at this stage; it combines ‘virtual’ races between February and May, and some live races from June onwards. It is subject to amendment in order to comply with relevant Covid 19 regulations.  Members will be continue to be advised by e-mail of any upcoming races, and this page will be edited accordingly. 

During the year we hold in house Time Trials. These replace the normal Wednesday run on the appropriate days, which are usually the third Wednesday of the month, but are varied to suit other races. During the months when it is dark at 7.30 we use a 5km course which is well lit and in the summer months a 5 mile route which is semi-rural.

**Please note that use of headphones in club events eg time trials  is prohibited, including bone conducting versions** (please refer to our Health and Safety page for more details)

One of the objectives of this series is to allow you to gauge your own level of performance by regularly running the same route.

The scores are calculated on a handicap basis using your actual running time against an individually calculated target time. The winner will be the person who shows most improvement or consistency in the year, so anyone has a chance of winning this trophy. Best 5 results to count. You also need to have volunteered to marshal at one race.

An explanation of the target time can be found here.

Time Trial 2021 Dates for your diary

Date Day Event
1st 17th-21st February Wednesday to Sunday 5k Time Trial
(virtual race)
2nd 21st – 25th April Wednesday to Sunday Any Parkrun course
(virtual race)
3rd 12th – 16th May Wednesday to Sunday 5 mile Time Trial
(virtual race)
4th 16th – 20th June Wednesday to Sunday 5 mile Time Trial and Grand Prix Series Race
(virtual race)
5th 28th July Wednesday 5 mile Time Trial
6th 18th August Wednesday 5 mile Time Trial
7th 15th September Wednesday 5k Time Trial
8th 13th October Wednesday 5k Time Trial
9th 17th November Wednesday 5k Time Trial and Grand Prix Series Race

Results for events up to October 2021, may be found here:

Time Trial Results

Time Trial Results 2020
Final results from the 2020 Time Trial series:

1st:  Helen King
2nd: Nick Parkes
3rd: Richard Newman
Final Time Trial Results 2020

Time Trial Results 2019

Final results from the 2019 Time Trial series:

1st:  Chris Cox
2nd: Alexandria Evans
3rd:  Dave Sanders
Final Time Trial Results 2019

Time Trial Results 2018
Final results from the 2018 Time Trial series:

1st:   Daniel Floyd
2nd: Steve Williams
3rd:  Alan Miles
Final Time Trial Results 2018