2014 Casnewydd Championship

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How It Works

We select races of various distances (4 miles, 10k, 10 miles, half marathon, etc) throughout the year.

Everyone gets points according to their finishing position (150 points for 1st, 149 points for 2nd...etc), men & ladies scored separately. These points are collected in a league table & updated after each race.

The exception to these points are any marathon distance event in the year (which scores you 150 points regardless) and taking part in the club Gwent Leisure Centre League races, which earn you 30 points per race.

We are also running a league table with men & ladies combined, all scored on a handicap system (similar to golf) based on their best Newport parkrun time. We have called this our Level Playing Field (LPF) Championship.  

The LPF has a number of awards based on the types of runs that occur through the year. Similar to the Tour De France, we have a yellow jersey for the overall leader, polka dot jersey for the highest points on the hilly races, green jersey for the highest points over speedy races and a white jersey for the highest new member (a member who joined in the year prior to the Championship or the year of the Championship). For further information on the calculation, see here

Please note that this championship calendar runs from Jan 2014 for 12 months and that for the whole of the championship year you remain in the age category that you are at the start of the championship.

Championship Events

Event NameEvent TypeDateResults (if available)
Any Marathon (CC)MarathonWednesday, 1 Jan 2014view results
Pontypool Home Run (CC)NormalSunday, 23 Feb 2014view results
Admiral City of Newport Half Marathon (CC)NormalSunday, 2 Mar 2014view results
Kymin Dash (CC)NormalSunday, 27 Apr 2014view results
Sirhowy Challenge (CC) NormalSunday, 18 May 2014view results
Caerphilly 10K (CC)NormalSunday, 22 Jun 2014view results
Scenic 7 (CC)NormalWednesday, 2 Jul 2014view results
The Crooked Mile (Club Championship)NormalWednesday, 27 Aug 2014view results
Wentwood Woodlark (CC)NormalSunday, 7 Sep 2014view results
Cardiff Half Marathon (CC)NormalSunday, 5 Oct 2014view results
The Bog & Bryn (CC)NormalSunday, 2 Nov 2014view results
Your best newport parkrun in DecemberNormalSaturday, 27 Dec 2014view results

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