Events and Race Times
11.30 Under 11 Boys 1580m (Not Championship Race)
11.30 Under 11 Girls 1580m (Not Championship Race)
12.00 Senior Men 8500m
(Including Under 20 Men and Masters – M40, M50, M60)
12.45 Under 13 Girls 3160m
13.00 Under 13 Boys 3160m
13.15 Under 15 Girls 3620m
13.35 Under 15 Boys 4080m
13.35 Under 17 Women 4080m
13.55 Under 17 Men 5280m
14.15 Senior Women 5280m
(Including Under 20 Women and Masters – W35, W45, W55)
Championship Medals to first 3 individuals
Top 3 Team Medals for Club Teams (5 men to score and 4 to score in all other races)
U20M and U20W and Masters are included as part of senior teams
Top 3 Team Medals for County Teams (6 seniors to score and 4 to score in all other races)
Held under UKA rules permit number 187:18
Entry Fee includes Parking charge at the venue
Details of course map and timings here >>>
ENTRIES CLOSE ON 3rd JANUARY 2019 MIDDAY
The Lytchett 10 is a ten mile road race starting at Lytchett Minster Sports Centre, Post Green Rd, Lytchett Minster, Poole, Dorset BH16 6JD. The course is hilly and entirely on road and pavements.
in 2019 Lytchett 10 is a Dorset Road Race League race and also part of the Imperial Series incorporating three Dorset 10 mile races (with Bournemouth 10 and Larmer 10) with a unique medal for all series finishers and prizes based on cumulative times!
Bournemouth 10 (09:00am on Sunday 24th Feb)
Larmer 10 (08:30am on Saturday 9th Mar)
The race is open to runners aged 17 and over, although, unfortunately unsuitable for wheelchairs. Dogs, buggies and headphones are not permitted for safety reasons. PLEASE NOTE: There is a cutoff of 1 hour 15 at the half way point.
The race is organised by The Lytchett Manor Striders in accordance with UKA Rules. UK Athletics Race License 2019-36420
Memento for all finishers.
Prizes will be awarded as follows:
1st, 2nd and 3rd Man
1st, 2nd and 3rd Lady
1st Male team (4 to count)
1st Female team (3 to count)
Vets Prizes in 5 year categories – Only one prize per runner, not including team prizes.
There will also be an additional prize for beating the course records:
Men: 50:55 2014 Chris Powner
Ladies: 1:00:51 1997 Birhan Dagne
The race is organised by Bournemouth Athletic Club and starts and finishes at Bournemouth Pier.
The race is one lap covering an undulating road surface mainly along the Promenade and Cliff-Top overlooking the seafront with stunning views of the Isle of Wight and the Purbeck Hills in the distance.
There are no entries on day
Race Limit: 700
Please collect your race numbers on the day (it is NOT posted out) between 07:00 – 08:15 by the Start Area at Bournemouth Pier, BH2 5AA
Or collect your number at the Lytchett 10 race on February 11th
The course is not suitable for wheelchairs, dogs or buggies
Accompanying cyclists are not permitted
Headphones are not permitted – Runners will be disqualified
All runners are expected to be able to complete the event in under 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Runners must have covered the first 4 miles within 1 hour or will be withdrawn.
All finishers will receive a memento on the day.
Additionally, the following prizes, as a minimum, will be awarded:
First THREE individuals: Male & Female.
1st male in the following vet categories: 40, 50, 60
1st female in the following vet categories: 40, 50, 60
1st, 2nd, 3rd male and female teams. (First 3 count)
Please Note: 1 prize per runner, not including team prizes
New Course Record Bonus of £50!
Men 2017: Steven Way 55:13
Women 2016: Emma Dews 1:01:13
The annual WSPH AGM and Prize giving will be held at the Redlands Sports Hub this year. Please come along and support your club, maybe volunteer to help!! Every little bit of help, of any kind is very gratefully received, as the club is completely run by enthusiastic volunteers.
There will be a presentation of trophies for all age groups for a large range of categories, so there is excitement and anticipation all round!
If you have not filled out a WSPH application form yet, now is a perfect opportunity to print it out, fill it in and bring it along. All applications should be in by 1st April.
It will also be an opportunity for you to hear about the club and give your suggestions and opinions.
WSPH hope to see you on Tuesday night at Redlands. There will be no training.
Clubs compete on a league basis of four matches evenly spread around as much as possible on a club strength and geographical basis. Trophies are awarded to the league champions as well as age groups. Medals are awarded to athletes of the match (boys and girls in both track and field events). In addition at the end of the season any record breakers are also awarded medals.
Trials: All field events except high jump will be of 3 trials. Any athlete reaching an AAA grade 3 or above will receive 2 additional attempts (Except for Non-Scoring Athletes)
High Jump: Starting height for the high jump will be:
Under 13 Girls 1.00m Under 13 Boys 1.00m
Under 15 Girls 1.10m. Under 15 Boys 1.20m.
Under 17 Women 1.20m. Under 17 Men 1.30m.
Then the height will go up in 5cm increments. The last three competitors in each age group will be allowed to increase the height by 2cm
Athletes must not mark their run up with any item apart from tape or marker provided by Host Team, this applies equally to both senior athletes and Quad Kids
Teams are limited to 10 athletes per gender. (There are to be NO Non-Scoring athletes in Quadkids)
Athletes must be in school years 4 & 5 and under eleven by August 31st of the competition year.
Quadkids will be divided into 2 pools per gender for the field events
Quadkids must assemble at nominated meet point then be escorted to the event.
Quadkids team manager can remain within the track perimeter during competition to help and assist as necessary. (Only one adult per Quadkids Team will be allowed inside the track)
Vortex will be 3 straight throws with only the longest measured.
All throws to be measured from a central point (like javelin)
The Vortex must be thrown with the same technique as a Javelin i.e. pull throw
Long jump will be 1 practice jump followed by 2 competition jumps.
A 3rd jump will be allowed if the first 2 are NO jumps, failing that 3rd jump will result in 3 NO jumps.
Quadkids shall compete in sequential order within each round, similar to older athletes.
Full League Info
Further Information can be seen HERE
Time Table for Events
The Track and Field Event Timetable can be seen :
This event will take place at Puddletown RFC and is a 5km event with a different ale at every km, The event ends into a beer tent where there will be entertainment from the hustle and a bar for those who wish to carry on the festivities.
The event is supported and sponsored by The Piddle Brewery.
Please see WSPH FB Page for discount code.
The last Couch to 5K proved to be extremely popular with 31 runners taking part. We hope that our next course will be equally well attended. We will be running a spring course on 29th April staring at in the college car park at 18.30. The course is FREE, run by UK athletics qualified leaders and following the NHS program.