Holmfirth Harriers AC

Honley Centenary Show 5K and Junior Races

On behalf of the Honley Centenary Show, Holmfirth Harriers are organising a 5K multi-terrain race and a series of Junior Races, details below.

5K Multi-terrain Race.

Entry: Enter on the day, free to enter, your £5 entry to the show will include your race entry. Entries taken from 10.00am to 10.45am at the Holmfirth Harriers tent just inside the main entrance to the cricket ground. Maximum number allowed 100 so come early to ensure you get a place. You must collect your race number from the Registration tent to take part.

Race start: 11.00am. Gather near the side entrance (Roundway) to the rec at 10.50am. You will be walked to the start on the fields next to Grassmoor Fold.

Finish: Where you gathered on the rec before the start.

Route: The route will be fully flagged and marshalled at all path and road junctions/crossings. It follows field footpaths towards Netherthong and then just before the Cider Press turn up to Oldfield. Next follows a road section along Oldfield Road, Miry Lane and St Mary’s Road to the Cricketers Public House before returning, via footpaths, on the outward route back to the rec. A map will be available to view at Registration.

Medals to 1st 3 finishers in each 5 year veteran age group (M and F) from 35 years upwards plus Open Adults (18 – 34 years) and 16 – 17 years

Junior Races.

The races will take place on the field of Honley Junior Infant and Nursery School Jaggar Lane site. To register for the races please enter the school site via the Marsh Lane Gate, easily accessed from the Show Ground or the village centre. Race entry cost £2 per child. Medals for the first 3 girls and boys to finish in each of the races and a chocolate treat for all those taking part. All proceeds from the races will be donated to Honley Junior Infant and Nursery School.

Race Timetable

14.00hrs Race 1 – preschool and reception – 250m 1 small lap

14.15hrs Race 2 – years 1 and 2 – 450m 2 small laps

14.30hrs Race 3 – years 3 and 4 – 800m 1 small and one large lap

14.45hrs Race 4 – years 5 and 6 – 1100m 2 large laps

15.00hrs Race 5 – Years 7 and over – 1700m 3 large laps