Club Races and Handicap Races
The club holds several races during the year which are just for our own members. Some of these
are “Staggered Handicap” races and others are straight races with what is called a “Sealed
What is a Handicap Race?
A handicap race gives even the slowest members of the club a chance to beat faster runners - and
even to win a race. The handicap is based on recent race times and, in theory, gives everyone an
Anniversary Three Mile (sealed handicap race)
Carnaby Canter (sealed handicap)
Constable Handicap (staggered start handicap)
Christmas Handicap (staggered start handicap – run in Fancy Dress if you like)
Eddie Knapp Challenge
BRR Summer Challenge - handicap points awarded on performances in Ten races (best 6 to count)
Winter League - handicap points awarded on performances in
Constable, Christmas & Anniversary Three Mile.
Senior Training Nights
Tuesday 6.15pm for 6.30pm Start (Thursday
nights not resumed yet)
East Riding Leisure Bridlington
Meet inside in cafe.
Junior Training Nights
Tuesday 6.00pm(Sec School Age)
Wednesday 5.30pm (Prim Sch Age)
South Marine Drive
John Edwards and Tom Fynn are the club’s Press Officers, and write the reports for the Brid Free
They usually submit their report on a Sunday night, so if you are racing somewhere outside the
local area please let somebody know.
Otherwise your result may get missed out.
Bridlington RR was a founder member of the East Yorkshire Cross Country League – this is a
series of 5 Cross Country races at villages around East Yorkshire + 1 race near Scarborough. Entry
is free – when the season starts at the beginning of October just ask Bob Eyre/Wendy Foster for a
Race Number which you will retain for each of the races.
When you enter a race you are issued with a Race Number by the Race Organiser. But, the Race
Number is not your entry - it is just a way of identifying one runner from another.
If you enter a race and later find you cannot do it - please do not hand your number to
You are not giving them your entry - you are simply giving them your means of identity.
This is against UK Athletic Rules and is also a safety issue.
Some races do allow entries to be transferred - but it has to be done officially by contacting the