This event, organised by Ryde Harriers, is a 7 mile multi-terrain race, originally run, since 1932, from Town Hall to Town Hall, it is in its 88th year. It was modified to a multi-terrain event in 2011 and starts in Newport at the back of the IWCC offices and finishes at Ryde Academy 6th Form Centre (Haylands Building), Playstreet Lane, Ryde, Isle of Wight.
The race will be held on Easter Saturday 20th April 2019 and will start at 3pm. It is envisaged that the last runner will finish by 16:30 hours.
The race is mostly an Island runner race and has attracted typically 150 finishers in the last few years.
The race will be operating under the UK Athletics (UKA) code of practice for races and under licence 2019-35426 which has been issued by UKA on 16/07/2019. As the race is a multi-terrain there is no course measurement certificate. A copy of the licence is at section 2 of the document in the link below.
The race will be chip timed and all participants will need to collect their number with attached chip on the day (from race registration at Methodist Church Hall, Quay Street, Newport, Isle of Wight).
A bag transfer will be provided from the Methodist Church Hall to the finish venue in Ryde and will be manned at all times to ensure people’s belongings are kept as safe as practically as possible.
Full details of the race including the course and any disruption that may be caused on the day can be found here