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Banbury 5 mile race

The next race will be on 6th June 2017 starting at 7.45 pm.

The EMGP universal entry form that includes entry for the series or individual races is HERE 

Thanks to Barry Cornelius for providing photographs of last years race and took the photo of Rebecca shown here.

The Banbury 5 is a scenic one-lap course and is part of the East Midlands Grand Prix Series. For all information on the Banbury 5 including entry forms for any of the races in the grand prix series go to EMGP. Where you will find the results after the race. This is a link to the course map Banbury 5 map. The venue is Banbury school, Ruskin Road, Banbury OX16 9HY.

The course was re-measured in 2014 and the 2016 measurement certificate is here 

The full 2016 race licence is here

To enter the Banbury 5 or any of the other GP series races you can download the entry form EMGP2017 entry form or you can enter the whole series at one go using this form or on line at runners world. The series entries close on 27th April. You can also enter the Banbury 5 at Runners World HERE 

If you have all ready entered an individual series race you will have a number (there is a space for this on the entry form) but you still need to enter and pay for each race. However if you entered the series as a whole there is no need to enter or register, just turn up and run. 

If you have not done a series race this year then you will need a new number. Please note that we will not be posting out race numbers this year and they will be avaliable for collection on the day.

All races are run under UK Athletics Rules. (To clarify club entry rules. If you are a member of a club you must fill in your first claim club and UKA number in the boxes provided otherwise fill in "unattached" and pay the extra fee) (note added 11.05.15) The extra rules below apply to the Banbury 5 and any other race in the Grand Prix series.

  • THE WEARING OF PERSONAL STEREOS IS NOT PERMITTED IN ANY RACE IN THE SERIES. YOU RUN THE RISK OF DISQUALIFICATION. Note that this includes all forms of ear equipment that may be judged to reduce your ability to hear traffic and instructions. The only exceptions being medically supplied items such as hearing aids.
  • ALL RUNNERS TO COMPLETE THE DETAILS ON THE REVERSE OF THE NUMBER FOR YOUR OWN PROTECTION
  • NUMBERS TO BE WORN ON THE FRONT OF THE VEST
  • FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS OF THE MARSHALS AT ALL TIMES
  • WHEELCHAIRS / HANDCYCLES – Silverstone 10k is the only race in the series that is suitable for Wheelchair / Handcycle athletes

 If you have any questions on the Banbury 5 not answered above please mail us Email link

 Go to  2015 report for a report on the 2015 race

The report for the 2014 race is here 

Notable performances by our athletes in the 2013 race were:- Tom Offord 13th overall, Catlin Bradley 2nd lady, Ros Kelling 1st W50 and Glyn Pritchard 2nd V65. The first ladies team prize was won by Catlin, Ros and Patricia Duffy.

 

 

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