Redcar Running Festival - Covid 19 Update - sent to entrants on 24th June 9pm

 

Hi Everyone
 
You are receiving this email because you have entered one of the 2020 Redcar Running Festival events.

In an attempt to ensure the 2020 Redcar Running Festival will go ahead we have made some changes.

We have changed the date to 25th October 2020 ie 4 weeks later. We hope that this will buy us time and  that the Covid 19 restrictions will have eased enough for us to go ahead.

We have also decided to change the Half Marathon course to a 2 lap one using the the Coast Road to Marske section (and omitting the Trunk Road Section). This will help protect the financial viability of the event.

As a results of the course change the race timetable will also change, provisionally as follows:

9:15 2k Fun Run
9:40 Half Marathon
9:50 5k
10:05 10k

Of course we still can't be sure that we will be able to go ahead, and if we do have to cancel due extended Covid 19 restrictions (or if you are unable to attend the new date) you will be able to have your entry deferred to next year or refunded (the refund amount will be the total entry fee paid less the EntryCentral processing charge included in that fee, which we can’t recover).

Cheers

Graham Hall

Everone Active 10k- Race Cancellation Info - Email sent 3:00pm 1st May

 

Hi Everyone
 
I hope you are keeping fit and free of Covid-19.
 
You are receiving this email because you had entered the race or you had signed up to the waiting list.
 
Unfortunately, the latest update from England Athletics means that, as expected, we have to cancel this race.
 
For those on the waiting list there is nothing to do as it will be scrubbed.
 
Those that entered will automatically be deferred to the 2021 race, and no further action is required unless you wish to have a refund, in which case you will need to reply to this email to request a refund.
 
The refund amount will be the total entry fee paid less the EntryCentral processing charge included in that fee, which we can’t recover. ie £12 for EA registered or £14.88 for unregistered.
 
I strongly suspect that the 5k race on 15th July will have to be cancelled also - but I will await further updates. 
 
My gut feeling is it that we may not be able to hold any races until there is population wide vaccination available ie beyond the end of 2020.
 
Stay safe
 
Cheers

Coast Road Race Cancellation Info - Email sent 3:30pm 17th March

 

Due to the coronavirus situation we have no option except to cancel the first two races of the Coast Road Race Series. This is also in accordance with England Athletics updated advice.

Please read the rest of this email carefully so you don’t email me to ask a question that is already answered!

For the avoidance of doubt, the Mermaid 10k (10th April) and Spring Coast Road 5k (28th April) are cancelled and will not be re-arranged.

Entries for the Everyone Active 10k (14th June) and Summer Coast Road 5k (15th July) have been suspended and will either re-open or be cancelled depending on how the situation develops.

What are we doing with your entry?

The situation is complicated by the fact we have some (most) people that have entered all five races as a series and received a discount whilst others have entered on a race by race basis.

Our default position is to defer your entry to 2021 which means you have a guaranteed place and no further charge. This gives you full value and me least work!

I will refund anyone who emails a request, the amount as per the table below ie the total entry fee paid less the EntryCentral processing charge included in that fee, which we can’t recover.

Those runners that have entered the whole series will need to enter the remaining individual races should we re-open entries. I will email you in advance on a race by race basis ahead of re-opening so that you are best placed to get an entry ahead of others.

Note if you have an entry originally purchased by someone else the refund will be to their card, not yours.

Event Entered

Amount of refund

EA Registered

Unregistered

Whole Series

Paid £31.50 – refund £30.24

Paid £45.00 – refund £43.20

Mermaid 10k

Paid £12.50 – refund £12.00

Paid £15.50 – refund £14.88

Spring Coast Road 5k

Paid £5.50 – refund £5.00

Paid £8.00 – refund £7.50

 

The situation that we all find ourselves in is without precedent but Keep Calm and Keep Washing Your Hands!

Regards

Graham Hall

Chairman, New Marske Harriers

 

Locke Park Pie & Peas 5 Miler Cancellation Info - Email sent 3:30pm 24th March

 

Due to the coronavirus situation and England Athletics updated advice stating that all athletics activity should be suspended at least until 31st May we have cancelled this race,

What are we doing with your entry?

Our default position is to defer your entry to 2021 which means you have a guaranteed place and no further charge. 

This gives you full value and me least work!

I will refund anyone who emails a request, the amount will be the total entry fee paid less the EntryCentral processing charge included in that fee, which we can’t recover. 

Typically this fee is 50p for EA registered and 56p for unregistered.

 

Stay safe and where possible stay at home

 

Keep Calm and Keep Washing Your Hands!

 

Regards

 

Harry Gamble-Thompson 20Ten - Entrant Information email sent 6:55pm 1st March

Hi %FIRST_NAME% %LAST_NAME%

RACE BIB NUMBER: %BIB_NUMBER%

Thank you for entering the Harry Gamble-Thompson 20Ten. Harry was a long time member and chairman of New Marske Harriers and previously a member of Middlesbrough & Cleveland Harriers. His forte was the the Marathon and other long distance races. He is ranked 12th UK All Time for his 2:32:10 Marathon at London in 1982. Harry passed away on the eve of this race last year - so it is a fitting tribute to him that the race is named in his memory.

At the entrance to the park you can see the Memorial Benches - one for Harry and the other for Jim & Anne Reilly of Redcar Running Club who were long time supporters of athletics and indeed of this event in its early years.

Harry, Jim & Anne between them gave the sport nearly 200 years of service as competitors, technical and club officials. They are much missed.

Please use one of these links word version or pdf version to access details for Sunday's event. Please read carefully - it includes information such as where to park, where and when to collect your number from. Please note there are a few changes from previous years so don't assume

Please visit our partner results site where the race result including your individual mile splits will be available after the race.

Please be aware that a junior parkrun in the park before the race - 9am start. If you have children with you on Sunday, provided they are registered with parkrun they will be able take part.

Finally, if you are unable to run on Sunday and you know someone that you want to use your number then you can transfer the entry - but transfers can only made by emailing me (no charge).

Currently there is a short waiting list, if you wish to transfer to someone on the waiting list I will re-fund your fee less our un-recoverable processing fees.

Finally if you are aware of anyone that is able to marshal for some of the duration - especially from 12 noon then please let me have their contact details.

Regards

Graham Hall

Chairman, New Marske Harriers