Virtual Handicap -Chart of Runs

Virtual Handicap List of Runs

With the cancellation of the handicap for the next few months, we have set up a virtual version of this to allow people to submit their runs. Does not could towards the normal handicap tables.

Please see https://www.trentparkrc.com/news/handicap-goes-virtual/ for full details

 

Use the Select Runner option at the top of the screen to update the graph at the bottom of the page.

Supported by
Bike and Run

Bike and Run are a specialist one-stop-shop selling bikes, clothing and shoes for cyclists, triathletes, runners and swimmers, based in East Finchley. They support the handicap series with a prize for the most improved male and female runners and offer a 15% discount on running items to anyone showing their handicap number in store.

Bike and Run, 128 High Rd, East Finchley, London N2 9ED

Virtual Handicap – List of Runs

Virtual Handicap List of Runs

With the cancellation of the handicap for the next few months, we have set up a virtual version of this to allow people to submit their runs. Does not could towards the normal handicap tables.

Please see https://www.trentparkrc.com/news/handicap-goes-virtual/ for full details

Supported by
Bike and Run

Bike and Run are a specialist one-stop-shop selling bikes, clothing and shoes for cyclists, triathletes, runners and swimmers, based in East Finchley. They support the handicap series with a prize for the most improved male and female runners and offer a 15% discount on running items to anyone showing their handicap number in store.

Bike and Run, 128 High Rd, East Finchley, London N2 9ED

Virtual Handicap – Handicap Table

Virtual Handicap Table

With the cancellation of the handicap for the next few months, we have set up a virtual version of this to allow people to submit their runs. Does not could towards the normal handicap tables.

Please see https://www.trentparkrc.com/news/handicap-goes-virtual/ for full details

Supported by
Bike and Run

Bike and Run are a specialist one-stop-shop selling bikes, clothing and shoes for cyclists, triathletes, runners and swimmers, based in East Finchley. They support the handicap series with a prize for the most improved male and female runners and offer a 15% discount on running items to anyone showing their handicap number in store.

Bike and Run, 128 High Rd, East Finchley, London N2 9ED

Handicap goes virtual

Handicap goes virtual

Handicap goes virtual

With all training, races and group runs suspended until further notice and the need for social distancing we have taken our monthly handicap (time trial) virtual.

We want you to keep active and part of our handicap community so have looked at a number of ways of doing this. We didn’t want technology to be a barrier to taking part, require people to need to be a member of a particular service or require a certain watch or app, so we have come up with a very simple to use (in our opinion) system. 

The virtual handicap is open to anyone. They don’t need to be a club member or have run our handicap before. Also, open to new runners and walkers as it is all about using your daily exercise to set a goal and try and improve. 

So here is what you need to take part.

1. Plan your 5K running route

You can do this anywhere at any time. Doesn’t have to be on our normal handicap route, in fact we don’t want you to run this route. Doesn’t have to be at 9:30 am on the last Saturday of the month. Run on the street, across the fields, around the garden, up and down your hallway or on the dreadmill, but please take note of the latest advice on social distancing, running safety, etc. As long as it is 5k (3.1 miles in old money) it counts.

2. Run and Time your 5k

Run your chosen route and time it. Don’t need a fancy watch or app, but these help, an old fashioned stopwatch is fine, as long as you know it was definitely 5k and was timed accurately. 

3. Go to our form and fill in your details 

Very simple form. You don’t need to register, don’t need to have run the handicap before, remember passwords, or submit any personal details (dates of birth, etc). We just need your email address, so we can keep you updated, your name, your time, the date you ran and optional, a link to your activity if posted online. 

4. Repeat 1-3

Yep do it all again but this time push harder and try and improve your time. When submitting the form again please use the same name and email address as you did for your previous runs so we can match them up.

It is as simple as that.

We will then keep track of your improvement by comparing your first run to your last and give you a percentage increase and publish a table so you can see how you are doing and how your running friends are doing.

General rules.

1. Keep safe. Follow the latest guidelines from the government, etc.
2. It must be 5k. Not sure how to measure this then several sites for doing this. A personal favourite is https://gb.mapometer.com/ 
3. No cheating. There are no prizes so what is the point.

Once we a few runs from people logged we will start to publish the tables so keep an eye on your website and your email for updates.

Any questions please feel free to email handicap@trentparkrc.com 

 

Triffic Trial – COVID-19 Update – 22/3/2020

Triffic Trial – COVID-19 Update – 22/3/2020

Triffic Trail
COVID-19 Update – 22/3/2020

Dear Runners

The coronavirus has caused a lot of sporting events and activities to either be postponed or cancelled. In these uncertain times, it is too early to say what will happen to the Triffic Trail but it is under constant review and we will be guided by Government measures. We are still planning to hold the run on Sunday 21st June as it might be the perfect time to celebrate getting back to normal activity. However, should we need to postpone or cancel we wanted you to know that we will offer all entrants a full refund. If you have made a charitable donation then this will be sent to your chosen charity.

We hope that this reassures you that you will not lose out by entering our event.

We hope that you all keep well and stay safe.

Best Wishes

Alan Collingbourne
Race Director of the Triffic Trail
On behalf of Trent Park Running Club

If you have any question then please feel free to contact us racedirector@triffictrail.com 

Met League – Race 2 Stanborough Park – Welwyn – 9/11/2019

Met League – Race 2 Stanborough Park – Welwyn – 9/11/2019

Men’s Team Report

On Saturday we had the second round of the Met League series over at Welwyn. We went over with a strong men’s team, still, a fair few runners missing but a decent showing nevertheless. 
Our 12 scorers on the day were Chris, Jim Barber, Carl, Scott, Ben Albon, David, Jim Arrowsmith, Jason Maloney, Kam, Adam Walker, Ricky Nelson and Ed Fenning. This was good enough for 10th on the day in Division 1 and keeps us in the same position overall, we’ve got a decent gap to 11th and 12th behind us so I don’t think relegation is even in the thinking, we’re now aiming to push on and catch up with the teams in front. As I mentioned, we still have a good few scorers missing (not including injuries just people not available on Saturday) so with a full-strength team we are close to 7th/8th/9th which would be great progress for us. Interesting as well, if you look at where our 12th scorer finishes compared to the 12 other teams in Division 1, we would be ranked 4th best. So, sorry to bore you all a bit here but in short, we’re closing the gap and really progressing nicely in the top Division. 
Our Vets team, Carl, Scott, Jim Arrowsmith, Jason, Adam and Ricky, finished 3rd on the day, only 36 points off 1st and remain in 3rd overall for the season. 

Adam

Women’s Team Report

We had 11 hardy souls who turned out for the race at Stanborough. It would have been really nice to see a few more take part in these races. They are good fun, in spite of the rain, and bring success to the Club. We again ran away with the division 2 win for the day and established a really strong position to take the division title for the season. That doesn’t mean we can be complacent, we still need everyone out for the rest of the season. Katie Brown was our first lady home in a fantastic 10th place. Katie was followed by Emily Jeanes, Alex Baird and Katie Vooght all in the top 50. Our 5th scorer was Emily Clarke finishing just ahead of Fiona Hathaway. The fact that we have so many younger runners and that the starting age for vets has gone up to 40 means we struggle for a vets team and without Zoe and Anja we were always up against it to get a vets team score but we did well with Fiona, Aimee Jenner and Foulla making up the scoring team. Our other runners were Sharon Tindale, Christine Hawker and Christine Read. As well as the seniors hitting the heights in division 2 we finished 7th in division 1 of the vets and the B team are 4th in division 3 and the vets B team are 5th in division 3. Everyone makes a contribution and there is all to play for. 
Chas for Zoe

Junior Team Report

It was a cold afternoon for racing at the 2nd Met league fixture of the season at Welwyn Garden City but the juniors were lucky to miss the rain that the seniors got.  That’s two years in a row!  Attendance wasn’t great with a few of our big guns taking part in County/Schools races or out injured but we still fielded enough U15/U17’s boys to field A B and C teams.  There was only 1 under 11 runner across the boys and girls combined which is very disappointing (where are you all?) so well done to Max Gilzean who has been an ever-present this season.  The U13 boys are our highest place team lying 8th out of 24 in the league and a big ‘well done’ goes to Luke Bass, Oscar Tivnann, Ed Paine and Oliver Moss for your efforts.  Luke, in his first met league race, finished a creditable 19th out of 62 runners.   With the Keohane sisters missing for this fixture we were always going to have fewer points in the girl’s races but Selma, Saoirse and Olivia held up our end for the U13’s as did Jessica and Anna for the U15’s.  All of them battled hard for their finishes.  Performances of the day go to Alessio Ferrari and Alex Lytrides.  Alessio finished 4th out of 55 in the U15’s race and 22nd out of 100 in the combined 15’s and 17’s.  Just behind him was Alex who came in 25th out of 100.  We had another 7 runners in the race which is a good turnout. Well done to Ethan, Ned, Liam, Max, Harry, Alexander and Toby.   Their efforts leave us 11th out of 33 teams after 2 fixtures.  I’d love to see us go top 10 this year.  Our next cross country fixture is at Trent Park on the 23rd in the NWL League.  Let’s have a big turnout.
Paul