These apply to the following standard road race distances: 5K, 5M, 10K, 10M, 1/2 Marathon 15M, 20M and Full Marathon, but you don’t need to run all of these! To qualify, you need to equal or better the standard time for your age group. The aim of the running club standards is to give each runner, regardless of ability, the motivation and the focus to train for a specific goal. Setting realistic and achievable standards within the club not only encourages a sense of fulfilment on achieving your target but will also hopefully motivate and inspire other athletes to do the same. You don’t have to be a Paula Radcliffe to achieve these standards, but you will have to train for them !
We have one set of standard times for the open age category and one set for each 5-year veteran category. Categories are as follows:- Bronze (the easiest) Silver Gold Diamond Platinum (the hardest) Club standards certificates are presented during the annual Celebration Dinner in January or at club night thereafter!!
Click here to download the Men’s Race Standards
Click here to download the Ladies Race Standards
Click here to download Standards Junior Boys
Click here to download Standards Junior Girls