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  • Results

    Results for the 2019 races will appear here After Easter all results will be archived into the results section of the website.

  • Prize list

    We are delighted to announce that our prize fund for this year’s Festival is £4940 Prize funds for men and women are identical Details of Read More

  • Race information pack

    Attached is the Race Information pack, please read carefully as it should include all the important that you need to know for an enjoyable and Read More

  • Festival Rules 2019

    Like all events, we have rules to ensure that things run as smoothly as possible. The event rules are attached here

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We had a number of prizes/cheques that were not claimed at the presentation. We will be sending these out in the post over the weekend. ...

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What a great day in Peel. Was that the warmest Easter Saturday ever? Hopefully everyone has now made it safely back to Douglas.

A few bits of info about our day tomorrow.

Morning:
We have the 5k races on Douglas Promenade. Start times are:
Women - 10.30
Men - 11.15
Race registration is open from 09.30 at the Cruise Desk in the Sea Terminal.
Don't forget to bring your number again - replacements will be charged at £5
After the races conclude there will be an informal social at the Outback with some chip butties being served.

Evening:
This is the big one!!

Doors open at 19.00, we will aim to start the presentation just after 19.30
Admission is strictly by ticket only. Unfortunately, due to a very unsavoury incident in 2016, we have had to introduce a number of measures to prevent any re-occurance. All tickets are named and are for that person's personal use only. ID is required. Anyone who passes their ticket on to someone else may be blacklisted for future events.

We want everyone to have a fantastic time but please remember to drink responsibly.
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Well the Festival is upon us. Here are a few things that should answers most of the questions we are asked during the day:
- The race starts at 18.45 on Port Erin Promenade
Race registration is open at Rushen FC clubhouse from 16.15 to 18.00
- If you collected your number last night you do not need to re-register, just turn up at the start
-You can still enter on the day, you need to do so at Race Registration as detailed above
- Don't lose your number - you need it for all three races and replacements will be charged at £5 each
- The lower promenade will be closed to traffic, please park in the upper part of the village

Most other things, please check the race pack

The Festival e-mail will be checked intermittently during the day but not after 14.30

Hopefully it will be a sunny day!
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David Griffiths

Collection of Race Packs

For locals, and for any visiting runners who are already on the island, your race packs can be collected this evening (Thursday) from Manx Harriers clubhouse at the National Sports Centre in Douglas from 5.30pm to 7pm.

Please note that no entries will be taken this evening - this is purely for those who have pre-entered to collect race packs.

Anyone unable to attend tonight can collect their packs from Rushen United FC clubhouse in Port Erin on Friday from 4.15pm to 6pm, where race entry for the Bushy's 10k will be available for anyone who has not already entered.

Separate arrangements for distribution of race packs will be made for the University groups - event organisers will be arranging to drop your race packs to the Sea Terminal when you arrive, or to your accommodation.
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10k Road Race

Good Friday sees the start of the festival with a 10km road race starting at 6.30pm. Men and women run together although there are, of course, separate prizes for the women. There are also team prizes to be won and awards for the leading veterans and juniors.

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Peel Hill Race

On Saturday afternoon, action moves to Peel a fishing village on the west of the island, about 11 miles from Douglas.The race starts and finishes near the quayside at the House of Manannan with start times of 14.15hrs(men) and 15.05hrs (women).

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5km Races

Sunday morning concludes the running with a 5km road race on an out and back course along Douglas Promenade.

Ladies race starts at 10.30hrs and the Men’s at 11.15am.

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