Date: Thu 18 May 2023
This is a handicap race with a staggered start, with handicaps chosen so that if everyone came in PB shape on the day everyone would finish simultaneously.
The race is 3.5 miles around Highgate Woods. It's a mostly flat course, but there are a few short dips up and down. The route is light trail but with plenty of tree roots. I think you could get away with practically any shoe except the most delicate racer - I find that the speediest road shoes aren't so great on rough ground.
To compete in the race you will need a handicap, and to get a handicap you must run at least one race - just a Parkrun will do. If you don't have an official handicap you can still run the route on the day for fun, but will not be eligible for a prize.
You can view your personal handicap at the bottom of your results page. I have written a web page explaining how handicaps are calculated.
We are meeting at the sports ground in Highgate Wood.
Registration opens at 18:45. There will be a race briefing at 19:00. The first runner will set of at approximately 19:05.