Final Instructions – Kirkby Gala Fell Race 2021

Reminder there is no gala this year, but races will still start at 2pm

Car parking costs £2. Please bring exact change. Park around the edges of the sports field and do not drive across the middle.

If camping, use the back edge or right hand end.

Dogs are welcome but MUST be on leads at all times. No dogs allowed off lead in the Sports Field. Please ensure they are on a lead and under control when in any fields with livestock.

Please bring a buff or face mask to cover your mouth and nose when collecting numbers and on the start line. Do not throw your face covering on the ground, you must carry it or pass it to someone.

All the races follow new routes, so you may wish to allow extra time to recce them.

All runners Seniors and Juniors, must bring full kit.

Do not gather in large groups to spectate.

No Entry on Day – No Membership on Day

You must not attend the race if you are showing any signs of COVID-19 symptoms:
– a high temperature,
– a new, continuous cough,
– a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste.
In addition, do not attend if you have :
– been in contact with – anyone showing any signs of COVID-19 symptoms in the past 14 days
– been asked to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace service,
– travelled within the last 14 days to an international location where self-isolation is required following your visit.

In order to avoid congestion around number collection do not arrive more than an 90 minutes before the first race you or your family will compete in. Only 1 person from each family should come and collect all numbers. If there is a queue for collection please adhere to social distancing rules, or wait till the queue diminishes.

Please put your payment for the race in an envelope marked with names, club and total amount. Cash or cheques payable to BOFRA. £ 2 for Juniors and £5 for Seniors.

Do not assemble near the start line till at least the previous race has set off. Check the timetable, as it is different to normal BOFRA races.

All races are mixed at this event, there are no separate boys and girls.

Please take the time to read and follow all the guidelines which can be found on the BOFRA website at the following links

Finally we hope you all have a good day and an enjoyable race.