Club Championships – Running

The focus of the running club championship races are variety and to support local club-run races. This year however, with the lack of local races due to the Covid-19 restrictions, our races will be a mainly virtual parkruns and a given route and distance of the committees chosing. As and when local races return they will be added to the championship race callender. Then the aim will then be to have as many of the club runners turn up to the events and show Calne SMaRTT as an enthusiastic and active club.

  • The races selected for this years club championships are here.
  • A summary of the results and points allocation for each race is shown here.
  • The league table showing total points throughout the season is here

Wiltshire Road/Off Road Race League

Calne SMaRTT have enjoyed good consistent results in the Wiltshire Road Race League over the years, finishing as champions of Division 2 in both leagues in the 2016/17 season and earning promotion to the top flight, we hope for similar success this year. The League is split into two divisions with Calne SMaRTT A and B Teams entered. Any club members who wish to run other races, in addition to those in the the Club Championships, are encouraged to do so by the club, as these races will also earn points for the club.  Full details of the road race league races are here. The off road race league races are here.  Information both road and off road leagues including standings and regulations can be found on the Wiltshire Athletics site.  Click here to be taken to the site.

Running Health & Safety

As you may be aware there have been incidents where runners have been taken ill during training.  REMEMBER – if you feel ill when training, or whilst competing then stop and seek help and advice. It is much better to be well for the next race than face a long lay-off by pushing through the extra mile or to gain a few seconds.  In addition,  we recommend that you always carry identification when training alone.

Running Safety – Personal Music Systems & Visibility

Some races will disqualify competitors who wear personal music players during the run – it most definitely affects your ability to hear traffic and can be extremely dangerous whilst out on the roads. If you like to have music to run to then we recommend that you use only one earpiece or buy sports headphones which allow outside noise to be heard as well. Remember that for Tri events using phones, personal music systems or other devices at any time in the event will lead to disqualification.

During the dark months be seen – wear reflective jackets/bibs hats etc or better still get a small clip on cycle light which shows up a long way and will not affect your performance.