Sun 4th Dec 2016
The 5th of this season's races in the Hampshire Road Race League, the Victory 5 Mile is on Sunday 4th December, starting at 11am, with the event HQ at Mountbatten Leisure Centre, Alexandra Park, Portsmouth, PO2 9QA.
Please book yourself in to ensure a good WADAC turnout.
Online entry is available here:
City of Portsmouth AC have been promoting a 5 mile race since 1946 and This year will be celebrated its 70th anniversary. Over this time, the course has changed several times and currently enjoys a single lap course comprising of Stamshaw Promenade & 1000 Lakeside.
The race has become one of the top 5 mile races in Europe, attracting many leading runner from the UK and overseas. The outright race records are held by Rob Denmark in 22.43 and Nnenna Lynch (USA) in 25.35. The current course records are held by Peter Emase (Kenya) in 22.57 and Agnes Chebet (Kenya) in 26.43
The race will have chip timing and starts and finishes on the athletic track at the Mountbatten Centre, Portsmouth. The Mountbatten Centre has excellent facilities for changing and enjoying pre or post race refreshments
The race is suitable for all abilities and first-timers are most welcome.
There is an extensive prize list of over £3500 in value. Cash Prize of £250 to the 1st Male & 1st Female plus race record and course record bonuses.Veteran prizes in 5 year age group from ages 40 - 70.