Race limitThe Doug Anderson 5k has a race limit of 450.Closing dateClosing date for online entries is 23:59 Monday 19th July 2021.Entries on the dayEntries on the day may be available subject to the race entry limit. Fees for entries on the day can only be paid incash or by cheque. Entry desk will close at 19:00. AgeParticipants must be 15 or over on race day.Race number & timing chipYour race number and timing chip will be available for collection from the Race Headquarters on race day, Wednesday 21st July 2021, from 17:30.Your timing chip and race number will be in an envelope, clearly labelled with your name and in alphabetical orderby surname.Please arrive in sufficient time to maintain social distancing, sanitising requests and collect your number and timing chip, complete your details on the reverse of the race number, attach your race number to the front of your running top and your timing chip to your running shoes. Please remove any old or other timing tags from your shoes to avoid erroneous data being collected and causing subsequent delays and inaccuracies to the results.Ties for the timing chip will be in the envelope containing your timing chip and race number.Please display your race number on the front of your running top; please do not fold, cut, or mutilate your race number and secure with a safety pin in each corner - remember to bring safety pins.Timing: Transponder(CHIP) Timing - Chip Start to Chip Finish Please attach the chip to your running shoe as per the illustration below. •Use only the wire twists provided•
Please do not secure using your shoe laces. No chip = no time. The chip supplied is 'live' and does not need to be further activated or processed. The chip, as you cross finish line, triggers your time and number recording. After crossing the finish line please move through the finish funnel as quickly as possible removing your chip prior to exiting the funnel. Please do not re-cross the finish line as this will interfere with the recording. Timing is chip start to chip finish.Bedfordshire County Championships:All qualifying entrants are invited to compete in the Beds AAA County Championships. For qualifying conditions please click here. Entry to the Bedfordshire County Championships is either on the day or as an option at the time of your online entry. If you wish to enter on the day, please register at the County Champs desk in the Race HQ. Registration for the County Champs will close at 19:00Number transferA number transfer facility will be available until 19:00 on race day. An Entrant is permitted to transfer their place to a replacement runner. The procedure on race day: 1) Replacement runner collects the race number for the original entrant, (name and first line of the address for the original runner is required to collect race number). 2) Replacement Runner completes an entry form (available on race day) 3) Replacement runner tenders both completed entry form and race number to the Number Transfer desk in the Race HQ. 4) Replacement runner receives new race number. No dialogue will be entered into if these conditions are not met. Any runners found to be wearing an ‘illegal’ number will be disqualified and their details reported to the appropriate governing bodies. This may result in disqualification from future events.