Welsh Athletics are running a series of virtual events over the next few months whilst restrictions are in place across Wales.
These include the Virtual Winter Series - to be run across one, two and three miles over three weekends in February and March from home.
The 1 mile on 19th to 21st February is open to all age groups from under 11 through to seniors and masters, whilst the 2 miles and 3 miles on consecutive weekends in March is open to those in the under 13 and above categories.
|Event Submission Window||Event||Age Groups|
|19th February – 21st February||Winter Miles Series – 1 mile||All (inc. U11)|
|5th March – 8th March||Winter Miles Series – 2 mile||U13 & above|
|12th March – 15th March||Winter Miles Series – 3 mile||U13 & above|
|19th March – 22nd March||Spring Virtual 5K & 10K||5K: U13 & above; 10K: U17 & above|
|19th March – 22nd March||Virtual Relay International||N/A|
WELSH ATHLETICS VIRTUAL WINTER SERIES - 1 MILE - ALL AGE GROUPS
Friday 19th February - Sunday 21st February
Entries Closing 23:59 Thursday 18th February
WELSH ATHLETICS VIRTUAL WINTER SERIES - 2 MILES - U13 & ABOVE
Friday 5th March - Monday 8th March
Entries Closing 23:59 Thursday 4th March
WELSH ATHLETICS VIRTUAL WINTER SERIES - 3 MILES - U13 & ABOVE
Friday 12th March - Monday 15th March
Entries Closing 23:59 Thursday 11th March
- All athletes must be registered with their club and Welsh Athletics to be eligible to compete.
- Performances must be submitted via OpenTrack following the rules below.
- Athletes must make their runs PUBLIC on either Strava or Garmin to allow for result scrutiny. Upload instructions can be found here.
- Performances that do not comply with the parameters set out below will be marked as non-scoring in the final results.
- Distances must be run and submitted between 00:00 on the first day of competition and 23:59 on the last day of competition.
- Only one submission per runner will be accepted.
- Runs should be names 'WA Mile Series - 1M'
- Athletes must avoid popular running/walking routes at busy times.
- Be considerate to others by keeping a minimum of 2m distance at all times when passing in public.
- Do not drive somewhere to run - stay as close to your home as possible.
- All runs must start and finish at around the same point (200m leeway for GPS errors) - either lapped or out and back.
- Runs must not take place on a track.
- Performances should not have more than a 10m net decline - anything over this will be flagged in the results.
- All Welsh Government guidelines regarding physical distancing must be strictly adhered to. Any changes to Welsh Government guidelines/law will be implemented immediately.