County Road Championships – Rules

  1. County championship road races will be set at the start of each calendar year.
  2. Distances from 5 mile to marathon will be offered, but not all events will be run on each calendar year
  3. County club races will be used to host county events, unless the SCAA has organised a separate event.
  4. Hosting events should be on a UKA measured course. County events should be clearly advertised on the event web and entry forms.
  5. Entry system should provide the required tick boxes for entry into county championship as covered by current UKA rules.
    A) Born in the county
    B ) Resident for a qualifying period currently 9 months
    C ) Member of the armed forces serving in the county
  6. The SCAA county events age groups are as follows:
    i) Male & Female open
    ii) MM40, MM45, MM50, MM55, MM60, MM65, MM70+
    iii) FM40, FM45, FM50, FM55, FM60, FM65, FM70+
  7. All masters age categories are taken as age on the day of the race.
  8. Individual awards will be presented to first three finishers in each race i.e. First, Second and Third overall. If a Master in any category were to finish in any of the first three positions they be awarded their age category award as well as the overall position award.
  9. Current club vest must be worn by athletes entering from a registered club.
  10. The SCAA will provide winners medals.
  11. County events are currently individual athletes, no team events.
  12. UKA race rules will apply to the event and in the case of any dispute the referee on the day decision will be final.
  13. Entries to county road championships will close one week before race day. NB: It may still be possible to enter the host race after this time, but you cannot compete in the county championships
  14. Times will be recorded according to UKA rules:
  • Transponder timing, Rule 165 24 (e) applies:
  • For all races, the time shall be converted to 0.1 second and recorded to the whole second. All read times not ending in zero shall be converted and recorded to the next longer whole second, e.g. 2:09:44.3 shall be recorded as 2:09:45.
  • For hand held timers: Rule 165 23 (c) applies:
  • For all races held partly or entirely outside the stadium, the time shall be read, converted to 0.01 second and recorded to the whole second. All read times not ending in two zeroes shall be converted and recorded to the next longer whole second, e.g. 2:09:44.32 shall be recorded as 2:09:45.

SCAA COUNTY COMMITTEE.( 8th February 2019)