Will you be our 80,000th handicap claimant?

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Did you race over this  weekend on the road, trails or cross country? Our #clickyourclock competition starts this weekend with a Polar watch for the winner who is drawn at random from all who improve their handicap. Make sure you sign up today and see if you can be our 80,000th claimant! 

Most of the results are in and it's time to check your handicap score and your ladder position and if you haven't yet claimed your handicap score - we're looking for our 80,000th claimant! It could be you!!

There were running events happening all over the country, this weekend, and parkrun certainly went the extra mile with providing running opportunities. There were over 500 parkruns to choose from . From results already in, the biggest events this weekend were:

 Brighton Half Marathon

- 7,811finishers

ECCA Saucony English National Championships

- 6,444finishers

Village Bakery Half Marathon

- 1,874finishers

Thorpe Park Half Marathon  

- 1,762finishers*

Scottish National Championships

- 1,672finishers

Bushy parkrun

- 1,211finishers


Did you race over the weekend? By training and racing regularly your runbritain profile will maintain a healthy score and if you plan to peak for a target race, we hope you will improve it by a significant amount and make your way up the National Ladder. Don't forget that the National Ladder not only ranks you in the UK overall but by gender, age and postcode too.

The runbritain hanidcap scoring system was launched just over seven years ago and each year there has been an average of almost 10,000 signing up to the system that tracks race and parkrun performances and gives every runner in the UK a handicap score that reflects fitness and commitment levels.

The number of sign-ups per year show a peak of 13,264 in 2012. We have almost hit 10,000 for 2017 and had more new sign-ups last week. We are very close to a total of 80,000 since we began and hope to achieve this early in the next month. (79,941 at the last count!) 

All the information you need is on the runbritain rankings site. Sign up today and see if you can be our 80,000th claimant!