Vets Handicap Parkway Run 25th September 2005
Motion Base map, then Google Earth map.
Thomas Series Vets Handicap was called the Parkway Run.
It was run over 8km, being "out and back" with the back being different to the out as seen on the accompanying map.
The day began rather early with Friar being the first to arrive at the venue, to unlock the gates, at 7:20 am, closely followed by Jim O'D at 7:30 am, and then the organiser Cilla Dalton and Arthur, who was to mark the course with Jim.
They set out to mark the course, and then otheres started to arrive, George K and Carol B who usually cut up the fruit, Wayne B who was to be allocated to course marshalling duties at the 2km point and turnaround for the short courses. He had to leave the event early so was given this duty which finished early.
Then others arrived, and Friar gave the timekeepers a run down/through the process required, and a practice, and we were away with Group 1 at about 9:07 am.
After event activities included the usual drinks, biscuits and fruit.
Then presentations, and talks by various club officials, award of T-Shirts, and medals and shields for the placegetters, cleaning up and the gates were locked at 11:30 am.
Results were processed by Stuart R, and Michael F, and available at http://www.actvac.com from about mid-afternoon.
Threatening grey clouds early in the morning didn't eventuate into anything serious or clear to a sunshine day, but alltogether the day was enjoyable.
Good to see Strewth with her new "Garmin Girl" with Heart Monitor.
Until Next Time