Race Limit:The Bedford Harriers Half Marathon is limited to 1500Closing date:Entries close at 12:00 midday on Monday 25th November 2019 or earlier if race limit is reachedAge:Competitors must be 17 or over on race dayRace Number and Timing Chip: Your race number, timing chip and baggage label will be available for collection from the Race Headquarters on race day, 1st December 2019, from 08.00. Your timing chip and baggage tag will be attached to your race number and collection points will be in alphabetical order by surname. Please arrive in sufficient time to collect your number, timing chip and baggage tag, complete your details on the reverse of the race number, attach your race number to the front of your running top, your timing chip to your running shoes and baggage tag to your bag; please remove any old number tags to avoid confusion. Ties for the running chip will be in the envelope containing your timing chip. 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.Number Transfer:An on-line number transfer facility will be available until 12:00, 25th November 2019, access the facility by clickinghere and entering the data requested followed by completion of the data for the replacement runner. A number transfer facility will be also be available until 09:30 on race day. An Entrant is permitted to transfer their place to a replacement runner. The procedure on race day: 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). Replacement Runner completes an entry form (available on race day) Replacement runner tenders both completed entry form and race number to the Number Transfer desk in the Race HQ. Replacement runner retains original 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. Bedfordshire County Championships:All qualifying entrants are invited to compete in the Beds AAA County Championships. For qualifying conditions please click hereEntry 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 09:30.Timing:Transponder(CHIP) Timing - Start and Finish Your timing chip and securing wire twists will be attached to your race number and available for collection on race day. Please attach the chip to your running shoe as per the illustration below.
USE ONLY THE WIRE TWISTS PROVIDED
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 the start and finish lines, 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 both 'gun to finishing chip time' and 'chip start to chip finish'