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Tinker Cup, 23rd December 2017

First run in 1908, the Tinker cup is the oldest race in the history of the club. This year will be the 98th running of the event.

The challenging cross country handicap race of approximately 6 miles, requires competitors to negotiate walls, fences, gates and Wickins Dike, along a route from Honley Cricket Club via Netherthong, Hill Lane (checkpoint), Upperthong, Upperthong lane, Binns Lane and Hill, before returning to the Cricket Club.

Bar, refreshments and presentation after the race.

Registration and changing at Honley Cricket Club (HD9 6NS) from 12:45pm.

Please note that members with insufficient indication of form may not receive a handicap.

No handicaps will be given after 1:30pm. Race starts at 2:00pm.

All full members of HHAC over 17 years of age on the day of the race are entitled to compete. Members of both HHAC and other clubs will not be eligible for the three main trophies unless HHAC is their first claim club. Novices are not allowed to take the Tinker Cup, as an accurate handicap cannot be given. Juniors (u18) must provide a completed parental consent form at race registration. Entry fee £4.00

Guests and unaffiliated runners are no longer eligible to enter the race.

To enter, please put your name on the list at Neiley. If you are unable to attend regularly on training nights, contact Chris Whitelegg on 07443 545149, text / WhatsApp, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and your name will be added to the list.

Pre-2012 news, results & reports are on the old sites: 2009 to 2011, Pre-2009

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