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The Tinker Cup

Saturday, 19th December 2015

First run in 1908, the Tinker cup is the oldest race in the clubs’ history. This year will be the 96th running of the event.

The challenging cross country handicap race of approximately 6 miles, requires competitors to negotiate walls, fences, gates and 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.

The race will start from Honley Cricket Club (HD9 6NS) on Saturday 19th December

At 2:00pm.

Changing and registration 12:45pm - 1:30pm at the Cricket Club. Entry fee £4.00

No handicaps will be given after 1:30pm.

Bar, refreshments and presentation after the race.

To enter, please put your name on the list at Neilly. If you are unable to attend regularly on training nights, text Chris Whitelegg on 07443 545149 and your name will be added to the list.

Please note that members who have not previously run in a minimum of two Club Championship Races, Club League Races, West Yorkshire Cross Country League races and have no other indication of form, may not receive a handicap.

All full members of HHAC over seventeen 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 wishing to take part must provide a completed parental consent form at race registration. Please discuss with John Buckingham before entering.

Members of other clubs may enter as guests. Entry fee £5.00

Please note. Associate members of HHAC and unaffiliated athletes are no longer eligible to enter without a competition licence.

A licence can be obtained by contacting Jaqueline France.

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If you are willing to help on the day, please contact Chris Whitelegg, tel; 01484 428601,

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