Mini Cracker 2018
09 December 2018
Entries to the mini cracker are now closed. Keep up with the latest news by visiting Weston AC.
The Mini Cracker race is back for 2018 and will take place on Sunday 9 December at 10am.
Note: Race numbers for the Mini Cracker numbers should be collected before the race from 09:00 to 09:40 from the Race Information Desk on the Second Floor of Weston College. Mini Cracker Race Literature.
Following on from the success of the Prom Mile Race Series, Weston AC are hosting the second Mini Cracker race aimed at Junior Runners (aged 7 to 15 years).
This 2km race follows the same course as the Christmas Cracker 10km race up to the 1km point where runners turn back for the race to the finish.
All runners are actively encouraged to wear fancy dress or at the very least one piece of tinsel.
Parents are permitted to run with their children on the course provided they do not obstruct other competitors.
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Q: How do I enter my little one into the Mini Cracker 2km race?
A: After you have read the blurb below, click on the downward pointing arrow in the "ENTER NOW - CHOOSE ENTRY TYPE" section and select the "Mini Cracker Entry £1.00" option. Then click on the green "Enter Now" button.
You will then be presented with a "Participant Entry" screen. The responsible grown up must enter their information in the "Your Details" section. The details for the Junior taking part in the race should be entered in the supplementary "Event Questions" section. Please do NOT enter the Junior's details in the "Your Details" section. Please ensure that answers to all the supplementary questions are provided. If Junior does not have any known medical conditions, or does not belong to a running club, please enter "N/A".
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Measured 2km course
Flat beach; thus not suitable for wheelchairs, sorry
First aid and water station at finish
Race clock, marshals on course
Race HQ - at Weston College, Knightstone Road
Hot and cold refreshments available
Full results published on the Internet
Post race presentation and entertainment
1st male and female runners in each age category
Age Categories : 7-10 Years, 11-13 Years and 14-15 Years
Only one prize per runner
Chocolate bar to all finishers (sorry grown-ups, that doesn't include you!)
Medal for all finishers
Online entry is just £1 inclusive of processing fee
Closing date is 31st October 2017, or earlier if the 250 entry limit is reached before then
Minimum age is 7 years and maximum age is 15 years
Race packs will NOT be posted to participants.
Race numbers will need to be picked up from Race HQ on the day of the race.
Check our website for the very latest race information
Remember – absolutely no entries on the day so enter soon!
Race HQ on the day is at Weston College, Knightstone Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 2AL
Please note that the race start is on the beach by the Grand Pier.
Allow yourself 15 minutes to get from the College to the start location.
For race entry enquiries contact Matthew Wheeler (Race Secretary):
For Mini Cracker event organisation enquiries contact Carol O'Leary (Race Organiser):
For the overall Cracker event organisation enquiries contact Malcolm Gammon (Race Director):
TELEPHONE: 01934 813340
Registration open from: 00:00:00