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ROAD RUNNING: We're backing the Race League
2:50pm Thursday 27th September 2012 in Sport
THE parent company of the Gazette & Herald, Newsquest, will sponsor the Wiltshire Road Race League in 2013.
The series will begin on Sunday, February 3 with the Longleat 10k and end with the Salisbury Half Marathon next October, which will also be hosting the county championships for the distance.
Changes to next year’s format include the merging of the men’s and ladies tables, which will be split into two divisions, the first featuring clubs that finish in the top 10 in 2012.
First division teams finishing outside the top 10 will be relegated and replaced by the top two from the second division. The next race in the 2012 league is the Cricklade Half Marathon on October 7.
2013 Wiltshire Road Race League events (date to be confirmed): Longleat 10k, The Devizes 10k, The Calne Clock Change 10k, The Highworth 5, The Trowbridge 5k, The Chippenham Harriers 5, The Springfield 5k, TBAS Castle Combe 10k, The Foxtrot 5, The Melksham 10, Malmesbury Half Marathon, Salisbury Half Marathon.
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