The Kings Head Canter 5K
Race Start 2013
A friendly rural road race, over a point
to point course, starting in one East
Sussex village and finishing in the
FREE pint of beer or soft drink to
ALL finishers, courtesy of the
Kings Head Pub, East Hoathly, East Sussex.
This year is the 17th running of the Kings Head Canter 5K. Each year on the August Bank Holiday Monday around 240 runners enjoy the great atmosphere of this well organised event, complete with barbeque and drinks at the finish.
The 4980 metre point to point course is a SEAA measured undulating rural course with an overall climb of 20 metres, starting in Chiddingly and finishing in East Hoathly.
Entries are taken up until 10:30 am on the day, however there is a race limit of 275, so to be sure of an entry we recommend entering before the postal closing date of Monday 18th August 2014.
Entries can be made by post (entry form available, click link on left) or online through the SportSystems website (Entries not yet available). Last date for online entries at SportSystems is Monday 18th August 2014.
In the past around the end of June race entries forms have been sent out in the post to the previous years' entrants. However, due to increased postage costs, this will no longer take place. Please download an entryform HERE for postal entries, or alternatively enter ONLINE to avoid the hassle of cheques, stamped addressed envelope (SAE) and postage costs. (There is an online admin fee of £2).
Fees £8 affiliated, £10 unattached, £8 East Hoathly resident, entry on day £12 but 275 limit.
Jog Shop Brighton vouchers and Kings Head Canter unique trophies for first three finishers in the following categories: Male, Female, and Over 40 Age Graded. (Racemaster98 Age Graded %. Click here to find out more about the Racemaster98 Age Graded % )
Village Team Event. There is a 3 person team competition for people that either live, work or play in East Hoathly. Teams can be made from: an East Hoathly street, a club or business team, or simply a team of friends and family. No matter what age, the result is calculated using Racemaster98 age graded %.
Canter for Sight. Team Canter for Sight are again taking part in the Kings Head Canter 5K, to raise money for RP Fighting Blindness. If you would like to join the team contact David at firstname.lastname@example.org
Team Canter for Sight
The Kings Head Canter 5K is organised by the East Hoathly and Halland Carnival Society. Any money raised from the race is used to help organise the spectacular Carnival that takes place in November each year. An event well worth attending!
Photos from the EH&HCS Carnival (Thanks to 'Jimmy the Snaps' for the photos).