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New Junior Age Categories at 2017 Jack Bloor Races

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New Junior Age Categories at 2017 Jack Bloor Races

Please note that to comply with FRA requirements, the Jack Bloor Junior Age Categories have been renamed and redefined. These are now determined by:

Age on 31st December in the year of the race

The minimum age remains as 6yrs (on day of race)

NEW Age Category Years of birth for 2017 race Possible ages of runners on day of race
U9 2009, 2010, 2011 (from day of 6th birthday) 6, 7, 8
U11 2007, 2008 8, 9, 10
U13 2005, 2006 10, 11, 12
U15 2003, 2004 12, 13, 14
U19 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 14, 15, 16, 17, 18

The minimum age to enter the Senior Race remains as 16yrs (on day of race)

The U19 category accommodates the previous U16 class as well as any U19s who prefer not to enter the Senior Race

Parental consent is still required for all U18s in both Junior and Senior races.

To effect this you may either sign the appropriate Race Entry form on-the-day, or download, print and sign the form from here or bring a signed FRA Parental Consent form for Junior Fell Runners which can be downloaded here