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Reminder: Junior Age Categories at Jack Bloor Races

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Please note that to comply with FRA requirements, the Jack Bloor Junior Age Categories were renamed and redefined last year.ย 

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)

Age Category Years of birth for 2018 race Possible ages of runners

on day of race

U9 2010, 2011, 2012 (from day of 6th birthday) 6, 7, 8
U11 2008, 2009 8, 9, 10
U13 2006, 2007 10, 11, 12
U15 2004, 2005 12, 13, 14
U19 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 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.ย 

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