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Mob Match

The MOB Match 2017 will take place on the evening of THURSDAY 15th JUNE 2017.

The event which is open to members of Avon Valley Runners and invited local clubs, will be held in Bradford on Avon starting @ 19:30, adjacent to the Tithe Barn, Bradford On Avon and the route will as ever be across the “Over the Hills” course – only backwards!!! Runners are asked to register from 19.00 at Avon Valley Runners' club house in Pound Lane, Bradford-on-Avon, ensuring they have collected their number by 19.25 at the latest.

A few notes regarding this years route: The river crossing at Iford and Iford Manor will be closed to runners. The route will therefore go down Iford Hill and across the river bridge. Also the first mile will be held over the normal part of Over the Hills route to avoid congestion on the towpath. If you wish to reccie the route prior to the event (which is encouraged!) please can you kindly not run through Iford Manor as this is closed to the public.

No times will be 'officially' recorded, only positions to determine the match winners. The match points will be determined against the finishing positions of the runners belonging to the same club/sex up to the number of the lowest attending club (though please note a minimum number of five runners per club is required). 

There will be no marshal’s and runners are expected to be familiar with the course (course map otherwise known as "Over the Hills Backwards" can be found here).

After the fun of the race we will engage in some post-run refreshment and prize giving at the “Lock Inn” on Frome Road.

The match points will be determined against the finishing positions of the runners belonging to the same club/sex up to the number of the lowest attending club (though a minimum number of five is required). There are no marshal's and runners are expected to be familiar with the course.

THIS IS A MOB MATCH AND THEREFORE BACK RUNNERS CAN ACTUALLY SCORE BETTER THAN THE RACING SNAKES AT THE FRONT!

Race Director - Rich Southgate

This event is open to all AVR members only.  Not suitable for JAVR