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Kent Road Running for 2017


Last amended at 12/01/18



For any further details you may require please contact:
Dave Behagg 07966 647726, roadrunning@kcaa.org.uk
43 Raeburn Avenue, Dartford, Kent, DA1 3BQ



                 2017 Kent GP Full Year Schedule


22nd January Canterbury 10 

19th February Tunbridge Wells Half (Long course county champs seniors only, and inter counties qualifier)

5th March Thanet 20

2nd April Paddock Wood Half (Long course county champs veterans and teams)

7th May Darent Valley 10k

3rd June Harvel 5

23rd July Myra Garrett 10k

3rd September Kent Coastal Marathon (Veterans and teams county championship)

1st October Sittingbourne 10

8th October - Ashford 10k (Kent Short Course Road Running Championship)


NB: Due to technical issues concerning the race start which takes place in waves, the Petts Wood 10k has been removed from the schedule.


The 2017 Kent Marathon Champs (not individual senior) will be at the Kent Coastal Marathon on Sunday 3rd September

Individual Men: MV40, MV50, MV60, MV70

Individual Women: FV35, FV45, FV55, FV65

Team Men (all age 17+ in single competition)

Team Women (all age 17+ in single competition)


The 2017 Kent Road Short Course Champs will be at the Givaudan Ashford 10k on Sunday 8th October

In keeping with the plan to move towards fewer but better Kent champs events, we are adding veterans team competitions for specific age groups.  Full competition list as follows:

Individual Men: Senior (All competitors 17+), MV40, MV50, MV60, MV70

Individual Women: Senior (All competitors 17+), FV35, FV45, FV55, FV65

Team Men: Senior (All competitors 17+), MV40, MV50, MV60

Team Women: Senior (All competitors 17+), FV35, FV45



- For individual events you must enter the Kent Champs, as well as the race itself; this can be done in advance via the race entry system, or on the day at the Kent Champs desk

- All individual Kent Champs entrants must register at the Kent Champs desk on the day to collect their champs identifier, to be worn on the back of your vest

- For all team events, all first claim members of KCAA affiliated clubs are allowed, and are automatically included, your club vest is the only identifier required

- You may not field second claim members under your club name and / or colours at championship events.


The 2018 Kent Road Long Course Champs will be the Dartford Half on 11th March, same competition list as Ashford above.





  • Open to all Kent qualified runners. See Rule 9 (qualification) on this link: http://www.kcaa.org.uk/ExtractfromRulesforCompetition.pdf

  • Awards to first 3 in the following categories: M, M40, M50, M60, M(under)23, F, F(under)23, F35, F45, F55 , Male Team (3 to score), Female Team (3 to score). 

  • Enter in Advance (if available) by entering the race and selecting the option to enter the County Champs, provided by the race organiser,

  • NEW for 2015 - Enter on the Day at the Kent Champs desk.

  • Identifier must be worn on back of vest during race.

  • Age qualification is age on day of race.

  • Veterans also take part in the Senior / Open Age competition and as such may win two awards, there are no pass downs.

  • Minimum age for Senior competitions is 17.

  • Any runner found not to have entered as a member of their first claim club or found not to have correctly worn the vest of their first claim club will be disqualified.

  • Senior Category scoring marathons must be run between 1st January and the first Sunday of November inclusive, and times notified to roadrunning@kcaa.org.uk  by the second Sunday of November - Whilst the organisers will seek out results where we can in popular marathons, notification of senior category marathon times is the sole responsibility of the competitor.


  • Awards to first 3 Male and Female Teams 3 to score in each.

  • Teams must be KCAA affiliated clubs.

  • All runners entering the race as a member of a KCAA affiliated club are automatically entered into the Kent Champs team competition and there is no requirement to wear an identifier to score in the team competition.

  • The positional count is based on all runners of the relevant gender in the race, regardless of affiliation.

  • Any runner found not to have entered  as a member of their first claim club or found not to have correctly worn the vest of their first claim club will be disqualified.

KENT GRAND PRIX Updated 20.12.14

  • Clubs affiliated to KCAA will be entered into the Grand Prix team competitions automatically, as will the runners from these clubs in the individual competitions. Unaffiliated individual competitors need to contact dave.behagg@gll.org  to enter, and must be Kent Qualified (see link above, Rule 9)

  • Individual competitions, best 6 scores from 10 races. Team competitions, best 8 scores from 10 races

  • Mens team competition, top 6 from each club score down to 100th place; Womens team competition, top 4 from each club score down to 50th place

  • Individual Competition: Sen Men score down to 100th place; Sen Women to 50th; M40 to 20th; M50 to 10th; M60 to 10th; F35 to 10th; F45 to 10th; F55 to 5th.

  • Runners who are not in the competition do not count in the places

  • Age qualification for Kent Grand Prix categories is as follows: Individuals crossing an age threshold during the year will automatically enter the veteran competition for their age on the date of the first race they run. (or in the case of people becoming a M40 or F35, the first race they run as a veteran). Any competitor becoming M50, M60, F45 or F55 during the year and after the first race, who would rather enter the competition for their new category must inform the competition organiser at dave.behagg@gll.org  or 01322 410120 before their first scoring race after their birthday, and may only count this race and those afterwards. All competitors may compete in the senior category and only one vets category during the year

  • Minimum age for senior competition is 17

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