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The Isle of Man Bank sponsored Peel to Douglas road run takes place on

Bank Holiday Monday 3rd May

starting at 7pm opposite the Town Hall in Peel.

 

The Manx Harriers promoted 11.25mile race follows the main

Peel to Douglas road to the Sea Terminal

via North Quay and finishing at the War Memorial on Douglas Promenade.

 

Road running enthusiasts of all abilities are welcome to enter.

 For safety reasons competitors are requested to wear

bright running gear to enhance visibilty on the busy roads.

 

Signing on will be from 6.30pm 

 £3 entry fee for club members and £4 for unattached runners.

The Phillip Christian Centre will be open from 6pm for changing and toilet facilities.

 

Following the race there will be a presentation at

Imps Bar, below the Imperial Hotel, Douglas Promenade. 

The organisers are short of helpers and would like to hear from anyone

who is willing to help with marshaling along the route.

 

For more details Tel; Paul on 611179/487873.

[email protected]

Weather forecast by Adrian Cowin

Although it's early days yet for good confidence in this forecast, the first indications for Monday are that after a mainly dry morning & afternoon there's an increasing probability of some rain for the Peel to Douglas race in the evening. However, I'm glad to say that the runners are likely to benefit from something of a tailwind component -- there's a 10 to 15mph WSW or SW'ly breeze in prospect. Let's hope that the rain is either late coming in or at least light / showery.


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Peel to Douglas promotion by Paul Jackson on behalf of Manx Harriers

You don't have to be cut out to be a Marshal.

Just put your hand up & volunteer.

 

I only have 4 marshals so far for the Peel to Douglas road run on Monday 3rd May from 7pm. In the interests of safety of all the competitors I urgently need more volunteers. Please ring Paul on 611179/4987873 or email [email protected] if you can spare an hour along the race route.

 

Marshalling points and approximate times

 Peel Town Hall             from 7pm

Albany Road                from 7pm

St Johns                      from 7.10pm

Crosby Crosroads        from7.30pm

Glen Vine                     from 7.35pm

Union Mills                   from 7.40pm

Braddan Bridge            from 7.40pm

Quarterbridge              from 7.45 (with Police)

MacDonalds                 from 7.45pm

Pulrose Bridge              from7.50pm

Railway Hill Top            from 7.55pm

Railway Hill Bottom       from 7.55pm

Parade St                     from 8pm

Sea Terminal                from 8pm

Bottleneck                    from 8pm

 

 

The Isle of Man Bank Peel to Douglas run is considered by many to be "the" classic Manx race - but it requires a lot of more helpers if it is be continued into the future. Don't take these comments lightly - remember what happened to the Douglas to Castletown run.

Apart from the need for more marshals, everyone taking part (and their supporters) must take a big responsibility for safety by wearing bright clothing, keeping in single file except when overtaking and parking sensibly.

 

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