Club Connect Relays, Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix, Sat 12 Jul 2014

Team Manager on the day will be Scott McCulloch

CLUB CONNECT RELAYS – SAINSBURY’S GLASGOW GRAND PRIX

SATURDAY 12TH JULY

Event Information

Please find below the details for this weekend and thank you for choosing to enter your Club in the Club:Connect Relay Races at the Sainsbury’s British Glasgow Grand Prix at Hampden Park on Saturday 12th July 2014.

Arrival Point

There is an area on site called the BA Accreditation Centre, (Marquees as shown at the bottom left hand corner) within the main entrance centre. MAP of the area.

At this point you and your athlete will collect their Accreditation Pass which has to be worn at all times. Once the passes have been distributed you should make your way through the search tent areas directly in front of you.

You will be met there at the Accreditation Centre by Kate Channon who is the Club Connect Co-ordinator for the day.

Timings

Teams should aim to arrive at Accreditation Centre no later than 11:40. You will all be then transferred to the Warm Up Area.

Teams will assemble at the Warm Up area for the transfer to Final Call at:-

Women                                12:25

Men                      12:40

The Races will take place at:-

Women                13:02

Men                      13:08

On conclusion of the races your teams will be taken back to the Warm Up Area to collect kit/belongings.

Clubs

These are the current teams:-

Kilbarchan AC
Giffnock North AAC
Shettleston Harriers
Inverclyde AC
Pitreavie AAC
Glasgow School of Sport

Names of athletes

Please let us know the names of your athletes and running order by Thursday evening, 10th. We need to enter these into our live data system. We understand things may change later in the week and also on the day however your co-operation with the request would be appreciated.

Kit

Please ensure all athletes are wearing the appropriate current club kit.

Races

2 races

Men                      U20 & U17

Women                                U17 & U15

We would anticipate each team would consist of and the running order:-

Men                      U20 / U17 / U20 / U17

Women                                U17 / U15 / U17 / U15

The races will be held under UKA Rules.

Tickets & Accreditation

There will be accreditation issued on arrival to each Athlete and Club Official (up to 2 per team, if you have 2 teams it will be 4). This will allow access to all of the relevant areas for the races.

I’m pleased to say we are able to provide tickets for you and your athletes to watch the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix. It will be one ticket per member of the team including team staff.

The tickets will be given to you at the Club:Connect Marquee. You will exchange the accreditation passes for tickets as this point. This will allow your team to be able to watch the action as the accreditation passes will not allow access to seating areas.

Prize

There is a £250 club grant available to the winning club of each race.

Directions

Travel Information

Venue: Hampden Park, Glasgow, G42 9BA

By Bus: First Glasgow operate bus services 5, 6, 7, 7A, 34, and 90 from the city centre on a regular basis.

By Train: The stadium is a five minute walk from Mount Florida Station and King’s Park Station. Trains to both stations run from Glasgow central.

For further information on public transport please visit the Traveline website or call 0871 200 2233.

By Car: Should you be travelling by car, the Sat Nav post code for the stadium is G44 4QG.  Please be aware that parking around the stadium is very limited.

For accessible parking, please visit the following link:

http://www.britishathletics.org.uk/competitions/accessible-parking-shuttle-bus-2014-sainsburys-glasgow-grand-prix/

Point of contact for the event

Should you have any problems please contact Kate Channon 07795 066831

Please can you confirm receipt of this email and look forward to receiving the names as requested.

Should you require anything else please let me know, look forward to seeing you on Saturday.

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