England Athletics has issued a rallying call to running enthusiasts, running groups and clubs to compete in their friendly 4x1 mile relay event on Saturday 28 July. The race will take place prior to the England Athletics senior track and field Championships, with relay participants provided with free entry to the national event.
Starting and finishing in the Manchester Regional Arena, the relay team must all be over 18 years of age and be able to complete a mile within 15 minutes. Each team should include two male and two female runners, with one member aged under 25 and one over 45.
Prizes will be on offer for the winners and the fastest individuals, with a presentation taking place in the arena during the championships. Teams must designate a captain and can pre-register here.
Entry for the relay is set at £15. Demand is anticipated to be high and spots for just 50 teams are available – further information is available here.