Meanwood Valley Trail
Junior Races 15 May 2018
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Updated 15 May 2018
UKA Licence 2018-35506

Meanwood Valley Trail Junior Races - Tuesday 15 May 2018
Click here for all results on one spreadsheet
or for individual races Girls years 2-4 / Boys years 2-4 / All years 5-6 / All years 7-11
Many thanks to the 60 club members and parents who helped!

For Meanwood Valley Trail Senior Race click here

Meanwood Valley Trail Junior Races - Previous Years

14 June 2016
School years 3-4 (1 mile approx)
School years 5-6 (1 mile approx)
School years 7-8 and 9-12 (2 miles approx)

2004 to 2015
here (we started in 2004 and had 30 runners!)

MVJR 2018 Race information
The Meanwood Valley Trail Junior Races will take place on 15 May 2018

The venue is Leodiensian Club, Crag Lane, off King Lane, LS17 5PR

Please note
Entry is by invitation only
You must name the Valley Strider member who invited you
Entries will be accepted on the day but are not eligible for prizes
Pre-entries now closed
The race is free to enter
We welcome donations to Lineham Farm Children's Centre

Notes for Valley Striders Junior members
If you are going to run, you may also invite two of your friends to register and run
You must use the registration form, we will not accept entries on the day
Notes for Valley Striders Club members
We need 40 adults helping on the day
with parking, registration/results, first aid, marshalling and start/finish.
If you can help, please email
For a list of marshals, please click here (updated 11 May)
Your children or grandchildren may enter.
Our previous races have been 1 mile and 2 miles. This year we are going metric

There will be 3 distances, and it is likely that we will split each of these into 2 races

approx 1 km for school years 3-4 - girls at 6:30pm, boys at 6:40pm
(children in year 2 may enter provided their parent is confident that they can run the distance and takes responsibility for checking their child's progress around the race route)

approx 2 km for school years 5-6 - GIRLS & BOYS MERGED, START AT 7:00pm

approx 3 km for school years 7-11 - GIRLS & BOYS MERGED, START AT 7:20pm
note that there are 2 age groups - yrs 7-8 and yrs 9-11

For a confirmed course map, click here amended 11 May 2018

Online registration has now closed
Note that unless you are a Valley Striders junior member or on the waiting list, you will need to fill in the name of whoever invited you

If, subsequently, you decide you're not going to run,
please email to cancel (thank you!)

For list of entries , click here (updated 14 May 10pm)

Please make donations to Lineham Farm on the night,
and, if possible, fill in one of the gift aid forms provided
so tax can be reclaimed.

Please email any queries to

Please keep an eye on this page for any changes, and particularly look on the weekend of 12/13 May for any announcements.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Will entries be accepted on the day?
A. No, entries close Sunday 13 May at 10pm

Q. Has my entry been received?
A. There will be a full list of registrations here

Q. How do I get my race number?
A. All race numbers are to be picked up on the day from race HQ. There will be a desk for each race - school years 2-4, 5-6 and 7-11

Q. Do I need to bring ID?
A. No, we will just need your name, we will have everything sorted in surname order.

Q. How do I get to the race?
A. Postcode is LS17 5PR, detailed directions on here .

Q. And parking?
A. There will be space for most people around the clubhouse. If you're late and the car park is full, please find on-street parking, it takes just 3 minutes to walk down the drive. (But please don't park on King Lane and please don't park in front of the shops or restaurant and please don't block the drives/access of the local residents).

Q. What sort of shoes should I wear?
A. All the route is fields and footpaths. Trail or fell shoes are recommended. Studded road shoes should be OK. Spikes are "possible" but note that there are stony sections and woodland sections with tree routes.

Q. I've another question not in these FAQs
A. Please email and we'll get back to you soon.

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