Pilot System for New Award

for Senior Men and Women (combined)
  Objectives
  
  - more runners are encouraged to participate.
  - strength in depth is awarded.
  - teams are not discouraged by being eliminated by having
    insufficient runners in any race.
  
  Scoring Rules (for pilot 2004)
  
  - in the women's senior race, 1st woman scores 250, 2nd scores 249,
    3rd scores 248 etc.
  - in the men's senior race, 1st man scores 250, 2nd scores 249,
    3rd scores 248 etc.
  - for each club the scores of the best 6 women and best 9 men are
    added.
  - NB teams with less than 6 women and/or 9 men are not eliminated,
    they just have less potential to score points.
  - points are aggregated over the 4 events.
  
  Suggested awards
  
  - a trophy for the club with most points overall.
  - a trophy for the club with most points that has not figured in
    the women's top three nor in the men's top three in the "standard"
    scoring.
  
Click here to see how the clubs would have scored under this system last year (2003)