An Res Hellys
An Res Hellys 10 Mile Multi-Terrain Race
The An Res Hellys takes place in Helston and is organised by Carn Runners and Tri-Logic working in partnership. It is the fifth race of the Cornish Grand Prix Road Racing Series.
Date: 14th April 2024
Start Time: 10am
Race HQ: The Old Cattle Market, Helston, TR13 0SR
Entries and swaps close on 13th April 2024 at 3pm. No entries or swaps after this date.
An Res Hellys Route
Link to route map: http://www.mapometer.com/running/route_2815205.html
The route starts on the Porthleven Road then turns left in to the Penrose Estate then across the beach, up past Chyvarloe Farm to the top of the track. Turn right to Gunwalloe then turn left and follow the road all the way up the hill to the A3083. Turn left and continue back to Helston past Culdrose. Turn left at the Cottage Hospital roundabout and then left at Spar then continue down the hill and around to the left to finish at the Amenity Area.
The route takes runners through the picturesque Penrose Estate which is managed by the National Trust. If you’d like to know more about the conservation work the National Trust does as a charity at Penrose, raise some funds towards this special place, or to start planning your next adventure, visit the website www.nationaltrust.org.uk/penrose
(National Trust, registered charity number 205846)
This year we are pleased to have the support of Whirlwind Sports in Helston.
This will be from 8.00am – 9.15am at The Old Cattle Market. Pre-entries must collect their race number on the day. All Cornish club runners should collect it from their club representative. Race numbers must not be folded, cut or mutilated in any way.
Please Note: The registration desk will close at 9.15am prompt and no late swaps will be accepted after this time.
There is no official baggage storage at the Race HQ. Runners can leave bags in the hall at their own risk.
Parking will be limited so please car share where possible.
- There is free parking available at the Fairground Car Park about 400m from the Race HQ.
- There are also a small number of spaces available at the Castle Green car park or at the Tyacke Road Council car park.
- There is also some on road parking in the housing estates near the boating lake, please park considerately.
- The car park at the boating lake outside the gates of the Race HQ is not Council owned and charges on a Sunday.
- Please do not park in the Old Cattle Market private car park inside the gates of the Race HQ as this is for Race Officials and permit holders only.
Marshals will be stationed at the Fairground car park.
First 3 Male and Female Finishers
1st, 2nd & 3rd Male and Female Under 35 and Vets: 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70 & 75+
1st 3 Male Teams (6 to count) and 1st 3 Female Teams (6 to count)
We are hoping to do presentations at the finish area by 12.30pm if possible. This will be dependent on weather and number of runners.
The first 400 entries will be guaranteed an event memento.
The race will be chip timed however all placings will be awarded using gun to chip time. Timing chips will be worn on the ankle and must be returned at the end of the race.
Changing & Refreshments
Toilets are available at the Race HQ. Food and drink will also be available to purchase at the Lakeside Café which is open from 10am. There are no changing rooms or showers. Extra toilets are available at the back of the Lakeside Café.
As this race is part of the Cornwall Grand Prix series it is required to implement certain series race rules. Following a decision made by the Cornwall Road Running Group all MP3 players and personal audio devices are banned whilst running in this race for reasons of health & safety, both yours and other competitors. When you wear such a device you are unable to hear other competitors, cars, bicycles or marshal’s instructions. Marshals will be placed around the route who will be noting any individuals wearing personal audio devices. If you are found to be wearing such a device you will be disqualified from the race.
Please also note that dogs, wheelchairs, wheeled carriages and cycles are banned and competitors cannot be accompanied or followed, either on foot or by vehicular conveyance of any description.
Directions to An Res Hellys Race HQ and Parking
Come in to Helston past Lidl and turn right at the first roundabout. Race HQ is on your right hand side and parking is on your left hand side.
Come in to Helston and go straight on at first two roundabouts. At the third roundabout (double roundabouts) head straight on towards the town centre past Tesco on your left and turn right at the traffic lights. Continue down the hill bearing left at the bottom and then turn right at the next roundabout (at Spar). Continue down the hill and turn left at the next roundabout. Race HQ is on your right hand side and parking is on your left hand side.
Come in to Helston and bear right at the first roundabout. At the second roundabout (double roundabouts) head straight on towards the town centre past Tesco on your left and turn right at the traffic lights. Continue down the hill bearing left at the bottom and then turn right at the next roundabout (at Spar). Continue down the hill and turn left at the next roundabout. Race HQ is on your right hand side and parking is on your left hand side.
Race HQ – Old Cattle Market, Helston, TR13 0SR