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Race 12 – virtual Westbridge 5

virtual Ipstones 5 starting in…


North Staffordshire Road Runners Association was set up in July 1974 to promote road running in the North Staffordshire region. Members are organised into groups based on ability. There are seven mens and four ladies groups. There are also leagues for different age groups 40 to 44, 45 to 50 etc.

Each year 20 races are chosen to go into the NSRRA programme and the best 12 performances in these races count towards the league competition. In each of the events the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th etc in each group receives 50, 49, 48, 47 etc points.

virtual Staffs Knot 5September 15th-17thEntryCentral
virtual Ipstones 5September 25th-29thAV Timings
virtual Flying FoxOctober 30th – November 3rdAV Timings
virtual St. Michael’sNovember 6th-10thAV Timings
virtual Meerbrook 15kNovember 20th-24thAV Timings

virtual Staffs Knot 5 – September 15th-17th

We have decided that this year’s Staffs Knot 5 will be a VIRTUAL 5 mile race and still qualifies as an official NSRRA challenge race. This event is part of Harriers Challenge 2020 and part of NSRRA 2020 race series.

Entrants have a 5-day window to complete their run. Tuesday 15th Sept to Sat 19th Sept.

Entrants can run anywhere, flat courses are acceptable but we ask please avoid all downhill and must be continuous.

Evidence of your run can be emailed by midnight Monday 21st Sept.

Results will be published a few days later.

A special Staff Knot 5 race memento will be posted to entrants post-event.
STAFFS KNOT 5 – Race Memento – A Useful Stretchy Wrist Wallet

The race is open to all and if in NSRRA you will be allocated points as normal.

It would be nice if you send your finish line selfies to Bryan Dale

virtual Ipstones 5 – September 25th-29th

Please run your 5 mile between Friday September 25th and Tuesday September 29th.

Send proof to by 8pm on Tuesday 29th September.

You can also send a finish line selfie to bryan@racephotos
Please include an elevation of at least 300ft.

Please observe government guidelines re social distancing. Medals will be posted out.

Race number

If you enter on line –


Example: Click on – Sportsoft

NSRRA Newsletter September 2020

Click HERE.

virtual Westbridge 5 – Race update

Event number 12 the Virtual Westbridge 5 miler saw a first ever victory in a NSRRA event for Newcastle ACs Craig Taylor. A  well deserved victory as Craig has consistently put in great performances since we had to move to virtual events.

Another superb run for Birchfield Harriers Kelly Butler finishing 4th overall, still undefeated and still a Compleat Runner.

Kelly Butler of Birchfield Harriers
Craig Taylor of Newcastle AC

NSRRA Revised Virtual Race Calendar (August 2020)

Click HERE for the details.

Presentation Night 2020

HERE is a the list of award winners from the night and HERE is the link to the photographs of the award winners. Thank you Bryan Dale for the photographs.

The 2020 season

Click HERE for the 2020 season for both new members and renewals.

NSRRA are strongly advising that runners do not wear headphones. 

This can be dangerous as you cannot hear marshalls instructions.  With most courses not closed to traffic you need to hear what is going on around you.

You also risk disqualification as some races operate this policy.