Parkrun Challenge Cup

A friendly knock-out tournament where you’ll be are drawn against another member in a head-to-head competition at Folkestone parkrun.

You score based on your own improvement, so runners of all abilities can compete against each other.

There are two competitions, A-cup and the B-cup, if you get knocked out of the A cup in the first round, you’ll automatically move to the B cup for a second chance.

Standings

Runners are now free to arrange their ties, just tell the competition organisers when your race day is.

They can be emailed using challengecup@folkestonerunning.club.

Jump to:

A-cup

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

B-cup

Round 1

Round 2

Rules

In each round, runners will be paired against another with both racing against their own personal target; whomever scores higher proceeds.

Scoring

A runner whose target parkrun time is 30:00 completes their race in 28:50 (5% faster): Their score is 105

A runner whose target parkrun time is 22:00 completes their race in 23:10 (5% slower): Their score is 95.

If these runners were paired against each other, the runner who finished in 28:50 would advance.

Previous winners

A-cup

2021

No competition in 2021

2020

Competition suspended

2019

Champion: Lisa Smith

Runner up: Catherine o’Connor

2018

Champion: Aldous Hosking

Runner up: Phil Maull

2017

Champion: Clive Allon

Runner up: Andrew Noble

B-cup

2021

No competition in 2021

2020

Competition suspended

2019

Champion: Gary Brazier

Runner up: Helen Francis

2018

Champion: Kevin Newman

Runner up: Kirsty Wilson


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