Reward Running 2013
We are also awarding spot prizes of pairs of Sennheiser headphones drawn
at random from all the month's entrants.
Reward Running 2013, is a free monthly
competition running from March to November with the simple aim of improving your
racing performances as much as possible during each month by measuring who has improved
their runbritain handicap the most.
At the end of each month, the runner who has improved the most in that month will
receive an adidas Mi-Coach system (RRP £120) and the rest of the top 10 best improvers
will receive one of Sennheiser’s superb headphones designed for use when running.
To enter each monthly competition, first login using the controls above or
click here to register and claim your handicap and then visit your
To give everybody a fair chance of improving their handicap and thus winning a prize,
entrants need to have done at least 3 licensed UKA road or multi-terrain races (including
parkruns) in the year before the start of each month's competition. We will also
reserve one of the top 10 places for a runner in each of 4 handicap categories (5
or below, 6-12, 13-20 & 21 or above) and an additional one for regular racers who
have done 10 or more previous races in the last year.
Only runners who have entered a month's competition in that month can win a prize.
Runners can however win more than one monthly prize as that would be some going
to keep improving so much!
We will be maintaining deep leaderboards each month which can be
Don't worry if you are brand new to running or sign up late in the year, everybody
starts from scratch each month so giving everyone an equal chance of winning each
month as well as achieving their personal goals.
Don't also worry if you think your races were only on slow course or tough days.
Our handicap system adjusts automatically for course difficulty on the day.
runbritain's revolutionary handicap scoring system is designed to give road runners
of all abilities the ability to benchmark their progress and compare their results
across a range of distances and terrains.
For 2013, we have improved the algorithm and runners should now see their handicap
changing more often with bonuses for recent best performances and more weight given
to recent performances over older ones. We have also improved the way we measure
the difficulty of the course on the day so that you have as good a chance of improving
your handicap on a hilly course on a tough day to a flat course on a calm day.
to see a sample page - the winner of the
2012 Reward Running Competition
Click here to claim your handicap.