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Measurer's contact details (for measurer ID NO=136)

Grade 1. Qualified to measure all events including National Championships.

Measurement Area:
W.Yorks, Lancs, Manchester. Also has base in E. Yorks

The most recent courses measured by Dene Townend in the North are:

certno course_name distance datemeasured
2018353  UCLan Preston Marathon Day 2  Mara  2018-06-25 
2018352  UCLan Preston Marathon Day 1  Mara  2018-06-25 
2018273  Oldham 10K  10Km  2018-05-29 
2018262  Saddleworth 6.2  10Km  2018-05-15 
2018177  Brinsworth 10K  10Km  2018-04-06 
2018153  Brighouse Running Festival 10K (b)  10Km  2018-04-01 
2018152  Brighouse Running Festival 4K b  4K  2018-04-01 
2018151  Brighouse Running Festival 2K b  2K  2018-04-01 
2018150  Brighouse Running Festival 1K b  1K  2018-04-01 
2018132  Flat Caps 10K  10Km  2018-03-26 
2018078  Buxton Half Marathon  13.109375 miles  2018-02-17 
2018064  Overgate Hospice 10K  10Km  2018-02-12 
2018055  Manchester Marathon  26.218  2018-01-24 
2018040  Heaton Park Half Marathon  13.109375 miles  2018-01-29 
2018003  Rother Valley Maathon  26.219 miles  2017-12-19 
2018002  Rother Valley Running Festival Half  13.109375 miles  2017-12-19 
2018001  Rother Valley Running Festival 10K  10Km  2017-12-19 
2017476  Doncaster Town Centre 5K  5 Km  2017-10-31 
2017461  Meridian East Coast 10 Mile  10 miles  2017-09-24 
2017459  Huddersfield Park 5K Series  5 Km  2017-10-02 

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  1. Select a safe course and measure it as accurately as you can. (Use an OS 1:25000 map, a bike, a GPS, or, worst, a car)
  2. Prepare a course map
  3. Notify the police and follow any safety recommendations
  4. Only after 1, 2 &3 are you ready to contact an accredited measurer and make an appointment for an accurate measurement. The measurer will make a charge (see guidelines) and you should ask for an estimate.
  5. Supply the measurer with the following:
  6. On the agreed day meet the measurer and show him the course. It is usually best to accompany him on a bike. But a car may also be suitable. On busy roads the measurer may need someone behind him to 'protect' him from the traffic as he concentrates on an accurate measurement. Busy courses may need to be measured at a quiet time, e.g. early on Sunday morning. You may find it worthwhile to consult the Safety Code for Course Measurement so that you have an appreciation of the procedures the course measurer uses to make the measurement safe. The course measurer will seek your help to ensure his safety while riding, and he might not be able to complete the measurement at a single visit if he discovers hazrds which he has not planned for.
  7. After the measurement the measurer writes a report and sends copies to the race organiser and to the area measurement secretary, who issues the Certificate of Course Accuracy. Without a valid certificate or a renewal for subsequent races, any permit issued for a race advertising a specific distance would be invalid.