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Measurer's contact details (for measurer ID NO=112)

Grade 2. Qualified to measure all events except National Championships.

Measurement Area:

The most recent courses measured by David Dixon in the North are:

certno course_name distance datemeasured
2014076  Newcastle ParkRun  5 Km  2014-02-21 
2013099  Marathon of The North  26.218 miles  2013-03-24 
2013072  Marathon of the North Half Marathon  13.109375 miles  2013-02-03 
2012174  Blaydon Race  5M 1177 yards  2012-04-29 
2012154  Marathon of The North  Marathon  2012-04-15 
2012148  Terry OGara 5K  5 Km  2012-03-31 
2011149  Sunderland 5K  5 KM  2011-06-07 
2011138  Sunderland City Mile  1 mile  2011-05-15 
2011137  Sunderland City 10K  10 Km  2011-05-15 
2007553  Saltwell 10K  10 KM  2007-11-16 
2007517  Robin Hood 10K  10 KM  2007-04-10 
2007516  Clive Cookson 5K & 10K  5K & 10K  2007-03-28 
2006561  Gateshead (Lunchtime Road Race In P  5 KM  2006-10-03 
2003565  Derwentside Ten  10 ML  2003-09-14 
2000523  Sunderland 5K  5 KM  2000-06-19 

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TO OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE OF COURSE ACCURACY:

  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.