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Measurer's contact details (for measurer ID NO=221)

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

Measurement Area:
Temporarily inactive
Measures for both ARC & UKA races

The most recent courses measured by Garga Chamberlain in the Midlands are:

certno course_name distance datemeasured
2019336  Pomphrey 5k  5k  2019-06-11 
2019144  Pomphrey 5k  5km  2019-03-18 
2019065  Bitton Road Runners 5k  5km  2019-01-30 
2018234  Keynsham 10k  10k  2018-04-21 
2017443  Stroud Half Marathon  13.1 miles  2017-09-24 
2015020  Bristol Varsity 10k  10km  2015-01-26 
2015016  Pensford 10k  10k  2015-01-18 
2013370  Hogweed Trot 10k  10km  2013-10-27 
2013080  Run Bristol 10k  10k  2013-03-16 
2012295  Pomphrey Sports 5k Mob Match Course  5k  2012-08-05 
2012294  Pomphrey Sports 5k Standard Course  5k  2012-08-11 
2012119  Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile, Bristol  2 miles  2012-03-25 
2012118  Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile, Bristol  1 mile  2012-03-25 
2011229  Bristol Half Marathon  13.1 miles  2011-08-08 
2011154  Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile, Bristol  5k  2011-05-30 

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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.