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Measurer's contact details (for measurer ID NO=52)

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

Measurement Area:
Norfolk & N Suffolk

The most recent courses measured by Richard Thornhill in the South are:

certno course_name distance datemeasured
2022388  Martlesham 7  7.000 miles  2022-07-25 
2022273  Holkham 10Km  10.000Km  2022-05-18 
2022206  Aylsham 10Km  10.000Km  2022-04-22 
2022095  Sublime Peterborough Midsummer 10Km  10.000km  2022-02-28 
2022022  Gt Yarmouth Seafront Half Marathon  13.109375 miles  2022-01-20 
2022021  Gt Yarmouth Seafront 10Km  10.000km  2022-01-20 
2022013  Epic Aylsham 5Km  5.000km  2022-01-07 
2022012  Epic North Walsham 5Km  5.000km  2022-01-07 
2021407  Peterborough New Years Eve 10Km  10.000Km  2021-12-17 
2021387  Norfolk Gazelles Valentines 10Km  10.000km  2021-11-23 
2021352  Coltishall 10km Series  10.000km  2021-10-08 
2021351  Coltishall Junior 2km Series  2.000km  2021-10-08 
2021277  Tarpley 20 mile  20.000 miles  2021-08-24 
2021276  Tarpley 10 Mile  10.000 miles  2021-08-24 
2021206  Dinosaur Dash 5k  5.000km  2021-07-19 
2021198  Adnams Charity 10K Run  10.000km  2021-07-09 
2021189  Norfolk Gazelles Big Stampede  2000m  2021-07-08 
2021188  Norfolk Gazelles Big Stampede  5.000km  2021-07-08 
2021124  Coltishall 10km Series  10.000km  2021-06-03 
2021094  Dinosaur Dash Junior 2.5k  2.500 km  2021-05-13 

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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.