Notts AAA Road Running County Championships 2023
5k - 28th July - Newstead Abbey
10k - 29th June - Holme Pierrepont
10 mile - 11th March - Holme Pierrepont
Half Marathon - 13th August - Newark
Entry details for all can be found on the website event calendar
Eligibility to enter Notts AAA County Championships
  1. Must be either born in the county or resident for at least 9 months on race day.
  2. No entries on the day
  3. Club runners must wear their affiliated colours.

The following is an extract of UK Athletics Rules for Competition:


1. English County Qualification

(1) County Championships are open to all eligible athletes possessing a

County qualification.

(2) A County qualification may be acquired as follows:

(a) By birth

(b) By nine month’s continuous bona fide residence in the County

immediately prior to the competition.

(c) By service in a Unit of HM Forces stationed in the County for nine

months immediately prior to the date of the competition. Temporary

absence on duty shall not break a qualification acquired under this


NOTE 2: Membership of a Club affiliated to a County Association does not, of

itself, provide an athlete with a County qualification unless at least one of (a) –

(c) above is satisfied.

(3) Competitors who have qualified and competed, under (2) b or (2) c above

retain that qualification until they have acquired a residential qualification and

competed in the Championship of another County, or represented another

County in an Inter-County Championship.

(4) A student at school, college or university does not acquire a residential

qualification by residential qualification by residence in the County during term

time only

(5) An athlete who has competed in a County Championship

 or represented a County in an Inter-County

competition, may not compete in the Championships of, nor represent, another

County in that Competition Year.



For the avoidance of doubt on 24/06/13 the Notts AAA Road Running Sub-Committee passed the following motion:


In all Nottinghamshire Road Running County Championships athletes must wear the vest of their first claim affiliated club, their County or National vest or any other representative vest approved by the UKA.

This rule does not apply to unaffiliated runners.


For the avoidance of doubt on 04/09/13 the Notts AAA Road Running Sub-Committee passed the following motion:


No entries on the day shall be allowed in any Nottinghamshire Road Running County Championships.


On 17/09/18 the Notts AAA main committee approved a proposal that for the U17 and U20 categories in the 5k County Championships the relevant date would be the age of the runner on race day.