The Ealing Mini Mile
Saturday 23rd September 2017
Lammas Park, Ealing W5 5JH
The Ealing Mini Mile is now SOLD OUT.
Due to a huge demand from our young runners our Mini Mile will take place the day before the Ealing Half Marathon on Saturday 23rd September also allowing for a greater number of participants.
This year sees our biggest ever field of runners,there will be FIVE races depending on age and the start times are as follows:
13:00 6-7 year olds, 13:40 8 year old, 14:20 9 year old, 15:00 10-11 year olds, 15:40 12-16 year olds
Please feel free to come and cheer on all the races.
Introduced in 2013, the Ealing Mini Mile has become a popular event for young runners of all levels aged 6 – 16 who want to be a part of the race weekend atmosphere and experience the crossing of the finish line of a big race.
We are delighted to also announce that this years bigger and better event is sponsored by St Augustine’s Priory, Ealing.
St Augustine’s will be fielding a team of 50 of their own pupils as well as supporting the event with volunteers.
There will be prizes for winners of the different age categories and every runner gets their finish time.
The Ealing Mini Mile will start in the afternoon (wave times), and covers a one mile route around Ealing’s Lammas Park where the race and charity village.
Event Co-Ordinator Sandra Courtney commented: “We are pleased to confirm that the Ealing Mini Mile will take place again this year. We are working closely with local schools to raise awareness of the Ealing Mini Mile and we are hoping to encourage young runners of all levels and all abilities to get involved and to take part. As keen runners ourselves, we are passionate about promoting running as a sport that is accessible to everyone, and we want to give young people the opportunity to experience the atmosphere of a big race.”
The Ealing Mini Mile sees entries from junior members of the local athletics clubs as well as offspring of the Ealing Half Marathon runners, plus a large number of youngsters who have never taken part in a running event before.
Current Mini Mile course records are held by Charlotte Buckley from Thames Valley Harriers (00:05:43) and Joseph Barnes (00:05:18).
The entry fee for the Ealing Mini Mile is £10.00 per child which includes a unique medal, water and a t-shirt for all finishers.
This year Mount Carmel Primary School, Ealing are the chosen school to create a winning design for the Mini Mile t-shirt.