Kimmy Kanter Report

Race Date: Tuesday 4th June 2024

Race Report by Martin Downham

As this race is in the SCS Trail Championship there were at least 16 Striders in attendance for the 38th edition of the “infamous” Kimmy Kanter.

Over the years the course has been tweaked (in part due to changes in surface conditions and access to Grange Landfill). Some in attendance remember a different finish. The popularity of the event has also changed, with 25 different running clubs now turning up for this race.

This 2 lap course starts with an open downhill section, perfect for the “masters of descent” ( Kevin ) amongst us. This quickly leads to a pinch point (and a small queue) as the race enters the woods. The paths are mostly narrow, so passing is hard. Knowledge gained on the first lap does however help in planning possible manoeuvres on the second lap.

Race Day Summary

Date and Location: Tuesday 4th June- Millmoor Juniors Football Club, Dropping Well, Dropping Well Road, Kimberworth. Post code: S61 2RB

Terrain: Woodland and open grassland. All on numerous narrow undulating paths

Weather: Summer like (at last) – a dry warm evening

Route: Strava stats: 5.99km (total elevation gain 97m. Rolling route with a least 7 climbs).

Thanks go the organisers (Kimberworth Striders)…

…and the marshals who kept us safe around this narrow course.

As with other KMR Series races, food was available after the race. Chip butties were on offer at the presentation at The Green Dragon, Kimberworth.

The next KMR race is the Roche Abbey Dash (organised by Maltby Running Club) on Wednesday 10th July 2024. A perfect opportunity for a Roche Abbey flyby.

Strider results page with full results link.

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