Race entry limit

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May 2017
11:51am, 19 May 2017
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peachy
Can someone tell me why races have to have a limit on how many people can run it . I didn't know if it was H&S or parking issues ect .
May 2017
12:27pm, 19 May 2017
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Fenland (Fenners) Runner
A race can be limited by a number of different things. For example some times a trail route has narrow paths and increasing numbers would be stupid.
May 2017
10:22pm, 19 May 2017
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Surrey Phil
The course certainly is an issue, for which the local authority and police have a say in the race numbers. There can also be certain financial restraints which can also play a part for a smaller event as the race licence and medical provider costs go up in bands. Usually, up to 150 runners is the first and cheapest rates before they increase.
May 2017
6:15pm, 24 May 2017
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westmoors
Insurance, medical cover, license costs all depend on number of entries. Then there are the other considerations like parking, course congestion etc

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