The PB Challenge

May 2020

Poole AC will be hosting a new distance track event in May 2020. This will include 10000m, 5000m and 2000m steeple chase for adults and middle distance races for juniors. These races will give runners the opportunity to get qualifying times for other events such as English schools and the night of 10000m PB’s.
The event will include the Dorset County championships for 5000m and 10000m. There will be a licensed bar, street food, cakes, tea & coffee, DJ/Commentators and roped off lanes so spectators can get the opportunity to see some high quality races close up. There will also be cash prizes for the top runners! More details to follow closer to the event.

To whet your appetite, these are some of the things we are planning:

  • 4  x 10,000mtrs races, (1: elite race male, 1: elite race female and 2 open graded races)
  • 1 x 5,000mtr race male
  • 1 x 5,000mtr race female
  • 2 x invitational Dorset  Junior athletes 1500mtrs English schools qualifying time race
  • Pacemakers in all races
  • Including the Dorset County Championships and South West Inter County Championships
  • Electronic timing
  • Lots of cash prizes!
  • DJ/Commentator
  • Town band
  • Licensed Bar
  • Street Food/Hot Food/BBQ/Coffee Wagon/Snacks/Cakes

2020 Event

The Event takes place in May 2020.
Entries will open later in the year.

2020 Results

Results will be published at the bottom of this page

2020 Photos

Any event photos will be published here after the event


Ashdown Track Location

Ashdown Athletics Track
Everyone Active Leisure Centre,
Adastral Rd,
Canford Heath

BH17 8RE


Numbers to be collected on the day.

fullonsport logoOnline entries via Full on Sport

Entries for the 2020 event will open later in 2019

Postal entries

Entries for the 2020 event will open later in 2019