Richmond Harriers are spicing things up this winter with a different kind of 5000m track race at Box Hill Athletics Track in Melbourne, Victoria on Thursday, 7 June 2018.
Due to a lack of entries, this event has been postponed to Summer 2019. We will update this listing with the confirmed date as more information comes to hand.
Each race is 12.5 laps (5000m) and there will be around 15 entrants in each race. From the third lap, each lap the last runner in the field is eliminated. With 4 laps to go, there is a "safe lap" in which all runners complete the lap behind a pacemaker. The purpose of this lap is to bunch the field in order to provide a fast and furious finish!
On the final lap, there will only be a few remaining athletes who can then fight for the title of Last One Standing.
5000m elimination track race