Every year, Nottingham University Athletics Club holds it’s own relay event each spring around the spectacular grounds of University Park Campus. Ed Prickett, one of the best sportsmen our university has ever seen, tragically lost his life when he was knocked down by a motor vehicle outside the Gateshead Stadium, whilst representing the University of Nottingham Athletics Club in the BUSA Outdoor competition on the 2nd May 2004.
As a mark of respect for Ed, the annual University organised race was renamed: “The Ed Prickett Memorial Road Relays”. Ed was a remarkable Person whose enthusiasm and laughter reflected upon us all.
Details to follow in due course.
Archived event information:
Information for on the day of the relay: On-the-Day-Info-sheet-2017
Results 2017 Ed Prickett Final Results 2017
Dates for 2020 are yet to be released.
Route change this year is due to council restoration on Highfields and route is leading on University Boulevard instead.
University Park Campus, Nottingham, NG7 2RD
Free parking & Toilet facilities.
Race to be run under UKA regulations.
Race licence No. 2017-25965
Registration and Race times (tbc)
11.00 Arrivals and Registration at the David Ross Sports Village
13.30 Women’s race – 3 x 2 miles
14.30 Men’s race – 4 x 2 miles
Prizes for the winning team and fastest legs
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In support of
Half of the profits from the event will go towards the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund which was set up to help young British athletes fulfil their potential, and which Ed Prickett benefited from.