BRASS MONKEY UPDATE, Tuesday 19/11/2013
MONKEY 2014 - FULL.
The 2014 race is now full. All
successful entrants can be seen here -
All entrants will receive their running
number and instructions early in the new year.
If you have any questions about your successful
entry, please email
Thank you for the patience
and support of all who applied. We
were inundated with requests and sadly we
could not accommodate everyone.
Good luck to all those who
secured a place.
York Brass Monkey Half Marathon
BRASS MONKEY UPDATE,
Thank you to the many people who
entered our ballot for 500 remaining places in
the 2014 Brass Monkey Half Marathon. The ballot
closed on 10 November and we received more than
Later this week Sport Systems
will email the first wave of successful
applicants, giving them three days to claim
their place. If any places remain unclaimed
Sport Systems will then issue a second wave of
All ballot applicants will know
their position by 24 November.
Thank you, and good luck.
York Knavesmire Harriers
BRASS MONKEY UPDATE,
BRASS MONKEY 2014 - NEW BALLOT FOR REMAINING
We would like
to apologise once again for the system
difficulties experienced by those applying to
enter the 2014 Brass Monkey Half Marathon. The
unprecedented demand resulted in a poor user
experience which caused understandable confusion
Knavesmire Harriers have since worked with Sport
Systems and agreed next steps.
confidence that all duplicates have been removed
and no duplicate payments have been taken. If
your name still appears as a duplicate or you
believe a duplicate payment has been incorrectly
taken, please email email@example.com.
NEW BALLOT FOR REMAINING 500
Having considered a range of
options, York Knavesmire Harriers have decided
500 remaining places for
the 2014 race. These places will be allocated
using an open ballot.
WHEN WILL THE
BALLOT BE OPEN?
will be open for four days, from Thursday 7
November until 11:59pm on Sunday 10 November.
HOW WILL THE
ballot will allow all runners to register their
interest at their leisure, thereby avoiding
excessive online pressure at a set time. The
online registration screen will display a
message to confirm an application has been received. (No
email will be sent to confirm receipt
of application, so don't worry if you don't
receive one at this time.)
the ballot has closed, places will
be randomly selected from those who have applied
during the four-day window. No
be given to those who
apply early, and only one application per
individual will be counted.
HOW CAN I
ACCESS THE BALLOT?
The ballot will be accessible,
from the 7th until the 10th November, on the
Sport Systems website -
Please note, it will not be
opened until 7 November.
WHEN WILL I FIND OUT IF I
HAVE BEEN SUCCESSFUL?
Sport Systems will email all
successful applicants by Friday 15 November.
successful applicants will be invited to
claim their place, using a unique password.
There will be a three day period in which
the successful applicant can claim their
place. If places still remain unclaimed,
Sport Systems will then email a second wave
of ballot entrants, inviting them to claim a
By Sunday 24 November all
applicants, successful or unsuccessful, will
have received an email from Sport Systems to
confirm their position.
In making its decision York
Knavesmire Harriers took guidance from other
races that had experienced similar challenges
- including the 2013 Chicago marathon which also
adopted an open ballot after it faced very
similar circumstances. You can read about the
Chicago marathon & apos;s experience here -http://m.runnersworld.com/chicago-marathon/behind-the-chicago-marathon-registration-crash.
Thank you, once again, for your
patience and continued support.