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Race Letter – Longest Day Chippenham 10k

DB Max descend on Chippenham Town Centre for the sold out  Longest Day Chippenham 10k on Wednesday 20th June and we are looking forward to welcoming you to this year’s event.

Please click and read your race letter HERE carefully prior to race day. The race line-up and live result pages are available now HERE.

Please check your details very carefully and email your Race Timer HERE, if there are any errors. Please note, this is very important as if you race with incorrect details (gender, category, club), you may be disqualified.

Things to remember for race day:

  • Please note that the start and finish is now in Chippenham High Street with the race village in the Market Place (SN15 3HP)
  • Please make sure you are well hydrated before the race and use sun cream if it looks like it is going to be a warm evening.
  • If you are parking in the Tesco car park, please do not use the lower level as it closes at 8pm.

That’s all for now. Good luck with your final race preparations and we look forward to seeing you on Wednesday 20th June.

 

Race Letter – Titan Brecon

 

 

It’s time for Titan Brecon DB Maxers! Saturday June 16th sees us back at Parc Bryn Bach in the heart of Wales for our fantastic middle distance event.. #becomeatitan

Please click and read your race letter HERE carefully prior to race day. The race line-up and live result pages will be available HERE later in the week.

Please check your details very carefully on the email you will have received and email your Race Timer, if there are any errors. Please note, this is very important as if you race with incorrect details (gender, category, club), you will be disqualified. Please note at this stage start times can not be changed and there are no transfers, refunds or deferrals available.

Things to remember for race weekend:

  • Please ensure that you know your race number when arriving at the registration desk.
  • Your signed waiver from your race letter and your photo ID – you cannot race without these.
  • Don’t forget to number your gels with a permanent marker.

That’s all for now. Good luck with your final race preparations and we look forward to seeing you at Parc Bryn Bach on Saturday June 16th.

Titan Brecon Finish

 

Race Letter – Pulsin Westonbirt Sprint Triathlon

It’s time for the Pulsin Westonbirt Sprint Triathlon DB Maxers! Bank Holiday Monday May 28th sees us back at Westonbirt House for the sold out and ever popular sprint triathlon.

Please click and read your race letter HERE carefully prior to race day. The race line-up and live result pages is available HERE.

Please check your details very carefully and email your Race Timer, if there are any errors. Please note, this is very important as if you race with incorrect details (gender, category, club), you will be disqualified. Please note at this stage start times can not be changed and there are no transfers, refunds or deferrals available.

Things to remember for race day:

  • Please ensure that you know your race number when arriving at the registration desk.
  • Your signed waiver from your race letter and your photo ID – you cannot race without these.
  • It is a 5 minute walk from transition to the swimming pool, please ensure you give yourself plenty of time to get to the start.

That’s all for now. Good luck with your final race preparations and we look forward to seeing you at Westonbirt House on Monday May 28th.

 

Race Letter – blueseventy #51fiver Cotswold Standard Triathlon

It’s blueseventy #51fiver Cotswold Standard Triathlon time DB Maxers! Sunday May 13th sees us back at Lake 32 in the Cotswold Water Park for our season opening event.

Please click and read your race letter HERE carefully prior to race day. The race line-up and live result pages is available HERE.

Please check your details very carefully and email your Race Timer, if there are any errors. Please note, this is very important as if you race with incorrect details (gender, category, club), you will be disqualified.

Things to remember for race day:

  • Please ensure that you know your race number when arriving at the registration desk.
  • Your signed waiver from your race letter and your photo ID – you cannot race without these.

That’s all for now. Good luck with your final race preparations and we look forward to seeing you at Lake 32 on Sunday May 13th.

Race Letter – Westonbirt House Easter 10K – #finishinthebar

It’s time for the inaugural Westonbirt House Easter 10k on Good Friday 30th March DB Maxers!

Please click and read your race letter HERE carefully prior to race day

The race line-up and live result pages are available HERE.

Please check your details very carefully and email your Race Timer, if there are any errors – this is very important as if you race with incorrect details (gender, category, club), you may be disqualified.

Please note that there are no transfers, refunds, deferrals and there are no day entries.

Things to look out for on the day include:

  • An Easter Egg Hunt for the kids at 12:10. No need to book, just go to the finish line and catch up with the egg-cellent Kirsty.
  • Brand new race warm up conducted by Becca from Atlas 24 Hour Gym in Chippenham.
  • Prizes for the best fancy dress.

That’s all for now. Good luck with your final race preparations and we look forward to seeing you on Good Friday 30th March.

#finishinthebar

We are recruiting

DB Max are looking for an admin assistant to work at our busy office. If you think what it takes and would like to join the team, read on.

The company

DB Max is a growing and dynamic small business based in Melksham. Established over a decade ago, we provide race timing services and equipment for sports events throughout the UK and overseas. We also hold our own multi sport events in the South West. We are a performance driven business with an experienced team working together to deliver accurate, reliable and effective services. Last year we managed over 130 events and 2018 is shaping up to be even bigger.

The role

We’re looking for a capable, enthusiastic and professional Admin Assistant to work in our busy office. Managing events requires meticulous preparation and project management to ensure they are a success on the day. Due to business growth we need to take on an additional member of staff  to support the Office Administrator with the pre and post event administration. The role is part-time (3 days a week) based in our Melksham offices.

Responsibilities

Working closely with the other office based staff plus the Race Director and Managing Director you will be responsible for –

● Answering telephone calls and sorting post, deliveries and office supplies.
● Managing all relevant correspondence from clients and suppliers.
● Preparing invoices and purchase orders using the relevant software.
● Raising purchase orders and coordinating delivery dates to meet agreed deadlines for
events.
● Booking subcontractors.
● Keeping all paperwork, filing and systems for tracking task up to date.
● Updating spreadsheets and calendars with relevant information.
● Tracking spend and managing budgets.
● Ad-hoc administration tasks as required.

Personal qualities and experience

To work at DB Max you’ll need to be a committed team player, be calm under pressure and love problem solving. Previous experience of working in an administrative role is essential as is a working knowledge of a spreadsheet package (Excel, Numbers, Google sheets etc). You’ll have GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above and be computer literate with good written and verbal communication skills. We’re looking for someone with great time and project management skills and the ability to make multi-tasking look easy. You’ll love getting stuck into the detail and being highly organised will be in your DNA. If this sounds like you, please get in touch.

Package

If you’d like to make a difference in a small business and work with a friendly and professional
team then we can offer you –

● A competitive salary, based on experience
● Flexible working hours
● Pension scheme
● Healthcare cash plan
● 22 days holiday per year (pro-rata) plus bank holidays
● Training
● Bonus scheme
● Free entry to 2 DB Max events a year

To apply for the role please send your CV to verity@dbmax.co.uk

To view the above as a PDF, please click HERE.

Chilly 10k, Race Letter February 2018

It’s Chilly time folks! The traditional season opening DB Max Castle Combe ‘Chilly’ 10k is on Sunday 18th February at the world famous Castle Combe Circuit and we are looking forward to welcoming you to this year’s event.

Please click and read your race letter HERE carefully prior to race day. The race line-up and live result pages are available now HERE.

Please check your details very carefully and email your Race Timer HERE, if there are any errors. Please note, this is very important as if you race with incorrect details (gender, category, club), you may be disqualified.

Things to remember for race day:

  • Please ensure that you know your race number when arriving at the registration desk.
  • There is the opportunity to collect your race number on Saturday 17th February with registration open at the track from 14:30-17:00.
  • The Strawford Centre where spectators can get out of the cold is closed at the moment for refurbishment, so ensure all those coming dress for the conditions.

That’s all for now. Good luck with your final race preparations and we look forward to seeing you on Sunday 18th February.

Chilly Duathlon – Race Letter February 2018

It’s Chilly time folks! The traditional season opening DB Max Castle Combe ‘Chilly’ Duathlon is on Sunday 18th February at the world famous Castle Combe Circuit and we are looking forward to welcoming you to this year’s event.

Please click and read your race letter HERE carefully prior to race day. The race line-up and live result pages are available now HERE.

Please check your details very carefully and email your Race Timer HERE, if there are any errors. Please note, this is very important as if you race with incorrect details (gender, category, club), you may be disqualified.

Things to remember for race day:

  • Please ensure that you know your race number when arriving at the registration desk.
  • Your signed waiver from your race letter and your photo ID. You cannot race without these.
  • The Strawford Centre where spectators can get out of the cold is closed at the moment for refurbishment, so ensure all those coming dress for the conditions.
  • You can not change your start wave in advance of race day. There may be the possibility of changing on race morning, but this will be at a cost of £5 per person.

That’s all for now. Good luck with your final race preparations and we look forward to seeing you on Sunday 18th February.

 

 

Race Letter – ARC South West Chilly Road Relays 2018

It’s time for the inaugural ARC South West Chilly Road Relays folks! Saturday 20th January 2018 sees this brand new race at the world famous Castle Combe Circuit.

Please click and read your race letter HERE  carefully prior to race day. The race line-up and live result pages are available now at ARC South West Chilly Road Relays, Results.

Please check your details very carefully and email your Race Timer here, if there are any errors. Please note, this is very important as if you race with incorrect details (gender, category, club), your team may be disqualified.

Things to remember for race day:

  • Please ensure that you know your team race number when arriving at the registration desk. Only one member of the team needs to register.
  • Ensure you dress appropriately for the weather conditions forecast for the day.

That’s all for now. Good luck with your final race preparations and we look forward to seeing you on Saturday 20th January.

Race Letter – Westonbirt House Christmas 10K 30th December 2017

It’s the rescheduled  Westonbirt House Christmas 10k on Saturday 30th December DB Maxers!

The race now in its second year is held in association with Specsavers of Cirencester, and is once again a sell out at the stunning Gloucestershire venue.

Please click and read your race letter here carefully prior to race day. Race bibs and timing chips have been posted out to you. If you have been a transfer due to the original postponement of the event you will collect your race bib from registration on the day of the race.

The race line-up and live result pages are available at Westonbirt House Christmas 10k Results.

Please check your details very carefully and email your Race Timer, if there are any errors – this is very important as if you race with incorrect details (gender, category, club), you will be disqualified.

Please note that there are no transfers and no day entries.

Things to remember for race day:

  • Don’t forget it is December and the weather could be somewhat unpredictable. Please dress appropriately for the weather conditions on the day.
  • You cannot run with someone else’s number. Anyone found doing so will be disqualified immediately, reported to the ARC and banned from any DB Max event for 12 months.
  • There are no day entries available.
  • There are no refunds, deferrals or transfers at this stage as per our T&C’s.

That’s all for now folks. Good luck with your final race preparations and we look forward to seeing you on Saturday 30th December.