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Date for your diary - Friday 5th February - Burntwood
This will be held on the 25th February 2016 - probably at the Rustics ph.
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Please read this important notice regarding the meeting to be held at The Rustics (Thursday Evening at 20:30 following trainng) and timescales for submitting nominations for club officers and committee members plus agenda items and any constitutional rule changes. All members are invited to attend but you may only vote on resolutions if you have renewed your subscriptions prior to the meeting. Chip butties have been ordered!
Did you know.....
189 Members raced 21,439 miles in 3994 events.
We ran 2344 parkruns
49 members ran a marathon; 109 ran a half marathon, 74 ran a 10m and 132 ran a 10k
2016 should be even busier.
These are now due - the Notice of the AGM (above) includes details of the amount due and payment methods
A cracking night at Burntwood - a record attendance of 117 enjoyed the evening. Many thanks to Burntwood for their efficiency in dishing out the food - excellent as usual and to our band DB3. One hiccup on the night - apologies to Julie Stafford who should have received the trophy given to Gail Wrangles! Fortunately We were able to rectify the mistske shortly afterwards.
Unfortunately there wasn't enough support to hire the lcoach, however we are currently looking at another option - more information next week!
Just one race to go in the series (Roundhay Park 14 Feb). We really need a strong turnout:-
Men's Team facing relegation from League 1 to 2
Ladies Team have a chance of promotion to the Premier League - currently ln 3rd spot but only half a point off second and with a superior count back.
Terry Forrest is currently 2nd in the Men's table and Becci Winter is in 1st spot in the Ladies League. Karen Ball is second in the F35 Category and Kenny Lawrenson 2nd in the M70 (despite being 75!). Fingers crossed. Check out full details on the Peco XC pages.
Huge congratulations to two members who have contributed to the success of parkrun in different ways! Adrian Leach completed his 250th parkrun at Pontefract on Saturday whislt the previous week saw Yvonne Edwards 200th appearance as a volunteer.
Six new pbs set at parkruns in cold and wet conditions:
Nostell Priory: - Donna Bailey (23:20), Martin Exelby (28:00), Caroline Copeland (28:29), Sue Eaton (31:02), Clare Wood (33:35);
Pontefract:- John Moran (23:11).
New Nostell Priory Course best times for:- Helen Wainwright (24:49), Andrew Nuut (26:22), Victoria Holt (29:48), Keeley Turner (39:35). Year best times for Jonathsn Routledge (23:05), Eddie Neale (23:27), Stewart Haigh (25:54), Sarah Wilkinson (33:17).
New Pontefract parkrun Course Best for Steve Denniss (22:42) and Year Best times for Kevin Chippendale (22:39), Carl Britton (27:23), Amanda Wilson (27:26).
At least 4 new 10k pbs :- Donna Richardson (47:46) and possibly Jill Daly (54:08)? at Dewsbury and Steve Denniss (44:53), Victoria Wathey (56:06) and Jodi Hayward (1:01:20) at the Southport Mad Dog.
AND FINALLY - did Ian Richardson create a parkrun pb of any kind at Wakefield for running with one arm in a sling?
The Tables are currently being expanded to take into account recent new members. The first results from the Winter Handicap and Peco #3 & #4 are now being worked out and the first tables should be ready in the next few days.
The Vest t-shirt design is coming to the club. This means that these t-shirts can be used in races as an alternative to the club vest. They are made of exactly the same material as the club vests.
They come in a Male and Female specific cut and both have round necks. They are a loose fit, so if you want a tighter fit i.e closer to the vest then you need to go down a size, i.e if you are large vest and want a tighter fit you need to order a medium. There is also a long sleeve version available. (Just a note the shirts in the images are samples and the club logos and blue band will sit a bit higher on the final version)
They will retail to club members at £16 for short sleeve and £18 for long sleeve.
Simon is placing an order on Monday 22nd Feb, if you wish to order email him via the kit page
with the following details: cut i.e male/female, size and if you want long sleeve or short. Delivery will be approx 6 weeks, so will likely be late April we receive items.
ORDER DEADLINE: SUNDAY 21st FEB - any questions - see Simon at training.
There is an Ackworth Half Marathon Organising Committee meeting at Chris Taylor's at 7:30 pm on Monday 15 February. We are looking for those who again want to be involved in supervising key aspects of the event to join us or anyone else who wishes to take on a key role on the day. The roles are - Chief Car parking Marshal, Event field Set up, Registration, Sector Marshals, Road Closures, Water Stations, Finish area. These roles involve the supervision and organisation of other marshals and volunteers on the day.
We will need othesr to volunteer as marshals - more info on that in due course.