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CLUB TRAINING SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th January - ARR Captain's Challenge 5k #1 - details on FB members page.
Committee News (posted 8th January)
Click here for a summary of our January Committee meeting.
Post your times on Webscorer and register for club events here
(posted 7th November)
Click the image to order a PDF of our 35th Anniversary book
Subscriptions are due on January 1st
(posted 26th December)
Details of how much and how to pay can be found on our AGM 2021 notice here.
The AGM Notice has been posted on the FB Member's page and was emailed or posted to all members on December 27th.
The Captains' December Catch Up (posted 8th January.)
We should be reporting on our successful Winter Handicap last week and the end of our 2020 calendar... but the weather disagreed and now we run this weekend with even more restrictions. So I'd like to say a massive thank you to the Committee for adapting the event so it can still take place, with more than 120 members signed up.
As always we've been busy through December with the Evilsprock 10k, the Reindeer runs for the Prince of Wales Hospice and the 5k Turkey Trot. Along with training nights and our 5k weekend series.
Continuing from last month, both the Evilsprock 10k and Turkey Trot 5k were split into 2 events to fit with restrictions. We had a great turn out for both events, so a massive well done to everyone taking part in both races with some great times and lots of PB's. It was great that some of our junior members could join in the 5k, and a special mention to Will Horobin for finishing 18th overall out of 112 runners.
Some members have even found external races to take part in with Simon Edwards-Barber, Emma Jane Evans and Mark Leadbeater taking a clean sweep of the trophies at the Grim up North Canal Race, where Dave Allison was 1st place in the 5k and Lucy Vamplew was 2nd lady. Sarah Cooper and Debbie Sidwell came 2nd and 3rd in the half marathon. Finally James Roberts came second in the Christmas 5k in Sheffield, so great performances all round.
Also a massive well done to everyone for taking part in the weekend 5k series, especially the 13 who took part in every event (39 weeks):
Don't worry though, we'll be starting the next 5k series next week, so we'll still be encouraging you to get out for 5k every weekend... More details soon.
Joe Worthington and Jenny Swindell
Action from the Turkey Trot 5k (posted 23rd December)
All photos courtesy of VSP Images