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Recent Volunteers

Volunteers @ Surrey County Combined Events Championships, 7-8 September 2019

Ivan Barrett, Ashley Burridge, Naomi Jones

Volunteers @ YDL LAG, 20th July 2019

Antony Collins, Dave Mills, David Manrow, Joanne Antoniou, Mark Peters

Volunteers @ SAL, 13th July 2019

Ashley Burridge, Ian Crouch, Ivan Barrett, Jo Davey

Volunteers @ Vets T&F, 8th July 2019

Annette Morris, Ashley Burridge, Ian Crouch, Ivan Barrett

Volunteers @ Summer Evening 10k, 3rd July 2019

Apologies if we've missed anyone: Adam Lloyd, Adrian Grant, Ailsa Nurse, Alastair Watkinson (+  daughters), Alex South, Alex South's Daughter, Andrew Bamford, Andrew Patrick, Anna Baer, Annette Morris, Antony Read, Aoife Kehoe, Ashley Burridge, Ayden Higgins, Bethany Higgins, Carolyn Patrick, Chris Veale, Claire Humphrey, Craig Parke, Daniel Emson, Dave Williams, David Nurse, Doug Kington, Duncan Mallison, Ewan McKay, Fran Dunham, Freddie Roux, Ginevra Stoneley, Ian Crouch, Ian Martin, Ian Thomas, Irene and Keith Leitner, Jamilla Ncayiyana, Jas Dhanda, Jenny Carus, Jo Davey, Kate Knight, Lee Savage, Malcolm Woodman, Max Wilson, Melanie Fulton-Bell , Michael Stanley, Moray Carey, Moray Laing, Nat Wilson, Natalie Laing, Nicholas Wade , Nicky Hodgetts, Paul Byrne, Paul Chandler, Ralph Tuckwell, Renwick Horsfall, Richard Scrase, Rick Coles, Ruth Willis, Ryan English, Sarah Finch, Stephen Smith, Steve Smith, Steve Watkins, Steve Watkins' daughter, Stewart Mcintyre, Sue Carnell, Tom Almond, Usha Stevens, Wayne Chappell

parkrun tourism first event 22nd June - for everyone


The Reigate Priory parkrun tourism activity is here! You can see the Reigate Priory AC news item advertising the schedule here.

Our parkrun visits are targeted at seniors, parents of juniors and accompanied juniors, but if we have the space even non-members may attend.

We will be visiting Worthing parkrun by minibus on 22nd June, and the deadline for inclusion is Thursday 13th June, so please read the article and get in touch!


Junior results


Youth Development League from Sunday 26th May

Our second Youth Development League, Upper Age Group match took place at Mile End in East London on Sunday, 26th May.

Three under 17's from Reigate Priory AC were the only athletes turning out for the u17/u20 Reigate/Holland Sports joint team.

Alex Collins took on the 100m producing a personal best time and also scored points in the Triple Jump and 200m. Lily Cain-Jones won the Javelin and Drew Burridge came within 1/10th of a second of his PB in the 400m.

Our next match is at Erith on Sunday, 30 June (details on the club's calendar).

As this is the first weekend after the exam season we hope to see more competitors there! More details to follow by email later this week.


Lily B League from Saturday 1st June

On Saturday 1st June RPAC took 28 junior athletes to the fantastic new track at Walton for the second round of this year’s Lily B competition.

There were a number of great performances, but highlights were Ewa Marsh’s big PB in the U15 1500m, Imogen Wheeler who registered best PBs  in both the 100 and 200m and Eve Goulding who was the fastest out of almost 50 U11 sprinters in the 75m.

You can read the full reports from the girls Lily B League match at Walton from Saturday here


Ebbisham Boys League from Sunday 2nd June

A small contingent of RPAC boys turned out for the Ebbisham Boys League match at Ewell on Sunday and produced some excellent results.

You can read the full reports from the Ebbisham Boys League match at Ewell from Sunday here.


Senior results


Club Championship Dorking 10 from Sunday 2nd June

Sunday 2nd June was the day for the hot and hilly Dorking 10 road race, our club championship.

Apart from the championship results (available on the link below), our men's team came a fantastic 2nd overall. Additionally three of our members participated in the 10Km race.

Full results from the Dorking 10s can be found here.


Surrey Masters @ Kingsmeadow Sunday 2nd June

Congratulations to Moray Laing who won a silver medal in the V55 javelin.


Other recent results

Southern Athletics League, Match 2 from 19th May

Southern Vets Athletics, Match 2 from 20th May

Adrian Bowden ran the Edinburgh Marathon on 26th May in a time of 4:29:57 - congratulations Adrian, and we'll get the result added to the website.

Dorking 10s from 2nd June

Surrey Masters Track and Field from 2nd June


Senior events on the calendar


MABAC League Sunday 9th June

The next MABAC fixture is on Sunday 9th June at Holmwood Common at 11am. There is some information about the course and parking here.

For further information an informative email was sent to seniors on last Thursday 30th May. If you fancy running let the RPAC MABAC team know - their email address is within the email sent on the 30th. If you don't have the email you can always email me.


Vets Track and Field @ Walton Monday 10th June

It is the third fixture in this year's Veterans' Track and Field League on Monday 10th June. The venue is the Waterside Athletics Arena, Walton. The field events start at 6.30 pm and the track events at 7 pm.

An email was sent out to seniors about this event on Sunday 2nd June with the itinerary. If you'd like to take part, please let Malcolm know. If you don't have the email you can always email me.


Club Championship Richmond 10K on Sunday 16th June

This is a reminder that this event will be on us before you know it, and the event fills up. You can still enter here.


Other news


Mick Heaver's challenge

Mick is currently undertaking a challenge of running a 5km every day, without a rest day, for 365 days straight. The challenge is called "5-4-365" and he is attempting to raise £5k for Centrepoint charity, who specialise in helping 18-25yr olds who are homeless. He has passed day 50!

If you want to follow his journey it is on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/_mII8UDs9h4 or on Instagram: mick_heaver

Should anyone be feeling generous, the link to his justgiving page is here


Get in touch


If you believe that anything has been missed out (apologies if this is the case), please email me promptly and I can either adjust the current news or defer the item to the next week.

If you want to publicise achievement, whether it is for yourself or for running colleagues, or to publicise an up-and-coming event, just get in touch via email for Monday and let me know. 

I have purposely made each item of this newsletter brief and to the point. If you have any comments regarding the format, do let me know.

If you wish to get in touch my email address is below...

Pub social - Thursday 3rd October

Please join us for a social evening at the Prince of Wales pub (Holmesdale Road) on Thursday 3 October. An area has been reserved in the lounge area from 7pm and all Seniors and Junior parents are welcome! We hope any new members will take the...

MABAC  & Jimmy James

MABAC This Sunday 22nd September The next MABAC fixture is this Sunday at 11:00 at Lightwater Country Park, situated between Bagshot and Lightwater (GU18 5RG). We have had a really good turnout for the last couple of events and this has moved us up...

Call for volunteers for upcoming races

To All Seniors, Older Juniors and Parents of Juniors, You may remember when you submitted your membership forms that the form includes the statement "One of the conditions of membership of RPAC is that all members, parents and carers help with club...

fast flat 10k Jigsaw Run, Nov 24

Hi – Just wondering if you might be able to publicise to your members the eighth (and sadly final) 10k Jigsaw Run round Dunsfold Park airfield near Cranleigh and Godalming on Sunday 24 November at 10.30am. It’s the last one before work starts on...

#gocoach from England Athletics

Yesterday saw the launch of #gocoach, a fantastic new campaign from England Athletics hoping to attract 10,000 new athletics coaches and run leaders by 2020. Coaches are essential to the survival of our wonderful sport and we’re asking if you could...

Surrey Cross-Country League Sponsorship

The Surrey League X-C now has a new sponsor: Start Fitness, who also own More Miles. Start Fitness are offering discounts to all members of affiliated clubs, 30% off at More Miles and 10% at Start Fitness. Discount codes are available on the "...