Club news for everyone
Parkrun Tourism to Hove Promenade with Minibus Travel Saturday 23rd November
The 5th fixture in our Parkrun Tourism spot - Hove Promenade Parkrun.
This event is open to all senior members, parents, accompanied juniors, and even family members and friends of our club. We have always had a great turn-out and a lovely time at these events through 2019. The cost of the minibus is subsidised by Reigate Priory AC - free to members and will cost £5 each for non-members.
The schedule is as follows...
- 7:25AM park at Reigate College (Rushworth Road entrance).
- 7:30AM depart in the minibus for Hove Promenade.
- 8:30AM be warming up on Hove Promenade.
- 9:00AM Parkrun starts.
- 10:00AM Breakfast in Marrocco's café - see the menu here.
- 11:45AM back in Reigate.
If you'd like to take part, please can you please email with your menu choices.
We'll pay the café individually, and non-members can pay me for the minibus travel in cash on the day.
A date for the diary - Xmas club social on Thursday 12th December
Please join us for a social evening at the Prince of Wales pub, Holmesdale Road, Reigate on Thursday 12th December.
An area has been reserved in the lounge area from 7pm and all Seniors and Junior parents are welcome.
Nominations for the Ted Baker Award
Nominations are invited for the Ted Baker Award. Please see the link for details.
A date for the diary - Awards Evening Saturday 18th January 2020
Please see the email from Sam & Usha for details.
Surrey XC League Matches Saturday 9th November
The second Surrey XC League matches took place last Saturday with the boys races on Wimbledon Common and the girls' races on Mitcham Common. A full report is not available at the time of writing. The U13 boys finished in 3rd place, the U13 girls A & B teams finished in 4th and 11th places respectively, the U15 girls finished in 9th place and the U15/U17 boys finished in 11th place.
Dates for Juniors' diaries before Christmas
This is not the exhaustive list - see the calendar too.
Sunday 17th November Camberley Open Cross Country.
Tuesday 26th November 7PM monthly Tuesday session for Juniors at K2, Crawley.
Sunday 1st December Border League at Lightwater Country Park hosted by Bracknell AC.
Cross Country League Fixtures 9th November
The Ladies teams were in action on Mitcham Common. A full report can be found here.
The Men's teams competed on Wimbledon Common. The Men's A team finished in 5th place and the B team finished in 9th place.
MABAC Fixture Farley Heath Sunday 17th November 10:00AM
This Sunday sees the final MABAC fixture of 2019. Meet in Bell St Car Park for a 08:15 departure. If you plan to run, need a lift, or can help with transport please contact us to let us know . Strong turnouts in recent fixtures have seen us working our way up the league; we are within striking distance of Runnymede Runners who are immediately above us. It would be great to overhaul them and finish in 6th place.
Session @ Battlebridge Tuesday 12th November 7:00PM
The plan for the training session at Battlebridge track is scheduled as follows...
Drills and exercises
7,6,5,4,5,6,7 minutes with recoveries of 1.75, 1.5, 1.25., 1, 1.25 and 1.5 mins.
Fast for last minute of each rep.
Less intense option:
1200m, 1000m, 800m, 600m, 800m, 1000m, 1200m
200m walk/jog recovery to re-group
Session from YMCA Sovereign Centre Wednesday 13th November 7:00PM
A WhatsApp group has been set up to aid communications. The link will be sent out in the email version of this newsletter.
This week's session will be an easy run into Reigate, followed by faster loops of Homebase and Station car parks.
Winter road session in Reigate on Thursday 14th November 6:30PM
Note the later start time. Meet at Majestic in Bell Street for 6:30PM and jog to the Parish School. Loops round Blackborough Road and Reigate Road. Led by Usha and Moray this week.
No Sunday Run on Sunday 17th November
There is no Sunday Run this weekend because of the MABAC fixture.
Dates for the diary
Sunday 17th November MABAC League at Farley Heath
Saturday 23rd November Parkrun Tourism Hove Promenade with *minibus travel*
Thursday 28th November Jimmy James Handicap race 3
Tuesday 3rd December session at K2
Thursday 12th December from 7PM - club social at the Prince of Wales, Holmesdale Road
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