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Recent Volunteers

Volunteers - MABAC & Border League

Stewart McIntyre, Rick Coles, Caroline Wheatley, Ruth Willis, Claire Humphrey, Andrew Bamford, Niall McGregor, Carol Orchard, Mike Pocock, Ginevra Stoneley, Mike Gent, Fiona Gent, Sharon Miller, Julia Kinniburgh, Paul Chandler, Adrian Grant, Paul Walters, Thalia Hessey, Moray Carey, Jas Dhanda, Ian Crouch, Malcolm Woodman, Frank O'Regan, Ian Strong, Andrew Patrick, Andrew Bennett, Sophie Bassi, Ruth Breslaw, Max Smithson, Mr Kirk, Mr Barton.

Recent Volunteers, Jan/Feb 2020

Surrey T&F Indoor Champs, 15-16/2/2020: Ivan Barrett, Ashley Burridge  Surrey Men's XC League - Lloyd Pk, 8/2/2020: Ashley Burridge Surrey Secondary Schools XC Champs - Priory Pk, 18/1/2020: Ivan Barrett, Ashley Burridge, Ian Crouch, Sue Carnell, Paul Chandler, Fiona Gent, Mike Gent, Stewart McIntyre, Michael Stanley, Ian Thomas, Natalie Wilson

Volunteer @ Surrey League X-C, Chobham, 11/1/20

Ashley Burridge - Timekeeper

Volunteers @ Holly Run, 15th December 2019

Adam Woodman, Adrian Bowden, Adrian Grant, Andrew Bamford, Andrew Bennett, Andrew Patrick, Annette Morris, Ashley Burridge, Becky Martin, Caroline Orchard, Caroline Wheatley, Claire Humphrey, David Harris, David Neumann, Dino Pelekani, Donna Barrington-Smith, Duncan Mallison, Emma McAuliffe, Fiona Gent, Frank O'Regan, Ginevra Stoneley, Graham Bull, Helena Tomkins, Ian Crouch, Ian Martin, Ian Miller (Lingfield RC), Ian Thomas, Iris McAuliffe, Jack Finn, Jacqui James, Jane Patrick, Janet Moore, Jas Dhanda, Jim Vince, Jo Davey, Libby Rebuck, Lisa Payn, Malcolm Woodman, Mel Fulton-Bell, Michael Stanley, Mike Gent, Mike Pocock, Mike Scott, Moray Carey, Natalie Wilson, Nicholas Wade, Paul Chandler, Paul Lockye, Paul Walters, Peter Crawshaw, Richard Scrase, Rick Coles, Rob Wigley, Sam Burnett, Sarah Finch, Sarah Walters, Sharon Brennan, Sonia Galloway, Sophie Potter, Stewart McIntyre, Sue Carnell, Taryn Bennett, Thalia Hessey, Tim Else, Usha Stevens

Volunteers @ Priory Relays, 2nd Nov 2019

Adrian Grant, Ali Rustige, Amira & Lashelle Marlow, Andrew Bamford, Anthony Read, Ashley Burridge, Bethany Higgins, Charl Jordaan, Claire Humphrey, Colin Kloes, Craig Parke, Dan Statham, David Clark, David Harris, David Manrow, David Nurse, Drew Burridge, Fran Afonso, Francesca Manrow, Frank O’Regan, Ian Crouch, Ian Martin, Ian Thomas, Jas Dhanda, Jenny Carus, Lee Savage, Lisa Payn, Lou Schofield, Malcolm Woodman, Matthew Aylott, Moray Carey, Nicholas Wade, Paul Chandler, Paul Walters, Pete Statham, Rick Coles, Roger Hillier, Sam Burnett, Sarah Walters, Sharon Brennan, Stephen Smith, Sue Statham, Usha Stevens

 

Club News For Everyone

 I hope that this newsletter finds you and your families all keeping fit and well. I hope that the return to school for some of our junior members and those in the teaching profession wasn't too difficult. Can you believe this glorious weather? 

Summer 10K Is Cancelled

With great regret the decision has been made to cancel the Summer 10K for this year. Full details are on the noticeboard

Coaching

We are waiting for an update from England Athletics on their advice following the government's change in restrictions that came into force today (1st June). Until we have received that advice and the coaches have been able to discuss it we are still limited to socially-distanced one-to-one coaching. Watch out for updates on the noticeboard and in the newsletter.

   
Virtual Competitions 

 5x1 Mile Relay - This was Week 3  of 4

There is no shaking Team 1 from the top spot. They were the fastest team again by some way with a combined total time for the 5 miles of 32:43 - an improvement of 28 seconds over last week. Congratulations to Adrian Grant, Jas Dhanda, Euan Willis, Jamilla Ncayiyana and Duncan Mallison who make up the dream team. 

The finishing order was Team 1 (32:43), Team 2 (34:18), Team 3 (35:20), Team 4 (35:45), Team 6 (35:33), Team 5 (35:58), Team 7 (39:18). Team 7 lost a bit of ground this week as Jack Finn is injured and was not running at his usual pace. 

The fastest men were George Roux (5:09), Freddie Roux (5:19), Duncan Mallison (5:37), Tom Almond (5:38) and Jas Dhanda (6:01).  Well done Jas for breaking into the top 5. Well done too to Adrian Grant who recorded a PB for the third successive week with 8:10 and a big shout out to Ian Edmonds for a very nippy 7:44. 

The fastest ladies were Ginevra Stoneley (5:50), Jamilla Ncayiyana (6:02), Gillian O'Regan (7:02), Ruth Willis (7:10) and Claire Humphrey (7:52). Well done Claire for breaking into the top 5. 

The fastest junior runners were Will John-Cox (5:51), Max Orchard (5:54), Robert Duncton (7:14) and George Duncton (7:30) - well done to all of you!

Well done to everyone - keep up the good work and let's see if someone can unseat Team 1 in the final week.

Weekly Challenge 

Last week's challenge was to try the EA Agility Challenge. I don't think anyone took up that particular gauntlet!

 
Monthly Climbing Challenge

Charlie Butcher topped the leaderboard last week with a huge 1962 metres of climbing. Adrian Grant was in second place with 1273 metres and Tom Almond was hard on his heels with 1247. Final positions for May are Charlie Butcher, Tom Almond and Adrian Grant - well done guys.

A Challenge for this week

Something really very simple this week - send me a photo of your favourite view taken whilst out running or walking.  The best photos will be included in next week's newsletter. 

Keep in touch

 It's more important than ever that we keep in touch with each other at this time. Stay safe everybody. Please let us know if there is anything you'd like to see in the newsletter, especially if you have any bright ideas for competitions.

If you wish to get in touch our email address is  

Senior training groups, w/c 6th July 2020

To avoid any confusion, the people Usha, Ian and I are expecting at the senior training sessions this week (week 4) are in bold/italics in the lists below. Obviously this doesn't take into account any swaps that I don't know about, which I will...

Event Taster Sessions

Event Taster Sessions Would you like to try a new event?  Now that we’re back to training, we would like to offer both junior and senior members a chance to try out a new event. The sessions are designed to develop new event specific techniques over...

COVID-19 Update, 14th June 2020: Return to coached training

Good news! Following the government relaxation of lockdown and updated advice from England Athletics, we are able to return to small group coached training sessions for Junior event group athletes and Seniors. All Seniors will have just received an...

COVID-19 Update, 1st June 2020

England Athletics have today updated their guidance following the relaxation of the lockdown rules. In summary: Exercise outdoors only in groups of up to 6 people providing athletes/runners maintain social distancing advice i.e. 2m apart if from a...

Summer Evening 10K cancellation

It is with great regret that Chris Veale (Race Director) and I have made the decision that we will not be able to go ahead with the Summer Evening 10K 2020, scheduled for Wednesday 1st July, due to the current government restrictions. We have...