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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

Hello everyone. I hope that you and your families are all keeping safe and well in these strange and difficult times. Hopefully by the time you read this we will have a clearer picture of when we may return to some semblance of normality including a return to training and competition.  

Happy Birthday Malcolm!

I am reliably informed that today is Malcolm's birthday. Please join me in wishing him a very Happy Birthday. No change of age category for Malcolm this year.  I do know that he celebrated with an 8.6 mile run though. 

EA Virtual Road Relays

This weekend saw the culmination of Round 2 of the England Athletics Virtual Road Relays with all runs having  to be completed by 23:59 yesterday (Sunday 21st February) and uploaded by midday today. A total of 22 RPAC runners submitted times with the fastest 4 men and fastest 4 ladies scoring for the team.

You will recall that in the preliminary round we finished in 35th place with a total time of 4:01:52. This time we did even better and finished in 24th place with a total time of 3:54:21.

Scoring for the team were George Roux (26:21), Thomas Almond (26:24), Matthew Ryde (26:36), Francis Dunham (26:54), Ginevra Stoneley (30:49), Joanna Davey (31:38), Natalie Wilson (32:21) and Eloise Bull (33:18). Nearly everyone who had competed in Round 1 improved on their time in Round 2. Well done to everyone who submitted a time. For a small club we punch well above our weight!

From Round 2 the club finishing in first place will go through to the final round competing against the top teams from Athletics Northern Ireland, Scottish Athletics and Welsh Athletics in March. That club is Wirral AC with a total time of 3:32:39. For comparison with us, Wirral AC is the largest athletics club on the Wirral peninsula and has over 400 members.

A full list of RPAC runners and their results is shown in the section below.  

Jimmy James Handicap 

As you know we decided to make the EA Virtual Road Relays a handicap race with each participant submitting a target time which was subject to rigorous scrutiny and adjustment by Malcolm and myself. 

The full results are shown below. It gives me great pleasure to announce that Ewan McKay is thus the winner of the Jimmy James Handicap Trophy for 2021.   

 

 Senior Club Championship Competitions for 2021

Despite the proposals for easing lockdown there still remains significant uncertainty about which races will actually happen this year and the potential for clashes with league fixtures, etc. In view of this the Team Captains and Committee agreed that for this year only the senior 10K, 10 mile and Half Marathon Championships will be awarded based on the fastest times recorded by RPAC athletes on Power of 10. Hopefully this is clear but if you have any questions please ask    

 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.

If you wish to get in touch our email address is   

Reigate Priory AC Training Sessions (from Monday 21st December 2020)

To all Juniors & Seniors, With the announcement that most of Surrey is in the new Tier 4, all senior group training sessions are cancelled with immediate effect. I will revert to publishing the planned sessions for each week on the website...