All Club News
Thursday 29th July Summer Barbecue & Relay Races ***CHANGE OF DATE ***
Our Summer Barbecue will be held on Thursday 29th July. Exact timing and details will follow in due course.
We are also planning to hold a series of relay races which will involve teams of mixed age groups (juniors and seniors) and abilities. More details to follow.
Wednesday 21st July Summer Evening 10K - help still required
A huge thank you to everyone who has volunteered, but we still need a few more on-course marshals. If you are able to help us on the day please contact
Sunday 25th July 2021 Plea for a marshal for the Surrey Slog half marathon
This is a MABAC event around Holmbury Hill, and we are supposed to provide two Marshals as a participating club. Andrew Bamford is our MABAC league co-ordinator, and has dutifully filled one of these positions, but could Andrew please have a volunteer to help with this event? If you can fill this vacancy please email Andrew on
Give us your results please
If you run in an event, do please let us know your results by emailing . If possible please can you submit them by Sunday evening at the latest as this allows us to meet the deadline for the Surrey Mirror sports pages.
Junior Section News
English Schools Track and Field Championships 2021 - by David Mills
Congratulations to Samuel Stapley and Lilah Unwin who have both been selected to compete in the 800m for Surrey Schools.
The entry level is high and it is a significant achievement to make it into the Surrey team.
The Championships are being held in Manchester over the weekend of 10th July.
Dates For Your Diary from Mike Gent
Upcoming dates for Junior Section track league events are as follows:
10 July - Ebbisham League , Woodcote School, Coulsdon - U11s, U13s and U15s - Boys only
17 July - YDL LAG at Guildford - U13s and U15s - Boys and Girls
24 July - Ebbisham League - Venue TBC - U11-U15 boys only
25 July - YDL UAG - Brighton - U17- U20 Boys and girls
7 August - Lily B - Guildford - Girls U11-U17s
15 August Ebbisham League - Woodcote School Coulsdon - U11s, U13s and U15s - Boys only
28 August - Lily B - Sutton- Girls U11-U17s
4 September - YDL LAG - Sutton - U13-U15 Boys and girls
5 September - YDL UAG - Crawley - U17- U20 Boys and girls
If anyone would like to compete in the upcoming Ebbisham Boys league fixture on Saturday 10 July and the LAG (U13 and U15 boys and girls) YDL fixture at Guildford on 17 July then please let Mike Gent know.
Senior Section News
Senior Training at K2
You should have an email in your in-box sent on Sunday 4th July around 15:30 from Malcolm Woodman regarding training at K2. The first planned date is Tuesday 27th July. Please see Malcolm's email for the full details and the schedule.
Sunday 20th June Southern Athletics League at K2 Athletics Stadium
We have the results from the Southern Athletics League Match 1 published here. Note that Reigate Priory AC athletes take part in a team together with Holland Sports AC and Dorking and Mole Valley AC.
Sunday 4th July Kenley 10K
Jon Payn got a PB of 44.47 at the Kenley 10K which consists of 3 laps of Kenley Aerodrome, a flat route! He ran with Jamilla for most of the run.
Sunday 4th July - Kate's 6th Action Challenge - Peak District 100
Marathon number 76 under the belt for Kate Knight. 5th x 100 km. 6th action challenge event of the year.
Couch to 5K "Graduation" 10th July - next weekend!
Our Couch to 5k group has made really excellent progress and have just this week to prepare for their "graduation". With the return of Parkrun being delayed we now plan to run three 1 mile laps in Priory Park at 09:00 on Saturday 10th July.
It would be great if we could get a strong turnout of club members to run with the group to help support them and celebrate their achievement.
Surrey Slog Half Marathon 25th July
Please support this event which is staged by MABAC. Details are here and note the plea for a Marshal above.
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