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Hello everyone. I hope that you and your families are all keeping safe and well. I'd like to start by wishing my fellow editor Paul Walters a very happy birthday today. 

 

All Club News 

The Club AGM - a date for your diaries

The AGM will be held on Monday 26th April. Please add this date to your diaries. More details are on the Noticeboard.

We still have no candidates for the post of Club Chair which will become vacant at the AGM. There is an updated description of the Chair role here.  

We will also be awarding senior trophies to the 2020 Club Champions and to other competition winners.  

 

EA Consultation

England Athletics are running a consultation about the future formal “membership” of UK Athletics, which is equivalent to the shareholders in a company limited by shares. Full information about the various options proposed are available on the EA website. If you want to input to this consultation, which could have a significant impact on the level of control that we (as athletes) have over the future  of our sport in the UK, then please contact Ginevra or Malcolm  with your views on the various options, by no later than Friday 26th March. We will then respond to the consultation on behalf of the club.

 

Junior Section News 

 Return to Junior Training

The Saturday morning 9:00 group will restart on Saturday April 3rd.   

Gavin Lawrence and Dave Mills will be in touch directly with their groups with arrangements for the resumption of training. 

Dates for Your Diary 

Surrey Quadkids team event on Wednesday 23 June 5:30 at Guildford for school years 5 and 6.  

The athletics leagues are looking to hold events over the summer and the following dates have been confirmed so far:

YDL Lower age group 5th June, 17th July and 4th  September

YDL Upper age group 30th May, 27th June, 25th  July and 5th September 

Lily B  26th June, 7th August and 28th  August

 

Senior Section News 

Return to Senior Training 

Senior training returns from 29th March. Please look at the noticeboard for the latest information about the groups and sessions.

Battlebridge Floodlights

I am happy to confirm that all the floodlights are working again and are now operated by timer. 

The Surrey Slog

MABAC have advised that they plan to hold the Surrey Slog on Sunday 25th July. This is described as "a challenging half marathon around Holmbury Hill".

We will be asking for volunteers nearer the time. More details are available on the MABAC website. There is also a link to enter the event, but at the time of writing it is still not working!

 

And finally...

The mystery of the missing trophies has been solved and I will arrange for distribution of the outstanding awards and medals in due course.

Kate Knight has now just 31 miles to go to complete her 600 mile challenge raising money for NHS Charities Together and Mind. Well done Kate! 

  

Keep in touch

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