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Thank you to everyone who has already renewed. 

The date for membership renewal in order to to meet the deadline for EA registration as now passed. Please ensure that you renew ASAP as per the email that you should have received from Nat.

If you do not have the email or if you do not intend to re-join us this year please can you let Nat Wilson know by emailing  so that we can keep our records straight. 

 

Club Tee-shirts

Did you know that you can easily purchase a technical running shirt from the club's stock from the designs below?

As you can see these designs are available in three colours - Red, Dark Blue and Light Blue - and are for general running, training and social runs. Please note they are not suitable for events and races when representing the club. They are offered in men's, women's and youth sizes and cost £15.00 each (or £12.50 for youth sizes).

Just get in touch with us at  for your garment.

To see all of the items that are available from our range of club kit visit https://www.rpac.org.uk/rpac-welcome/club-kit.

 

Saturday Social Group 10:30AM from Priory Park

The second Saturday Social Group run took place last Saturday (15th August) - thanks to Naomi for the photo (obviously!).

Next week we will stick to the tried and tested run around Priory Park again - a maximum of 3 loops.
You can read about the new group on the RPAC Noticeboard here , and you need to email Paul Walters to be included in the list of Saturday attendees.

 

Senior Training Sessions

Malcolm is away this week.

For senior training, Usha will be leading an 8PM session on Tuesday, and Ellis the 7PM Thursday session.

Gavin's Thursday sessions in Priory Park are back from this week.

 

Reminder - Senior 1000m Time Trial

The training sessions for the week commencing 25th August will be given over to a 1000m time trial. If you are not participating in any of the training sessions that week you are free to submit your fastest self-timed 1000m of the week. There will be a further reminder about this nearer the time.

 

MABAC News

MABAC have announced that all fixtures are cancelled for the rest of the year.

The MABAC website is at https://running.mabac.org.uk/

 

Richmond RunFest Kew Gardens 10K - by Moray Carey

Approval has been granted for the Kew Gardens 10k’s to go ahead on Sat 12th & Sun 13th Sept (unless Government guidelines change).

https://www.richmondrunfest.co.uk/events/kew-gardens-10k/

 They will take place wholly on paved surfaces within the grounds of the extensive scenic Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, which houses the "largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world."

 All runners will be given an arrival time to avoid congestion and ensure social distancing. Other extensive Covid-19 mitigations will also be in place. 

 https://www.richmondrunfest.co.uk/event-info/covid-19-update/

See Moray's document here for more information.

 

A Rejoined Member - Angie Steadman

Angie Steadman was a member of Reigate Priory AC some years back, and has just rejoined our club - fantastic!

On the left, Angie in 1983, and on the right Angie in 2020. (Has the stripe swapped sides?!)

 

Congratulations to Lisa and Jon Payn

Forest didn't want to give his mum an easy time of it! He was born on Thursday 23rd July 2020 - after a few issues.

Brother to Callum, Thomas and Nathan, Lisa reliably informs us that Forest is her last! Congratulations Lisa and Jon.

 

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