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Your Club Needs Your Help on 1st March
On Sunday 1st March RPAC are hosting both a MABAC fixture and a Border League fixture in Priory Park. We will need lots of helpers to set up and break down the courses and of course, marshal the events. The MABAC race starts at 10:00 and the Border League fixture starts at midday. If you can help please let us know by emailing
Couch to 5K helpers
A big thank you to our volunteers Ginevra Stoneley, Adrian Grant, Jack Finn, Kate Knight and Claire Humphrey who all helped at the Couch to 5K session on Saturday, as well as Malcolm Woodman for coaching the session.
25th January 2020 South of England XC Champs @ Parliament Hill
Nine young athletes from RPAC undertook the challenging cross country course at Parliament Hill on Saturday 25th January. See the report here.
Border League Match 3 Sunday 2nd February @ Guildford
The Juniors had a successful if very muddy afternoon at the Border League fixture hosted by Guildford in Stoke Park. Strong results across all the races but the highlights being first and second in the U11 boys from Max Orchard and Stanley Phillips, second in the U15 boys for Oscar Curry and third from James Beatty in the U9 Boys. Our best team finish was the U9 girls who were second with our top four all in the first thirteen places and our fifth not far behind. The five were Lisette Matthews, Florence Tombleson, Florence Shade, Charlotte Randell and Daisey Barton.
Junior Dates for the Diary
The fourth and final fixture in this year's Border League will be held in Reigate Priory Park on Sunday 1 March. First race is at 12:00pm. As the hosts I hope we will have a large pool of runners competing. We will also need to supply a number of volunteers to officiate on the day. A note will follow shortly but please make yourselves available to help.
There will be no training for the Saturday morning 9:00am group on Saturday 15 February due to Half Term.
Junior K2 dates
These are now confirmed for the rest of 2020. There will be no visits to K2 in Crawley in January or February. The bookings we have are March 24, April 21, May 19, June 23, July 28, Sept 22, Nov 10, Dec 8.
All sessions start at 7:00pm, last 1 hour and are open to all Junior and Academy members.
Saturday 8th February Surrey League Cross Country Fixture 4
This Saturday sees the fourth of the Surrey League Cross Country fixtures.
The ladies are competing at Richmond Park and the men at Lloyd Park.
Please talk to your team captain for further details or
Dates for the Diary
Thursday 4th February @ Battlebridge 19:00 - 400m relays or 12 x 400m.
Wednesday 5th February Improvers & Recovery Run from the Sovereign Centre - to Reigate for Tunnel Reps.
Thursday 6th February @ Battlebridge 18:30 - 45 minute tempo session.
Saturday 8th February Surrey League Cross Country Fixture 4.
Sunday 9th February Meet at Earlswood Lakes Cancelled due to the gales
Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th February Surrey County Indoor T&F Championships @ David Weir Leisure Centre, Sutton
Saturday 22nd February National XC Championships @ Wollanton Park, Nottingham
Sunday 23rd February 10:00AM Wokingham Half Marathon *** Club Championship ***
Saturday 29th February Parkrun Tourism @ Nonsuch parkrun
Sunday 1st March 10:00AM MABAC Reigate and 12:00 Border League XC Priory Park - we need lots of volunteers
Please check the Reigate Priory AC Calendar for other events and further details.
Thursday 30th January Jimmy James Handicap
Sorry folks - no results as yet, but I believe that Rob Wigley was first home. We'll update you soon!
Sunday 2nd February Thorpe & Egham Half Marathon
Steve Watkins, Andrew Pringle, Anthony Collins, Adriana Collins and Ian Edmonds were participants. See their results here.
Club Championship Wokingham Half Marathon 23rd February 10:00AM - last orders
This is the first of our Club Championship races for the season and your first opportunity to win some RPAC silverware.
It is a fast and flat half marathon - the course record is 1:03:14 for men and 1:11:09 for ladies.
This race normally sells out quite quickly so if you haven't entered yet do not delay. Entry details are here, but I expect that you'll need to be quick to get an entry now.
Quiz Night @ The Blue Anchor, West Street, Reigate on Thursday 6th February 2020
We chalked up a join 1st place victory last week, and will accrue our £15 winnings with the next prize we win to give a larger cash donation to a charity. Anyone welcome to join us this Thursday.
If anyone wants to join the team please email . You need to be there by 19:45.
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