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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 difficult times.  It is difficult to see many positives at the moment, but at least the daylight hours are increasing by about 15 minutes a week at the moment - Spring is not far away.

 

Senior Training

Although training is cancelled Malcolm is continuing to publish details of the scheduled session on the calendar and via the Facebook group. 

Battlebridge Floodlights

The floodlights at Battlebridge will be turned on between 18:00 and 21:00 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays until further notice. If you plan to use the track don't forget that you can exercise with a maximum of one person from outside your family or support bubble and you must maintain social distancing. You may only exercise once per day but there is no limit on the duration of that exercise session. 

EA Virtual Road Relays

We have had some really strong performances in the EA Virtual 5 Mile Road Relays and a total of 5 ladies and 8 men have submitted times so far.  The deadline has now been extended so if you still want to submit a time you must have completed your run before 14th January and have submitted the time here by midday on 14th January. 

The full list of results is George Roux (27:39), Freddie Roux (27:52), Frank O'Regan (30:22), Ian Stammars (30:27), Conner Wickens (31:22) , Neil Fenwick (30:49), Neil Freeman-Jones (31:25), Ginevra Stoneley (32:23), Jo Davey (32:58), Nat Wilson (33:15), Carmela Charalambous (34:52), Gillian O'Regan (36:10), Malcolm Woodman (43:49)

I was particularly impressed by the times submitted by three relatively new club members. Well done Conner Wickens, Neil Fenwick and Neil Freeman-Jones!

At the moment the RPAC team has a total time of 4:09:48 and is made up of George Roux, Freddie Roux, Frank O'Regan, Ian Stammars, Ginevra Stoneley, Jo Davey, Nat Wilson and Carmela Charalambous. 

Can we improve on this time and will we be good enough to qualify for the national round? 

Here are two of the team - Carmela Charalambous and Ian Stammars following their runs (although I'm not convinced that Ian wasn't just feeding the swans). 

If you are thinking of entering a couple of suggestions for reasonably flat routes near Reigate are 

  1. From Vevers Road via New Causeway and Lynn Walk to Lonesome Lane, along Lonesome Lane, left into Lodge Lane and back along Brighton Road and Woodhatch Road to Vevers Road.
  2. Three loops starting from Reigate Parish School along Blackborough Road to Shaws Corner and back via Reigate Road and the footpath through Reigate Grammar School then two shorter loops from the Parish School to Ringley Park Road and then back along Reigate Road and the footpath through Reigate Grammar School.  

Nominations for the Ted Baker Award

Final call for your nominations for the Ted Baker Award. The Ted Baker Award is given to the person who is judged to have made the biggest contribution to the culture or success of the club during the year. Current committee members and previous recipients of the award are not eligible to receive the award. Please send you nominations to   

 

Discount Code from Sportsshoes.com

Our exclusive code for January will be distributed in the email version of this newsletter. This code is valid until 2nd February and entitles RPAC members to 10% discount plus free shipping. 

Sportshoes.com advise that you should ensure that you select "United Kingdom" in your shipping address before attempting to apply the code. If you fail to do this you may encounter an error message that says "country-iso" when you are trying to checkout. 

Please don't forget that the continuance of this deal depends on us not sharing this discount code anywhere where it could be accessed by someone who is not a club member.   

 

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.

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