Trip to ‘The Beast’ half marathon

The annual SAC summer trip to The Beast is fast approaching. The Beast is a fairly challenging off road half marathon distance (ish) starting at Corfe Castle and taking in spectular scenery on the Coastal path, organised by Poole AC on Sunday 31st August 2014.  The minibus will  leave from Itchen College at 7.30am, picking up from outside the Cricketers Chestnut Avenue Eastleigh about 7.45am to arrive for a leisurly cuppa (or warm up depending on your expectations) before the race which starts at 10.30am. The bus will leave about 4pm allowing for a few social beers following the race. Supporters and general hangers onners welcome. Cost is likely to be £12 per head for the coach (to be confirmed), and you will need to enter the race yourself, please note the website says closing date for entries is 1st August 2014.

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Training at Wide Lane

The University is going to charge us for use of Wide Lane facilities starting August 5th.
The charge will be £1 per head per session, irrespective of whether you shower or car park or not. If you want to train at Wide Lane on a Tues or Thurs please bring a £1 coin and give it to Ian Richardson who will pay for all SAC athletes, no paying in advance, only pay per session.