Author Archives: Richie Pearson

More Congratulations

Congratulations to Lucy Jane Matthews for winning a bronze medal at the European U20 championships 100m hurdles fantastic performance.Also to Amaya Scott for finishing overall 5th in the heptathlon Two brilliant athletes flying the flag for Southampton AC

Athletic Achievements

You will have seen the report from Debbie regarding the English School Championships and I would like to thank her for her very comprehensive report. Congratulations to the whole throwing team coaches athletes, and parents what a great overall performance and we have some exceptional young athlete coming through.
I feel sure that there were other performances which we should highlight but unless I/we are told about them the athletes cannot receive the acclaim they so richly deserve. Please let me know ideally in a report form so I can just copy and paste on to the web site.

Southern 6/4/3 Relays 22nd September

Its that time of year when we are looking ahead to the relays at Crystal Palace. I hope to get a strong men’s teams and Nicci will be doing likewise for the ladies.Please let myself or Nicci know your availability and the number of teams we enter will be determined by your response.We are looking for medals so I want full commitment from all Richie

Good News

Couple of items of good news Ollie Bromby got silver in 100m at U23 European Championships missing gold by 00.01
Also at the SAL at Bracknell our team had a convincing victory. Thanks to everyone who competed and please make yourself available for our home match. Richie

European Under 20 Championships

Many congratulations to Lucy-Jane Matthews (100m hurdles) and Amaya Scott ( Heptathlon) following selection in the GB team for the European Under 20 Championships in Boras Sweden 18th to 21st July.Also congratulations to their respective coaches Andy Fisher and Matt Watson. Wonderful news for the club.


Eastleigh Running Club will be hosting Race Number 8 of the RR10 series on July 3rd 2019 for a 7.30pm start. This will be at the Southampton University grounds just off junction5 of the M27, Wide Lane Eastleigh SO50 5PE. There are 4 drop out clubs, being Hardley, Itchen, Running Sisters and Wessex. Continue reading


Please see message from Khalid Hope there is someone who can help out.

No experience in guide running is required. I ran with more than 30 different runners; they were all guide running for the first time. I’ll have a rope that is about 50 cm, the guide runner and I hold one side of it, and voila, we synchronise our run besides each other. We can do a practice easy run the 1st time, so the person can have first-hand experience in guide running. It’s going to be easy and fun! Continue reading