Author Archives: Richie Pearson

GUIDE RUNNER REQUIRED

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

RR10

RR10 Fleming Park

Thanks to everyone that came out to marshal on Wednesday evening and helped to make the race a success. It was great to have so many of you there. We had almost 500 runners and the feedback was all positive.

Next weeks RR10 is on a new course through Ampfield Woods. Details to follow.

RR10 2019

Just a reminder that the RR10 series starts tonight 17th April but this is the first of our drop out races so please do not turn up.The first race we can run in is on 1st May at Stoney Cross

BAL TEAM MANAGER REQUIRED VERY URGENT

In recent years we have had great success in the BAL and it is an absolute priority of this club that we continue to compete in this league. However we are in urgent need of a team manager whose role would be to help with team selection and travel on the day to deal with the normal team issues. Experience of track and field athletics essential and an athlete who was willing to learn would be ideal as plenty of help would be available. Continue reading

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

5th January HAMPSHIRE CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP FAIRTHORNE MANOR BOTLEY self entry
26th January SOUTHERN CROSS COUNTRY Parliament Hill contact team manager
23rd February NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY HARWOOD HOUSE LEEDS CONTACT team manager
24th March SOUTHERN 6/12 STAGE RELAYS MILTON KEYNES CONTACT team manager PLEASE NOTE THIS AGAIN CLASHES WITH EASTLEIGH 10K. THIS IS AN IMPORTANT RACE FOR THE CLUB. ATHLETES WHO PUT THEIR NAME DOWN FOR 12/6 STAGE AND NOT SELECTED CAN GET LATE ENTRY FOR EASTLEIGH
6TH APRIL NATIONAL 12/6 RELAY SUTTON PARK

The Southern and National Cross Country championships entry will be paid by the club. Last year we had a number of no shows which cost the club in entry fees £10 per person. I of coarse understand that you cannot run if injured but other excuses I received last year will not be so readily accepted and you may be asked to refund the club.

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CC6 FIXTURES

The following are the fixtures for the winter CC6 league

9th Sept – Fleming Park
7th Oct – Whiteley
25th Nov – Dibden Enclosure
9th Dec – Janesmoor Pond
6th Jan – Badger Farm, Winchester
20th Jan – Stoney Cross
17th Feb – Dennywood
10th Mar – Wilverley

Details will be posted before each race.