West Cheshire Athletic Club Newsletter #156 12-01-18

 

12th January 2018, Number 156

TIME TO CELEBRATE AT OUR AWARDS EVENING

Club members and family are invited to our main Social and Awards event of the year celebrating all that’s good about our club which has again won the England Athletics NW “Club of The Year” award.
This year is a “New-Look” social Awards Event on Saturday, 10th February, at The Brook Mollington Banastre, 1 Parkgate Road, Mollington, Chester CH1 6NN.

European and World 800m medallist Jenny Meadows is presenting Awards and delivering a Keynote speech on the importance of Club Athletics and “Sticking it Out” in the sport.

Ticketing sales are by On-line application only and can be purchased by using the following link:http://wcac.niftyentries.com/WCAC-EnglandAthleticsNWCluboftheYear2017CelebrationandAwardsNight

Prices are: Adults – £8, Children Under 12 – £5 and Children Under 5 – Free. We are restricted to 150 Guests and places are sold on a 1st come – 1st served basis.

Buffet Details: – Vegetarian options will be available, but please advise us by the ticket closing closing date of 28th January if you have any other Special Dietary Requirements.

Parental Control: Children of 16 and under MUST be accompanied by a Responsible Adult. It is the responsibility of the parents of unaccompanied Children under 16 to arrange the Responsible Adult.

If you have any further questions don’t hesitate to contact me by E-mail – robert_f_benson@icloud.com

LEARN MORE ABOUT LOOKING AFTER OUR TRACK FACILITY

Club members are being encouraged to complete an online course to learn more about athletics facility management.

Club committee member Eddie Gore has completed the course and now urges other members to follow suit.

Further details can be found at: https://www.ulearnathletics.com/module/154

CROSS COUNTRY UPDATE

Any members interested in running free-of-charge in the National Cross Country Championships at London on February 24th 2018 should email Dave Alexander at: dif.alex@hotmail.co.uk ASAP as the closing date for entries is this Friday.

Further details about the event can be found at: https://www.englandathletics.org/england-athletics-news/english-national-cross-country-championships-entry-deadline-12-january

SPRING FIVE ENTRIES NOW OPEN

Online entries are now open for the Essar Chester Spring Five Miles Race being held on Wednesday, 11th April 2018.

INDOOR ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

ENTRIES close on Friday 19th January for the Northern Under 13 and Under 15 Indoor Track and Field Championships being held at Sheffield on Sunday, February 4. Further details can be found at: https://www.northernathletics.org.uk/events/northern-athletics-u15u13-indoor-tf-champs/

FURTHER information about the England Athletics Indoor Age Group Championships can be found at: https://www.englandathletics.org/england-athletics-news/entry-now-available-for-our-2018-indoor-champs

WEEKLY NEWS ROUND-UP

This week’s club press report can be found at the following link: https://www.westcheshireac.co.uk/2018/01/08/press-report-lark-flies-away-forest/

FIXTURES

Saturday, January 13: Manchester Area Cross Country League Round Four, at Woodbank Park, Stockport. Further details: http://maccl.co.uk/

Saturday, January 13: North Wales Indoor Track and Field Championships, at Connahs Quay, Deeside. Further details: http://welshathletics.org/competitions/events/track–field/2018/january/north-wales-regional-championships.aspx

Saturday, January 13: Twin Piers 10k Road Race, at Colwyn Bay/Llandudno. Further details: http://colwynbayac.niftyentries.com/Twin-Piers

Saturday/Sunday, January 13 and 14: England/Northern U17, U20 and Senior Indoor Track and Field Championships, at Sheffield. Further details: https://www.northernathletics.org.uk/events/northern-athletics-snru20u17-indoor-tf-champs/

Sunday, January 14: Borders Road Running League Round Three, at Abergele. Further details: http://www.bordersleague.org.uk/

Saturday, January 20: North Wales Cross Country League Round Four, at Baschurch. Further details: http://www.northwalesxc.com/fixtures

Sunday, January 21: Essar Four Villages Half Marathon, at Helsby. Further details: http://www.helsbyrunningclub.org.uk/halfmarathon/

Sunday, January 21: North West Indoor Sportshall Athletics League Finals, at Kingsway Leisure Centre, Widnes, (12 noon start).

Saturday, January 27: Northern Athletics Cross Country Championships, at Leeds, (10.30am start). Further details: https://www.northernathletics.org.uk/events/northern-athletics-cross-country-championships/

Saturday, January 27: Welsh Senior Indoor Track and Field Championships, at Cardiff. Further details: http://welshathletics.org/competitions/events/track–field/2018/january/welsh-athletics-indoor-senior-championships.aspx

Saturday, January 27: Vault Manchester, at Sportcity, Manchester. Further details: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/vault-manchester-2018-supported-by-basc-manchester-city-council-tickets-38952549123

Posted by Dave Alexander
14th January 2018
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