West Cheshire AC Newsletter #157 19-01-18

19th January 2018, Number 157

THIS WEEKEND

The fourth round of the North Wales Cross Country League takes place on Saturday at Baschurch, Shrewsbury, (2pm start); and the Sale Harriers Indoor Open Meeting will be held at Sportcity, Manchester, on Sunday (10am start).

The club’s youngsters will compete in the North West Sportshall Finals at Kingsway Leisure Centre, Widnes, on Sunday (under 11s start at 10am; under 13s and under 15s start at 2pm), while the Essar Four Villages Half Marathon takes place on Sunday from Helsby (10.30am start).

CONGRATULATIONS KARL!

Karl Fenney completed his Level Two Coaching Course at the weekend held at Sportcity, Manchester.

If anyone wants to follow in Karl’s footsteps please get in touch with Dennis Wall at: dennis.wall1@ntlworld.com

and also take a look at the information on the following link:

https://www.englandathletics.org/courses.aspx?siteSectionId=33&postCode=Postcode&distance=5&region=000100010002001300020003&keyword=&courseType=0001300000030008

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

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 today (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

CROSS COUNTRY UPDATE

Anyone wanting to run in one of the oldest cross country races in the country – the Liverpool and District Cross Country Championships at Clarke’s Gardens, LIverpool, at 11am on Sunday, 11th February, needs to pay £2 on the day, and let Peter Smith, Dave Alexander, or Mike Lamb know in advance.

WEEKLY NEWS ROUND-UP

This week’s club press report can be found at the following link: https://www.westcheshireac.co.uk/2018/01/16/press-report-success-indoors-sea/

FIXTURES

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, WA8 7QH, (under 11s start at 10am; under 13s and under 15s start at 2pm).

Tuesday, January 23: Year 8 Chester Sportshall Athletics Competition, (at Blacon High School, 4pm start).

Thursday, January 25: Year 7 Chester Sportshall Athletics Competition (at Chester Catholic High School, 4pm start).

Thursday, January 25: Helsby & Frodsham Primary Schools Sportshall Competition (at Frodsham Leisure Centre, 11.30am 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

Wednesday, January 31: Chester Primary Schools Sportshall Competition, (at Ellesmere Port Sports Village, 10am-3pm).

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