WCAC Newsletter #186, 31-08-18

Best wishes to everyone taking part in this Sunday’s final round of the Cheshire Track and Field League at Eccles. The postcode for the track is M30 8HY, and the first event starts at 11.45am. A 49-seater coach has been booked and will leave Ellesmere Port Sports Village at 9.30am. Please email Joanne Cartwright to secure a seat at: jo@neiljo.co.uk

The club is looking for the driver of a vehicle with a tow bar to help out at this year’s Essar Guilden Sutton 10k on Sunday September 16th (11am start). If you can help, please email John Parlevliet at jparlevl@gmail.com
Parents Vikki Brett and Joanne Lark who look after club kit at the EPSV Track Office, have agreed to sell vests, crop tops and hoodies AFTER Tuesday night training sessions.
Payment can be made by cash or by cheque (made payable to West Cheshire AC).

Parents and helpers at the club wanting to provide back-up to our graded officials are being asked to support an officials course being hosted at Ellesmere Port Sports Village on Sunday, November 18.
Anyone wanting to be a field judge, track judge, timekeeper, or starter should contact Dennis Wall either at track training sessions or by email at dennis.wall1@ntlworld.com
The club needs to strengthen it’s experienced unpaid volunteers and plan for the future if we want to remain in leagues and competitions.

Two dates for your diaries are the Cheshire and North West Road Relay Championships at Delamere on Saturday, September 8, and the Northern Athletics Road Relay Championships at SportCity, Manchester, on Sunday, September 23.
Ellie Robinson has kindly agreed to do all club entries and help sort out the teams, and the club will pay the entry fees.
Please look out for the email that has been sent to all club members and let Ellie know if you want to take part in both or either of the events.
Please help Ellie by representing the club and supporting both events.

Club member Heather McLintock is a qualified physiotherapist and offers substantial discounted prices for West Cheshire AC members on production of their membership card. Heather can be contacted on 01244 381350 or 07885 462487.

This week’s club press report can be found here.

Saturday and Sunday, September 1 and 2: UK School Games, at Loughborough.

Sunday, September 2: Cheshire Track & Field League Fourth Round, at Eccles, (11.45am start).

Tuesday, September 4: Wirral Multi-Terrain League Round One, at Royden Park, Frankby, (7pm).

Wednesday, September 5: Wirral Endurance Track 3k, at Bebington Oval, (7.45pm).

Friday, September 7: Deestriders Off Road Grand Prix Race, at Shotton, (7pm).

Saturday, September 8: Cheshire & North West Road Relay Championships, at Delamere Forest.

Posted by Dave Alexander
31st August 2018


  1. Dennis when are the 4 Saturday morning dates when primary and secondary schools are invited to run races in E.Port from Sep 2018 onwards?

    Comment by shaun mohan — 5th September 2018 @ 6:41 pm

  2. Hi Shaun.
    The dates are Saturdays, October 20, November 3, February 9, and March 2, (all 10am start).See the bottom of https://www.westcheshireac.co.uk/races/off-road/ for more details.
    Dave Alexander

    Comment by Dave Alexander — 5th September 2018 @ 8:50 pm

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