WCAC Newsletter #189, 21-09-18

MANY THANKS!
The club would like to pass on its thanks to the many members and parents who helped make Sunday’s Essar Guilden Sutton 10k Road Race such a big success.

Photos from the event can be found here.

And results are now available to view here.

REGIONAL TITLE TRIUMPHS
Ellen Molloy, Jenny Manning and Dennis Wall received the England Athletics North West Club of the Year Award on behalf of West Cheshire AC at Leigh Sports Village on Monday night.

And Sheila Whitta was also presented with the Official of the Year Award.

SIGN UP TO BECOME A CLUB OFFICIAL
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 book on the course here.

The club needs to strengthen its experienced unpaid volunteers and plan for the future if we want to remain in leagues and competitions.

CIRCUIT TRAINING STARTS NEXT WEDNESDAY
Dave McKay and Jenny Manning will supervise the first circuit training session of the winter in the Old Stanney Sportshall on the Ellesmere Port Sports Village site on Wednesday, (26th September), 7pm start, The cost is £1. The session is for youngsters (school year 7 and above), as well as adults.

HELP NEEDED AT CROSS COUNTRY FIXTURE
West Cheshire AC need to provide 2 people to help cover the races at the opening round of the North Staffs Cross Country League at Knights Grange, Winsford, on Saturday, 29th September. Anyone who can volunteer should contact our club cross country secretary, Peter Smith, at: peteandcol@sky.com

VACANCIES ON THE CLUB COMMITTEE
Chairman, Andy Carter, and Cross Country Secretary, Peter Smith, have both confirmed they are standing down from their committee roles at the next AGM. The club would like to convey it’s thanks to them both for their time in office,

We now need to ensure the chairman and cross country secretary roles are filled, so if anyone is interested and wanting more details they should speak to Andy or Peter ASAP.

BEST WISHES!
Good luck to all our club athletes and officials who are involved at this Sunday’s Northern Athletics Road Relay Championships at Sportcity, Manchester. Details about the event can be found here: https://www.northernathletics.org.uk/events/northern-athletics-road-relay-championships/

MANCHESTER AREA CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUE
Any club member wanting to compete in this season’s Manchester Area Cross Country League is reminded that they need to submit their name and England Athletics number to Peter Smith two weeks before the opening round on Saturday, October 13. Peter can be contacted at: peteandcol@sky.com

SPORTSHALL LEAGUE TRAINING
Youngsters wanting to train for this season’s North West Sportshall Athletics League are being invited to attend the next training session at Ellesmere Port Sports Village Sportshall this Saturday. Please register at the track office first at 10am. Further details from Dennis Wall at: dennis.wall1@ntlworld.com

WINTER WORKSHOPS
Take a look at the following link for a number of forthcoming athlete and coaching workshops here.

CLUB KIT
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).

PHYSIO SUPPORT
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.

WEEKLY ROUND-UP
This week’s club press report can be found here.

FIXTURES
Sunday, September 23: Northern Athletics Road Relay Championships, at Sportcity, Manchester, (11.30am).

Tuesday, September 25: Wirral Multi-Terrain League, at Arrowe Park, Birkenhead (6.30pm).

Saturday, September 29: North Staffs Cross Country League Round One, at Winsford (12 noon).

Saturday, September 29: Final Fling at Queensway Stadium, Wrexham (9.30am).

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