WCAC Newsletter #191, 05-10-18

There are fixtures for all members this weekend, with the first round of the North Wales Cross Country League at Baschurch near Shrewsbury on Saturday – details here; the opening round of the North West Indoor Sportshall Athletics League at South Cheshire College, Crewe, on Sunday for Under 11s, Under 13s and Under 15s; and the MBNA Chester Marathon, also on Sunday.

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.

Any club member wanting to compete in this season’s Manchester 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

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 Annexe (Old Sportshall) this Saturday. Please register at the track office first at 10am. Further details from Dennis Wall at: dennis.wall1@ntlworld.com

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

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).

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, October 6: North Wales Cross Country League Round One, at Baschurch, Shrewsbury.

Sunday, October 7: North West Sportshall Athletics League Round One, at Crewe.

Sunday, October 7: Chester Marathon, at Chester Racecourse (9am).

Saturday, October 13: Liverpool Cross Country League Round One, at Arrowe Park, Birkenhead (11am).

Saturday, October 13: Manchester Cross Country League Round One, at Wythenshawe Park, Sale (12.15pm).

Sunday, October 14: Borders Road Running League Round One, at New Brighton Promenade (11am).

Monday, October 15: Chester & District Schools Boys Cross Country Championships, at Bishop Heber (3pm).

Tuesday, October 16: Chester & District Girls Cross Country Championships, at Christleton High (3pm).

Saturday, October 20: Essar West Cheshire AC Schools Cross Country Race Series Round One, at Ellesmere Port Sports Village (10am).

Saturday, October 27: North Staffs Cross Country League Round Two, at Stafford Common (12 noon).

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