WCAC Newsletter #238, 06-09-19

HELP URGENTLY NEEDED FOR GUILDEN SUTTON 10k ROAD RACE
With just one week left until the Guilden Sutton 10k Road Race and Fun Run, Dennis Wall is still needing helpers for the Club to host and organise the fixture scheduled to be held on Sunday 15th September.

Any member who is entered to run should provide a helper to ensure the event runs smoothly.

If you can help please email Dennis at: dennis.wall1@ntlworld.com

THIS WEEKEND
West Cheshire AC will be represented by several teams this Sunday (8th September), at the Cheshire and North West Road Relay Championships being held at Edge Hill University, Ormskirk.

Best wishes to all members taking part.

SPIKES FOR SALE
Stocks of 6mm, 9mm, 12mm, and 15mm spikes are now on sale from Tim Durrant who has currently taken charge of spike sales. Spikes are no longer kept in the Club Office Cabinets and can only be bought from Tim. If he is not at the track on Club training nights he can be contacted via email at: timd284@yahoo.com

HELP NEEDED FOR WIRRAL MULTI-TERRAIN LEAGUE FIXTURE
Five volunteers are needed to help West Cheshire AC set up and marshall the Wirral Multi Terrain League race at Thurstaston on Tuesday, 10th September (7pm start). Anyone who can help should email Mike Lamb ASAP at: myclam.pleck@tiscali.co.uk

The full list of Wirral Multi Terrain League dates and venues are: Royden Park on Tuesday 3rd September (7pm); Thurstaston on Tuesday 10th September (7pm), Harrison Drive on Tuesday 17th September (6.30pm), and Arrowe Park on Tuesday 24th September (6.30pm).

PILOT TRACK & FIELD EVENT ORGANISERS NEEDED
The Club have accepted an invitation from England Athletics Club Support Manager Nick Settle to pilot an open competition with a difference later this summer in a bid to encourage more youngsters to participate in athletics.

Members and/or parents keen to help deliver the Blast Pilot Initiative should contact Dennis Wall ASAP at Club training or by emailing: dennis.wall1@ntlworld.com

REGIONAL ENDURANCE WORKSHOP
West Cheshire AC has agreed to host England Athletics Regional Endurance Coaching Workshops this Winter.

The target audience will be Coaches working with athletes who are County standard or higher, and athletes aged 11-18. The duration will be up to three hours to include Q&A/discussion.

An interval training session will be held on Thursday, 5th December, and a threshold training session will take place on Thursday, 5th March.

URGENT HELP NEEDED
The Club needs urgent help, support, and assistance from parents during Tuesday evening (6.30pm-8pm) and Saturday morning (10am-12 noon) training sessions at the Ellesmere Port Sports Village Athletics Track (6.30pm-8pm).

PARENTS who can help should contact Dennis Wall on 07968643038 or email:dennis.wall1@ntlworld.com

HAVE YOUR SAY
As part of England Athletics’ commitment to consulting with members, and building on the volunteer, coach and officials survey they ran in December last year, they have developed two surveys for athletes and clubs. To understand what they value most and how satisfied they are with the current level of service provided. This feedback will help inform their future strategy, to grow our sport and help to improve the programmes and services they provide.

To have your say, use this link.

WHY NOT BECOME AN OFFICIAL?
West Cheshire AC is keen to help any parents of members wanting to become qualified officials. The Club will pay for parents of members wanting to attend an officials course.

Please email Dennis if you are interested at dennis.wall1@ntlworld.com

Further details about officiating can be found here.

BECOME ONE OF OUR CLUB COACHES
Any parents of West Cheshire AC members wanting to become qualified coaches will be fully supported by the Club who will pay for coaching courses.

The next Coaching Assistant Courses are being held at Robin Park Stadium, Wigan, on 21st and 28th September; and at SportCity, Manchester, on 26th and 27th October.

Please email Dennis if you are interested at dennis.wall1@ntlworld.com

Further details about coaching can be found here.

IT’S GOOD TO TALK
Members and parents are reminded to look at the following links for updates about any Club training sessions being cancelled due to adverse weather conditions:

FACEBOOK: West Cheshire AC, West Cheshire AC Road Running, west cheshire ac jnr to u20 middle distance group

WEBSITE: www.westcheshireac.co.uk

TWITTER: https://twitter.com/westcheshireac

PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY
All parents of youngsters attending track training sessions are reminded to collect their sons and daughters from the track – not from the car park. The Club wants to ensure everyone stays safe and that every youngster safely leaves every track training session. 

CLUB KIT
Anyone wanting to purchase club vests (£17) and/or hoodies (£15) is reminded that parents Vikki Brett and Joanne Lark will sell club kit at the EPSV Track Office AFTER Tuesday night training sessions.

Payment can be made by cash, or by cheque made payable to West Cheshire AC.

INVITE TO OBTAIN TRACK AND FIELD CERTIFICATE
All Club members are being invited to support our club by completing the Track & Field Online Management Course to help West Cheshire AC look after the Ellesmere Port Sports Village Athletics Track. Further details can be found here.

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 PRESS REPORT

This week’s press report can be found here.

FIXTURES

Friday, September 6: Deestriders Off Road Grand Prix Race, Shotton, 7pm

Sunday, September 8: Cheshire and North West Road Relay Championships, at Edge Hill, Ormskirk

Tuesday, September 10: Wirral Multi-Terrain League, at Wirral Country Park, Thurstaston, 7pm

Saturday, September 14: Liverpool Jumps and Throws Competition, Wavertree, Liverpool

Sunday, September 15: Essar Guilden Sutton 10k Road Race, (11am), and Fun Run (12.15pm)

Sunday, September 15: Northern Road Relay Championships, at SportCity, Manchester

Tuesday, September 17: Wirral Multi-Terrain League, at the beach, Harrison Drive, 6.30pm

Saturday, September 21: Essar West Cheshire AC Schools Cross Country Race Series Round One, at Ellesmere Port Sports Village

Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22: English Schools Combined Events Championships, at Exeter.

Tuesday, September 24: Wirral Multi-Terrain League, at Arrowe Park, Birkenhead, 6.30pm

Saturday and Sunday, September 28 and 29: Final Fling Competition, at Queensway Stadium, Wrexham

Saturday, September 28: North Staffs Cross Country League Round One, at Knights Grange, Winsford

Sunday, September 29: Sandstone Trail Races, Duckington to Delamere

Monday, September 30: Chester Primary Schools Cross Country Races, at Ellesmere Port Sports Village

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