WCAC Newsletter #380, 10-06-22

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Many happy returns to the following Club members who celebrate their birthdays this month:

Phil Howe, Anest Muller, Lewis Tandy, Colm McNabb, Yasmin Smith, Emma Holmes, Amber Patterson, Sam Hewitt, Grace Fairweather, Ellen Molloy, Chris Morgan, Glenys Potter, Liza Roberts, Helen Bosworth, Stuart Hague, Stephen Ball, Joanne Lark, Nathan Hilditch, James Smith, Chloe Fitzpatrick, Lily Moorhouse, Aaron Scott, Natasha Cobb, Noah Booth, Daniel Clegg.

THIS MONTH

SATURDAY 11TH JUNE – Cheshire Schools Track & Field Championships, at Ellesmere Port Sports Village (9am start). Details: www.cheshireschoolsaa.co.uk

SUNDAY 12TH JUNE – Northern Track and Field League Round Two, at Longford Park Stadium, Trafford, (10.30am start). Details: www.northernathletics.co.uk

TUESDAY 14TH JUNE – Trafford AC Open Meeting and British Milers Club Gold Standard Races, at Trafford.

SATURDAY 18TH JUNE – Open Day at Ellesmere Port Sports Village (11am-4pm).

SATURDAY 18TH JUNE – Mason Trophy Inter Counties Schools Track & Field Championships, at Stoke (to be confirmed).

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 18TH AND 19TH JUNE – Northern Seniors and Under 20s Track & Field Championships (at Wavertree, Liverpool).

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 18TH AND 19TH JUNE – England Athletics Under 15s and Under 17s Combined Events Championships, at Bedford.

MONDAY 20TH JUNE – Cheshire Schools Year 7 Minors Track & Field Championships, at Warrington.

TUESDAY 21ST JUNE – Trafford AC Grand Prix Meeting.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY 24TH AND 25TH JUNE – UK Track & Field Championships, at Manchester.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 25TH AND 26TH JUNE – English Schools Combined Events Regional Round, at Blackburn.

SUNDAY 26TH JUNE – Under 17s and Under 20s Youth Development Track & Field League, at Stanley Park, Blackpool (A Coach will leave Ellesmere Port Sports Village at 8.15pm).

TUESDAY 28TH JUNE – Trafford AC Grand Prix Meeting.

WEDNESDAY 29TH JUNE – Cheshire v Merseyside Year 7 Schools Track & Field Fixture, at Ellesmere Port Sports Village (5-7pm).

THURSDAY 30TH JUNE – Waverton Fun Run.

Good luck to all our athletes, officials, helpers and volunteers!

OFFICIALS URGENTLY NEEDED

The Club scores important points for each official who attends a track and field league fixture (Cheshire League, YDL, and Northern League), and that can only happen if the Club has graded officials, so the Club urgently needs more helpers and volunteers to become graded officials. If you are a parent or friend of a Club member who would like to learn more then please speak or contact Dennis Wall at: dennis.wall1@ntlworld.com

PLEASE RENEW YOUR CLUB MEMBERSHIP

Club Membership Secretary, has circulated an email to Club members with a reminder to renew their Club memberships. Please renew yours ASAP.

TRACK FEES

Please keep up to date with your track training fee payments – you can set a reminder to avoid getting into arrears via your top-up link.

LATEST NEWS

The Club’s youngsters produced a string of impressive performances at Trafford on Sunday. The purple-vested juniors braved damp and miserable conditions during the Cheshire Track and Field League fixture held at Longford Park Stadium. More details: www.westcheshireac.co.uk

2022 GUILDEN SUTTON 10km ROAD RACE

Entries for this year’s Guilden Sutton 10k race being organised by West Cheshire AC on Sunday 18th September (11am start) are now open. Please enter via the link: https://wcac.niftyentries.com/guildensutton10k

If you are running the race please provide a volunteer as a race marshal and forward their name and other helpers names to: dennis.wall1@ntlworld.com

NORTHERN TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Entries close on 26th July for the U17/U15/U13 Championships on 13th and 14th August, being held at Wavertree Stadium, Liverpool.

The entry link for both fixtures is now available here: www.race-results.co.uk/results/2022/

PROMOTING OUR CLUB

Brio are inviting West Cheshire AC to an open day on Saturday 18th June, at EPSV, to promote the activities and services on offer at the centre to the local and wider community.

The Club has been offered a stall to promote the Club and additional time in the sports hall and relevant areas to run demonstrations or offer taster sessions to prospective new members.

There is no charge for this, hopefully if it is a nice day the stalls will be outside if not we will occupy space in the street that runs the length of the building. A table and 2 chairs will be provided and we can take our own pop up banners/marketing material to promote the Club and any freebies to hand out to members of the public.

The event will take place from 11am–4pm. Please email Dennis ASAP if you can help at: dennis.wall1@ntlworld.com

NORTHERN TRACK & FIELD LEAGUE

West Cheshire AC will be competing in the North West Premier Division of the Northern Track & Field League this year, following a second placed finish last year.

In order for the Club to prepare for the new season, Club members in the Under 17, Under 20, Senior and Veteran Age Groups need to let Club Managers, Dave McKay, Jenny Manning, and Alan Littler, about their availability for the following dates which are: Sunday 12th June at Longford Park, Trafford; Sunday 10th July at Robin Park, Wigan; and Saturday 6th August at Witton Park, Blackburn.

Please email ASAP Dave McKay at: djmckay80@googlemail.com Jenny Manning at: jenny-manning@hotmail.com or Alan Littler at: alanlittler89@gmail.com

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