WCAC News #410, 27-01-23

CLUB ANNUAL AWARDS PRESENTATION EVENING TICKETS

Please book your tickets ASAP for The Club’s Annual Awards Presentation Evening being held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Chester, on Saturday, 11th February 2023. The online link to buy tickets is here: https://wcac.niftyentries.com/West-Cheshire-AC-Celebration-Evening-2023

Meanwhile, please consider donating a raffle prize for the event and drop it off with Club officials at the EPSV Track Container Office before or after a training night.

NATIONAL CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, BOLESWORTH, SATURDAY FEBRUARY 25TH

Entries for this event via West Cheshire AC have now closed, but individuals should be able to self-enter before the closing date of Friday January 27TH at https://www.race-results.co.uk/natxc23e

The organisers Cheshire AA are looking for helpers at this event. Lots of marshals are needed, as well as a few marshal team leaders to manage the three course areas, and a small number of people to sell programs.

Help is also needed setting up the course for a few hours on Thursday February 23rd and Friday 24th, which provides an opportunity for volunteers to see the venue and course.

All volunteers will receive £25, a lunch pack and free parking – and will also get the best view of the races!

If you’re interested in volunteering, please email [email protected] with your contact details and say what your role and availability could be (Saturday AM/ PM, Thursday/ Friday).

THIS WEEKEND

SATURDAY 28th JANUARY – Training at Ellesmere Port Sports Village Athletics Track (10am-12 noon).

SATURDAY 28th JANUARY – Northern Cross Country Championships at Witton Park, Blackburn.

Details including parking arrangements and course maps can be found via the below link: www.northernathletics.co.uk/next-event/

SATURDAY 28th JANUARY – World Indoor Tour Fixture at SportCity, Manchester. Interview with Aimee Pratt, Jenny Meadows, and Keely Hodgkinson prior to the fixture: https://youtu.be/3znqgvreL24

SUNDAY 29th JANUARY – Manchester Indoor Open Track & Field Meeting, at SportCity.

Good luck to all our athletes, officials, and volunteers.

CONGRATULATIONS!

The Club enjoyed success in the mud at Colwyn Bay on Saturday. Please see this link for a full report: https://www.westcheshireac.co.uk/news/

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Many happy returns to the following club members who celebrate their birthdays this week:

Steve Roberts, Isla Jones, David Wheldon, Kate Titlow, Eddie Gore, Jill Gore, Hannah Lockett, Jon Clarke, Jack Gannon, Henry Robinson.

And next week: Sam Kimpton, Louis Tegg, Mary Radford, Joanne Cartwright.

WELSH CASTLES RELAY RACE

The club are considering entering a team into the Welsh Castles Relay Race which will take place over the weekend of 10-11 June. This is a 20 stage road relay race with individual legs of around 10 miles. Further information is available via the link below. Anyone who is interested is asked to email Ian Gloyne-Phillips, including ‘Welsh Castles’ in the subject line. 

https://stroudac.co.uk/welsh-castles-relay-2023/


VOLUNTEERS WANTED!

The Club has agreed to help out at Schools Sportshall Athletics Competitions in the next few weeks. If you can help at any of the following competitions please email Dennis ASAP at: [email protected]

Helsby & Frodsham Primary Schools Competition at Frodsham Leisure Centre on Thursday 26th January (12.30-3pm).

Ellesmere Port Primary Schools Competition at Ellesmere Port Sports Village on Thursday 2nd February (11am-3pm).

Ellesmere Port Secondary Schools Sportshall Competition at Whitby High School Sportshall on Wednesday 15th February (2.30pm start).


TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT OFFICER COURSE

Tattenhall Runners are organising a Traffic Management Officer (TMO) course on Saturday March 11th. Places cost £74 each, which will be funded by West Cheshire AC. This is a TESS-managed course to gain the TMO qualification.

This is a great opportunity for anyone who is happy to help out the club for an hour or two at any of the few events that we organise every year. If interested, please email Andy Carter ASAP at: [email protected]

PLEASE HELP TO STAY IN TOUCH
We welcome contributions to your club newsletter from club members, be they about events that you have taken part in, impending marriages, additions to the family, or anything club-related that other members may be interested in. Feel free to contact Dennis Wall with any news.


IT’S GOOD TO TALK

Members can find club news and discussion at:

West Cheshire AC, West Cheshire AC Senior Distance Running, West Cheshire AC U13 to U20 Middle Distance Facebook groups

www.westcheshireac.co.uk

https://www.instagram.com/westcheshireac/
Posted by Dave Alexander
26th January 2023
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