WCAC News #412, 10-02-23

CLUB ANNUAL AWARDS PRESENTATION EVENING TICKETS

Please book your tickets ASAP for the West Cheshire AC Celebration Evening 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

Guest speakers are recent international athletes and West Cheshire AC members Eloise Eccles and Liz Renondeau, who earned full senior honours in representing Britain last autumn at European Championship 24-hour and 50km events respectively.

Both have stories to tell that will be both inspiring and relatable to all fellow club members who attend, so don’t delay!

Meanwhile, if you can donate a raffle prize of your own, please contact: [email protected] or leave it at the EPSV Track Container Office on a training night.


ENTRIES OPEN FOR 25th CLUB ANNIVERSARY TRACK & FIELD OPEN MEETINGS 

The Club is organising two open track and field meetings at Ellesmere Port Sports Village to celebrate our 25th anniversary. The meetings will be held on Saturday 18th March (sprints, hurdles, and jumps), and Sunday 26th March (middle distance running and throws).

Members can enter via an entry form which will be available from the Track Container Office. 

 
VOLUNTEERS WANTED

Helpers are needed for the Chester Spring Five Miles Road Race being organised by the Club at Cheshire County Sports Club, Upton, on 12th April. If you can help please email Dennis ASAP at: [email protected]


CHESHIRE ROAD RACE GRAND PRIX

This competition, including an age-graded grand prix, is back for 2023. Details are available at http://www.cheshireaa.com It will feature eight races, including our own Spring 5 and Guilden Sutton 10k – though WCAC members are politely reminded to ensure that they supply a volunteer if they intend to run in any WCAC-organised or -supported events such as these.

HELP NEEDED

Cheshire County Athletics Association have offered to provide volunteers for the English National Championships being held at Bolesworth Castle, on 25th February. Can you help?

All volunteers will receive £25, a lunch pack and free parking (£5 to non-helpers), and will also get the best view of the races!

We need lots of marshals, a few marshal team leaders to manage the three course areas, and a small number of people to sell programs.

If you’re interested in volunteering, message [email protected] with your contact details and say what your role and availability could be (Sat am/ Sat pm/ both).

THIS WEEKEND:

SATURDAY 11th FEBRUARY – Training at Ellesmere Port Sports Village Athletics Track (10am-12 noon).

SATURDAY 11th FEBRUARY – Manchester Cross Country League at Sherdley Park, St Helens. Details (including Important Car Parking Announcement: https://maccl.co.uk/news/

SATURDAY 11th FEBRUARY – North Wales Cross Country League at The Marches School, Oswestry. Details: https://www.northwalesxc.com/oswestry/

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 11th and 12th FEBRUARY – England Athletics Under 15s, Under 17s and Under 20s Indoor Track & Field Championships, at Sheffield. Details: https://www.englandathletics.org

SUNDAY 12th FEBRUARY – Village Bakery Wrexham Half Marathon (10am start). Details: https://runcheshire.niftyentries.com/VillageBakeryHalf

SUNDAY 12th FEBRUARY – Manchester Indoor Open Track and Field Meeting, at SportCity (10.30am start). Details: https://saleharriersmanchester.com/index.php/events-fixtures/winter-indoor-series

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


CONGRATULATIONS!

The Club enjoyed success indoors and over the country at the weekend. 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:

Ben Newall, Jacob Garnett, Macey Jones, Sheila Whitta, Dennis Wall, Ellie Robinson, Trevor Holmes, Andy Manson, Laura Turley, Gabriel Mikoleizik, Seth Cunningham. 

And next week: Audra Goodall, Graham Wells, Ben McKean, Kaiden Pritchard, Sofia Driouiche, Abby Ashford, Will Mallon, Harrison Rees, Imogen Fives, Grace Andrews, Amelia McLintock, Sam Lightfoot, Seb Hulse, Thomas Johnson.


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
9th February 2023
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