Hello Green Army
A few notices to kick off.
A message from Tim Palmer.
Welcome Jason Tate who has just joined the Green Army, also a welcome back to Leah Binns as a club member after a year off.
Also, just a prompt to you all , if you want to continue receiving the blogs you will now need to opt-in either by updating your settings i) by the link in the recent email [scheduled to be sent at Wed, April 18th 1:00 am] or ii) by the link in the footer of the blog. For members, they do this twice!
A quick heads up from me
Friday 27th April we have the Mid Cheshire 5k taking place in Kingsley, 7.15pm start. A few of us are going for a curry straight after in Frodsham around 8.30-9pm, depending on how fast you run it!!!
If you would like to join us please email me so we can book a table, the sooner the better please. You are more than welcome to come along even if not racing, just let me know. firstname.lastname@example.org
And another – Borders League season finale is nearly upon us
Borders League Race 7 is to be held on Weds 25th April. All details below. It would be great to get a good turn out again for the last race of the season, and guarantee our place where we belong in the top division. For anyone who has not raced this before we need to pre-register you for this one, you cannot turn up on the night and just run like normal. I need your details in by Monday 23rd April at the very latest. Please let me know if you are attending.
Dearnford Lake Relays are open for entries. 7:30 pm Thursday 12th July 2018. Anyone want in? This will sell out very quickly, if you let me know, i will organise the teams similar to how we have done others based on power of 10 results. Mens/ladies/mixed teams can be sorted.
It’s £6 per person. Email me or let me know on our Facebook page. email@example.com
Are you aware we now have a club training session on Friday mornings. Friday Fun Club (FFC) is now an official club run. 6am prompt, every Friday from Red Brow Lane, Runcorn, WA7 1QY. Park up at the canal bridge.
This is the kind of stuff we get up to below. It’s available for all abilities, nobody will be left behind, and with the brighter mornings we are expecting numbers to start increasing. We have a regular group of up to 10 at present, feel free to come along and join in
Thanks to Carol Shaw for sending a report in
Chester Spring 5 – Wednesday April 11th 2018
20 green vests took part in our 4th race in the road series, the Chester Spring 5, last Wednesday. The weather conditions were perfect for running and although there were concerns about water out on the course, we all ran through the puddles without a problem. Chris Fitzpatrick was first home for Helsby in a chip time of 28.39, even though he had previously run the Manchester Marathon three days before!
Debbie and Carol won age category prizes, and Carol, Christina and Debbie all finished within a minute of each other. Many thanks to Geoff Collins and Neil Finnegan for their support out on the course, and as always a big thank you to Joe and Mario for cheering us all on.
Full results below
Thanks to Bish for sending this one over – Radcliffe 10k trail race
Sunday morning took me off to Radcliffe for a trail race with a sting in the tail. Radcliffe A.C. had to amend the course due to repair works on the canal. Then had to change race HQ. Finally this morning had to contend with loose horses on the course, who very kindly left plenty on poo mine’s on the course.🐎😠
Park run seen runners out in Pheonix, Warrington, Delamere, Widnes, Stretford, & Northwich. Full consolidated results below
Big mention to Derek (Degsy) Morris, who looks like he’s joined the club again after injury just at the right time, winning Pheonix Park Run. Well done mate great to see you back
That’s all folks