THE RUNDOWN 18TH FEBRUARY: TRACK SESSION, AGM & COMMITTEE POSITIONS, ALICANTE HM & 10K, BIRMINGHAM RUNNING FESTIVAL & WREXHAM HMs, NASEBY 16.45, NOTTINGHAM 10K, ILMINGTON 10K & PARKRUN RESULTS

Tuesday Track Session Reminder

Reminder that track session is this Tuesday 20th February. Session plan is below:

10 minute pace acceleration warm-up (4|3|2|1 mins inc. pace) followed by pre-activation Drills

Main session (everyone will do the same session, faster runners will be in the outside lanes and also run greater distance):

800m hard effort, 200m jog recovery for 10 minutes (speed will play a major role in how many sets are done for all sets)
2 minute active recovery
400m hard effort, 100m walk recovery for 10 minutes
2 minute active recovery
300m hard effort, 100m walk recovery for 10 minutes
Recovery cool down
Run specific stretching

Places still available, so please make sure you sign up by latest 4pm on Tuesday 

Reminder of the details here:
Venue – Fox Hollies Leisure Centre, Shirley Rd, Acocks Green, Birmingham B27 7NS

Dates – Tuesday 6th February
Time – 18:30-19:30

Cost – £4 per session payable in advance via the Club Shop here

CLUB AGM WEDNESDAY 10th APRIL/VACANT COMMITTEE POSITIONS 

Just a reminder that this year’s AGM will take place on Wednesday 10th April 8:15pm on Zoom.  We have a number of upcoming vacancies for committee positions – listed below – that are vital in order for the club to continue, if you would like to put yourself forward for one of these please send an email to the current Secretary and Chairman at the below email addresses.

chair@knowleanddorridgerc.co.uk
clubsec@knowleanddorridgerc.co.uk

Positions to be Elected:

  • Club Chairperson
  • Club Secretary
  • Membership Secretary
  • Men’s Captain
  • Ladies’ Captain
  • Run Leader Co-Ordinator
  • Comms Secretary
  • General Committee Member
  • Arden 9 Race Director

 AGM AGENDA

  • Approval of Last Years Minutes– Paul Winwood
  • Chairmans Report– Paul Winwood
  • Report from Men’s Captain– Greg Turner
  • Report from Women’s Captain– Katie Price/Jess Woolley
  • Receive and Approve Account – David Doody
  • Membership Report– Jan Hornby
  • Election of Officers 
  • AOB

ALICANTE HM & 10K

No wet weather and flooding issues for Lloyd Barton and Max Mladenovic who were both out in Spain and taking on the Alicante Half Marathon and 10k races. Lloyd completed the HM distance in 1 hour 44 mins with Max finishing the 10k in 52:31

BIRMINGHAM RUNNING FESTIVAL & WREXHAM HMs

Excellent performance from Rob Crellin at the the Birmingham Running Festival Half Marathon, coming 5th overall in a time of 1 hour and 23 minutes, and well done also to Bruce Hampton who was running as the 2:30 pacer, completing the race just inside that time (in 2 hours 28 minutes)

Congratulations also  to Joseph Hook who ran a very speedy race – and a new PB! – at the Wrexham half, finishing in 1 hour and 18 minutes

NASEBY 16.45

The Naseby 1645 is a 16.45 mile road race that weaves it way through stunning rural Northamptonshire, passing seven Battle of Naseby 1645 memorials and viewpoint. Great work from John Kelly who completed the distance in 2 hours and 8 minutes, and also to Keith and Linda Whitehead, who finished in 2 hours 37 and 3 hours and 6 minutes respectively

NOTTINGHAM 10K & ILMINGTON 10Ks

And finally the 10k races: well done to Jason Pitcher completing this in 42:48 (21st) and also to Hannah Donelan 44:35 (30th) and 7th lady. A little close to home, Paul Baker took on the challenging and hilly Ilmington 10k, coming an excellent 12th overally in 40:42 and 2nd in his age category

Parkrun Results 

Please click the link below for a list of the Club results: https://www.parkrun.com/results/consolidatedclub/?clubNum=17883