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4 April 2016

Pub nights A couple of dates for your diaries this week Chasers... On Tuesday we will be going to Tapping the Admiral for food, drinks and merriment. I've booked a table from 8.30 onwards. On Thursday we're having a bonus social at The Gipsy Queen. Plan is to jog there after track. I've heard the minted lamb toasties are to die for. Looking forward to seeing you all there. Except for you.  – Emma (Social Secretary) Committee meeting The next committee meeting takes place TONIGHT, Monday 4 April in the upstairs room at The Grafton pub on Prince of Wales Road from 7pm.  All members are welcome.  Apologies for the short notice!  Spring marathon fundraising Chris Zair is running The Rome Marathon (10th April), The London Marathon and then (attempting!) the Lake District Ultimate Trails 110k (2nd July).  Here’s his fundraising page with all funds going to The Mental Health Foundation.  Shameless Instagram plug for updates @londonruntours  Matt Brownlee is doing the Brighton Marathon on Sunday 17 April in aid of The Disabilities Trust.  Here is his sponsorship link. John Armstrong will be running the London Marathon dressed as a Tommy the Tortoise to raise money for the Macular Society.  Louise Dwyer is running the London Marathon for the Family Holiday Association (FHA).  If you’d like your fundraising to be included in the newsletter, please email the details to newletter@chaser.me.uk.  Brick training session The monthly brick training session will take place this Saturday (9th April), meeting at 9am at Regent’s Park track.  If you’re new to multi-sport, a brick session involves some cycling followed straight away by a bit of running.  These sessions are open to ALL abilities – all you need is a bike and your running kit.  There will be someone available to watch over your belongings while you train.  London Marathon Commercial Opportunity We’ve been contacted by a casting director for an online commercial for a well known supermarket chain looking for people from all regions, backgrounds and abilities who are running in this year’s London Marathon.  The job is paid £300 for a short piece to camera after the race on 24 April.  Reply if interested and we’ll pass your details on.  Coached sessions this week Tuesday’s coached session will be led by Andrea this week and details will be posted on the Mornington Chasers Facebook page in advance for anyone unable to attend.  On Thursday we will have a guest session at track, led by Urban Bettag.  Urban will announce the content of the session on Facebook on Wednesday.  Race reports Paddock Wood Half Marathon Nine Chasers took part in the 27th Paddock Wood Half Marathon on Sunday 3 April.  A great course with lovely countryside scenery, friendly marshals, enthusiastic spectators and PB potential.  Results coming soon.  Thoroughly recommended!  Calendar Here's whats happening over the next few weeks other than our usual Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday runs. You can find our full calendar on the website. Date Event Type Sign-up link Tue 5 Apr 2016 Pub night Social Sun 17 Apr 2016 Triathlon London League - Kingfisher Aquathlon Triathlon Sun 24 Apr 2016 London Marathon Road Sun 24 Apr 2016 Post-marathon Drinks and Eats Social We are also currently taking names for the following events. Date Event Type Sign-up link Sat 23 Jul 2016 Thunder Run Cross Country Sign up to take part. Results If you want to upload a photo or your results are missing, visit My Details on our website and update your picture and Power of 10 ID. Folkestone 10 (Hythe), 25/03/2016 10M Hope Sloly 01:07:48 (01:07:43), 85 (1) Parkrun 26/03/2016 Alexandra Palace Mike Hurford 21:24, 13 (1) Bournemouth Michael Shelton 20:16, 19 Cambridge John Bickley 32:26, 369 Colchester Castle Park David Nelson 20:21, 23 Finsbury Park Ronan Hoare 19:45, 9   michele Griffiths 25:17, 64 (1)   Avril Riddell 25:29, 67 (1)   Rafaele Lamour 26:29, 77 Hackney Marshes Sarah Whittaker-Axon 21:52, 53 (1) NEW PB Harrogate Nicola Timmins 20:30, 15 (1) NEW PB Highbury Fields Lizzy Muggeridge 31:27, 112 Redbridge Paul Matthews 25:48, 64 (1) Roundshaw Downs Claire Briggs 21:22, 8 (1) IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Cardiff Half Marathon - Awaiting download / organiser submission (Cardiff), 26/03/2016 HM Jonathan Thomson 84:17 (84:03), 443   Gareth Jones 85:00 (84:45), 484 NEW PB Hillingdon Half Marathon (Uxbridge), 28/03/2016 HM Ben Barker 91:58 (91:49), 32 Parkrun 02/04/2016 Alexandra Palace Mike Hurford 20:13, 4 (1) Hampstead Heath David Thorne 19:54, 9 Highbury Fields Chris Zair 19:04, 7 NEW PB   Lizzy Muggeridge 29:44, 156 Oak Hill Park Yoel Marson 19:06, 4 (1) Redbridge Paul Matthews 25:34, 40 (1) Self Transcendence 10 (Battersea Park), 02/04/2016 10M Georg Isola 73:19, 37 (9) Orion 15 (Epping Forest), 02/04/2016 Other Avril Riddell 2:28:23 Coventry Way 40 miles (Warwickshire), 03/04/2016 Other Michael Shelton 08:07:00 (08:07:00) Links Home Facebook Twitter Strava
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Paddock Wood human and tortoise runners.

Pub nights

A couple of dates for your diaries this week Chasers... On Tuesday we will be going to Tapping the Admiral for food, drinks and merriment. I've booked a table from 8.30 onwards. On Thursday we're having a bonus social at The Gipsy Queen. Plan is to jog there after track. I've heard the minted lamb toasties are to die for. Looking forward to seeing you all there. Except for you.
 – Emma (Social Secretary)

Committee meeting

The next committee meeting takes place TONIGHT, Monday 4 April in the upstairs room at The Grafton pub on Prince of Wales Road from 7pm.  All members are welcome.  Apologies for the short notice! 

Spring marathon fundraising

Chris Zair is running The Rome Marathon (10th April), The London Marathon and then (attempting!) the Lake District Ultimate Trails 110k (2nd July). 
Here’s his fundraising page with all funds going to The Mental Health Foundation. 
Shameless Instagram plug for updates @londonruntours 

Matt Brownlee is doing the Brighton Marathon on Sunday 17 April in aid of The Disabilities Trust. 
Here is his sponsorship link.

John Armstrong will be running the London Marathon dressed as a Tommy the Tortoise to raise money for the Macular Society. 

Louise Dwyer is running the London Marathon for the Family Holiday Association (FHA). 

If you’d like your fundraising to be included in the newsletter, please email the details to newletter@chaser.me.uk

Brick training session

The monthly brick training session will take place this Saturday (9th April), meeting at 9am at Regent’s Park track.  If you’re new to multi-sport, a brick session involves some cycling followed straight away by a bit of running.  These sessions are open to ALL abilities – all you need is a bike and your running kit.  There will be someone available to watch over your belongings while you train. 

London Marathon Commercial Opportunity

We’ve been contacted by a casting director for an online commercial for a well known supermarket chain looking for people from all regions, backgrounds and abilities who are running in this year’s London Marathon.  The job is paid £300 for a short piece to camera after the race on 24 April.  Reply if interested and we’ll pass your details on. 

Coached sessions this week

Tuesday’s coached session will be led by Andrea this week and details will be posted on the Mornington Chasers Facebook page in advance for anyone unable to attend. 

On Thursday we will have a guest session at track, led by Urban Bettag.  Urban will announce the content of the session on Facebook on Wednesday. 

Race reports

Paddock Wood Half Marathon

Nine Chasers took part in the 27th Paddock Wood Half Marathon on Sunday 3 April.  A great course with lovely countryside scenery, friendly marshals, enthusiastic spectators and PB potential.  Results coming soon.  Thoroughly recommended! 


Calendar

Here's whats happening over the next few weeks other than our usual Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday runs. You can find our full calendar on the website.

Date Event Type Sign-up link
Tue 5 Apr 2016 Pub night Social
Sun 17 Apr 2016 Triathlon London League - Kingfisher Aquathlon Triathlon
Sun 24 Apr 2016 London Marathon Road
Sun 24 Apr 2016 Post-marathon Drinks and Eats Social

We are also currently taking names for the following events.

Date Event Type Sign-up link
Sat 23 Jul 2016 Thunder Run Cross Country Sign up to take part.

Results

If you want to upload a photo or your results are missing, visit My Details on our website and update your picture and Power of 10 ID.

Folkestone 10 (Hythe), 25/03/2016

10M Hope Sloly 01:07:48 (01:07:43), 85 (1)

Parkrun 26/03/2016

Alexandra Palace Mike Hurford 21:24, 13 (1)
Bournemouth Michael Shelton 20:16, 19
Cambridge John Bickley 32:26, 369
Colchester Castle Park David Nelson 20:21, 23
Finsbury Park Ronan Hoare 19:45, 9
  michele Griffiths 25:17, 64 (1)
  Avril Riddell 25:29, 67 (1)
  Rafaele Lamour 26:29, 77
Hackney Marshes Sarah Whittaker-Axon 21:52, 53 (1) NEW PB
Harrogate Nicola Timmins 20:30, 15 (1) NEW PB
Highbury Fields Lizzy Muggeridge 31:27, 112
Redbridge Paul Matthews 25:48, 64 (1)
Roundshaw Downs Claire Briggs 21:22, 8 (1)

IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Cardiff Half Marathon - Awaiting download / organiser submission (Cardiff), 26/03/2016

HM Jonathan Thomson 84:17 (84:03), 443
  Gareth Jones 85:00 (84:45), 484 NEW PB

Hillingdon Half Marathon (Uxbridge), 28/03/2016

HM Ben Barker 91:58 (91:49), 32

Parkrun 02/04/2016

Alexandra Palace Mike Hurford 20:13, 4 (1)
Hampstead Heath David Thorne 19:54, 9
Highbury Fields Chris Zair 19:04, 7 NEW PB
  Lizzy Muggeridge 29:44, 156
Oak Hill Park Yoel Marson 19:06, 4 (1)
Redbridge Paul Matthews 25:34, 40 (1)

Self Transcendence 10 (Battersea Park), 02/04/2016

10M Georg Isola 73:19, 37 (9)

Orion 15 (Epping Forest), 02/04/2016

Other Avril Riddell 2:28:23

Coventry Way 40 miles (Warwickshire), 03/04/2016

Other Michael Shelton 08:07:00 (08:07:00)

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