Emma has organised a bus to take everyone to St Neots in time for the half marathon. Please sign up here to secure your place.
The North of the Thames Cross Country was held at Fryent Country Park, Kingsbury. It was a lovely warm day and the course was fairly dry. A small Chasers team entered for this event and congratulations to Lauren Longhurst who came 10th in her first ever cross country.
Lots of cake consumed by all but we would love to have more club members to join us for the run and to finish off the cake!
With that being said, the next Met League fixture will take place at Welwyn Garden City this Saturday the 11th of November. The races will take place just before 2pm for women and 2:35pm for men. You do not need to sign up beforehand as it is part of the Met League- just turn up on the day. Trains run from Kings Cross & Finsbury Park every 20 minutes and take approx. 30 minutes. The Met League is a lot of fun with a friendly atmosphere so it’s a great one to start off with if you’ve never done cross country before. Spikes are recommended but you will get away with trail shoes.
The club AGM will take place on Monday the 13th of November at 7pm in the Grafton pub. Anyone is welcome to stand for any role, but we are particularly keen to attract new people for the following roles, as the incumbents are standing down. Feel free to contact the current incumbent if you’d like to know more about the role. Please let Alice know ahead of the AGM if you are planning to stand.
Social Secretary: Organises pub nights, parties, cheese-feasts, etc.
Welfare officer: Deals with any welfare issues and complaints.
Newsletter: Puts together the weekly newsletter
Well done to everyone who took part in the Dublin marathon- great efforts all round especially from Donal Moran who set a new club record for the MV40 category with a time of 2:47:50.
Tables have been booked for tomorrow at Tapping the Admiral from 8.30 onwards.
The club Christmas party will take place at the Gipsy Queen on the 1st of December. Purchase your ticket here.
Thanks to everyone who helped out at the MCRP10K yesterday by marshalling, manning water stations and pacing. We still need a few more marshals and a photographer for next months race. Remember you get free entry to all of the races by marshalling at one race. Sign up to marshal here.
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.
|Sat 11 Nov 2017||Start Fitness Met League - Welwyn Garden City||Cross Country|
|Mon 13 Nov 2017||Club Annual General Meeting||Other|
|Sat 18 Nov 2017||London Cross Country Championships||Cross Country||Sign up to run. No entries on the day.|
|Sun 19 Nov 2017||St Neots Half Marathon 2017||Road||Sign up to reserve a place on the coach (15 of 33 left)|
|Sat 25 Nov 2017||Fraternity and Sorority Cup||Cross Country||Sign up to run. No entries on the day.|
|Fri 1 Dec 2017||Christmas Party||Social|
|Sat 2 Dec 2017||Start Fitness Met League - Uxbridge||Cross Country|
|Sun 3 Dec 2017||Mornington Chasers Regent’s Park 10k - Race 3||Road||Sign up to marshal (5 of 12 left)|
We are also currently taking names for the following events.
|Sat 6 Jan 2018||Middlesex Cross Country Championship||Cross Country||Sign up to run. No entries on the day.|
|Sun 7 Jan 2018||Mornington Chasers Regent’s Park 10k - Race 4||Road||Sign up to marshal (8 of 12 left)|
|Sun 4 Feb 2018||Mornington Chasers Regent’s Park 10k - Race 5||Road||Sign up to marshal (9 of 12 left)|
|Sat 24 Feb 2018||National Cross Country Championships||Cross Country||Sign up to run|
|Sun 4 Mar 2018||Mornington Chasers Regent’s Park 10k - Race 6 - Club 10K championships||Road||Sign up to marshal (7 of 12 left)|
If you want to upload a photo or your results are missing, visit log in to our website and update your picture and Power of 10 ID.
|5K||Andrea Sanders-Reece 23:33, 206 (3) [80.68%]|
|Alexandra Palace||Mike Hurford 20:39, 8 (1) [76.11%]|
|Canons Park||Daniele Biagi 19:34, 2 (1) [66.70%] NEW PB|
|Finsbury Park||David Glencross 19:34, 21 [66.35%]|
|Kawai Chung 19:57, 26 [68.25%]|
|Jennifer Moore 29:06, 235 [50.74%]|
|Hackney Marshes||Hannah Jean McQuarrie 26:25, 174 [55.96%]|
|Hadleigh||Paul Matthews 27:25, 36 (1) [67.29%]|
|Hampstead Heath||Simone Stoppa 25:12, 120 [51.59%]|
|Abdul Salam 25:59, 141 [53.50%]|
|Highbury Fields||William Watt 19:53, 14 [71.50%]|
|Georg Isola 22:50, 56 [60.44%]|
|Lizzy Muggeridge 31:53, 236 [48.51%]|
|March||John Bickley 34:29, 117 [47.46%]|
|Mile End||Simon Fitzmaurice 22:06, 77 [58.90%]|
|Oak Hill Park||Philip West 25:34, 67 (1) [65.12%]|
|Pomphrey Hill||Daniel Berry 20:41, 12 [74.13%]|
|Tooting Common||Simon Fuller 29:37, 382 [49.80%]|
|Walthamstow||David Nelson 24:52, 23 [53.08%]|
|Mar||Donal Moran 2:48:09 (2:47:50), 130 (34) [77.06%] NEW PB|
|Ronan Hoare 3:14:04 (3:13:11), 1063 [63.71%]|
|Matt Mead 3:53:57 (3:52:02), 5278 (1163) [54.49%] NEW PB|
|Tina Allardyce 4:01:16 (3:59:21), 6582 (281) [59.63%] NEW PB|
|Peter Faulkner 4:08:40 (4:06:55), 7528 [49.85%] NEW PB|
|Diane Morrison 4:22:43 (4:22:15), 9409 (149) [59.45%] NEW PB|
|Eamon Byrne 4:36:53 (4:34:41), 11083 (795) [51.28%]|
|HM||Annaka Charters 89:19 (89:15), 84 [73.37%]|
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