After several years loyal service to the club Chris Zair has stepped down as our Coaching Coordinator as he is leaving London and moving to Barcelona. I’m sure everyone would like to thank him for everything he has done for the club, and will (somewhat enviously) wish him well in Barcelona.
John Armstrong will be taking over Chris’ role. If you are interested in helping with coaching at the club, you can email John at email@example.com. All coaching in the club is done by volunteers, and the club is happy to pay for anyone interested in volunteering as a coach to obtain England Athletics certification. The first qualification is a one day course called Leader in Running Fitness (LIRF), the more advanced qualification is a course called Coach in Running Fitness (CIRF) which takes a few weekends and some homework. You can see when courses are available here and should mail John if you are interested.
There will be a brief extraordinary general meeting held on 17th March at 19:15 at Talacre before the usual Tuesday runs. The first matter to be voted on is whether to insert the words “or Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM)” into rule 3(c) so it reads, “Honorary life membership of the Club may be conferred upon any member by a majority vote of those senior members present at an Annual General Meeting (AGM) or Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) in recognition of someone who has performed an outstanding service, or who has made an outstanding contribution to the Club.” The second matter to be voted on will be whether to award lifetime membership to Chris Zair.
There are now 10 more spaces available on the coach to Paddock Wood Half Marathon. If you would like to sign up please do so here.
Laurie Boult is running the London Marathon to help lonely older people. http://www.justgiving.com/boultyruns
Viola is running the Brighton Marathon to help the fight against bile duct cancer in memory of Daniela. https://fundraise.cancerresearchuk.org/page/viola-fuckbileductcancer
Juliette Westbrook is running the Manchester Marathon (her first marathon) for Cancer Research UK.
Carmen is raising money for Dogs on the Street by running the Victoria Park Half Marathon. https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/carmenshalfmarathonfordogsonthestreet
Chloe Bazlen is running the Edinburgh Marathon (her first marathon) for Alzheimer's Society in memory of her grandma, Helen Ranstrom, who passed away from Alzheimer's in November. https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/chloe-bazlen1
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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.
|Fri 28 Feb 2020||ULTIMATE POWER - LONDON||Social|
|Sun 1 Mar 2020||Mornington Chasers Regent's Park 10k||Road||Sign up to marshal (1 of 12 left)|
|Tue 3 Mar 2020||Monthly Chasers Pub Night @ Tapping The Admiral||Social|
|Sat 7 Mar 2020||Chingford League: Wanstead Flats||Other||Sign up to run|
We are also currently taking names for the following events.
|Sun 5 Apr 2020||Paddock Wood Half Marathon||Road||Sign up for transport (6 of 43 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.
|7.8KXC||rebecca taylor 40:26, 124 (7)|
|10K||Philippa Brown 40:59 (40:53), 61 [74.19%] NEW PB|
|Canons Park||Diane Morrison 00:30:00 (00:30:00), 63 (11) [56.94%]|
|Hampstead Heath||Paul Sant 00:19:37 [70.86%]|
|HM||Mark Lamb 1:48:11 (1:47:33), 7 (6) [54.72%]|
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