Good morning all,
For any that are interested the entries for the Snake Lane 10 open this Saturday morning at 10am. This is a very popular race usually selling out in a couple of hours. This is a great race put on by Pocklington Runners and entry is via www.sportsentrysolutions.com
The date of the race is Sunday 25th February 10am start.
Hope to see some of you there.
Yup, I’m bringing up Christmas already.
I may seriously regret this but we’re mixing it up the year and doing a different race, the Percy Pud (www.steelcitystriders.co.uk/percy-pud-10k/). The complexity comes that is is a /very/ popular race and sells out in a couple of hours.
I’ve contacted the organisers and they’ve said for everyone to enter normally and if anyone misses out they’ll see what they can do.
So this requires a little effort from those who want to run to either enter when it opens up (5pm on Sunday 1st October 2017). I will be posting many reminders and the link before time. If you think you’re unable to book yourself buddy up with someone who can (and that doesn’t mean I’ll have 30 buddies! I’m actually travelling at that time).
Obviously, we’ll find a nice place to eat too and likely organise a coach. Of course, if someone wants to step up and take on one or both of these roles feel free!
The Sunday is the usual for our pre-Xmas Xmas Do, first Sunday of December.
And remember, an ADRC vest is for life, not just for Christmas.
Dates & Venues
- 15 Oct – Longley Park, Sheffield (Host club: City of Sheffield & Dearne)
- 29 Oct – Winterhill, Kimberworth (Host Club: Kimberwrth Striders & AC)
- 19 Nov – Penistone Showground (Host Club: Penistone Footpath Runners AC)
- 17 Dec – Kiveton Community Woodland (Host Club: Rotherham Harriers & AC)
NB. This last date is a changed date to the one which appears on any calendars on the website.
We have 15 places, £8 each which covers all 4 races. Once a number is allocated there can be /no/ swapping, so even if you’re just available/wanting one race, don’t buddy up with someone, get your own number.
More numbers may be available if we sell our allocation fully.
Deadline for entries, Thursday 12th October.
Let me know and show the dough.
There’s a 10k race in Ravenstonedale, Cumbria that a few of us have done the last two years , we are looking to do it again, it’s on Saturday November 25th, entry via Howgills Harriers website.
Anyone interested is welcome to join in. It will be a case of enter yourselves, arrange own transport and accommodation if required etc. Some will be going there and back in the day.
As many of you know the Road Leagues were under serious threat of disappearing due to a hole in the leadership after Keith’s departure. Now there is a concerted effort by Steel City Striders (or at least individuals from) to take this on.
They have limited the entries to 500 runners across the 4 races and have allocated (after initial survey requesting numbers) places to each club – we have 13.
We will operate it on a first come first served basis and that you must be “positive” that they you be doing at least one of the races. This is only fair to the organisers as if we don’t fill our quota we need to hand places back but equally if we don’t get our runners to the start line that’s not in the spirit either.
You need to pay for the number up front, with a refund to be given when you complete one of the fixtures.
We cannot deprive anyone else of a number if its only a “maybe”; whether from our club or others.
The absolute deadline for our submission is 7pm Monday 6th March 2017.
Given the short notice you’ll have to let me know if you are a runner but bear in mind my priorities are gearing up for the N9 this weekend.
Meet at Royal 1030 for 1100 start. There’s a twist this year with extra prize for being closest to your own predicted time. Draw for VLM rejects to follow.
Its that complicated it requires its own post.
There was a little confusion and uncertainty around Middelkerke as the dates of their races moved after initially confirming them with us. The decision has been taken that the regular trip on the regular weekend (week after our 10 mile) is on, despite there being no race that weekend. We will sort something be it, club v club, handicap or simply no running!
Bus is booked, hotel is booked. See Dave Collo for places.
Dates are Saturday 20th August to Tuesday 23rd.
Message from Uncle Fez:
Hiya, its that time to arrange the London Marathon trip (sunday 24th April). Typical trip, go down Saturday return Monday evening, staying at the Columbia hotel, Lancaster Gate OR arrange the trip to suite your requirements. The train tickets will be available quite soon , so numbers are required as soon as possible . If interested please put your name on the list in the changing room or contact myself or Phil.