Archive for January, 2012

The Mall shopping centre in Sutton Coldfield are launching a fantastic opportunity this week whereby your sports club, organisation can win £5000 !

The closing date for nominations is February 6th 2012.

 Please nominate your club here.

After nominations, shoppers at the mall will be able to vote for the 3 nominees and the winning club receive £5,000 in donations, and runners up clubs £300 each.

The £5,000 donation would massively help towards our stretched club finances and help secure our ongoing use of the Windley Track.

So please nominate your club and talk about this opportunity to friends and family.

Midland XC Championships – 28 January

Posted: January 29, 2012 by RSCAC in Race reports

Results are available here for the Midlands XC Championships at Nottingham.  The U17 women continued their fantastic season by winning the team event for their age category, with Katie Ingle 4th, Megan McBrien 7th, Gabrielle Kinney 10th, Rebecca Robinson 12th and Rachel Smith 40th.

The results for other Royal Sutton runners were:

  • U13 girls – Laura Richardson (20th), Grace Stirland (52nd)
  • U15 boys – Alfie McBrien (14th), Shaun Evans (46th), Jerome Austin (60th)
  • U20 women – Amy Johnson (11th)

Well done to everyone who took part.

Photos are available here.  Videos are available here.

The results are now available from the race at Nuneaton last Sunday (click here).  Well done to everyone who braved the windy conditions.  We scored 5,320 points which leaves us in 4th place, 77 points behind Halesowen (who scored 186 points more than us on the day).  There were some great performances – in particular, there were top 5 finishes for Ellen Humpherson (U11 girls), Laura Richardson (U13 girls), Elemena Saunders (U15 girls) and Alfie McBrien (U15 boys).

The final league race is on 19 February at Perry Park.  Let’s have a big effort and see if we can end the season in 3rd place.

Good luck to all those competing at the Midland Championships tomorrow!

Athletics on TV

Posted: January 26, 2012 by RSCAC in General Info

There is coverage on BBC1 of the Aviva International Match in Glasgow this Saturday (from 1.30pm), with Mo Farah, Andy Turner and Hannah England in action.  A preview is available here.  The iplayer coverage is available here.

Midland Masters XC Championships – 22 January

Posted: January 23, 2012 by RSCAC in Race reports

Well done to Clive Sayers, Roy Humpherson and Bunny Kyd who were M65 team runners up at the Midland Masters XC championships at Droitwich.  In the individual race Clive was 8th (M65), Roy was 11th (M65) and Bunny was the 6th (M70).

Results are available here

Photo courtesy of Brian Smith

Midland Masters Handicap – 5 February

Posted: January 23, 2012 by royoldboyrunner in Race Notices

If you are a member of Midland Masters it is still not to late to enter the 5 mile handicap being held at Chelmsley Wood on the 5th February. Click here for an entry form.

Sportshall – 13 January

Posted: January 19, 2012 by megsamaniac in Race reports

Well done and a big thank you to everyone who represented the club in the Sportshall competition last Friday. We had a great turn out with some great performances.  Well done athletes and team managers. A special mention must go to Will B, who had the run of his life in the U15 2 lap…what a victory!  An extra congratulations to Chrissie P, Hannah L, Kane H and Matthew P as they have been selected to represent Birmingham on 26th Feb in the regional final….best of luck.

If you’d like to see the results from Friday, here is the link:  Please note that you’ll need to enter your hotmail address and password to access the results.

Have a nice weekend,
Meg x