Archive for June, 2016

Screenshot_2016-06-28-20-43-40-1Congratulations to Laura Whittle who has been selected to run for GB in the 5000m at the European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam in July. Laura has had a great start to the season running a PB of 15.08 in the 5000m and claiming a bronze medal last weekend at the British Championships. Further details are in the British Athletics announcement below.

Well done Laura – we wish you all the best!


Updated club records

Posted: June 28, 2016 by RSCAC in General Info

Screenshot_2016-06-28-20-59-18-1We’ve updated the club records to reflect the fantastic performances in the first couple of months of the season. New marks achieved this year are highlighted in green. Please let us know if there are any we have missed.

RSCAC club records – 28.6.16

Club Connect Relays

Posted: June 26, 2016 by RSCAC in Race reports

Results from tonight’s Club Connect Relays at Alexander Stadium:

  • U20 Girls 6th – inaugural club record for team of Jennie Hopkinson, Chrissie Prince, Charlotte Newman and Rachel Illife in time of 53.24
  • U20 Men 6th
  • U17 Men 4th U
  • 17 Girls 6th
  • U15 Girls 7th
  • U15 Boys 6th
  • U13 Boys 4th
  • U13 Girls 3rd and a new club record of 57.12 secs for the team of Isabel Male, Freya Liddington, Caitlin Ralph and Maddie Hammond.

Good performances from all 32 of our RSC athletes tonight.

Big thank you to Fiona Smith for her efforts as Joint Team Manager, and thanks to all the parents who went the extra mile to make sure everyone made it to the stadium by 4pm. I hope you all enjoyed seeing your kids perform on the big stage. We are very lucky at RSC to have such a great bunch of youngsters who never let us down. It’s always a pleasure to take them to events as they are such good company.


No jumps and hurdles tonight

Posted: June 24, 2016 by megsamaniac in Uncategorized

There is no jumps/hurdles tonight. We will be back as normal next Friday.

West Midlands Schools Champs

Posted: June 15, 2016 by RSCAC in Race reports
jasmine_walkerThanks to John, Graham and Brian for sending through some results from the West Midlands School Champs. The highlight was a gold medal for Jasmine Walker who won the javelin by a margin of 6m’s with a throw of 32.15m. The full list of RSC results is as follows (let us know if there is anyone we have missed):
Lucy Wood Discus 20.87m 2nd PB
Jenny Hopkinson 200m 28.60 8th in Final .3rd in heat (28.50)
Jasmine Walker Javelin 32,15m 1st PB
Caitlin White 800m  2.36.3  6th PB
Rachel White 1500m 5.28.3  7th
Caitlin O’Connor 1500m 5.31.4  8th
Isobel Millington Discus 19.30m 3rd   PB
Charlotte Hay 800m 2.39.2  5th
Jess Cope 1500m 5.38.9  6th  PB
Sam Grimshaw Shot 10.48m 3rd .Also a PB for Sam.
Ryan Humphreys High Jump 1.65m 3rd  PB
Connor Race 100m 13.8  5th in heat
Daniel Olatunden 200m  27.4   5th in Final ( 26.9 in heat equals PB)

There were many excellent performances by RSC athletes at the Midland County Champs held at Nuneaton Pingles Stadium this year, including 3 podiums !

Muninder Singh HAYER won Gold with a throw of 13.74m, a seasons best.
Well done Muninder !!



Nicholas Pryce 400m 48.31 4th in Final (2nd in heat) .
This is a new Senior CLUB RECORD beating the old record of 48.7 set by Nicholas in 2013, and also achieves the standard for the Olympic Trials set at 48.30. Go for it Nick !

Nick Pryce

Shem Nelson 400m 50.89 5th in heat. A seasons best.
Fred Tremblay M35 800m 2.03.24 6th in heat.
Charmaine Riley-Nelson W35  100m 13.53 and 200m 28.34.
Kane Howitt 100m 10.95 seasons best, 5th in Final ( 2nd in heat in 10.95)
200m 21.70 2nd in heat . Gave the final a miss.
This is a PB for Kane (previous best was 22.0) !
Alex Blackham 2K Steeplechase 6.35.68 1st place !
This is also a  PB for Alex !
Chrissie Prince  Hammer 4K 41.25m 3rd place !
This is an U20 CLUB RECORD beating her own record set earlier this year.
Full results here.
(John Topliss report)

Aldridge 10k

Posted: June 14, 2016 by RSCAC in Race reports

Screenshot_2016-06-14-21-53-34-1Congrats to Mel Woodward who won the Aldridge 10k at the weekend. Her winning time was 38.31. Other runners in action were Mark Rickards who ran a PB of 37.03 to finish 11th, Simon Corker who was 21st (39.07) and Steve Pitt who was 47th in 42.33.