Archive for March, 2017

Important Information for the “Taster” sessions during Easter 2017 :

The club will be closed for the “Taster” sessions during Easter holidays, so there will be no Taster training sessions on Thursday 13th and 20th April, 2017. These sessions will restart on Thursday 27th April.
Phil Pollock

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World Masters Daegu – 25 March

Posted: March 29, 2017 by Rascasse in Race reports

The last day of these Champs, which attracted 4,700 athletes from 75 countries, brought two 4th places for Lorna Foster and Donald Brown.

Lorna in the W50 Shot Put with 8.70m, and Donald in the M45 GB 4x200m relay team in a time of 1.44.73 (Donald ran the last leg)
Well done to Lorna and Donald !
John Topliss

Home Countries International – 25 March

Posted: March 28, 2017 by RSCAC in Race reports

Shaun Evans and Georgia Curry finished the season in style representing the Midlands at the Home Countries International. Shaun finished 15th in the U20M race whilst Georgia was 16th in the U20W race. A great way to end a fantastic season – well done both!!!

Club Championships

Posted: March 28, 2017 by RSCAC in General Info

It’s now just a couple of weeks to go until the Club Championships on 8 April. A timetable is now available, with further details in the below Flyer and Entry Form.

FINAL TIMETABLE

ENTRY FORM

FLYER

Midland Road Relays – 25 March

Posted: March 28, 2017 by RSCAC in Race reports

Here’s Roy’s report from the Midland Road Relays:

“An excellent result for our ladies team today finishing 10th overall out of 57 complete teams. Special thanks must go to Kate and Andrea both running through illness and injury. Megan ran the 7th fastest long leg of the day in 32:18. Katie ran the 6th fastest short leg of the day in 18:14
both ably supported by Andrea 30th fastest in 20:12 short leg, Kate 39th fastest in 36:39 long leg, Georgia D 122nd fastest in 23:56 short leg and Emily 110th fastest in 23:22 short leg. Thank you all for running  and providing such an excellent result”

There were also some great performances by a slightly depleted men’s team. Despite missing star runners Shaun and Joe the team finished in 28th place to secure qualification to the Nationals. Ollie H ran the fastest long leg for the club and Alex J ran the fastest short leg.

Next up, the Nationals on the 8th April.

Photos from http://www.racephotos.org.uk/

Membership fee renewals

Posted: March 28, 2017 by RSCAC in General Info

It’s that time of year again. If you haven’t picked up your membership renewal form they are available now in the clubhouse. Please pay your membership as soon as possible – you’ll need to be fully EA registered if you want to compete during the athletics season. In addition, £5 is added if you pay after 30 April – you have been warned!

World Masters Daegu – 22/23 March

Posted: March 23, 2017 by Rascasse in Race reports

A few of our Masters Athletes have made the trip to Daegu, South Korea, to compete in the World Masters Indoor Championships. photo

Following on from his British Indoor title two weeks ago, Kevin Brown won a Silver in Daegu in the M50 Discuss with a throw of 45.12m.
Considering he recently had major surgery on his back, this is a great performance! Well done Kevin.

Lorna Foster finished in 5th place in the W50 Discus with 24.66m, which is just shy of her club record.Well done Lorna !

Donald Brown qualified for the M50 60m Hurdles Final, by finishing in second place in his semi-final with 9.16. The Final is tomorrow and he is in Lane 6.

Have a great race Donald.

John Topliss