Archive for March, 2019

RSCAC Kit Available at Sportology in Boldmere

Posted: March 29, 2019 by megsamaniac in Uncategorized

RSCAC hoodies, coats, joggers and kit bags can be purchased from: https://www.sportologyonline.com/collections/royal-sutton-coldfield-ac

Time to get kitted out for the summer competitions!

 

Cross Country Success

Posted: March 29, 2019 by megsamaniac in Uncategorized
Last weekend, the English Primary Schools XC Championships were held at Prestwold Hall.  RSCAC had a number of athletes taking part:
Representing West Midlands:
Year 7 Boys:  Adam Wilkinson & Harvey Gillett
Year 7 Girls:  Emily Symes, Evie Sandland, Francesca Allen, Olivia Allen, Samantha Wakefield, Lucy Rigby
Photo below of Year 7 girls:
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Representing RSCAC:
Year 6 Boys:  Ellis Jones 
Year 6 Girls:  Connie Bevan 
Year 5 Boys:  Daniel Smith, Oliver Edwards 
Year 6 Girls: Tiffy Latham, Soffia Shorock, Martha Grumett, Eliza Mason
Also, the Midland Road Races and 5K challenge was held in Sutton Park.
The men’s team came in 22nd, with Shaun Evans running the 7th fastest long leg, and the women’s team came in 31st.
The U15 boys entered a team in the 5K and they came an impressive 2nd, Ethan Patel coming in 9th, Jack Wakefield 11th, Jack Newman 13th and George O’Connor 17th.
Here is the official photo of the silver medallists:
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Well done everyone!

We need your help!

Posted: March 27, 2019 by RSCAC in General Info

 

We need youCALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS/PARENTS/HELPERS
Ever thought about how you can help out at our meetings?
Without people to supervise events we have no meetings.
Would you like to know more about how you can help?
As a club we have to provide Track officials, time keepers and field officials.
Interested in what you can do next to help?

Contact:
Derek Prince derekprince22@gmail.com
Ian Smith ian_martin_smith@yahoo.co.uk

NB. If you want to get serious and get qualified as an official RSCAC will pay the cost of the course. Or if a case of just having an interest come and speak to either of us or drop us an email.

English Schools XC

Posted: March 18, 2019 by RSCAC in Race reports

En Schools' scorers 2019 (1)Royal Sutton’s young athletes were mixing it with the top runners in the country at the English Schools XC last weekend. This was at Temple Newsam Park – in heavy showers plus storm force winds. The average fields in the junior and intermediate events were 350 runners.

Junior girls:

  • Mante Nausedaite 196th – top WM scorer
  • Martha Wood 247th – 2nd WM scorer despite losing a shoe in the first 300m
  • Charlotte Prince 264th  –  4th WM scorer
  • Zara Buchanan – support back-up position
  • Sian Duval  180th  4th Staffordshire scorer

Intermediate girls:

  • Lucy Carey  119th  2nd WM scorer
  • Charlotte Hey  205th  6th WM scorer

Senior girls:

  • Ellen Humpherston  116th  2nd WM Scorer
  • Caitlin O’Connor  164th  3rd Staffordshire scorer

Junior Boys:

  • Jack Wakefield  140th  3rd WM scorer

Report by Brian Higson

More medals at the British Masters

Posted: March 18, 2019 by RSCAC in Race reports
Report from John T:
“I’ve Just come across further results from Lee Valley and delighted to report that Kevin Brown took gold in the M50 Discus with a throw of  43.86m and Donald Brown took a second gold in the M55 200m in a time of 25.75
Well done Kevin and Donald .Great performances.”

Summer Fixtures

Posted: March 13, 2019 by RSCAC in Race Notices

Here’s the dates you’ve all been waiting for – the summer athletics fixtures. Get the dates in the diary and get training!

RSCAC Fixtures 2019 v2

The fixtures in purple font are club fixtures.

(Note that there is no Club Champs this year due to unforseen circumstances.)

Report from John T:
Hi Everyone, Just seen the results of the British Masters Indoors Champs at the weekend at Lee Valley and delighted to report that Donald Brown won  gold and silver medals.
Here are the results:
Donald Brown M55 60m Hurdles 1st 9.24 .A new Club record
M55 60m 2nd 7.75
Well done Donald . Great performances.
PS Donald will be competing later this month in The World Masters Indoor Champs in Torun,Poland from March 24th to the 30th.
We wish him a great Championship.