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A Weekend of Sportshall and Cross Country

Posted: January 12, 2020 by megsamaniac in Uncategorized

A busy weekend for RSCAC…

Well done to everyone who competed in last night’s sportshall competition. There were lots of top 3 finishes for RSCAC, so we’re all looking forward to receiving the final results.

Now on to cross country today…. good luck Team RSC!

Sutton Coldfield Sports Awards – Finalists

Posted: January 10, 2020 by megsamaniac in Uncategorized

The club would like to congratulate the following on being shortlisted for the forthcoming 2019 Sutton Coldfield Sports Awards.

  • Isabel Thomas Male and Martha Wood – Grassroots Junior Sports Female Award
  • Chrissie Prince – Volunteer/Coach of the Year
  • Nick Pryce – Male Sports Person of the Year
  • Donald Brown – Veteran Sports Person of the Year
  • U13 Girls Cross Country Squad – Junior Team of the Year

Well done and the best of luck to you all.

100 Club Winner

Posted: December 23, 2019 by megsamaniac in Uncategorized

Number 43 earned John Doyle a nice Christmas Present of £100 in the 100 Club Christmas Draw.

Merry Christmas to all 100 Club Members and thank you for your support.

There are still numbers available and all profit from the draws goes into club funds. If interested, see John Mills or ask for information at Coffee Bar.

Christmas Training

Posted: December 18, 2019 by megsamaniac in Uncategorized

Brian
Sun 22 Dec 10:00 – 11:30 – Park run and conditioning;
Tue 24 Dec 10:00 – 11:30 – Hartop Road session;
Thu 26 Dec 10:00 – 11:30 – Park run with 50 pace kicks;
Sun 29 Dec 10:00 – 11:30 – Strength and conditioning session;
Tues 31 Dec 10:00 – 11:30 – Speed endurance session in the park – probably on arena field;
Thur 2 Jan 10:00 – 11:30 – Park or track fartlek. Stretching session in the clubhouse;
Sat 4 Jan – County XC Championships –Warks at Warley Woods – Staffs XC Champs at Stafford Common;
Sun 5 Jan 6.00 to 7.20 pm – Strength & conditioning – clubhouse

Chrssie/Sherri/Fiona –
As normal this week, then no sessions until the new year. The first session back is Thursday 2nd Jan 10:00 – 11:30 (and there will be a throws session for the throwers 11:30 – 12:30). Sessions are back to normal 6-7.30pm from Tuesday 7th Jan.

Martin/Marc/Helen/John/Stephen
Sat 21 Dec – Pudding Run – meet at club house at 8.50am;
Thu 26 Dec – Boxing Day Run – All parents are welcome. Meet at the club house at 10am. (Will not run Far – promise!)
Sun 29 Dec 10:00 – 11:30
Tue 31 Dec 10:00 – 11:30

Paul – Finish 19/12/19 and Return on 07/01/2020.

Simon/Adrian/Spencer/Lynne
Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and 2nd January from 10:00 to 11:30. No training on Boxing Day!

Steve M
Tue 24th Dec – Mince pie & coffee
Thur 26th Dwc – Left over turkey (curry)
Tue 31st Dec – champagne & truffles!
In other words – no club sessions till Thursday 2nd Jan at 6pm as normal

Tony/Nikki/Meg
Tues 24 Dec 10.00 – 11.45;
Thurs 26 Dec – no session;
Tue 31 Dec 10.00 – 11.45;
Thurs 2nd Jan 10.00 – 11.45

Taster Group (Phil and Katie) will reconvene on 9th January.

Our very own Donald Brown has been shortlisted for the Athletics Weekly Readers’ Choice Award for Best Britsh Male Athlete. Please follow this link and scroll down to cast your vote: https://www.athleticsweekly.com/uncategorized/aw-aoty-2019-vote-1039926297/

Winning this award would be the perfect end of a great year for Donald. For those who may not be fully aware of his achievements this year, they are as follows:

World Masters Championship:

  1. Gold 60m Hurdles
  2. Silver 4 x 200m relays
  3. Bronze 60m

European Masters Championships:

  1. Gold 100m
  2. Gold 200m
  3. Gold 100m Hurdles
  4. Silver 4 x 100 Relay

National Outdoors Masters Championships:

  1. Gold 100m
  2. Gold 200m
  3. Bronze 100m Hurdles

National Masters Indoor Championships Lee Valley

  1. Gold 200m
  2. Silver 60m
  3. Silver 60m Hurdles

British Records:

  1. 100m Hurdles – 14.83
  2. 100m Hurdles – 14.62
  3. 300m – 39.17

Personal Bests:

  1. 60m – 7.60
  2. 60m Hurdles – 9.02
  3. 100m Hurdles – 14.62
  4. 100m – 11.73
  5. 200m – 24.06.

World Rankings:

  1. No1 for the 100m
  2. No1 for the 200m
  3. No1 for the 60m Hurdles
  4. No1 for the 100m Hurdles

Royal Sutton Coldfield AC:

  1. Outstanding Athlete of the Year Award (Clare Fancote Award)

Good luck Donald!

100 Club Winners

Posted: December 6, 2019 by megsamaniac in Uncategorized

100 Club drawn 28th November.


£50 no.65 Helen Keetley

£30 no.62 Val Eames

£25 no.72 Bruce Deakin

£15 no.29 Linda O’Connor

£15 no.19 Fiona Smith

£15 no.9 John Topliss

Next draw Thursday 19th December – single number for £100. Who will win big for Christmas?

Thank you all for your support. Numbers are still available, £16.20 per number. If interested, please see John Mills at the clubhouse. A great Christmas gift at a very reasonable price!

All sessions are at the track tonight

Posted: November 26, 2019 by megsamaniac in Uncategorized

All sessions are at the track tonight – Plantsbrook sessions for those doing indoor sportshall competitions resume on 14/01/20.