A summary of last night’s meeting:
There are changes to the rules for allocating our (one) London Marathon place (we now need 150 members to receive 2 places) – see the website for details.
Club championship races for 2018 are: Leinthall Starkes (17/04), Bitterley Beast (20/05), 1 mile track at Hereford (end Aug), Lake Vyrnwy 1/2 (10/09), Croft X-C (Nov), Mortimer Trail Race (Dec) and any Ludlow parkrun in 2018. Run 4 out of 7 to count. Prizes will be given at the Social to those who run all 7.
Handicap races: (Leinthall Starkes 5 mile road)17/04, 15/05, 19/06; (Croft Woods) 17/07, 14/08, 04/09.
Dates of summer league races not yet fixed, but in order: High Vinnalls, Abbeydore, Westhope, Shobdon.
Nearer the date of the handicap races, requests for help on the finish line will be sent out, Please help if you can. Because of increasing numbers, safety on the roads is a concern and the club are ordering more, and larger, signs. It is also essential that Mike (who has to work out a handicap time for all potential competitors in the series) is told in advance who is intending to run, from race 2 onwards. You will be reminded of this stipulation before the races start in April.
The club AGM will be at Kingsland Village Hall on March 16th, starting 7.30pm. Please come along to support the club – there is little fear of being press-ganged onto the committee! We hope to have found a new treasurer before the AGM.