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Recent Volunteers

Volunteers - MABAC & Border League

Stewart McIntyre, Rick Coles, Caroline Wheatley, Ruth Willis, Claire Humphrey, Andrew Bamford, Niall McGregor, Carol Orchard, Mike Pocock, Ginevra Stoneley, Mike Gent, Fiona Gent, Sharon Miller, Julia Kinniburgh, Paul Chandler, Adrian Grant, Paul Walters, Thalia Hessey, Moray Carey, Jas Dhanda, Ian Crouch, Malcolm Woodman, Frank O'Regan, Ian Strong, Andrew Patrick, Andrew Bennett, Sophie Bassi, Ruth Breslaw, Max Smithson, Mr Kirk, Mr Barton.

Recent Volunteers, Jan/Feb 2020

Surrey T&F Indoor Champs, 15-16/2/2020: Ivan Barrett, Ashley Burridge  Surrey Men's XC League - Lloyd Pk, 8/2/2020: Ashley Burridge Surrey Secondary Schools XC Champs - Priory Pk, 18/1/2020: Ivan Barrett, Ashley Burridge, Ian Crouch, Sue Carnell, Paul Chandler, Fiona Gent, Mike Gent, Stewart McIntyre, Michael Stanley, Ian Thomas, Natalie Wilson

Volunteer @ Surrey League X-C, Chobham, 11/1/20

Ashley Burridge - Timekeeper

Volunteers @ Holly Run, 15th December 2019

Adam Woodman, Adrian Bowden, Adrian Grant, Andrew Bamford, Andrew Bennett, Andrew Patrick, Annette Morris, Ashley Burridge, Becky Martin, Caroline Orchard, Caroline Wheatley, Claire Humphrey, David Harris, David Neumann, Dino Pelekani, Donna Barrington-Smith, Duncan Mallison, Emma McAuliffe, Fiona Gent, Frank O'Regan, Ginevra Stoneley, Graham Bull, Helena Tomkins, Ian Crouch, Ian Martin, Ian Miller (Lingfield RC), Ian Thomas, Iris McAuliffe, Jack Finn, Jacqui James, Jane Patrick, Janet Moore, Jas Dhanda, Jim Vince, Jo Davey, Libby Rebuck, Lisa Payn, Malcolm Woodman, Mel Fulton-Bell, Michael Stanley, Mike Gent, Mike Pocock, Mike Scott, Moray Carey, Natalie Wilson, Nicholas Wade, Paul Chandler, Paul Lockye, Paul Walters, Peter Crawshaw, Richard Scrase, Rick Coles, Rob Wigley, Sam Burnett, Sarah Finch, Sarah Walters, Sharon Brennan, Sonia Galloway, Sophie Potter, Stewart McIntyre, Sue Carnell, Taryn Bennett, Thalia Hessey, Tim Else, Usha Stevens

Volunteers @ Priory Relays, 2nd Nov 2019

Adrian Grant, Ali Rustige, Amira & Lashelle Marlow, Andrew Bamford, Anthony Read, Ashley Burridge, Bethany Higgins, Charl Jordaan, Claire Humphrey, Colin Kloes, Craig Parke, Dan Statham, David Clark, David Harris, David Manrow, David Nurse, Drew Burridge, Fran Afonso, Francesca Manrow, Frank O’Regan, Ian Crouch, Ian Martin, Ian Thomas, Jas Dhanda, Jenny Carus, Lee Savage, Lisa Payn, Lou Schofield, Malcolm Woodman, Matthew Aylott, Moray Carey, Nicholas Wade, Paul Chandler, Paul Walters, Pete Statham, Rick Coles, Roger Hillier, Sam Burnett, Sarah Walters, Sharon Brennan, Stephen Smith, Sue Statham, Usha Stevens


All Club News 

 The Club AGM  Monday 26th April

The AGM will be held via zoom at 19:00 on Monday 26th April. Please add this date to your diaries. More details are on the Noticeboard and you should have received an email about this yesterday.

We still have no candidates for the post of Club Chair which will become vacant at the AGM. There is an updated description of the Chair role here.  

We will also be awarding senior trophies to the 2020 Club Champions after the AGM concludes.  

 Couch to 5K

Following the great success of the Couch to 5k programme held in 2019 we are planning to run a new programme this year starting on Saturday 8th May. This will be led by Paul Walters. Full details are on the noticeboard. Please share it with anyone who you think might be interested. 


Summary Minutes

The summary minutes from the committee meeting held on 10th March are here 


Race Director Needed for the Priory Relays 

We are in need of a Race Director for the Priory Relays which will be held towards the end of the year (normally November). We have people with recent experience of this role who will be able to help "show you the ropes" and good documentation of the event. If you are interested in taking on this role please email .


Junior Section News 


Reminder of Junior Sessions Etiquette

Please can we remind athletes and parents that all sessions operate within the framework and roadmap provided by England Athletics which can be viewed here:


This means:

  • All of our sessions are COVID secure and athletes must ensure appropriate social distancing at all times
  • Group sizes are limited to 12 athletes per coach per session. Please do not turn up to train without your attendance being formally agreed with the coach.


Dates for Your Diary 

Surrey Quadkids team event on Wednesday 23 June 5:30 at Guildford for school years 5 and 6.  

The athletics leagues are looking to hold events over the summer and the following dates have been confirmed so far:

YDL Lower age group 5th June, 17th July and 4th  September

YDL Upper age group 30th May, 27th June, 25th  July and 5th September 

Lily B  26th June, 7th August and 28th  August


Senior Section News 

 Dorney Lake Double

Well done to Steve Cheesman and Rob Wigley who both clocked up PBs in the Half Marathon and 10k races at Dorney Lake yesterday.

Steve finished the Half Marathon in 01:24:46 and Rob finished the 10k in 00:37:35. Very well done to both of you!


RPAC in the Mirror 

Some of our recent race results appeared in last week's Surrey Mirror thanks to Nat's sterling work. Please let us know if we have missed any of your recent results. 

SLH are hosting a track day on Saturday 1st May

For those who might be interested, SLH are hosting a track race day on 1st May. You can see full details here. Note - online entry only, max 2 events only, senior athletes to attend alone. No entries on the day.

Fancy running for The Eikon Charity?

The Eikon Charity are a Surrey based charity that supports children and young people to overcome difficulties, become resilient and develop into confident adults who contribute positively to their communities.
They have told us that they have charity places available in the Mercer Surrey Half Marathon (26th September 2021), the Virgin Money London Marathon and the Virtual London Marathon (both 3rd October 2021). 

Details of how to apply for these places are available on their website.  


...And Finally

Kate Knight will have to wait a little longer for her 70th Marathon finish as despite running considerably further than planned due to an issue with the signs, she was ruled out of time at the Hurtwood 50k on Saturday.  That's really tough luck Kate!

Jack Finn set a new half marathon PB as part of his training for the Brighton Marathon (1:54:15) - well done Jack keep on running! 


Keep in touch

Stay safe everybody. Please let us know if there is anything you'd like to see in the newsletter.

If you wish to get in touch our email address is   



Senior Training Groups from Monday 29th March 2021

Assuming we can resume training from 29th March, I am planning to use the same groups that we established last year after lockdown 2. See below for the full list. Please contact me if any of the following apply: You are not on the list and want to...

Reigate Priory AC's Couch to 5K Programme

The idea behind Reigate Priory AC's Couch to 5K Programme If you want to get fitter and healthier, run socially with others or feel better in yourself, then perhaps this is for you.  Whatever your motivation, we are running a Couch to 5K training...