• Summer 10K 2022-3
  • RPAC at Brockham
  • RPAC at Wimbledon
  • RPAC at Dorking 10 2022
  • RPAC at Farnham Park 2022
  • RPAC at Wokingham

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Summer Evening 10k by Moray Carey, Acting Race Director

It’s only just over 2 weeks until we host the Summer Evening 10k on Wed 6th July!

Currently we have a few more than 100 entries and we need to dramatically increase this number to make this flagship event financially viable.

Way of helping to achieve this include:

  1. Asking in places where you may have connections or contacts to display the A5 race flyer (available on our website here)
  • sports’ clubs (both athletic and other)
  • fitness groups
  • sports’ shops
  • works and community notice boards

2. Sharing any posts about the race posted on the club’s Facebook page (or creating your own)

Thanks in advance!

Moray

 

Last Few Volunteers Needed for Summer 10K on Wednesday 6th July

We're really close to filling all the slots we need to make this years summer 10km a success. However, we still need the following roles to be fulfilled:

  • On course marshal
  • Wednesday setup (2pm at Battlebridge or 3pm in Priory Park)
  • A large car with driver (& passenger) to follow the sweep car and remove signs from the course

These are the only remaining roles that need fulfilling. if you're available to help with any of these roles please register via this link.

Thanks,

Usha & Colin.

 

Membership Renewal

Membership is now overdue and we still have outstanding renewals.  Please can I ask anyone who has not paid to do so as soon as possible as chasing payment is time consuming.  Please let me know if you longer wish to renew, or tick the box on your Love Admin account.  If you don’t want to renew but would like to stay in touch with news, there is an Associate Membership for £5 which will keep you in the loop of club news, please do let me know if you’d like to switch to an Associate Member so I can amend the payment  
 

Give us your results please

If you run in an event, do please let us know your results by emailing . If possible please can you submit them by Sunday evening at the latest as this allows us to meet the deadline for the Surrey Mirror sports pages. 

  

Junior Section News

Wednesday 15th June - Another U17W'S 800m Club Record set by Lilah

Running at an Open Meeting in Watford last Wednesday evening, Lilah Unwin ran her 3rd 800m PB of the month with a speedy 2.13.31. This set another new Club Record in the U17W'S 800m! Following her string of quick times, Lilah has had her place confirmed in the Surrey Schools team for the English Schools T&F Championships in Manchester next month.

Well done Lilah!

 

Saturday 18th June - ESAA South East Schools Inter-counties T&F Championships, Kingston

Three RPAC Juniors competed for Surrey in the 800m at the South East Schools Inter-counties match on Saturday.

Lilah Unwin ran another quick time (her third consecutive English Schools entry time) to win the Intermediate Girls 800m, with Ella Scrase also putting in a strong run to finish as the 2nd B string runner home, ensuring they both scored well for the Surrey team.

In the Intermediate Boys 800m Samuel Stapley ran his third consecutive sub 2 min time, finishing 2nd.

Great performances by all three against high quality county standard opposition! They helped Surrey to a match winning performance finishing just ahead of Kent with Hampshire in third place.

 

Sunday 19th June - Ebbisham Boys League - Sutton

We had a great turn out for the latest Ebbisham Boys league event on Sunday. Unusually for a Club whose strength is normally the endurance races we had some great performances in the sprints and long jump. We won both the U13 A and B sprints and U13 A and B long jump with Michael Maguire and Mateo Mahop winning both their events. Louis Gibson ran PBs in both the 100 and 200m ,as did Max Orchard in the 200m, Evan Moffat in the 100m and Jonah Pocock in both the 100m and 200m.  Mateo/Jonah/Evan and a Dorking athlete, it is a combined team, then comfortably won the 4 X 100m relay to ensure we finished the day on a high.
 
The endurance runners were not to be outdone Buddy Kedgley took 7 seconds off his 800m PB in winning the U15 800 and Lucian Watkins and James Beatty both ran strong races in the U13 1,500m.
 
It was good to see a number of U11 athletes competing, some in their first event for the Club. Gillies Macgregor, Piers Matthews, Isaac Armitage and Rafi Varah all ran a very competitive 600m time, finishing within a second of each other. Jake Eggleton and Ludo Blennerhassett achieved PBs in the 75m.

 

Dates for the Diary

Ebbisham Boys League

The dates and venues for this year's Ebbisham Boys league are as follows:

Coulsdon - Sunday 17th July

This league has events for U11-U15 boys.

Lily B Girls League

The Lily B  is a track and field league for U11 to U17 girls. The remaining fixtures for this season are:

June 25 at Guildford
9 July at Kingston
27 August at Sutton

 

Senior Section News 

Tuesday 21st June @ K2, Crawley

Jas will be providing block start coaching at K2 this Tuesday for anyone wanting to take part in the sprint races in the vets league.

 

Sunday 19th June 10:00AM MABAC @ Holmwood Common

Last week we declared ... "we particularly need more of the ladies to run." See above to see the the Reigate Priory AC line-up at the start - I think that the trend is reversed!

It was a fantastic turn-out from the club. The weather was suitably cooler than Saturday for the event. There are more photos of this event on our Facebook group.

I'm afraid I have no results to share currently, so I await with baited breath. Watch out for next week's newsletter.

 

RPAC Grand Prix current standings

the RPAC Grand Prix page has been updated with the results from the Dorking 10.

 

Sunday 18th June Endure 24

Gail Griffiths and her team completed 115 miles between them in the Endure 24 - running for 24 hours. See https://www.endure24.co.uk/ Congratulations Gail!

 

Dates for Your Diary

Sunday 26th June Richmond 10K which is a Surrey Road League event as well as a County Championship. See this.

Wednesday 6th July - Reigate Priory AC Summer Evening 10K - see this for more information.

Saturday 16th July - Elmore 7 which is in the RPAC Grand Prix and Surrey Road League. See this.

Sunday 24th July - Surrey Slog Half Marathon This race is an open race organised by MABAC. The profit from this race means that the regular MABAC league fixtures can continue. Please support it if you can. The course is described as "challenging but rewarding, hilly and undulating". More details are at https://running.mabac.org.uk/surrey-slog-half-marathon/ 

We are also looking for volunteers to help marshal this event. Let me know if you are able to help

Thursday 28th July - RunReigate Summer 2022 trail races around Gatton Park 5K or 10K see this.

 

Keep in touch

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