Athletics is the sport of competing in track and field events, including running races and various competitions in jumping and throwing.
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For clarity, this is not a Hillingdon AC event but the organisers hope that both the large donation to sport in the local area that will be awarded from the race profits plus the increased awareness of athletics in Hillingdon will benefit HAC and it’s members.
Following a successful Grand Prix in 2013, with Martin Bateman and Donna Nash winning the men’s and ladies championships respectively, the following races are those selected for the 2014 Grand Prix.
Hillingdon Half Marathon 23/03/14
5km Training race 10/04/14
Beaconsfield 5 mile 21/04/14
Pednor 5 mile 5/05/14
5km Training race 8/05/14
Coombe Hill Run 1/06/14
Ickenham 5 mile 8/06/14
5km Training race 12/06/14
Princes Risborough 10km July (date to be confirmed)
5km Training race 10/07/14
Bearbrook 10km August ( date to be confirmed)
5km Training race 14/08/14
Marlow Half Marathon 07/09/14
100th 5km Training race* 11/09/14
Windsor Half Marathon** 28/09/14
* For the one hundredth race we are aiming for 100 competitors to enter- please support this historic race
**As this was the most popular race in 2013, if there is a similar level of support for the 2014 race the committee have decided to lay on a coach to foster a club spirit and enable competitors to get there and back.
The rules have changed slightly this year and can be found here Scoring Rules
Hillingdon AC are looking for club members who would be interested in leading new groups for runners of variable ability from the age of 12 years upwards. The following course focuses on the organisation of achievable and progressive running activity
- Course Dates: 30.Mar.14
- Location: Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Guttman Road, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP21 9PP
- Cost: £150
- Course Code: SC0758
- Booking Deadline: 14.Mar.14
England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £130. The cost of the course will be met by the club, however this will be repayable by the individual if they do not go on to run a new group.
A one day Leadership Training course which qualifies and insures leaders to deliver safe and fun running sessions, suitable for Running Club Leaders and other Group Leaders. For more information see EA-coach-courses-poster-2011-v1c (1)
Please note: The minimum age for this course is 18. Contact David Smith if you are interested.
We are pleased to announce that Active Training World has once again filled all the places in the Finchley 20.
Hillingdon AC came away from the Middlesex Masters Cross Country Championships at Wormwood Scrubs with an impressive selection of medals reports Scott Farley. Mike Dooley took the individual bronze medal in the M40 category and his performance, combined with those of Simon Connell and Scott Farley, ensured the club won gold medals for the M40 team competition after a close battle with Ealing, Southall and Middlesex.
Following a successful Grand Prix in 2013, with Martin Bateman and Donna Nash winning the men’s and ladies championships respectively, here are the first two races of the 2014 Grand Prix.
First is the 5km training race on Thursday 10th April at 6.40pm. Enter at the Clubhouse in Bury Street, Ruislip by 6.30pm.
The second race is the Beaconsfield 5 mile trail run which takes place at 10.00 am on Easter Monday 21st April 2014. This is a rare opportunity to run the quiet country trails of the private Barn Hall Estate.
The full fixture list will follow shortly. The rules have changed slightly this year and can be found here Scoring Rules
You are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of Hillingdon Athletic Club to be held at the clubhouse, 206, Bury Street, Ruislip on Tuesday 4th March 2014 at 8.15pm. A question and answer session will immediately follow the formal meeting at which you are invited to raise questions, make suggestions and generally contribute to help the committee to run the club as effectively as possible.
A stunning 51st place from Robert Thompson in the National Cross Country Championships helped secure 31st place for Hillingdon AC’s senior men’s team in the six to score competition and 20th place in the nine to score competition on a (mostly) dry but undulating course at Wollaton Park in Nottingham.
The bad weather has claimed another cross country race. The North of the Thames 2 race, which was due to take place this Saturday 15h Feb, has been cancelled due to the wet conditions.