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Summer Series Grand Prix 2014

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

 

February 24, 2014   Comments Off on Summer Series Grand Prix 2014

Hillingdon AC Annual General Meeting

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.

 

February 24, 2014   Comments Off on Hillingdon AC Annual General Meeting

A night at the Races

Hillingdon AC presents
A night at the Races
Saturday 29th March at the Ruislip Clubhouse
Start 7.30pm – 1st race 7.45pm
£3 a ticket or £5 for family ticket
Fun, excitement & nibbles…guaranteed!
for tickets see:
Maria – 07957 185631
Alan – 07715 449352

February 23, 2014   Comments Off on A night at the Races

National Cross Country Championships, Wollaton Park Nottingham, 22 February 2014

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.

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February 23, 2014   Comments Off on National Cross Country Championships, Wollaton Park Nottingham, 22 February 2014

Race Cancelled

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.

February 12, 2014   Comments Off on Race Cancelled

Senior Women‘s fifth race, Metropolitan League,Wormwood Scrubs, 8 February 2014

Hillingdon senior women’s cross country team secured once again their sixth position in the ATW Metropolitan League Division Two with the regular two seniors finishing near the top of the field and stalwart veteran support in the bottom half.

The veteran’s team although finishing ninth of the ten teams in this race, finish the season in eighth position in their Division One, which means they stay in Division One, justifying their promotion last year. [Read more →]

February 10, 2014   Comments Off on Senior Women‘s fifth race, Metropolitan League,Wormwood Scrubs, 8 February 2014

Metropolitan League Race Five, Wormwood Scrubs, 08 February 2013

A strong turnout of the club’s better runners at the final Met League race of the season at Wormwood Scrubs ensured that Hillingdon AC’s Senior Men’s A team will once again compete in Division One of the Met League next season but with many of the middle order athletes missing, the B team missed out on promotion from Division Three.

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February 9, 2014   Comments Off on Metropolitan League Race Five, Wormwood Scrubs, 08 February 2013

Mini London Marathon Trials Results

Well done to everyone that competed for a place in the  2014 Hillingdon Mini Marathon team on Saturday 1 February at Ruislip Lido.  Those athletes that are selected will take part in the Virgin Mini London Marathon on 13 April 2014.

 

February 4, 2014   Comments Off on Mini London Marathon Trials Results

Watford Half Marathon

Seven Hillingdon AC members turned out to run the Watford Half on Sunday. They were rewarded with one of the few bright, dry days in some time. However the effects of the recent rainfall were evident, with the runners having to run through two flooded sections of road.
First home, in 37th place was Mike Dooley in a time of 1:19:04. Brett Hutchinson, who just missed the start of the race, was home next in 286th place in 1:32:50. He was closely followed by the evergreen Dave Smith, who finished 313th in 1:33:48. First HAC lady home was Melanie Spencer, 787th in 1:47:24. Anthony Barton continues to improve, finishing in 1:59:03 (1226th). Brian Feldman was 1420th in 2:06:33. Finally Patricia Hewlett finished 1726th in 2:32:46.
Well done to all

 

February 2, 2014   Comments Off on Watford Half Marathon

Hillingdon Athletic annual general meeting

The Hillingdon Athletic Club Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 4th March 2014 at 8.15pm. All members are invited to attend. If you wish to place an item on the agenda or make a resolution please notify the Interim Club Secretary, Lynda Copson, by 4th February at the latest. All resolutions require a proposer and seconder.

Elections for the following positions will be held at the AGM. If you wish to be nominated for any position please notify the Club Secretary by 4th February at the latest with details of your proposer and seconder.

–          Chairperson

–          Secretary

–          Treasurer

Chairs of the following sub-committees:

–          Seniors and Veterans

–          Juniors

–          Road Race

–          Clubhouse

–          Communications

The Club Secretary may be contacted via englandlynda@hotmail.com

The Formal Notice for the AGM will be sent out in week commencing February 17th 2014.

Lynda Copson

Interim Club Secretary


 

February 2, 2014   Comments Off on Hillingdon Athletic annual general meeting