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Hannah’s July Race Round Up!

JUNIORS

A great month for our junior athletes who have been busy competing in the Alder Valley and Young Athlete’s leagues. A great season for the u13/u15 girls and boys have now seen them gain promotion in the Young Athlete’s league, winning all our matches convincingly, hopefully we can build on this next season! Well done to all athletes, parents and coaches!!

 

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AUGUST BRINGS A VARIED 13 PARKRUN VENUES FOR HAC

 

With the scheduled weekly Parkrun tour venues completed, last Saturday saw HAC members at 13 different locations across the UK and abroad.

The local regular venues of Black Park, Rickmansworth, Northala, South Oxhey and Harrow all featured along with Osterley also on the tour that gets the ad-hoc HAC visit.

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Ladies Summer Series Points Table after 12 Events

Debbie Brown looks a clear winner now in the Ladies Summer Series, but it’s all to play for with 3 events to go for second place. [Read more →]

Mens Summer Series Points Table After 12 Events

The latest table after the Bearbrook 10k on Sunday, Dave Shelvey is looking unstoppable! [Read more →]

Middlesex 10km

This year the Middlesex 10k will be held in Victoria Park, Hackney on 1st October starting at 10.30am and using the traditional 3-lap course. Online entries are available at:-  https://www.runbritain.com/RaceDetail.aspx?eventid=7bbf0bc95e6e&raceid=7ebf0ccd5e76 or by post using the entry form available at the clubhouse.

DEVIL TAKES THE HINDMOST 2017

DEVIL TAKES THE HINDMOST 2017
This year’s competition will take place on Tuesday 5th September at 7pm
on the normal course at Rochester Road in Northwood Hills, opposite Haydon School.
 
Please register at the clubhouse by 6.30pm or be at Rochester Road by 6.50pm.
You compete entirely at your own risk.
All Club members are welcome to run, with a £3 fee for any non-Club members.
 
This year there will be four competitions:
Women Maximum of eight rounds
Over 40 Men Maximum of eight rounds
Under 40 Men Maximum of ten rounds
Plate (for those knocked out in early stages of the other three competitions)
Maximum of five rounds
 
How does it work?
All the runners in each competition start together and run up the hill (just under 300m
in length). The last one to the top is eliminated (sometimes more depending on
number of entries).
The remainder jog back down again and then repeat the run up the hill. Once again,
the last one to the top is eliminated (sometimes more depending on number of
entries).
This is repeated until only one runner is left, who is the winner of the competition.
So that everyone gets more than one run, halfway through the event everyone who has
been eliminated to that point in the three main competitions can enter the Plate
competition.
 
Further details if required from Gavin Collett
PLEASE SUPPORT YOUR CLUB EVENTS

5k Training Race – Thursday 10th August

The next 5k training race will be held on Thursday 10th August.

Jill Miller will be cooking up a storm after the race with cottage pie for the carnivores and a hearty vegetable bean hotpot for the herbivores for a bargain £4.00.     Can you please confirm your food orders by the weekend by signing up at the clubhouse.      Your quiz master this month will be Dave Smith and there will be a guest ale from the Rebellion Brewery to feed your brain cells.

The training race is for all athletes (sorry no juniors) whether you consider yourself an elite runner or a social runner, all are welcome so please support your Club and join in.

The Clubhouse Team

Promotion for Under 13/15 Athletes in the UK Youth Development League

A great track season for our YDL Under 13/15 competitors has resulted in Hillingdon Athletic Club being top of our division and consequently being promoted which is fabulous news, reports Courtney Clarke.

Throughout the three matches (two visits to Battersea and a match at Hillingdon) our team have stepped up producing some great track and field results with PB’s galore.

With some careful selection and ensuring we filled as many events as we could with both an A and B string athlete, we have won every match quite convincingly. In our last match we amassed over 600 points, the most we have ever achieved.

A massive well done to all of the athletes concerned.

This doesn’t just happen without a huge amount of work by our young athletes who have spent time training and working hard showing commitment to their events. Thanks must go to our dedicated and wonderful coaches and officials who we know give up so much of their time. Thanks must also go to the parents who come along and support all of the athletes, as well as the coaches when they need help officiating in the field or on the track.

Next season will be tougher but we must all work and train hard to achieve and let’s see what we do together!

July 3K Training Race

Well done to everyone that took part in the July 3K training race in warm conditions. The turnout was better than expected with the summer holidays now in full swing and there were a few new faces taking part too. Thanks once again to all the officials and course marshals without whom there would be no race. Results can be found here.

Ladies Summer Series Points Table After 11 Events

The Ladies Summer Series is being hotly contested with a close finish for first spot and a fight for third place.

1 Debbie Brown V 138
2 Melanie Spencer V 133
3 Christina Benjamin S 119
4 Lucy Duncan V 117
5 Lyndsey Browne V 114
6 Zoe Dobbs V 113
7 Karen O’Rourke V 95
8 Jackie O’Dowd V 78
9 Lynn Hyde V 70
10 Katherine Wells S 62
11 Nikki Tasker S 58
12 Ciara Williams S 57
13 Lorraine McNulty S 55
14 Angela Duncan V 48
14 Caroline Ford V 48
16 Gemma Barry S 42
16 Heather Davidson V 42
18 Hannah Wells S 40
19 Cathy Carruthers V 33
20 Louisa Gawn V 22
20 Lotte Visser S 22
22 Charlotte Ford S 21
22 Rebecca Williams S 21
24 Vicky Brownlee V 20
24 Ingrid Hansen V 20
26 Eva Mack S 18
27 Kate Shockley S 17
28 Stephanie Sungjong V 16
29 Pauline Smith V 15
30 Michaelor Mayor S 14
31 Babz Kedge V 13
32 Preena Divecha S 12
32 Maria Trujillo V 12
34 Taj Randhawa V 11
35 Sharon Talbot V 10
36 Sarah Choudhury V 9
36 Carole Mccarthy V 9
38 Bryony Lycett-Brown S 7
39 Sharon Hopkins V 6
40 Jo Miles V 5
41 Sally Bundock V 4
         

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