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Posts from — April 2016

EA Registration

Our membership secretary Steve Hirons has worked extremely hard in the past fortnight to ensure all new members have their England Athletics registrations renewed. Once a renewal is confirmed by EA each athlete should receive an email to that effect. If you are an active athlete and requested EA registration and do NOT receive a confirmation email in the next week or so can you please let Steve know.

Many thanks to Steve for pulling out the stops to get the registrations in.

April 25, 2016   Comments Off on EA Registration

London Marathon results

Massive well done to all our London Marathon runners. Time to put your feet up.

Paul Leppard 2:57:01
Stuart Arundel 3:24:46
Andy Mansi 3:26:30
Debbie Brown 3:43:50
Lucy Duncan 4:24:41
Angela Duncan 4:27:20
Babz Kedge 4:32:06
Lynda Copson 5:28:14

April 25, 2016   Comments Off on London Marathon results

National 12 Stage Road Relays, Sutton Park 16 April 2016


Hillingdon AC’s men team evoked the spirit of 2008 to ensure that the club had representation at the National 12 Stage Road Relays at Sutton Park, finishing in 50th place out of 64 teams complete teams in the final event of the road and cross country season.

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April 17, 2016   Comments Off on National 12 Stage Road Relays, Sutton Park 16 April 2016

Wainwright Record Attempt Film – Host: Howard Pattinson

Fell Runner Steve Birkinshaw attempts to
break the 27 year old record of completing a
circuit of all the 214 Lakeland Wainwright
summits in under seven days

record attempt
320 miles, 36,000 metres of ascent – the
equivalent of two marathons a day and up
and down Everest four times

Alastair Lee’s film of the attempt will be
shown at the Hillingdon AC clubhouse on
Friday 15 April 2016 at 8 pm

A brief contextual introduction will be given by
Howard Pattinson, Bob Graham 24 Hour Club
member number 55
Admission £5 All proceeds to the MS Society

Wainwright poster

April 14, 2016   Comments Off on Wainwright Record Attempt Film – Host: Howard Pattinson

Licence Check

I case you don’t know about this portal here is where you can check if you or one of your athletes is registered to compete. http://livemyathletics.uka.org.uk/LicenceCheck/
Any queries about registration should be directed to Steve Hirons who is our Membership Secretary at s.hirons@ucl.ac.uk

April 11, 2016   Comments Off on Licence Check

5K training races 2016

This year’s races will take place on the second Thursday of each month from April to September inclusive.

  • 14th April
  • 12th May
  • 9th June
  • 14th July
  • 11th August
  • 8th September

Register at the clubhouse by 6.30pm for a 6.40pm start.  You compete entirely at your own risk.

All Club members are welcome to run, with a £3 fee for any non-Club members.

The measured course starts in Howletts Lane and is two and a half laps of a loop of Breakspear Road, Howletts Lane, Marlborough Avenue & Bury Street. The finish is just past the clubhouse in Bury Street.

Numbers are not worn but are told to competitors on registration and need to be relayed to the recorders at the end of the event.

This is not an official race, so please keep to the pavement whenever possible and beware of road users and pedestrians.

Following each event, there is often hot food available from the licensed bar and also a fun quiz starting at around 8pm for around an hour at a charge of £1 (all money to clubhouse funds).

April 6, 2016   Comments Off on 5K training races 2016

EA are getting tougher

Please take note of this. UKA and EA are getting tougher this year with athlete registrations. I don’t know what the sanctions are to teams that have non registered athletes taking part in league fixtures but it isn’t worth taking the risk of individuals being DQ’d or teams losing league points because we have non registered athletes taking part this year. Please make sure you are signed up to HAC if you are going to compete in the junior comps, SAL or Vets league this year. This is the EA page http://www.englandathletics.org/clubs–community/club-affiliation/athlete-registration-2016  and this is our membership page if you haven’t signed up yet. https://www.hillingdonac.co.uk/shop/clubmembershippage.html

April 4, 2016   Comments Off on EA are getting tougher