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Posts from — June 2023

Middlesex Schools Championship

Saturday 10th June was a VERY hot Saturday, 30 degrees and it’s the day of the school county championships across the country.  Middlesex Schools championship was held at Lee Valley and lots of athletes were chasing times for qualifying to ESAA later in the month.

Hillingdon had several athletes competing and there were several PB’s on the day.  There was a little bit of wind during the day, which meant some races had an illegal wind, but on the whole a successful day.

Two Hillingdon athletes have subsequently been chosen to represent Middlesex at the English Schools Championship, which is being held in Alexander Stadium, Birmingham on the 30th June & 1st July.

Isabella Phllips          U15G 100m

Marcus James           U15B 100m

The English Schools Championship is the 4th biggest athletics event held annually in the world and it is a remarkable achievement to qualify considering there are 6.8million pupils of secondary school age in England.  The event will be broadcast live and they will get to perform in a stadium used for international events in front of thousands of spectators against the best athletes in England.    

Congratulations to our athletes and we wish them well for the event.

 

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June 24, 2023   Comments Off on Middlesex Schools Championship

Wilkie Mile 2023

This year’s Wilkie Mile will take place on Thursday 6 th July at King’s College track (tarmac surface), Ruislip.

This year there will be four races.

6.45pm: One mile race (four laps of the track) for estimated time over 6 mins 30sec

7.00pm: One mile race (four laps of the track) for estimated time under 6 mins 30sec

7.15pm: One mile relay (four laps of the track)

In a similar format to the Lido Relay at Christmas, each lap can only
be run by one person, but one person can run more than one lap. In
other words, teams can comprise of one, two, three or four people!

7.30pm: Watchless “Guess Your Time” One mile race

(four laps of the track)

Please register and collect your numbers (please bring safety pins) at the
clubhouse by 6.30pm.

You compete entirely at your own risk.

All Club members are welcome to run

HOLDERS (2021): Men – Finn Combe 4:54
Women – Anna Knight 7:16
Relay – R Stoddart, S Knight, Z Dickens, F Combe 4:15
Watchless – Jason Steel 1 second

Further details if required from Gavin Collett

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DATE FOR YOUR DIARY

TUESDAY 29 th AUGUST 2023 – DEVIL TAKES THE HINDMOST
At ROCHESTER ROAD, NORTHWOOD HILLS 7pm START

June 17, 2023   Comments Off on Wilkie Mile 2023

Roadworks outside clubhouse

Affinity Water are working on a leak directly outside the clubhouse. They have advised that they will be there until Wednesday and there will be no access to the clubhouse car park. Please park on surrounding roads. Please also remember that Harvil Road is closed so allow extra time to get to training as Breakspear Road and surrounding roads are extra busy.

June 12, 2023   Comments Off on Roadworks outside clubhouse

June 2023 5km training run # 3

This month’s 5km training run was won by guest runner Tom Charles in a great time of 15:54, followed in by club members James Laing in 16:35 and Tom Squires 16:47. First female was Nikki Penty- Alverez who in her second race of the week posted a time of 19:53. Mel Spencer was second female in 22:09 with Aimee Horn in third with a time of 22:40. Full results can be found June 2023 Training Race Result.

Well done to everyone who participated and supported this event including race organiser Andy Torrance, timekeepers Phil Welch and Gavin Collett. A fabulous BBQ was organised afterwards by our clubhouse team with special mention to Peter Humm for his efforts as head chef. Thanks also go to Catriona Paterson who set this months challenging quiz. 

June 11, 2023   Comments Off on June 2023 5km training run # 3