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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
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
Further details if required from Gavin Collett

August 1, 2017   Comments Off on DEVIL TAKES THE HINDMOST 2017

Fixture list

A provisional list of club fixtures for the autumn and winter is now available to download here.

July 22, 2017   Comments Off on Fixture list

Park Run Touring

Here is a list of Park Runs Katherine Wells would like club members join her in and make it a big turnout from HAC.

13th May – Osterley

20th May – Northala – followed by the spring cleaning at the clubhouse

27th May – Cassiobury Park

3rd June – *No parkrun* Summer series Olympic Park 10k

10th June – South Oxhey

17th June – *No parkrun* SAL Uxbridge

24th June – Rickmansworth

1st July- Harrow

8th July- *No parkrun* SAL Reading

15th July – Tring

22nd July- Bedfont Lakes

29th July – High Wycombe

May 11, 2017   Comments Off on Park Run Touring

County Fell Running Champs

Middlesex County are looking for representives in the inter-counties fell running champs in Scotland on 13th May. No ability criteria has been shared with me but I’d expect the county would take those people that finish in top 15/20% of a Met League standard race as a guide. Please contact Andrew Owen for more info at Andrew.Owen@bfi.org.uk

May 1, 2017   Comments Off on County Fell Running Champs

London 10K entries

As per usual the club has 6 men’s and 6 Women’s places for the Vitality London 10K and British Champs on Monday 29th May 2017. Paul Leppard and Melanie Helen Spencer as team managers will choose our squads based on performance and committment to competing in club races in the past year and should be a fully paid up member for the 2017/18 year.

There is the option for those that have run the qualifing times to enter as an elite and start at the front of the race. Those that fall into this category and want to do the event should contact Elaine and your team manager ASAP so that you free up a club place for someone else which will mean we get more than 6 of each places. Our deadline for entries in 30th April 2017.
Info below from 10K website:
British 10K Championships
The race also features the British 10K Championships Men and Women. Prize money is as shown below. Any British athletes who have run 10km faster than 32 minutes (men) and 38 minutes (Women) in the last two years were offered a complimentary entry. Please contact Elaine Rayner: elaine.rayner@londonmarathonevents.co.uk for further information and register for a race entry.
Prize Money British Athletics Individual
1 £2000 £2000
2 £1000 £1000
3 £800 £800
4 £700 £700
5 £600 £600
6 £500 £500
7 £400 £400
8 £300 £300
9 £200 £200
10 £100 £100
Prize Money British Athletics Team (3 to score)
1 £2000 £2000
2 £1000 £1000
3 £750 £750
4 £500 £500
5 £300 £300
6 £200 £200

Those that don’t get picked for club places can still enter here.

April 14, 2017   Comments Off on London 10K entries


Due to a clash of dates with the 5K Training Race, this year’s Wilkie Mile has
moved from its traditional Maundy Thursday date and will take place on
Thursday 27th April at King’s College track (tarmac surface), Ruislip.
This year there will be two races.
6.45pm: One mile race (four laps of the track)
7.00pm: 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!
Please register at the clubhouse by 6.30pm.
You compete entirely at your own risk.
All Club members are welcome to run, £3 fee for any non-member.
HOLDERS: Men – Martin Bateman 4:58
Women – Hannah Wells 5:36
Further details if required from Gavin Collett
Offers of help gratefully received from those that don’t wish to compete

April 13, 2017   Comments Off on WILKIE MILE 2017

Dan and Stevie T’s Chilli Night

chilli nightAfter the final Met League fixture on the 11th February 2017 there will be a Chilli con Carne night at the clubhouse. ALL MEMBERS WELCOME! As usual there will be 3 different levels of heat. In Dan’s vernacular the categories are Pussy, Average and Lad. There will be a veggie option too. Further details of pricing and timing to come. It’s worth coming just to see the two chef’s argue over who is best at cooking fluffy rice!

January 22, 2017   Comments Off on Dan and Stevie T’s Chilli Night

Middlesex XC Champs 2017

Event info and course maps can be found on this page http://www.hillingdonac.co.uk/middlesex-xc-champs

December 30, 2016   Comments Off on Middlesex XC Champs 2017

5k Dark Run

For the second year we will be holding the 5K Dark Run around Ruislip Lido and raising money for Michael Sobell House Charity. Last year a fantastic £243 was raised. Spaghetti Bolognese and vegeatarian food will be available after the run. Please complete the form if you want food so to help with catering planning. Run and food entry form is here https://fs21.formsite.com/mbatemanhillingdonaccouk/form22/index.html


Here is just a little bit of race info:
Number collection and entry payment will be in the Ruislip clubouse from 5pm to 5.45pm. Please come with the correct money if possible.
The race will start at 6pm by the large green lido entrance gate near the boathouse and outdoor gym.
As the name implies, it will be dark. The lido has some lights near the road but particularly in the wooded section there is no light at all. Please make sure you are brightly dressed and have a torch. The route is all on tarmac.
Food for those that want it is from 7pm to 9pm. I’d get in early before it is Pasta it’s be best.


December 16, 2016   Comments Off on 5k Dark Run



 10.30am start

Register at the clubhouse between 9.30am and 10.15am

You compete entirely at your own risk.

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

Please bring a wrapped present worth around £3 for a lucky dip raffle after the race.

The course starts and finishes at the bus stop outside the clubhouse in Bury Street and is a loop Bury Street, Breakspear Road, & Ladygate Lane.

3.2 miles (2 laps)

There is a one-lap option (1.6 miles) for the young (minimum age 11), old (maximum age 111) & injured.

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

The licensed bar will be open after the race for a short time for the results announcement and lucky-dip raffle.



Further details if required from Gavin Collett

December 2, 2016   Comments Off on CHRISTMAS MORNING ROAD RACE 2016