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U15 & U17 England Athletics Championships

This weekend saw the U15 & U17 England championships take place in Manchester. HAC were fortunate in having several athletes meet the entry criteria and we are delighted to say that two of our athletes were placed & brought home SILVER medals.

U17 Aryan Padaruth Javelin 64.57m, a new PB.
U15 Lincoln Ramdhanny Discus 38.06

Congratulations Aryan and Lincoln, fantastic results.

Many thanks to Doreen Evans for sharing these achievements. 

Hillingdon 20 – Volunteers Needed

The club need over 60 volunteers to marshal the Hillingdon 20 road race on Sunday 5th September please, from 9am to 1pm approx.
 
Emails will be going out shortly so please keep an eye on your inbox and respond asap. Alternatively please let Maria Humm know if you can help.
 
Thank you for supporting this important club event.

Gosunder 5 mile Handicap Race – Sunday August 1st, 9.30 a.m.

Next Sunday will see the return of the Gosunder 5 mile handicap, the only club race which is actually older than the club.
 
It will be contested over a 5 mile course in Ruislip Woods with a 2×2 1/2 mile relay option available for juniors or anyone who wants to take the shorter option.
 
Numbers will be issued at the clubhouse from 8.45-9.15am with the first runner starting at 9.30, the last at around 10.00. First HAC member across the finish line will get their hands on the magnificent trophy.
 
Race entry is free for HAC members or £3 for non members.
 
Afterwards we will be returning to the clubhouse to watch the final Olympics athletics session which runs from 11.00 to 13.55 including the men’s 100m final.
 
Please enter in advance by letting Dan Spinks or John Luscombe know that you will be there although entries will be available on the day for the less organised of you.
 

Wilkie Mile 2021

This year’s Wilkie Mile will take place on Thursday 22nd 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 & 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 (2019):
Men – James Laing 4:50.6
Women – Catriona Paterson 5:25.1
Relay – S McLellan, F Coombe, A Ireland, J Lee 4:15
Watchless – Iain Betson exact time!
 
Further details if required from Gavin Collett
 
DATE FOR YOUR DIARY
TUESDAY 31ST AUGUST 2021 – DEVIL TAKES THE HINDMOST
At ROCHESTER ROAD, NORTHWOOD HILLS 7pm START

English Schools Track and Field Championships

Our congratulations go to Nana Owusuah Quainooa for a fantastic performance at the recent English Schools where she won the 100m Junior girls A final in a time of 12:27. Congratulations also to Mia Smith who made the final of the Senior Girls 100m A final finishing in 12:33. Well done both of you.

English Schools

Congratulations to the following six HAC athletes who have been invited to compete in the prestigious English Schools event this  weekend

Good luck to Arun Forrest; Cassie Southgate; Lucy Wilcox; Mia Smith and Nana Owusuah Quainoo; Aryan Padaruth

I am sure they will have a great experience and do themselves, and HAC, proud.

 

 

New 0-5k Course – September 2021

Would you like to get fit and become a runner in a fun, no pressure environment? Then come and join the HAC Run Hub 0-5k beginner group.

Why?

  • Get fit with an 8 week structured 0-5k programme
  • England Athletics qualified run leaders
  • No pressure – walk/run at your own pace in a fun environment
  • Make new friends along the way and experience being part of a running group
  • Experience the “feel good factor” and all the amazing benefits that exercising brings – great for mental wellbeing, confidence boosting, improvement in your overall health to name just a few!

When?

Starting Saturday 4th September at 11am for 8 weeks

Where?

Hillingdon Athletics Club, 206 Bury Street, Ruislip, Middlesex HA4 7TJ

How?

Find us on www.runtogether.co.uk Search for Hillingdon Athletics Run Hub Here you can book your sessions. Alternatively, you can email info@hillingdonac.co.uk to book your place.

The 8 week course is £20 payable at the Introductory Session.

For more information visit www.hillingdonac.co.uk/runhub

Volunteers needed for SAL Home Fixture

All members
 
Your help is needed for the Southern Athletics League at Uxbridge track on Sunday 11th July, please.
 
The first event starts at 12 noon and the last event at 4.30pm. Some help may be required on Sat 10th to set up the hurdles.
 
Kindly let Maria Humm know if you can help.
 

Middlesex County Track and Field Championships

Middlesex Under 13 & 15 County Championships – 24th July 2021

Entries are now open for the Middlesex Under 13 & 15 County Championships to be held on 24th July 2021 at Lee Valley. The link for on-line entries is: 

https://data.opentrack.run/en-gb/x/2021/GBR/mdx-ya/

Middlesex Senior/ Under 20/ Under 17 County Championships – 30th August 2021

Entries are now open for the Middlesex Senior/ Under 20/ Under 17 County Championships to be held on Monday 30th August 2021 at Lee Valley. The link for on-line entries is:

https://data.opentrack.run/en-gb/x/2021/GBR/mdx-s/

Tashan Daniel Bursary Scheme

Young people in Hillingdon can apply for the next round of the Tashan Daniel Award bursary from Monday 28 June until Sunday 11 July, to support their aspirations in sport, culture and education.
Tashan’s father and sister can be seen on BBC London News talking about this bursary scheme.

https://www.hillingdon.gov.uk/article/7817/Apply-for-the-Tashan-Daniel-bursary-scheme