With the Spring Open drawing closer, here are the details for the event to be held at the Thames Valley Athletics Centre, Pococks Lane, Eton on the 2nd April 2016. See map below.
A provisional timetable has been provided to assist in planning for those athletes wishing to compete in multiple events (max 3 events per athlete - £5 per event). A final timetable will be published 1 week before the competition day.
Some 250 athletes converged on the Thames Valley Athletics Centre on Sunday for the 3rd in the WSEH AC Winter Indoor Meetings, with athletes as far afield as Southampton and Edinburgh in attendance plus a lone Hungarian athlete. WSEH members were prominent throughout the afternoon in the various events. with several victories secured .
Senior Men Peter Moreno 7.08secs, Malcolm Gledhill 7.25secs, Chuck Okwor 7.35secs
Following their successes in the early season Southern Road Relay Championships and Southern Cross Country Relays, expectations were raised for more medals from the Southern Cross Country Championships at Parliament Hill Fields on Saturday. However absence of several key athletes saw the local club having to settle for silver team medals in just the U15 Boys race.
The Officials Level 2 course to be held at TVAC on 28th February 2016 (all day course starting 0900) is now available to be booked via the England Athletics website.
There will be three courses plus the Health and Safety course.
The stand alone H&S course costs £10 and is course number SO/0382HS.
The other courses include the H&S element and cost £30 each.
For Field Judging the course is SO/0382FD
For Track Judging it is SO/0382TK
For Timekeeer it is SO/0382TR
Booking deadline is 12 February 2016. Full details on EA website including booking details.
Despite providing the winner of the Senior Ladies Race and the 2nd placed athlete in the Senior Mens race, a disappointing lack of support from the WSEH younger athletes saw the club well down the overall leader board in the 4th match in the Chiltern Cross Country League series at Luton on Saturday.
Berkshire champion Charlotte Firth underlined her current form to secure a fine victory in the Senior Ladies race whilst Simon Millet had his best Chiltern league finish to date to take 2nd in the Senior Mens race.
County Cross Country Championships
WSEH’s forces were split over the weekend with members competing in their County Cross Country Championships at various venues.
WSEH were hosts for the Berks AA Championships at Upton Court Park, Slough. Runners were greeted with wet and muddy conditions, WSEH athletes overcame the hazards to provide the winners in 4 of the 8 races.
In the Senior Mens race Alex Tovey led from start to finish to win by over 2 minutes ahead of his chasers in a time of 38m52secs. Simon Millett also got amongst the medals with his 3rd place in 41m27.