With the light nights we are now meeting at Wilderswood Car park on Georges Lane Horwich at 6.30p.m on Wednesdays and are training on the Fells.
All abilities are welcome why not give it a try you may like it and want to race in a Fell Race. No pressure but we do like you to wear Fell or Trail shoes so that you dont fall too many times. For more information ring me.
Congratulations to Bethany, Athlete of the Month for March a good all rounder and has competed at Crystal Palace in the Junior Pentathlon Championships.
I have decided that this year we will center our efforts on the English Junior championships and these along with three other races will make up our Junior Fell Championship. Rules are as before 10 points for first Horwich 9 points for second Horwich down to 1 point for 10th Horwich. To qualify for an award runners must do a minimum of 3 races to be eligible for an award at the end of the season with each runners best six races counting overall. The races are as below any race with an E in front are Junior English Championships
|April 3rd||Rivington Pike Junior Races||1.00p.m||Winners aplenty last year.|
|E||April 24th||Anniversary Waltz Cumbria||11.30 a.m||Entry by 22nd by Web Site only|
|E||May 3rd||Coiners Yorkshire||10.15 a.m|
|May 8th||Belmont||12.30 p.m||Greater Manchester Championships. All ages from U/12 to U/16|
|E||May 31st||Shutlingsloe Cheshire||12.00 p.m|
|E||June 19th||Clougha Pike Lancashire||1.00 p.m||We were the Boys Team Champions last year!|
|E||June 27th||Arnison ( uphill only ) Cumbria||1.00 p.m||Two silver medals last year can we do better?|
|Aug 4th||Whittle Pike Lancashire||6.45 p.m|
|E||Aug 21st||Darwen Gala Lancashire||12.45 p.m||Medals to be won in the Lancs Championships|
To enter the English races you have to be at least 10 years of age D.O.B. between 2/1/98 and 1/1/00. In the championships points are awarded as follows 1st =50 pts 2nd 48pts 3rd 47pts down to 49th = 1point this is for the first five races with the final race scoring 1st= 53pts 2nd= 50pts 3rd = 48pts 4th = 46 =pts down to 49th = 1pt. There are no championship medals but a Tee Shirt is awarded to all who complete 4 or more races and a memento is awarded to all who do six races.
Good running – Tony & Brenda Hesketh
Tel 01204 668183 or Mob 07973302432