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Be Prepared for the Chorley Challenge in the form of the Dave Crompton Memorial Trophy, May 8

We will be back on the roads this coming Saturday with Dave willing us on. Latest information Eric Crompton has now confirmed that we will be using the traditional venue at the St Peters Club on Saturday and not the … Continue reading

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VIRTUAL LEAGUE SERIES – RACE 54 – RETAINING OUR TOP SPOT

Despite my enforced absence we held on to our top spot in the Age-Graded team competition – a tribute to our ageing strength in depth! Congratulations all round. Finally thanks to our dear Fred Pearce and Dave Evans we’ve access … Continue reading

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At last – back on the road with the Dave Crompton Trophy race at Chorley, May 8

I bring you good tidings of great joy. We have been given the thumbs up from Colin Vesty of the RWA to go ahead with the Dave Crompton Memorial Trophy race over 7 miles on May 8th in Chorley. The … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 51 plus hopeful news and a tale of a long lost certificate

Virtual League Racing Series – Race 51 As we near the anniversary of the Virtual Series we regained our top spot in the Age-Graded Team competition. Race 52 times to be with Helen by Wednesday at 6.00 p.m. MENS AGE … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 50 and other news

SOUTHEND-on-SEA 100 MILES IS POSTPONED It’s been announced that the race, scheduled for August 7th/8th August on Garon Park Track, is now postponed. Our thoughts go out to any of our members, who had the race in their sights – … Continue reading

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REST IN PEACE – MICK ELLIOTT [SARNIA WALKING CLUB] 1937-2001

Sadly the Sarnia stalwart, Mick Elliott has died. Many of the old hands at our club will have raced against Mick in the 1970s. Rob Elliott, his son, an outstanding race walker in his own right, has penned these touching … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 47 and the second Enfield League

STOP PRESS : Times for the FEBRUARY CLUB VIRTUAL 3K to be submitted by midnight, March 3. As he circulates these latestVirtual League results John Constandinou is in an optimistic frame of mind. He comments: The sun is out and … Continue reading

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The President’s Report 2020 – a reminder of my thoughts

My President’s Report was circulated to the membership as an integral part of the 2020 AGM papers. Obviously the AGM could not be held. In this light a few people and Glyka, my adoring dog, have suggested posting it separately … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 46 – Mary Worth Memorial Race

Virtual League Racing Series – Race 46 – Mary Worth Memorial Race  RIP Mary Worth, a member of Steyning AC, who died on 20th January aged 92. She was 78th on the British All-Time list for 20km and a Veteran … Continue reading

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The Enfield Race Walking League goes Virtual and welcomes entries

A week or so ago Ron Wallwork put out a feeler to the Enfield League race walking community, asking if , given the continued COVID restrictions, there would be support for a Virtual Series over the coming months. The response … Continue reading

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