Club Meeting Sunday 5th – September
Committee : GS/PJ/MC/GB/ML/PC/MR
Attendees : 38
A cheque for £1000.00 was donated to the Cancer Care Unit from proceeds of the Gill Pimblott 5k and Mark and Dereks 50th race plus respective raffles
Round of applause’s for the following achievements
Mark Ruscoe & Paul Jackson – Bob Graham Round
Malc Collins – Multiple Marathons
Gary Atherton - Boothstown Wobble
Gary Atherton - Boothstown Wobble
Shaun Moran – Winning the Georges Smile Race
Maria Lowe – Multiple Race Wins
Josie Maley – Winning Smithells Serpant.
Prizes given to Peter Chan, Suzanne Gregory and John Lee for gutsy performances at the Swinton Challenge.
Email Malc Collins if you want to know the current balance sheet.
We anticipate a rise in subs for 2011 but it will discussed in more detail at the AGM.
Family membership is currently being discussed per household.
The next Gin Pit 5 is Sunday 10th October
We need volunteers to fill many roles, please if you can help let Gary Stevens know on email email@example.com or you can ask a family member to help out
We do need a strong turn out of runners to help with the CLGP
Run or Help Out !
The club will be competing in 2 leagues – Red Rose League & Mid Lancs League
The Mid Lancs League is free of charge to all members.
The Red Rose League will require a fee of £4.00 per member payable to Mark Riches which will cover all 4 races in the Red Rose.
The club also intend to affiliate to the South East Lancs League but each member must pay £5.00 to enter.
All details will be posted on the blog by Mark Riches soon.
Brenda's Cafe – If you would like to save the hassle of bringing hot drinks and chocolate you can take advantage of Brenda's Cafe. You pay her £2.00 on the first race and £1.00 all other races.
This is between you and Brenda, you don't have to use it if you would prefer to bring your own.
Garry Baines to order a new tent which is 'quick erect' for £150.00.
We need volunteers to look after the tent.
Clare Unsworth, Liz Ellicott and Paul Basnett have kindly offered to help out with the organizing of future social events in a 'non committee' role.
The committee will book all social events during the year and arrange the entertainment then pass it onto our 'Social Team'.
The next event is on Saturday 30th October which is the Halloween Spooktacular.
The event will be on the blog very soon and the Social Team will be distributing flyers and sending invitations on facebook, please can you answer the invitation so they get idea of numbers.
This years Duathlon Series will be jointly organized by A&T and ARC.
This is a bike and run event which is aimed at every abilities from the beginner to ironman
The cost is £5.00 to enter a race for the series.
The first race is on Sunday 3rd October
2nd Race - Sunday 7th November
3rd Race - Sunday 5th December
The event poster is already on the blog and soon there will be an official entry form for you to fill in.
10 Yrs Anniversary
The club are looking to mark our 10 year Anniversary early 2011, we are looking for idea's from the members on how to do this, please let a committee member know so we can discuss as a group at the next meeting.
The club are looking at putting a male and female team into the North West Counties and North of England Relay. The captains/coaches will be calling our fastest runners for this event.
Next club champs and CLGP race is the Swinton 10 on Sunday 26th September 9.30am start, we need a big turn out.
Next meet up at the Gin Pit – Sunday 26th September for a few drinks
Next official Club Meeting – Sunday 7th November