Wednesday, 20 October 2021

GP5 Sunday 24th October 2021 volunteers needed – by Mark Riches


GP5 Sunday 24th October 2021 volunteers needed – by Mark Riches

I know what you’re thinking, every time Mark posts anything on the Blog / FB he is asking for volunteers!

In fact, I’ve left it a bit late due to work / social commitments, but we need names for the various jobs listed below

  • Registration x 3
  • Car park x 4
  • Course marshals x 5
  • Timekeepers x 4

Some of you have already offered to help, but please still text me on 07508 213207 with your preferred role, along with anyone else who is available for a few hours on Sunday

Thanks in advance, see you on Sunday

Saturday, 28 August 2021

Cross Country Update by Tim Campbell

 Exciting announcement: Cross Country season

I have amazing news to share, which is that our first fixture is now confirmed at Leigh Sports Village on Sat 2nd Oct. This is a Red Rose race and I will setup a Facebook event with more details. All information will also be available on the A&T website, which is now updated with the latest available details and I will continue to update with further news in the coming weeks as our affiliated leagues finalise their races.
Next, an ask from you. Very soon I need to pre-register individuals, so if there's the slightest chance that you may compete in even just 1 event this year, then please let me know by next Sunday 5th Sep. This does not commit you, and you can still enter later if you prefer, but that will cost you around £10 per series of 4 or 5 races, rather than £6. Still a bargain though! And in the case of Red Rose you will also miss out on a free 50th anniversary buff for anyone who pre-registers and competes in at least 1 of their races.
And finally, just to say that if you haven't done cross country before, or if you are an old hand who hasn't competed in the past few years, then remember that Cross Country is very inclusive, friendly and above all else, fun, whatever your ability. You don't need to be mega-serious about racing, but you'll definitely feel a part of Team A&T when you arrive at an event and see the A&T flag standing proudly aloft next to our cross country tent, so why not give it a go?! It is also fantastic Winter training and I can pretty much guarantee that if you regularly take part then you will emerge stronger into the 2022 season, whether going for a parkrun PB, competing in triathlon or planning a crazy ultra run. 
If anyone has any further questions at this point then I'd be more than glad to help out, just get in contact. 
Thanks, Tim

Monday, 9 August 2021

Manchester Marathon and Manchester Half Marathon - Sunday 10th October 2021 by Mark Riches


We have been asked to provide volunteers again this year, not sure where we will be, I have asked for the same water station as previous years


This is a lot of fun and the Club gets a donation based on the number of volunteers


If you are available on the day & would like to help (you can do anything from a couple of hours to the whole day) please complete the online registration below


You need to select the group you are volunteering with from the dropdown list i.e. Astley & Tyldesley Road Runners and the organisers want us to do this by Wednesday 1st September


Mark Riches