Sundays races coming up are subject to snow and the cold weather.
Click on the links below for direct upates and information:
Reigate RPAC Holly Run: http://www.rpac.org.uk/index.php?p=hollyrun
Crowborough 10k: NOW CANCELLED http://www.crowboroughrunners.org.uk/
Racing planning for the next few weeks:
If like me you have now planned what you're doing over the christmas holidays and into the start of January, you know which relatives your visiting and when, then the next thing to do is plan in your running and racing. So in chronological order we have the following news for you:
Boxing Day Races at Preston Park, Brighton: Entries on the day, and more for the whole family to get involved the Boxing day races are organised by Brighton and Hove City AC.
It about the 65th time the races have been run on Boxing day and this year race entry fees are contributions to Help for Heroes. 10.30am Start for Walks and 10.50am for Runs . Distances are 2.2k,4.4k,6.6k or 8.8kTurn up, bring a flask of mulled wine and get some fresh air ahead of the new year.
Organised by the largest running club in london, the Serpentine RC 10k races are a traditional head clearing excercise - held at the nicely later time of 11am it's one of the most social races of the year to take part in. More information and entries here: http://www.serpentine.org.uk/pages/nyd10k.html
A good chance to put down your benchmark for the year...
Fancy a challenging off road charge around army training grounds ? The first of the Brutal 10k race series is at Longmoor Barracks on the Bank Holiday Monday. If you want to return to work with a half decent story to tell your colleagues of "what you did over the break" except meet the family, then this is definetly the one for you. On the bright side - all the other races for the rest of the year will be easy after this one.
The rest of January is a mixed bag, the Sussex Race Planner (see links below) has a good list, and we're including the XC Champs at Stanmer Park on the 8th of January, The Epsom Perch (relocated) on the 16th, Stubbington 10k , and finally on the 29th Jan the All About Triathlon G3 race series - which again features free photo downloads !(seriously how good is that?)
Somewhere in this I've got my Dads 70th birthday to go to which involves gokart racing !, and also one other race to contact and ask if they would like us along, which if the world doesn't freeze over we might be able to get to.
Last days for ordering
and whilst you're wondering what to buy people for that last minute christmas present - I'll be processing your orders up to midday on Christmas Eve, but please do hurry up and order any postal items before Tuesday 21st. Digital orders naturally go as fast as the email can...
Until next time, or Sunday in the Snow, please go safely and do Have a Happy Christmas !
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