Newsletter 15th March 2019

Training/Activities for next 7 days.  

Monday 18th MarchFor all sessions meet in Clubroom 2, The Pavilion, Chichester College.

Foundation Group – Meet at 6:30 pm for a 6:45 pm start with on offer a variety of sessions working on improving general running. Fifth week of a six-week schedule led by Vicky and the team.

Circuits – Meet at 6:30 pm for a 6:45 pm start for week 5 of a six-week circuit course led by Mark based at the college on the grass area working on core, strength, balance agility and general fitness. 

Development Group – Meet at 6:30 pm for a prompt start for a mile time trial followed by a short pyramid session led by Amanda.  

Stretch Class Week 9 of course in the upstairs gym room at the Chichester College from 7:45 pm. Duration one hour.  


Tuesday 19th March Meet in Clubroom 2, The Pavilion, Chichester College.

Event Group - Meet 6:30 pm for a jog up to Worcester Road for 6 x 1200m circuits of Worcester Road with 90 seconds recovery led by Keith.


Wednesday 20th March – see below.

Meet on pathway across the road from the ALDI car park at 6:30 pm for a prompt start for a 600m rep session led by Amanda. Please ensure to park responsibly in the various carparks and on the roads surrounding this area.


Thursday 21st March – see below.


Group run led by Vikki. Meet 6:30 pm at Tesco (Fishbourne) car park.  


Chichester Corporate & Schools Challenge

Thanks to Phil, Mark and the brilliant team of helpers last Wednesday at the second Challenge series. The final and third race is on Wednesday 27th March. The results of this event are posted on this website. 

Miscellaneous Notices

Remember to let John know if you wish to represent the club in the Sussex Road Relays on Saturday 6th April by responding by the CONTACT US button. All welcome. 

The club’s Summer Trail Runs start on Wednesday 3rd April (Hurray!). Peter Shaw has been busy finalising the arrangements and hopes to publish in full the schedule shortly but to whet your appetites, the first five runs (not necessarily in order) will be from Kingley Vale, Selhurst Park, Whiteways, Eartham and West Wittering. More information to be posted nearer the time.

The Lakeside Series in Portsmouth is a series of 5k flat fast races over the summer being held on Wednesdays 24th April, 22nd May, 26th June, 24th July and 28th August. Details and entry at: https://racebest.com/races/3v23v

The next eight-week “Beginners Course” (i.e. from couch potato to running continuously for 30 minutes) will start on Monday 1st April at Oakland's Park. The first session will be from 6:00 pm to start the session proper at 6.30pm. “Leader” led run nights thereafter will be Monday's and Friday's at 6.30 pm. Please spread the word around your work colleagues, relatives and friends please. Contact Vicky Balandis to book a place on vickybal75@gmail.com

Entries are now open for the Southwick Village 10k, Hampshire on Sunday May 19th at 10.00am. Closed roads and short off-road section. Entry Fee £15. Details and entry at: https://racebest.com/races/wucrx 

Good luck to everyone running this weekend to include on Sunday the Lewes Marathon.