Newsletter 26th July 2019


The next WSFRL match is this Sunday (28th July) at Henfield. Too late to pre-enter but entries will be taken on the day. This fixture is followed by the Highdown Hike on Wednesday 7th August, Windlesham House 4 on Sunday 25th August and the very popular Fittleworth 5 on Sunday 1st September. To pre-enter for WSFRL matches, contact Peter Anderson via either nadandpeter@btinternet.com or 07786 036820 please.

A reminder that the Goodwood 5 mile run on Wednesday 14th August. 7:15pm. For details click on https://www.goodwood.com/stay-dine-relax/health-club/upcoming-events/5-mile-run-2019/


Entries are now open for the 2019 Sussex 3K Track Championships (U15 upwards), being held at the K2, Crawley, on Sunday 1st September 2019. For more information click on  http://www.sussexathletics.net/. Enter (Fee £5.50) with close on August 28th at 11.59pm via  https://entries.opentrack.run/2019/sussex3k/

Best wishes to everyone running over the weekend to include our U15 youngsters this evening at Broadbridge Heath Stadium and on Sunday our U17/20s’ at Southampton Arena, as well as the above mentioned WSFRL match at Henfield. 

Training/Activities for next 7 days.  

Monday 29th Julysee below.

Foundation Group – Meet at 6:30 pm for a 6:45 pm start outside Rugby Club on the top part of Oaklands Park (car park entrance off Wellington Road). Led by Vicky and the team.

Development Group Meet at 6:30 pm for a prompt start by the pavilion for the cricket pitch on the top part of Oaklands Park (car parking off Wellington Road). Session led by Amanda.

Stretch Class Eleventh week of course in the upstairs gym room (Studio) at the Chichester College from 8:00 pm. Duration one hour.  

Tuesday 30th July see below.

Event Group - Meet at 6:30 pm for a prompt start by the pavilion for the cricket pitch on the top part of Oaklands Park (car parking off Wellington Road). A session of 8 x 400m efforts with 200m jog recovery. Led by Keith.


Wednesday 31st July – see below.


Summer Trail laid by Kevin. Meet Chilgrove (SU832143) anytime between 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm for a laid trail. From Chichester at the Northgate roundabout take the A286 Midhurst Road and just after Lavant turn left signed Petersfield. After about three miles just before the public house turn right into field for parking. Distance seven miles maximum with a shorter option of four and half miles offered by Kevin. All runners run at own risk and must report in and out to the Trail Organiser.


Thank you, Jan for laying a great trail around Charlton Woods in very hot conditions last Wednesday but thankfully with over 50% in the shade.


Thursday 1st August – see below.


The fifth “Summer Handicap” with meet from 6:30 pm at The Canal Basin (by the Richmond Arms). If you wish to have a timed run please contact Peter Anderson via nadandpeter@btinternet.com. It is important to do so as Peter will email everyone with their own individual start time. Alternatively, just turn up and run the route but it may not be practical to include you in the recorded timings.