Cross-country news

Inter-County Cross-country at Oxford

Very well done to Ethan Scott at Saturday’s Southern Counties cross-country match in Oxford. In a field of about 150 runners Ethan, representing Surrey, came sixth. With Surrey also fielding the first 2 athletes to finish and also the eighth finisher they came a very clear first in the team competition which all meant that Ethan came home with a gold medal. And he will still be an under 13 next winter.

County Cross-country championships on January 7

The Sussex championships take place on January 7 at Bexhill and you can now book your place. Go to the Sussex AAA website for details or talk to Karen Wells. The Surrey Championships take place on the same day in Croydon.

Training over the Christmas/New Year period

With Christmas and the New Year rapidly approaching there will be some changes to our training pattern at the end of December. As you can see from the list below we will be training at the normal times in the week before Christmas.

Sunday December 18 will be the last Sunday morning session at East Court until January 8. Christmas Day and New Year’s Day both fall on a Sunday this year and there won’t be any Sunday morning sessions on those days.

Tuesday December 20 will be the last circuits session of 2016. This session will take place in the Imberhorne Upper School gym.

Thursday December 22 will be the last Thursday evening session of 2016 on the track at Imberhorne. Please wear something festive for this session.

Thursday January 29 we will hold a training session at East Court from 10.30 to 11.45. This will be suitable for all athletes and may be the only opportunity you have to take some organised exercise over the Christmas period.

Tuesday January 3 circuits sessions will re-start at Imberhorne gym.

Thursday January 5 will see Thursday evening training re-start.

Sunday January 8 will see Sunday mornings at East Court re-start. 10.30 to 11.45.

What’s happening in the next week ?

Tuesday 13 December  – circuits session at Imberhorne from 7.30 to 8.30. This session will take place outdoors on the track – gym being used for exams.

Thursday 15 December – training session at Imberhorne from 7 to 8.30 for all age-groups.

Sunday 18 December – Sunday morning session at East Court from 10.30 to 11.45. 

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