Well done to Jenny Nesbitt. Firstly for being selected for the England team for the Cross de Atapuerca, held in Burgos, Northern Spain, and secondly for finishing third in the race. A report can be read HERE
An ex-member of Worcester AC, Alice Wright, who many will remember, continues to show her running ability in USA by winning the women's race in NCAA Mountain Regional Championships. A report can be read HERE
Congratulations to Declan McManus on being selected as the Hereford & Worcester Sports Partnership Junior Male Sportsperson of the Year at a gittering ceremony at Sixways Stadium, Worcester. Click HERE for more details.
Over the Christmas and New Year period the track is booked as follows...
Tuesday 23rd Dec - 6:00-9:00 (normal training sessions except NO training for 6:00-7:00 junior athletes) amended
Thursday 25th Dec - None (Sports Centre closed)
Tuesday 30th Dec - 6:30-8:30 (NO training for 6:00-7:00 junior athletes)
Thursday 1st Jan - None (Sports Centre closed)
The 2014 A.G.M. will take place at 19:45 on Friday 5th December 2014 at The Portobello, 139 Bransford Road, St Johns, Worcester, WR2 4EZ. Items for the agenda and nominations for any of the committee posts should be notified to the secretary by Friday 1st November 2014. The A.G.M. will be followed, at about 8:30, by light refreshments and skittles.
We are again running a half hour medicine ball session followed by circuit training and conditioning session at Nunnery Wood School Gym every Monday evening from 6th October 2014 to 30th March 2015 (6:30pm - Medicine Ball & Core strength and 7:15pm - Circuit training & conditioning).
This is an excellent addition to your normal training and is open to club and non-club members (younger members should talk to their coach in the first instance to ensure it is suitable for them). If you are interested please just come along or, if you would like more information please contact: Andrew Peach (tel.: 01905 763054 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org) OR Deirdre Elmhirst (tel.: 01905 764316 or email: Deirdre-Elmhirst@msn.com). Seniors: £2 Juniors/students £1
Having gained the silver medal in the English Schools Inter-girls (U17) High Jump with a leap of 1.74m, Hannah Tapley went on to represent England in the SIAB Schools International at Cardiff last weekend where she also won a silver medal. She has also been selected to represent the Midlands at the Sainsbury's School Games in Manchester in September. (Also see reports and pictures on "Reports" page).
Well done Sophie Tothill and Sandra Lane who finished 2nd and 3rd lady in the 2nd Fast & Furious 5K race at Stourport on 26th June.
The second long-standing club record to be equalled within a month (see below) was produced by the Mens 4x100m relay team at the 3rd Midland T&F League meeting at Solihull on 6th July. The time of 44.5s, which was originally set 36 years ago, was posted by Ollie Biddle, Tom Kenwright, Jack Hocking and men's team captain Marcus Manton. Well done chaps!
Worcester AC's Heather Paton was in the national athletics spotlight recently when she competed at the Sainsbury’s British Senior Athletics Championships at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham.
Click HERE to see a report and pictures from today's Evesham Observer
The committee are pleased to be able to announce that the club has attained Clubmark accreditation for another three years.