RR overseas trip Spring 2015

The Spring 2015 overseas trip can finally be revealed as return flights with Wizz Air have just become available…drum roll…we will be going to Warsaw!

The running highlights consist of the Warszawa-Praga parkrun on 28 March and the Warsaw Half Marathon on 29 March.

Race entry isn’t available yet but we’ve had confirmation of the date from the organisers. Some of us will be traveling out on 26 or 27 March (flight from Luton), returning on 31 March (flight from Warsaw at 1825) and staying at the 4-star Mercure Warszawa Grand and don’t forget your barcode.

More info click link on this page.

600th member joins!!

Today we have gone back to 600 fully paid up members of RR!! Welcome to one and all!

Furzton Relay Photos

Photos from yesterday’s Furzton Relay are now available here. A great day was had by all, thanks to everyone who took part and helped to organise. See you all next year!!

RR Summer BBQ Sunday 3rd August

Tickets are now available for the annual summer BBQ and afternoon of fun and games at Milton Keynes Village Pavilion from 2.30pm.
Prices are £10 per adult, £5 children aged 6-12, 5’s and under free ( This includes burgers, sausages, chicken, marinated ribs and a selection of salads – special dietary requirements can be accommodated just let us know when you book ) . Please bring cakes and puddings to share
Your games master for the afternoon will be Ash Bourne – if anyone can help out with games equipment please contact Julie Martin or Ash Bourne.

Cash or cheque to Julie Martin or Martin Lawrence.

New 5 Week Monday daytime coached sessions

We are starting a 5 week coached session led by Portia – it starts this Monday 30 June last one Monday 21 July. The sessions are an hour long. Meet at 9.30am, David Lloyd reception.

Each coaching session covers various aspects of running fundamentals (agility, balance and coordination) to aid running performance. All graduated runners welcome.

Track Night

This Wednesday is track night. 6.45pm Stantonbury track. Graeme and Spencer will be leading. Free to members and £2 for non members. These sessions are suitable for all.

Newport Pagnell carnival – help

Looking for volunteers to help with road closures for the Newport Pagnell Carnival, on Saturday 5th July. This will be from 11.30 till about 2pm. Please let us know if you can help.

UKA Membership

If you want to be in the club ballot later in the year for the London Marathon place(s) the club will hopefully get then you need to be a club member with UKA at the 30 June 2014 – and meet the other rules.
So if you do not have UKA on your membership (or if you have not renewed or joined) then you do need to take action.
Rules on the London Marathon ballot in the club can be found here.

Use the club application form under ‘Join‘ above to also add UKA.

Club AGM

We have the clubs AGM on Tuesday 13 May upstairs at David Lloyd – paid members welcome.

The AGM report will be available after the meeting.

To read about the 2013 AGM, click here.

Agenda

  1. Chair report – Martin Lawrence (20mins)
  2. Treasurer’s report – Karen Lawrence (5mins)
  3. UKA/Membership – Nigel Sheppard (5mins)
  4. Run lead update – Vanessa/Leigh? (5mins)
  5. Change of Constitution – Denise Dillon (5mins)
  6. Election of Officers – Denise Dillon (15mins)
  7. Charities (vote for club charity – Denise Dillon (10mins)
  8. Questions

OU Relay Results

Well done to all our 9 teams in the OU relay today, for the results click here