HRC Newsletter – 15th November 2017

Dear Club,

This week: Prestwold Results, Holly Hayes, County XC, Leicester Uni Relays, Far-Flung Runners

Prestwold Hall XC Results
The result from Sunday’s cross country are out, hot off the press! View Results

Holly Hayes Woods XC
The next XC league race is on Sunday 26th November at Holly Hayes Woods, near Coalville. View Details

County XC Championships
Entries are now open for the Leicestershire & Rutland County Cross Country Championships. This will be at Rotherby Farm on Saturday 6th January 2018. View Details

University of Leicester 3km Relays
The University of Leicester Relays takes place in Victoria Park, Leicester on Saturday November 25th. Teams of 3 or 4 competing in 3km road relay races around the park. Looks like a fun event and we are getting a few teams together – comment on the FB post or let me (Nick) know if you are interested in joining a club team and I will try and coordinate.

Dates for your diary
Saturday 25th Nov – Leicester Uni 3km Relays @ Victoria Park Leicester
Sunday 26th Nov – Derby Runner XC @ Holly Hayes Woods
Sunday 10th Dec – Derby Runner XC @ Bradgate Park
Saturday 6th Jan 2018 – County Cross Country Champs @ Rotherby Farm
(More dates in our Calendar)

Finally, in reply to Will, Andy Lauder writes:

In response to where is the furthest abroad HRC have run – well in club records under Weird and Wonderful we have this:

Furthest North Sarah McSharry and Leanne Byard – Stockholm Half – 59.3 degrees North – 2012
Furthest South Bob McCall – 14K City to Surf – Sydney 33 degrees South – 1985
Furthest East Rolf Hoelmer – Fingal Bay parkrun – New South Wales 152.1 degrees East – 2015
Furthest West Richard Whitelegg, Simon and Andrea Earley – Chicago Marathon & 10K – 87 degrees West – 2001, 2011

Thanks, Andy!

Till next week,
P.S. AGM news to follow in due course.

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