February 2016 Newsletter

200 Club

February Draw:- To take place at March meeting

Anyone interested in joining the 200 Club please see a committee member, the more people there are the bigger the winnings and it only costs £2 per month.

Forthcoming Events

Road Races

Cleethorpes Prom 5k & 3k Runs – 1st Mar (online entry only)

21st Feb Sleaford 1/2 Marathon

20th Mar Gainsborough 10k

17th April Lincoln 10k & 17th Apr New this year Boston, UK, marathon

Croxby Crawl dates:- 4th May, 1st June, 6th Jul, 3rd Aug, 31st Aug.

Open XC:-

6th Mar Barton-on-Humber, on-line entries only & close 2nd Mar, (limited entries on the day)

Lincs League Track & Field Provisional Dates

3rd Apr, 24th Apr, 10th Jul & 4th Sept & County Champs 15th May

Humberside League Track & Field

Sunday 17th April, Costello Stadium, Hull (Quadrathon type)

Sun 8th May, Grimsby KGV Stadium, (Pentathlon & Quadrathon type)

Sat 4th June, Costello Stadium, Hull, (10000m Humberside County Champs, 10.15am start,)

Sat 23rd July, Quibell Park, Scunthorpe & Sun 21st Aug, Grimsby KGV, both traditional type meetings

Wold Dash Dates

11th May, 8th Jun, 13th Jul, 10th Aug, 7th Sept & Mayors Trophy for Louth Runners only 15th Sept.

Junior Winter Training Tuesday evenings 6.15pm to 7.15pm. Please bring a coat, track suit top or jumper and water bottle & if any athlete uses an inhaler please bring it along & let the relevant coach know. If injured please don’t come.

Parent helpers are required for training sessions, to allow for a wide range of training indoors & out &

more qualified coaches are urgently required by the Club to work with the Juniors in particular.

If you are willing to train or are maybe already qualified & can help please speak to Sue Murfin or AJ.


Please could everyone fill out a New Membership form & either give their membership to Sue Murfin or post it to Gordon Reid Membership for existing members requires payment before 31st Mar 2016

New Juniors Membership:-  £28 + £12 England Athletic Fee + £15 for vest (normal price £20) = £55

Existing Junior & Senior Membership:- £28 + £12 England Athletic Fee = £40 Total

Family of 3 Members . £74 + £36 England Athletic Fees = £110

+ for all junior members £2 per night training fee.


Current Junior Team Manager Allan Johnstone (AJ) will require an assistant come the Track & Field season as the Lincs League rules do not permit him to Officiate at meetings & be Team Manager at the same time. Louth AC will also be obliged to provide 3 officials/helpers, a track judge & someone to assist with the putting out & removing of the hurdles, without these the Club will not be permitted to enter athletes. Please speak to AJ or Sue if you can help.

Diary Dates:-

26th Feb, Quiz Nights to be held at the Hospital Club, Louth. 7 for 7.30pm start

6th May Race Night to be held at Hospital Club, Louth