January 2016 Newsletter

200 Club

January Draw:- £16 – R & P Jackson, £8 – A. Foster, £5 – R. Subden, £2 – G. Crow

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 – 2nd Feb & 1st Mar (online entry only)

21st Feb Sleaford 1/2 Marathon

28th Feb Gainsborough 10k

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

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

Cross Country

30th Jan Northern XC Champs, Whitton Pk, Blackburn, entries now closed

27th Feb National XC Champs, Donnington Park, entries now closed

Lincs League XC

County Champs 10th Jan Biscathorpe, Nr Louth, entries now closed except for U11’s in school Yr5 & 6 who can enter on the day.

Open XC:-

6th Mar Barton-on-Humber

Lincs League Track & Field Provisional Dates

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

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 (Address on form) Membership as of 1st Oct 2015 up to 31st Mar 2016:-

Junior & Senior Membership:- £14 + £12 England Athletic Fee = £26 Total

Family of 3 Members . £37 + £36 England Athletic Fees = £73

New Juniors Membership:- £14 + £12 England Athletic Fee + £15 for vest (normal price £20) = £41 + 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:-

29th Jan & 26th Feb, Quiz Nights to be held at the Hospital Club, Louth. 7 for 7.30pm start