May 2016 Newsletter

200 Club

May Draw:- £16 – G. Reid,  £8 – D. Barrett,  £5 – T. Foster,  £2 – Y. L. Bexon

Anyone interested in joining the 200 Club please see a committee member, it only costs £2 per month.

Forthcoming Events

Road Races

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

For a full fixture list see the Louth AC website.

Lincs League Track & Field

10th Jul – Grantham, & 4th Sept – Boston, to include 10,000m County Champs race.

15th May County Champs, entries closed

Humberside League Track & Field

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

Open Track & Field Events

Mon 30th May Cleethorpes Open, King George V Stadium, Weelsby Rd, Grimsby.

Wold Dash Dates

11th May, 8th Jun, 13th Jul, 10th Aug, 7th Sept & 15th Sept Mayors Trophy for Louth Runners only. Helpers will be required to marshall junior course & to help with registration & on the finish line to take nos & times.

Junior Training -Tuesday & Thursday Evenings 6.15pm to 7.15pm Outdoor training Cordeaux School, Tuesdays & London Road, Thursdays. Please bring a coat, track suit top or jumper and a bottle of water & 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 wider range of training &

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 Membership form if not already done & either give their membership to Sue Murfin or post it to Gordon Reid Membership renewal for existing members is now overdue.

Existing Junior & Senior Membership:- £28 + £13 England Athletic Fee = £41 Total

New Juniors Membership:-  £28 + £13 England Athletic Fee + £15 for vest (normal price £20) = £56

Family of 3 Members . £74 + £39 England Athletic Fees = £113

+ 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 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.


Please note there will be no Schools XC Relays this year due to the installing of the running track.

Diary Dates:-

11th June Clean-up day at London Road site. Please come along & lend a hand at tidying up our ground. Jobs to be done include hedge trimming, strimming, mowing & litter picking. All of these things need doing even though the running track is to be installed so please do come & give an hour or two of your time.