“The Bear” – September 2006
First, an apology that this edition comes to you a little later than anticipated. Remaining 2006 issues should go out in mid-late October, November.
1 UKA MEMBERS COUNCIL
It is hoped clubs have voted for representatives and Warwickshire County A A is very pleased Bill ADCOCKS, Coventry Godiva Harriers Secretary, is amongst the five candidates.
Bill, formerly World class athlete, administrator at several levels and no shrinking violet, has excellent credentials. Further his posts with BAF, UKA (Information Officer, facilities)will have given him an important insight. We hope you will support Bill’s candidature. Above all PLEASE VOTE and before 29th September.
Stewart BARNES and Graham HEELEY are about to attend their third Council meeting. Stewart has already visited some clubs to explain how he can be of service to you and invites opportunities to visit others (01926 – 512810)
The Association’s Officers met in July, early September and next meet on 9th October.
The Promotions Group have met in both July and September.
Group- Your commitment needed – meet at
PRIOR NOTICE –
Your attention is drawn
to the LEVEL TWO course on Sunday 5th November at
Margery EWINGTON, Warwickshire County AA President Elect and Officials Secretary, is also willing to arrange a course for potential Road and Cross Country Officials. Please contact her (024 7631 4990) if you can offer interested candidates.
Not the best of years for
Warwickshire but our Under 13s Under 15s again won their annual fixture at
1st Warwickshire 500 points 2nd Derbyshire 473 points
5th Humberside 373.5 6th
7th Leicestershire 246
BEST PERFORMANCE AWARDS
Under 13 Boys – Field – Joshua NEWMAN (Birchfield)
Under 15 Girls – Track – Emma SPRAGG (Solihull & Small Heath)
Under 15 Boys – Track –
Robert OGILVIE (
Under 15 Boys – Field – Reece THOMAS (Birchfield)
Congratulations and thanks to John NASH, Becky FREEMAN, Brian HIGSON and all who supported this effort.
NEXT YEAR’ – Cudworth,
6 ROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Rowheath 5km event in July went well with winners: -
Alistair SMITH (Senior Men) – Adrian ISZATT (Men Over 40) – Graham LAWRENCE (Men Over 50) – Gordon ORME (Men Over 60)
Carol ADAMS (Senior Women an Women Over 35) – Heather FOOKS (Women Over 45) Ann KIRKHAM (Women Over 55)
This year’s series
finishes with the
The FIRST 2007 Championship will be the STRATFORD HALF MARATHON on SUNDAY 29th APRIL.
CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS –
At Newbold Comyn,
Forms for copying will be issued with October’s ‘the bear’, but prospectus/entry forms can be downloaded from our website as from the first week in October.
Finally we’re at the end of summer 2006,so to all who enjoyed success, congratulations!
Pleasing that BIRCHFIELD HARRIERS and RUGBY AND NORTHAMPTON retained their B A L League status and reached the Cup Final.
Whatever your level, age, category, aspirations we hope all have derived the incentive to go one better in 2007.
So keep following ‘the bear’