LATEST TROTTERS NEWS
CROSS COUNTRY SEASON 2014/15
The Trotters are entered in both the Saturday Essex l'gue and the Sunday South Essex l'gue.
SATURDAY ESSEX CROSS COUNTRY L'GUE
No pre entry or entry fee, no numbers, just turn up, all abilities welcome. After finishing, hand in positional disk to designated Trotter who will then hand in scorecard and disks to the results team. Please wear club colours
Womens race 6/7k 1.40pm Mens race 8k 2.15pm
10th Jan Orion (Epping Forest)
31st Jan Colchester
More details nearer the time of each event
3RD ROUND GREAT NOTLEY SAT 6TH DEC
The Trotter men again fielded a full team of 6 at the 3rd round fixture at great Notley on saturday afternoon. First home over the 7k course was Sion Parry 54th, followed by Mark Read 81st, Keith Thornton 92nd, Peter Barrett 95th, Nick Knight 124th and Melvyn Cooper 141st. The men finished 12th team.
Jo Day was the sole representative in the ladies race over 6k, finishing 78th
Well done to all
Full results on the Essex cross country Facebook page and power of 10
SUNDAY SOUTH ESSEX CROSS COUNTRY L'GUE 10AM Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SouthEssexCrossCountryLeague
There is no pre entry, but a £1 fee is payable on the day to Ken & Evelyn Bench. They are usually located next to their car in the car park near the start. On receipt of your entrance fee, you will be given a club identity letter to pin on the front of your vest /t-shirt. Please wear club colours.
This is a very friendly l'gue, (not that the saturday one isn't). There are 2 l'gues of 5 teams in the match and we are currently in the top flight. The scoring system is 7 men (must include 2 vets over 40) and 3 women (include 1 vet over 35). After every race, the host team provides cakes and refreshments. Our club hosts the first event on Oct 26th at South Thorndon, and as well as organising it and providing all the marshalls, we are all asked to bring cakes along as part of our hospitality.
All one race start time 10am distance 7/8k
11th Jan Gloucester Park (Basildon)
15th Feb South Weald
8th March Hadleigh
More details nearer the time of each event
SUNDAY SOUTH ESSEX L'GUE 3RD ROUND KELVEDON HATCH 14TH DEC 10AM
Results to follow
CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP RACES
Jan 3rd Essex Senior champs Claybury, Woodford Green Women 5m Men 7.5m
This event must be pre entered, the club pays. Look out for the list on the club noticeboard in the coming weeks.
Our junior section (for children 15/17) is on a wedneday evening at 7.30pm from the Brentwood Centre. .Application Forms are available by clicking HERE. For further details, please contact Melvyn Cooper (See Contacts page on this site)
IF YOU WANT TO RENEW ONLINE, YOU MUST BE A REGISTERED USER OF THIS WEBSITE. PLEASE USE THE CONTACTS PAGE TO EMAIL PAUL PRICE, AND YOU'LL BE SENT YOUR LOGON DETAILS SHORTLY AFTERWARDS. THANKS
Subscriptions are due on the 1st March, and will be accepted after 1st February. If you have joined since 1st January then your subscription is valid until 28th February 2015
All members, including those renewing, need to complete a new member or renewal form. We are asking for an extra item of information on the forms, that is an emergency contact and number, which will be kept at the Brentwood Centre in case of emergencies during runs from the Centre. The new forms will be available on the website in early February
Fees are unchanged for 2014/5, and are:
New member (First claim) - £45
New Member (Second claim) - £35
Membership renewal (First claim) - £30
Membership renewal (Second claim) - £20
Second claim members are members of another running club, and represent them in races. Second claim Trotters cannot race for us against their First claim club. They can, however, race for us if their First claim club is not competing
Methods of payment are:
· By cheque, made payable to Thrift Green Trotters. Please try to avoid cash. This should be accompanied by a Renewal Form or a New Members' Application Form,which can be downloaded from the website, and handed to me or any member of the committee.
· By Standing Order -please ensure that it is from 1st March. There are still some members with SOs from 1st September (please change!). A renewal or application form still needs to be completed and handled as above.
· Online through Paypal – see the website for further details. An additional £1 is payable for using Paypal. A completed form is still required
· Bank transfer –this is a new and recommended method. You can pay your fee straight from your bank account to the Club’s Santander account. Remember to ensure that the transfer contains your full name so that it can be identified, and that you still need to submit a form separately
Account Number 73777309 Sort Code 09-01-51
New wristbands will be available during February, and will be issued when your payment is confirmed. Please wear them to ensure you gain unchallenged entry to the Brentwood Centre. Existing blue bands will not be valid after 31st March
Why not visit (and Like) our Facebook Page? You can post messages for other Club members, and keep in touch with what's happening at the club
Click here for our Facebook Page (you may need to register for a FB Account)
UP AND COMING LOCAL RACE CALENDER
We try to feature forthcoming races and runs to allow you to plan ahead, and perhaps to join in something new.
For more info on road, trail and adventure races in Essex try www.essexroadrunning.org.uk/ and click on to the Essex running calender
26th Dec Crown to crown 5k 26th Dec Witham Boxing day 5m
18th Jan Benfleet 15m
25th Jan Hadleigh 2012 Legacy 10k
8th Feb Great Bentley half marathon
Last Updated (Monday, 15 December 2014 14:38)
CLUB WELFARE POLICY
Please see below for details of a generic Welfare statement, which is adopted by our Club.
In additon to this, we also we have our own Welfare Policy.
Please feel free to read or download these documents. Any questions, please direct to Jackie Woodroffe or Melvyn Cooper
Last Updated (Friday, 03 May 2013 15:05)
Last Updated (Monday, 13 January 2014 22:34)