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Winter Sessions

With the early nights it is time to change to our winter routine.

From the 1St OCTOBER all road runners and complete beginners MUST ware high vis tops.

Club rules also allow plain white tops to be used – but these aren’t as visible and should be used only as a last resort.

Speed session that stay inside Cricket grounds don’t require high Visibility tops.

Please don’t make us stop you taking part by turning up without the right kit.

 

Monday Progression group changes to winter routes.

Rowley Park :- All gates apart from the main entrance will be locked from 6pm.

 

 

Return to club sessions 28th Sept to 2nd Oct

Government announcement 23rd sept.

Comment from Simon Bromley

Evening all.
I’m sure that everyone has seen the latest update from the government tonight. The latest announcement does currently not impact us and we are still able to operate our organised sessions as an EA affiliated club provided we adhere to their guidance.
As always your safety is our priority and if the guidance or any further EA updates require us to change how we need to operate we will make the necessary changes and update our members as soon as possible.
Stay safe folks
 

 

Changes for this week:-

  • To allow us more time for session planning bookings will close at midday of the event.
  • From 1st October : -High viz tops required for all road runners.  If the speed session is going to leave the cricket ground then high viz will be required. Monday Road runs will change to winter routes.

Track and Trace Records.

In order for us to hold our sessions, we have to keep a record of who attends. We do this via the on-line booking system.

It is essential the booking data contains the full name and contact number for the person attending the session (for juniors a parent or guardian phone number and email address is required).

If you can’t make a session.

If you find you can’t attend a booked session please contact me via email or our contact page and I will make sure your place is freed up for someone else and that you are removed from the Track and Trace Record.

I want to take part in more than one session per week.

As we increase the numbers at each session, it may be possible for you to attend more than one session per week.

Please give everyone time to book a session. Please book your preferred event first in advance and wait until Sunday night to book your additional events.

Bookings close at midday on the day of the event.

Is it safe?

We are following England Athletics guidance, we will be strictly enforcing the 2-metre social distancing rule. It is a judgement call – if you don’t feel safe then move away or don’t attend.

Why the Cricket Club and not Rowley Park?

The Cricket and Hockey Club is private land and fully fenced. We feel it is a safer and more controllable environment to restart. We will be using the rugby pitches as well as the car park, entrance road so there is plenty of room for us to spread out. We are starting to use Rowley for Progression runs and Complete Beginners we will then be able to judge the suitability for all our sessions.

 

England Athletics

EA Full Guide updated 4th August and confirmed 10th Sept

https://www.englandathletics.org/athletics-and-running/news/guidance-update-for-restricted-return-to-activity-for-coaches-leaders-athletes-runners-and-facilities-step-3/