This page has two parts. This weeks runs and club news articles. Scroll down to see the latest information.
THIS WEEKS OFFICIAL CLUB RUNS
All runners on adult night time runs require High Vis Tops
27th February 2020
Stafford Rugby Club 18:00-21:00
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11th March 2020
Mental Health First Aid Youth Workshop
Stafford Rugby Club 18:00-21:00
Sponsored by England Athletics
For further details book by England Athletics Hub
How time flies! Membership renewals for 2020 became due from 1st of January and already we are into February. So if you haven’t had chance yet to renew your membership, now is the time to do it.
England Athletics and the Staffordshire Athletics Network have arranged for Sonia and Chris McGeorge to deliver a warm up and drills for road runners workshop in Stafford on Thursday 5th March. 6 pm to 8:30 pm £10 per person.
Places are limited and you must book via EA web site
Places are going fast if you want to go please talk to Ian. At the end of January, we will open the trip up to non-Harriers.
Friday 16th October 2020 to Monday 19th October 2020 (4 Days and 3 Nights)
Price per Person; £195 pp which includes 3 nights dinner, bed & breakfast, travel and *excursions (*TBC) Single room supplement £45, Based on a minimum of 40 guests – cost may increase if number not reached.
Friday 16th October;
Depart from Happy Days Depot, Stafford @ 7.45am & then Train Station @ 8am to Travel up North.
After a brief stop en-route, the first taste of Scotland will be Gretna Green before we continue into the highlands, taking a short coffee (beer) break near Perth. Arriving in the Spey Valley late afternoon, we book into the Craiglynne Hotel, Grantown on Spey, where all rooms are en-suite with TV, wifi & tea & coffee facilities.
Saturday 17th October;
After a hearty Scottish breakfast, we shall set out on a day trip into the highlands with a stop off for lunch & free time to explore. Mid-afternoon we shall return to Aviemore for race registration & pasta party ahead of the races on Sunday.
Sunday 18th October;
Today we head into Aviemore for the half marathon and 10k events and afterwards, there will be time for post-race refreshment & lunch before we re-join the coach for a brief journey into the surrounding countryside to blow away the cobwebs.
Monday 19th October;
Following breakfast, we take our leave of the Craiglynne Hotel and commence the return journey home to the midlands.
Half Marathon & 10K information;
There is no obligation to raise sponsorship for the Speyside Trust, although anyone wishing to is free to do so. The race is described as “one of the prettiest and easiest you will ever do”. The course is a combination of excellent forest tracks and road all against the backdrop of the Cairngorm National Park, heading alongside Loch Morlich, through Glenmore forest park into Rothiemurchus Estate, across the river Spey before finishing in Aviemore.
RACE ENTRIES ARE YOUR RESPONSIBILITY !!!
By visiting https://www.entrycentral.com/aviemorehalfweekend
IMPORTANT – PLEASE ENSURE THAT THE TOUR WILL BE TAKING PLACE BEFORE YOU ENTER THE RACE!
To join this tour, please complete in full the form below and return it, along with a £20pp non-refundable deposit to
Ian Hodkinson (Cheques payable to Stafford Harriers)
All Memberships run from 1st January 2020 to 31st December 2020
Over 70s – Free
Associate Members (non-runners) – Free
Juniors/Students – £20. All juniors and students will be registered with England Athletics.
Seniors Option 1 – £45. If you wish to be registered with England Athletics choose this option. You will need to be registered with England Athletics if you wish as a Stafford Harrier to enter races affiliated to England Athletics. This will include North Staffs cross country fixtures, Sutton Park relays, and the majority of road races.
Seniors Option 2 – £30. If you want to run with Stafford Harriers but do not intend to enter events affiliated to England Athletics choose this option. You will not be registered with England Athletics. If, however, at some point in 2020 you decide to enter an affiliated event you will either have to pay £15 to be registered with England Athletics or enter the event as an unattached runner and pay the appropriate levy. For some events, such as Parkruns, you do not need to be registered with England Athletics in order to compete.
All paid-up members of Stafford Harriers are covered by England Athletics insurance policy whether they are registered individually or not.