‘THE BEAR’ – JANUARY 2006
1 Past- Combined Leicestershire/Warwickshire Cross Country Championships at Burbage Common (14th January). Very wet, testing going, good competition and our thanks to Nuneaton Harriers. Let’s now plan for the next stage, for Warwickshire success at the Inter Counties (Nottingham 11th March). If you missed the County Championships and want to be considered for our teams contact IAN RILEY URGENTLY on 0121 353 2073.
2 Also URGENT. There is an Indoor ‘CountyAthon’ for Under 17’s at the National Indoor Arena on 11th February (Ladies), 12th February (Under 17 Men). Teams of six. Again any candidates for Warwickshire selection should contact IAN RILEY. Individual events 60Hurdles – High Jump – Long Jump – Shot and 800m.
3 Officials: Upgrading for the following and with our congratulations
To Grade Two – Timekeeper – Ruth Dobbins
Field – Barbara Taylor – Geoffrey Arnold-Pinchin – Martin Ware
To Grade Three - Track – Pauline Churchill – Robert Bates – Graham Thompson
Timekeeper – Graham White
Field – Jill Butcher – Karen Wilkes –Robert Mills
Please Note – We hope to circulate information of local Level 1, Level 2 Officials courses for late March, early April soon. Watch and then support!.
4 The next few months also include : -
Sunday 26th February - County Race Walking Championships
Sunday 12th March - Inter Counties Race Walking Championships from Coventry Godiva Headquarters starting at
Saturday 18th March - W C A A Open Road Relays @ Sutton Park – see Website, and Forms readily available from Richard Carney, Stewart Harris. Closing date 8th March
Sunday 19th March – Inter Counties 10km
Sunday 2nd April – Inter Counties Half
Sunday 7th May – Stratford Half Marathon incorporating Warwickshire C A A Championships
& Sunday 14th May – Our Track and Field
Championships, with Leicestershire and
Sunday 28th & Monday 29th May – Inter Counties Track and Field Championships @ Bedford
B A L HIGHER COMPETITION OPPORTUNITIES There are two Warwickshire
Clubs currently holding Men’s British Athletics League status (Birchfield Harriers
Division I and
Brian Acford (01788 – 543156) would be happy to discuss HCA opportunities with anyone interested.
Follow ‘THE BEAR’ again in 2006.