Forthcoming events

Forthcoming events

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Dec 25Happy Christmas
Dec 31Massey Ferguson Pace Race
Jan 6Warwickshire Cross-Country Championships
Jan 13B’ham League/Midland Women’s League Cross-Country Race 3
Jan 13Northbrook Annual Awards Night
Jan 27Midland Cross-Country Championships
Feb 10B’ham League/Midland Women’s League Cross-Country Race 4
Feb 24National Cross-Country Championships

If you arrived here because you are thinking about joining a running club then you have come to the right place.
Why not come along to our Wednesday night training sessions and try out our friendly welcoming Club.northbrook badge

Take out membership and enjoy the experience of Club running. Not sure if you want to join up - then try before you buy. Run with us as a guest for a few weeks before signing.

See the Membership Page for more info.


News Roundup

Wednesday 24 January 2018

The Club's Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday 24 January at the Jaguar Sports & Social Club. The meeting will start at 8.30pm after the normal training session.

The Club committee is elected by the membership each year at the AGM. Details of committee and non-committee posts, how to vote, the meeting agenda, and how to submit a proposal for consideration at the meeting are in the formal Meeting Notice.


Annual Awards Night

Saturday 13 January 2018

7.30pm at Hearsall Golf Club

Cost is £15 per person and includes a hot buffet and live music with our house band re:offenders.

Get your vote in now for Club Member of the Year and Most Improved Runner.

See details of how to vote.


In race 2 of the 2017/2018 season on 2 December at Welcombe Hills, Stratford Northbrook men's 'A' team scored 607 points and finished 15th on the day. With and overall score of 1230 points from two races Northbook's 'A' team is lying in 14th position out of 17 teams.

The men's 'B' team scored 1111 points to finish 9th on the day and 9th overall after two races with an overall score of 2164 points.

Earlier in the day at the same venue Northbrook women competed in the Midlands Women's Cross-Country League, achieving a 14th place finish. Northbrook Women Masters finished 7th.

There are two more races this season, race 3 is on 13 January.

Meanwhile the forces are gathering for the Warwickshire Cross-Country Championships at Warley Woods on the 6th January.

If you're new to cross-country check out the Beginners' Guide.


Northbrook 10k 2017 With a record 620 finishers the 15th edition of the Club's annual 10k road race on Sunday 9 July was the most popular yet. The race was won by Coventry Godiva Harriers' Alistair Smith in a time of 32m 49s and with a clear lead over second-placed Leamington member Paul Andrew (33m 17s). First woman was Jane Evans (Knowle & Dorridge) in 37m 53s, with Northbrook's Amanda Deavy and Anita Howe taking 2nd and 3rd prizes.
The 2km junior run was won by Ellen Taylor in an impressive time of 6m 1s. Second-placed Ryan Hill won the boys' prize.

Results
Northbrook results


Come and join in Tony's annual Christmas Cracker run on Sunday 17 December. It's not a race, it's a social run with a choice of two distances - 8 miles or 12 miles. There are no prizes, but delicious mince pies are the traditional finishing reward.
No registration required but you must let Tony know you want to take part so he can bring enough mince pies and drinks.
Starts at 9.55am at Tile Hill Sation car park. There is no charge for taking part, but please bring some spare change with you to donate to Muscular Dystrophy.
Visit the Christmas Cracker web page for the details.


The Club draw for its allocation of two guaranteed entries to the 2018 Virgin London Marathon took place at the Jaguar Sports & Social Club on 6 December and the winners were Tommy Dempsey and Damian Pharoah. The reserve is Christopher Perkins. There were 12 in the draw and unlucky were Mark Parker, David Giles, Linda Richards, Julie Liggett, Richard Hands, Liam Mills, Craig McNaney, Spencer Davies and Ian Paterson.


Northbrook Road Race ChampsThe Road Race Champs tables are compiled from Summer Handicap results, and from results of qualifying races sent in to the web site.

Three weeks of racing time left to accrue a few more points and Stuart Lumsden is keeping his place at the top of the men's table with a still slender 5-point lead. Amanda Deavy has maintained her 12-point lead at the top of the women's table.

Steve Turvey, Terry Moynihan, Tony Hughes, and Mick Duggan occupy the leaders' places of the other men's categories.

In the women's categories the leaders are Amy Burdis, Cath Fenn and Sarah McNaney.

Northbrook Road Race Champs 2017


Warks Road Race LeagueThe Warwickshire Road Race League is a series of short and middle-distance road races running from Spring through to Autumn.
The 2017 series featured 11 races starting with the Massey-Ferguson Tractor 10k in April and finishing with the Rugby 10 mile in September.
With all 11 races completed Steve Turvey is the highest placed Northbrook runner with a 7th place in the MV35 category. Highest placed Northbrook woman is Louise Myers with a 10th position in the FSEN category.
In the team results Northbrook women are placed 5th, Northbrook men are also 5th.
Read more ...

Go to Northbrook WRRL web page for Northbrook standings.

Notice Board

Recent Race Results
Follow the exploits and successes of Club members by checking out these recent
Northbrook race results
Runners of the Month
November
Julie Cozens
PB's at 5 miles, Coombe 8 and XC races.
Damian Pharoah
First in age category at 10-mile race and ran well in XC races.

Previous Runners of the Month

Distance Training
There is a variety of Sunday morning distance routes leaving from the Jag Club at 9am on Sundays. In November and December distances will be 5-6 miles or longer then, from 7 January 2018, we will start our marathon training with the London Marathon as the target event. These routes and distances are designed to get you in perfect shape for your race day.

Look out for Clive's club mailings or visit Clive's page.

Check out Clive's distance routes.

 

Club Kit
A range of Club branded running apparel available to members at attractive prices.
Visit the Northbrook Kit Shop to see what's on offer.

Committee Meetings
The committee meets every month to discuss Club matters that affect you.
Read the minutes of the committee meeting on 6 November

header_calendarThe Club Calendar has dates and venues for a selection of some favourite running events in and around the Midlands.

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Go to Coventry parkrun websiteCoventry Parkrun

Weekly Free 5km Timed Run.

It's free but you must register in advance - go to Coventry parkrun web site

Training

Wednesdays at 7.30pm
Mondays at 6pm
Sundays at 9am

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