Forthcoming events

Forthcoming events

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June 5Northbrook Summer Handicap Race 3
June 9Two Castles 10k – WRRL Race 4
Jul 17Race the Train

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News Roundup

Club Secretary and Welsh international Mark Baker has been invited to represent the Celtic team v England in the Birmingham 10km on 26 May 2019, running in the MV50 age group. He also has invitations to represent the Celtic team V50 at two further events, the Maidenhead half-marathon on 1 September and the York marathon on 20 October.

The Celtic team includes Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, so Mark will be proudly wearing his Wales vest.

Mark last represented Wales ten years ago in the 100km Anglo-Celtic-Plate event held in Galway in 2009, where he was 4th Welsh finisher in a time of 10h:38m.

 
 


Popular distance races the previous weekend impacted the numbers taking part in Race 2 of the 2019 Club Summer Handicap series on Wednesday 1 May. Nevertheless, 90 members and guests competed for a place on the points table, with some newer members running the course for the first time.

Lottie Graham was first home to win maximum points in the women's race, and Alan Hewitt in 2nd place was top scorer for the men.

With points from two races, including valuable bonus points from Race 2,  Julie Liggett moves to the top of the women's table. Tommy Dempsey, on a roll with bonus points from both races, has established a lead at the top of the men's table.

Results of Race 2

Race 3 is on Wednesday 5 June.

More info about the series ...


The Windmill Village Hotel was the venue for the annual awards presentation on Saturday 16 February, attended by 120 members and guests.
Club Chairman Bob Adams remarked that it was particularly special evening as it was also a celebration of the club’s 40th birthday since its foundation as Northbrook Striders in 1978. He also welcomed several former members, including founder member Bob Hewitt.

There was universally enthusiastic applause for the winners of the voted awards, Spencer Davies (Club Person of the Year) and Martin McHugh (Most Improved Runner).

Award winners and pics ...


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 2019 series features 11 races starting with the Massey-Ferguson Tractor 10k in April and finishing with the Rugby 10 mile in October.

Northbrook results 2018

Visit the WRRL web page

WRRL fixtures list 2019


Entries are building for the 2019 Northbrook 10k road race which takes place on Sunday 14 July. Now in its 16th year the race will again be accompanied by a children's run and our major charity beneficiary is Coventry Cyrenians. The 10k race starts at 9.40am.
Sponsors include Bruker, Coventry Runner, Deeley Construction, JPL Heating and Plumbing and Curtain Call.

For details of the race visit our Northbrook 10k website.


You've done parkrun and are comfortable at 5k, but not too sure about 10k? Come and join in our 5k to 10k training programme. Cost includes free entry to Northbrook 10k on 14 July.
Open to all (age restriction applies).
Download the flyer  
Register your interest at 10ktraining@northbrookac.org.uk


The Club's annual GBU relay race will be held on Wednesday 19 June. This is a relay race for teams of 3 people of differing running abilities.

There is more info on the GBU page.


Northbrook Road Race ChampsGetting on for half-way through the year and there has been plenty of activity in all of the distances. In the Men's table Liam Mills has taken the lead with six of the eight race distances completed. Steve Turvey, Mike Wheeler, Ian Paterson and Pete Fellows (tying for the MV55 spot) and Charles Jones head the other men's categories.

Natasha White has maximum points from all her five race distances to keep her lead at the top of the women's table. Gemma Ross, Lisa Bragg, Sarah McNaney, and Ros Myers are the other women's category leaders.

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

View the tables at Northbrook Road Race Champs 2019


The 2018/19 Northbrook parkrun cup competition kicked off with the first round draw on 8 September, progressing through the knockout stages and culminating in a thrilling final on 12 January with Tracey Williams (29:20) competing against Martin Gavin (26:20) to win the tournament by 2 seconds.
Unable to receive her award at the Club Awards evening, Club Chairman Bob Adams presented Tracey with the cup before the training session on 26 February.
This is a popular Club competition introducing a sense of fun and friendly rivalry to the Coventry parkrun event.

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Recent Race Results
Follow the exploits and successes of Club members by checking out these recent
Northbrook race results
Runners of the Month

April
   Stuart Lumsden - London Marathon PB, Sutton Park winner
   Natasha White - London Marathon PB, 2nd female at Tractor 10k, Centurion GP Series winner
Previous Runners of the Month

Distance Training

Distance training sessions geared towards the Coventry Half-Marathon leave the Jaguar Sports & Social Club on Sunday mornings at 9am. You can check out our distance routes for ideas about training on your own.

 

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 13 May

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