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KENT AC NEWS BULLETIN
3 July 2022
Further afield Zuzana Nemeckova is fast becoming Kent AC’s ultra running queen with a 2nd place finish in her age group at this weekends UTS50 in Wales. Second Claimer Max Nicholls was 18th overall at the Up and Down race at the Euro Athletics off road champs with the British men’s senior team finishing in 5th place.
A lot of news to get through this week including last chance to order kit and an opportunity to become a Juniors coach. Please click here to see a brilliant video put together by member Paul Crompton featuring many of our junior members for more information on coaching.
NEW BALANCE RACE KIT – LAST CHANCE TO ORDER
This is likely to be the last opportunity for sometime to purchase these items so please get your orders in quickly.
· Crop Top – £27.60
· Race Knickers – £25.20
· Hot Pants – £25.20
· Sprint Short – £30.00 (male)
· Multisport Shorts – £24.00 (unisex)
Delivery 8-10 weeks
If a member wishes to receive their training kit and race kit orders dispatched together this will be on the 8–10-week lead time. The cost of shipping (£5.99) will only be taken once. If a member wishes to have the race kit delivered separately from the training wear on the 3-10 working daytime frame, they should place a separate order for the training wear, as this will allow the NB ordering system to flag up the training kit as an urgent pick and pack order.
Your club needs you!
Kent AC are badly in of need officials, especially for the two remaining SAL matches.
You don’t need a qualification, duties aren’t onerous and in fact are good fun. You also get travel covered & a free lunch!
The fixtures are:
16-Jul: SAL Tooting
6-Aug: KYAL Tonbridge
13-Aug: SAL Tooting
We also need people to do courses in field, starter, track judge and timekeeping and the club will pay for these and your EA subs.
Contact Len to volunteer or for more information.
Ladywell 10000 coming up on Sunday 21st August 2022
Entries are now open to the public. Please spread the word about the event to your running friends and communities.
NEW this year: we’ll have 100m races at the event, as part of our championships series this summer, see more below.
The event is a fantastic opportunity to run 25 glorious laps and set a new 10000m PB in the calm and tranquil environment of Ladywell Arena in late summer.
It’s a great day of racing and a lot of fun.
The event is open to everyone who can run under 55mins for 10km. Races will be seeded to ensure athletes run in races suited to their ability.
(provisional) Future dates:
ASSEMBLY LEAGUE AND CLUB PARKRUN COMING UP THIS WEEK
The next club Parkrun will also be this coming Saturday 9 July at Dulwich, with coffee at the Clock Cafe afterwards.
Additional dates for diaries:
August 4 Beckenham Place Park
Southern Assembly League
16 July Tooting
13 August Tooting
Club Championships – Road Races
10km – Sri Chimnoy 10k, Battersea Park – Sat 6th Aug
Half Marathon – Big Half, Greenwich – Sun 4th Sep
Marathon – London – Sun 2nd Oct
Adam BurshamMatthew Bouette
WIN A TRACK PASS
To be added to the rota simply email Jacqueline/Simon at ( /
We only need each track attendee to volunteer a couple of times a year to spread the responsibility fairly.
T&Cs for the track pass draw:
All volunteers for the current month will be added into the hat for a draw each month.
The winner will win a free pass for the next calendar month.
Names will be automatically drawn from https://namepicker.net/ (or similar alternative)
The winner can either chose to:
use their free pass within a calendar year
allow their free pass to roll down to another volunteer
annual pass holders can nominate another club member if they cannot make use of the pass themselves
No refunds/discounts will be provided in place of the free monthly pass.
Volunteers will only be eligible to win a pass once every three months.
TRACK, TRACK, TRACK
Buy your track pass here.
The usual track times are:
Tuesday 17:15 – 20:45
Thursday 18:30 – 20:30
Sunday 09:00 – 11:30
Please note that individuals are permitted to do their own sessions during club opening times, but coached group sessions continue to take priority.
Please purchase your £5 junior monthly track pass in advance here. When purchasing the track pass can parents/guardians please enter the athlete’s name when completing the transaction
Ladywell Arena now has new opening hours dedicated to the public. While during these times the Kent AC track pass is not valid, members can pay for an individual session.
Session times are:
Monday: 07:00 -15:00
Tuesday – Thursday: 1300 -1700
Friday: 07:00 – 15:00
Saturday – Sunday: 09:00-15:00
Adult resident: £2.70
Adult non resident: £3.00
Junior (U16): £1.30
The Kent AC track pass continues to be required for training on Tues/Thurs evenings and Sunday mornings.
Track staff have encouraged people to double check the opening hours before their training session, as they may occasionally be closed for school sport days and football friendlies. Hours can be checked at https://www.better.org.uk/leisure-centre/london/lewisham/ladywell-arena. This will likely suit members who can’t make training sessions but would like to train in the morning/lunchtime/evening.
Pay as you go fees can either be paid via cash to the desk or using the Better app (note: staff are working to add the sessions to the app).
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