Jim and Lesley led another great trail run from the Ide Hill community shop and cafe on 1st October.
Despite competing with several big races, there was a decent turnout for the scenic and sociable run.
Refreshments afterwards in the cafe.
The next trail run is scheduled for Sunday 17th December, 09:00 from Otford Recreation Ground.
Jim's trail run on Monday 8th May caught the extensive woods on the scenic nineish-mile route at peak bluebell - and peak mud.
It was followed by coffee and cakes in Jim's favourite Tulip Tree Tea Room.
Details of the next trail run to be advised shortly.
A successful, if rather muddy, run from Kingdom on April 2nd, writes Jim Knight.
The next one will be from Chiddingstone (by the Castle pub) during the weekend of May 6/7/8. Date & time to be decided.
Coffee and cakes afterwards in the Tulip Café.
Jim will send out a note when timing decided.
There was a good turnout this year, writes Jim Knight. Thanks to the chairman, secretary, treasurer and team captains for the reports. There was discussion on the handicap race and social events – details in SAC Update newsletter No. 172. Rebecca Pickard has volunteered to be SAC social secretary. Please let Rebecca know what social events you would like. And don't forget to run in the handicap.
Congratulations to all the trophy winners:
Bridgit Weekes – Road race grand prix individual winner, & member of winning team.
Oloff van Zyl – Alex Wilson cup for athletic achievement, track & field GP most improved & winner, male X-country runner of the year.
Caroline Fenwick - Female cross country runner of the year, KFL W40 champion receiving her trophy from team captain Pauline Dalton.
Pauline Dalton – Challenge cup for services to the club
Road Race GP - 2nd Paul Fanti, 3rd Jamie Philip, most improved, James Nash. Track & Field GP – 2nd Geoffrey Kitchener. Handicap – winner Jane Morgan, 2nd Andrew Mead, 3rd Lucy Wilkes. Team GP – winners Bridgit, Dan, Lucy, 2nd Richard Alford-smith, Gary Walsh, Jane Morgan.
Pictures of: Paul Fanti, Jamie Philip, James Nash, Geoffrey Kitchener, Gary Walsh & the women’s KFL team.