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MAC News Report

16th May 2017

The Wargrave 5k has been re-scheduled to this evening (16th May). There will be no track session for juniors or seniors at the club.
This week’s news includes:-

  • 25k Brecon Beacons Challenge
  • Super Sprint Triathlon
  • Junior news
  • Parkrun news
  • New members
  • Club Items: AGM; Junior Payments; and Race entries

25k Brecon Beacons Challenge
Pawel Czarnomski took on the Brecon Beacons 25k Challenge on Sunday 14th May. He finished in a very impressive 2 hours 27 minutes.

Pawel at the finish line 

Super Sprint Triathlon
Rosie Ellis completed the Super Sprint Triathlon at Dorney on Saturday 6th May in 54:51.  She was third in her age category, 23rd lady and 74th overall.  The event consisted of a 400m swim (in a freezing lake!), 10k bike and 2.5k run.
Junior News
On Sunday 14th May a number of our Junior Athletes competed in Berkshire County Championships at Bracknell
We had a very successful day with three Silver medals and two bronze being awarded.
Medal winners were:-
U13 Isla Page - Silver in the Quadrathlon
U15 Luke-Lom Hynes - Silver in 800m with a new PB
U17 Laura House - Bronze in High Jump. Laura also ran 800m
U17 Abbie Jones - Silver in triple Jump and Bronze in 300m with new PBs. Abbie also ran 200m
U15 - James Badham - PBs in both 100m and 200m
U15 - Olivia Phelps - PBs in both 100m and 200m
U15 - Olivia D'Aversa - PBs in Hurdles, 800m and Long Jump
U15 - Abigail Symonds - PB in 200m. Abigail just missed out on a medal in Long Jump.
U17 - Jake Lewington - PB in 100m
Lucia Firma jumped in the long jump but had to pull out of the rest off the quadrathlon due to illness

Abbie Jones (left) and Olivia Phelps

Parkrun News
Jake Humphries took part in the Park run on Saturday in Maidenhead, getting a new pb sub 20 mins in a time of 19 mins 35 secs.
Toby Ralphs recently ran the Singapore West Parkrun, adding to the list of members’ parkruns in exotic and far-flung locations.

 Toby (right) after his Singapore West Parkrun

New Members
The Club is pleased to welcome three new members and one returning member.  They are Marc Dellasega, Emily Louise Knight, Ian Crabtree and Mike Butcher.
Club Items
This year’s MAC AGM will take place on Wednesday 21st June at 8:00 pm. Please put the date in your diaries and make every effort to attend. More information about the evening will follow soon.
Junior Payments
Please could all parents/carers of junior members make payment for subs in the next week if you haven’t already done so. As this is a new system there may be hiccups which the membership secretary will handle as soon as possible. He can be contacted at:
Race Entries
When entering a race, please can you ensure you give the club’s name as Maidenhead AC, not Maidenhead Athletic Club or MAC. Maidenhead AC is our UKA, England Athletics club name. As well as making it harder to find club members’ results, more importantly, giving the wrong club name could prevent us from winning a team prize.


Judi Jeffries
News Team

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