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					                                   Plymouth Harriers Newsletter 6 January 2010


           Happy New Year!
           Welcome to our new monthly newsletter; watch out for news bulletins on upcoming club events,
           training venues and times and much much more.

           Our aim with this newsletter is to provide a simple single sheet sort of thing that can easily be pinned to
           a fridge for reference. We aim to provide information on upcoming races and training sessions for the
           month, together with headlines and achievements from the preceding month.

           2009 Christmas Party
           Thank you to all who attended and survived the freezing temperature on Saturday 19th December at
           Plymouth Albion! We will be looking at a change of venue for this year’s Christmas party. Thanks
           again to Brian Soole for organising the event. Going forward, Nick Chislett has volunteered to be our
           Social Secretary so watch this space for some fun social events to be arranged soon!! If anyone has any
           ideas please let Nick know.

           Brian & Richard Become Life Members
           Brian Soole & Richard Warne have been made life members due to their many years of service and
           dedication to the club. Brian & Richard have both been involved with the Club and the Committee for
           a long time and have been instrumental in ensuring the club continues to thrive.

           Membership
           Have you paid your 2010 membership yet? If not, please don’t forget to do so soon. Please see Andy
           Marshall or Richard Warne for further details/payment.

           Upcoming races:

                                                                                              Start
Date       Event                                           Venue                Distance      Time          Terrain
           South West Inter-Counties Cross
10.01.10   Country                                         Bicton College       5-8k          13.45         XC
13.01.10   Winter 3k series                                Central Park         3k            7pm           Road
17.01.10   Westward League Cross Country                   Bideford             5-10k          TBC          XC
17.01.10   Storm Force 10                                  Camborne             10m           10.30am       Road
24.01.10   Braunton 10                                     Barnstaple           10m           11am          Road
07.02.10   Mounts Bay 10k                                  Marazion             10k           11am          Road
10.02.10   Winter 3k series                                Central Park          3k           7pm           Road
14.02.10   Westward League Cross Country                   Bovey Tracey          5-10k         TBC          XC

           If you are interested in any of the Cross Country or 3k races and would like further information please
           feel free to ask Ami Yetton (email: amiyetton@tiscali.co.uk)

           PB Potential - A number of club members are participating in the Storm Force 10 (formerly the
           Blaythorne 10). This is a fast undulating route with a very fast finish. The finish and Race HQ are at
           Camborne School. See www.carnrunners.co.uk for directions, course details and map.

           Club Run Sunday 31st January – There will be an off road run arranged for 8am on the last
           Sunday in January. Russell Quew (Chairman) will be announcing the venue shortly. Please see Russell
           if you miss the announcement. No previous experience of off-road running required. Everybody
           welcome.

           Quote of the Month
           "Running is not, as it so often seems, only about what you did in your last race or about how many
           miles you ran last week. It is, in a much more important way, about community, about appreciating all
           the miles run by other runners, too." -Richard O'Brien

				
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