Training and News 19 January 2015


Tuesday 20 January
Bisi will lead the session, which will be a pyramid.

Thursday 22 January
Dave Elsom will be leading at 7pm. The route will be the Footbridges.

Sunday 25 January
Keeley has offered to lead on Sunday at 9am 7 miles at 11min/mile.

Sunday runs are subject to demand. Can members e-mail or text Bisi by 9pm on Saturday if they want to attend.
We can then let the person scheduled to lead know how many runners to expect or cancel the run of there is not sufficient interest.

A reminder that members can always e-mail, ring or text me for up to date info about Sunday runs as it does sometimes change last minute: Bisi - 07979261647 -

Club of the Year

Bisi would like some assistance completing this please. Please fill in the form and Bisi will collate and submit one application before the deadline.

E-mail with completed applications.

This is in support of our bid to have more involvement in the Hackney Half Marathon.

Thank you

Baggage Volunteering At Virgin Money London Marathon 2015

Are you interested in volunteering at the Virgin Money London Marathon with team Beckton parkrun?

If so, why not keep the following date in your dairy.

Date: Sunday 26th April 2015

Meeting time: 6.30am

Coach meeting point:
Balaam Leisure Centre,
14 Balaam Street, Plaistow
London E13 8AQ.

What a wonderful experience had by all who volunteered last year.

Please wear comfortable clothing, you can also bring along some snacks.

Could you kindly email your interests to no later than 30th January 2015 together with you t-shirt size. (small, medium, large or extra large).

Don’t forget to bring your Oyster card for return journey home.


Weekly Results

Firstly well done to everyone who took part in runs this weekend.

Special mention this week goes to Nuno Andrade, Philip Mins who completed the Country to Capital 45 Mile Run from Wendover to Little Venice in a time of 07:23:37 and 07:39:49 respectively (don’t they know there is a train?). Also Gary Hunt and Peter Grant who braved muddy conditions to finish the Benfleet 15 mile run.

Well done everyone, keep up the good work.

All results can be found here:

Please remember to add your club as “East End Road Runners” for parkrun. This way we receive you results automatically, save us a lot of time.

New Technical Club Top

New Technical Club tops have arrived and will available at the track from Tuesday for collection for all people who made orders in advance. We also have extra stock so why not have a look.

Race Entries

Good luck to the 8 members taking park in the Victoria park 10K on Sunday. There is still time to enter check out:

Please remember to email me ( or any races you enter so we can add them to the website here:

Why not check it out and see what races you can do with other members.