Training and News Monday 27 October 2014


Tuesday 28 October
Dave E: 2-3 x (400/1200m) - 400 at 5k pace followed by 1200 at 10k pace. 3 mins/slow 1 lap jog recoveries.

Thursday 30 October
Dave R will lead Thursday 7@7 route Steve Redgrave bridge.
Hi-Viz vests must be worn.

Sunday 2 November
Cheryl S: 5/6 miles at 8 am. -11 min mile Beckton Triangle.

Peter G: 10 miles at 9 am-9 min mile pace route will be Silvertown.

Please check Facebook and Twitter for changes/updates.

Whilst on the subject of Sunday runs it would be useful to receive feedback from members as to their ongoing requirements for Sunday runs. Last week Keeley volunteered to lead and there were no runners.

Please e-mail with your comments in regard to preferred start times, should we introduce a system where members need to e-mail leaders to confirm their attendance in advance.

Hainault hills!

On the Facebook group page Neil says:

Going running over Hainault tomorrow night (Monday 27 october) leaving mine about 18:00 for a 19:00 start. Roughly 10k of hills. You'll need a torch/head torch and some high viz. Please let me know if you're interested and we'll organise picking you up/meeting up.


If you're interested please contact Neil.

Christmas Social Saturday 13 December

This year's Christmas Social is being held at: For further detail, please see flyer.

To secure your place at the event, a £10 deposit and details of the your option of main meal is required by the end of October 2014. We need deposits paid to secure the booking. It would be a shame if the event did not go ahead.

You can pay your deposit at the track to Dave Elsom or transfer the amount into the club account, please see Dave for details.

Details of your main meal should be send to the

Half Term Activities

Lots going on for all ages in Newham during the Half-Term break:

Leadership in Running Fitness Qualification

We are always keen to increase our pool of Run Leaders to cover the Thursday and Sunday runs. The club will pay for the course in exchange for volunteering to lead runs. Dates of future courses.

Velopark Christmas Cracker Duathlon

Sunday 14 December 2014

I have corrected the date of the above event, in addition to encouraging children to enter I am still looking for 12 volunteers to assist with running of the duathlon.

Apologies that the event is the day after the Christmas social, but if you are available on the day to assist with marshalling please contact You will be required from 8.30am-12 midday and all help gratefully received.

Virgin Money London Marathon

We now have 12 members interested in club places. Number of places and dates have still to be finalised but if you do want to be considered please let a member of the committee know and provide evidence of your rejection. We should be able to apply for places at the end of October, let's have a big recruitment drive this week with a view to increasing EERR marathon places to 3. We are agonisingly close it would be a shame to miss out on an extra place by one or two numbers