Please see the Results area of the club website for the results (Scoring and Non-scoring) for this match.
Some of the young athletes have been asking about competition.
St Albans AC offer club championships for all age groups in September and we will endeavour to time and measure over the summer however if your children would like to take part in a friendly competition Watford Harriers have a competition for Minors on their website. See link:
10am to 1pm, events for school years 1 to 7.
We haven't been involved in it so can not recommend or discourage but it may be worth a try!!
Results from Sundays NYAL match at St Albans have been posted in the Results section of the club website.
This Sunday (27th) is the 2nd match in the EYAL Track & Field league, to be held at the Cambridge & Coleridge Athletics Club in Cambridge.
ALL paid up club members (Y6 to Y11) are invited
to come along and take part, in up to 3 events; as with all EYAL matches the team will include scoring as well as non-scoring competitors.
A team coach (transport) will be available for
athletes and parents (£2/athlete, £5/parent) and will leave from Westminster Lodge car park on Sunday morning at 9am – estimated time back to Westminster
Lodge is 6.30pm. Parents & athletes wishing to make their own way to the venue, can find the match at: Wilberforce Road track, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 9AD.
We do like to try and meet up, as a team, at the
venue by 10.30am and we do understand that there will be some athletes (who make their own way up to the venue) who may need to leave early for other commitments they might have on the day.
********** VERY IMPORTANT **********
You must let Tim Higman or Chris James know if
you want to take part in this match, by this week Friday 25th latest
Either reply to this email, call or text Tim or
Chris, or pass your message on to them through one of the other club coaches – Debbie, Sue, Jonathan etc.
Any questions about this event, please feel free to contact either Tim Higman or Chris James by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to us.
Thanks again for your support with these matches.
Results for the NYAL at Bedford of the 6th May and the Herts Champs on the 12/13th May at Watford have been posted in the Results area.
We urgently need more helpers for Sunday. Especially if you have athletes competing can you try and make yourselves available for a hours or so or even half a day.
- A team to help put up all the tents and set up the tea tent 9.30 till about 11.00
- A team to help put everything away at the end 4.45 – 6pm – tents, tables BBQ
- 2+ people to welcome our guests to the site. Welcome them - Check if they are correctly parked, show them where the changing and toilets are, where to put their tents, where our tea tent is, where to weigh in their shots and Javelins, the officials and scores tent… 10.30 till just after 12.00.
- Key jobs to act as Marksman. That is helping the starter get the athletes lined up. Either all day 12 – 5 or possibly 12 to 2.30 or 2.30 to 5.
- Markers assistant – helping the Marker.
- Helping in the field with an event – racking the sand pits or putting the bar back on the high jump.
- To act as runner between the officials at the end of the straight and the scorers tent, ad hoc all day taking the scorers cards say every 20 minutes.
- Relieving the tea tent for an hour
- Relieving the recorders assistant for an hour.
- Watching from outside the barriers to support some of the younger athletes who Chris and Tim feel might need some extra hand holding.
- Litter picking.
- Acting as a photographer so we have pictures of our athletes for presentation and for them to enjoy.
- Cheering the athletes on.
I know many of you may already be helping but anyone else dropping off, picking up or just watching we can find something for you to help with.
Please give me an email if you can help @ email@example.com
Vice Chair & Operations.
This Sunday (20th May) sees the second of this season’s NYAL league event.
This event is a home match being held at Westminster Lodge and will include A & B string competitors for each event (no non-scorers at NYAL events).
As always Y6 to Y11 club members are eligible to compete for the club in this event. Please see Fixtures for a draft list of names of athletes that have been
selected for Sunday’s team. If your name is listed you are not able to make this match please make every effort to let Tim Higman or Chris James know as soon as
possible, in order give other athletes a chance to complete in your place.
As always the club is very keen to hear from any parents/ carers who are able to help out on the day. This could range from putting up the tents and getting the track ready from 9.30 am to putting them away at 5.30 after it has all finished. During the day you can help with the tea tent, raking sandpits, helping the time keepers, helping the official scorers, welcoming our guest teams........... as well as cheering on the whole team on. Anyone able to help in any of these areas please contact Peter Poulain.
We aim to meet in the morning, trackside by 10:30 to allocate numbers and confirm all events.
Any queries about this match please don’t hesitate to speak with Tim or Chris.
Notice of Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of St Albans Athletic Club will he held on Wednesday 16th May 2012 at 7.30pm
at the Old Albanian Rugby Club
Woollam’s Playing Fields, AL3 6BB
Please make every effort to attend.
This coming Sunday (6th May) sees the first of this season’s NYAL league event.
This event is being held at Bedford with a coach (transport) leaving Westminster Lodge by 09:30 Sunday morning (£2 per athlete/ £5 per parent).
Similar to last week’s EYAL event, Y6 to Y11 club members are eligible to compete for the club. Unlike last week’s EYAL event, this event does not include non-scoring participants, so only 2 athletes in each age group can compete (A string & B string). Please can you check the lists below for your name and do let Tim or I know if you are not able to take part in this event. If you can confirm by Thu/Fri of this week it would help greatly.
You can either Reply to this email or speak with us (or Sue and Debbie) as to whether you are available to take part in this match.
Tim Higman (NYAL Team Manager) can be contacted on 07703 555702.
Info for parents driving to Bedford; it is 38 miles each way and takes approximately 45 minutes.
Address:- Barker's Lane Bedford, Bedford Borough MK41 9SB.
Chris James (EYAL Team Manager)
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Photographs by the club and professional photographer Mark Eastern.