Christmas Update and Notices

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Training Nights

For the next two Tuesdays, due to more important events taking place I.E. Christmas Day and New Years Day. Neiley will be closed and there will be no official training runs.

Training runs will take place normally as follows.

Returning back to normal on Tuesday 8th January 2013.


There are plenty of opportunities to get out there and run over the festive period.


Juniors Christmas Handicap Races.


Brooklands Nursery - 10am Registration, First Race 10.30am - ***POSTPONED***

"Due to be re-arranged for early January, when no clashes with other races or Cross Country" - John McFadzean 20.12.2012


The Tinker Cup


Honley Cricket Club  

Saturday 22nd December 2012, 2 p.m. start

Registration and allocation of handicaps close 1.30 p.m. (N.B. No handicaps given after 1.30pm on the day).

£3 Entry

More Information on the Tinker Cup here.....


Captains Run


Open to all club members, all abilities, all ages.

9:00 - Club opens - free raffle ticket on entry.
9:30 - Raffle drawn
9:45 - Run - as usual it will be mainly on country/off road with banter and good cheer the mood of the day.

We'll all set off together and there will be various turn back points. First one around 3 to 4 miles, the full distance will be about 12 miles or further if we're feeling good or if it's a nice day.

13:00 - Meet at Brockholes Bowling Club for buffet, drinks etc.


Northern and National Cross Country Championships.

Not a Christmas run however, cut off date for these events is 5th January 2013, and is an opportunity to represent the club at a high level.


Northerns are on 26th Jan at Knowsley.

More details here on the NOEAA website...

Nationals are on 23rd Feb at Sunderland

More details here on the ECCA website....

If you wish to take part or want more information please contact Jonny Sykes on a training night or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Meltham AC - Christmas Social Runs

Our good friends over in Meltham, have contacted us to advise of some of their festive runs over the Christmas period and in line with tradition have invited members to join in, Many have run with in previous years.  All welcome again.

Meltham AC

 ‘Festive Four’ social runs for Christmas week 2012

Sunday 23rd December   -  Yateholme and Blackpool Bridge

A steady @ 8 mile off-road social run (with re-groupings as appropriate)

Meet Digley (quarry) carpark @ 9.20 for a 9.30 run

Thursday 27th December   -  Meltham Circular

A steady 9.5 mile off-road social run (with re-groupings as appropriate) from the Meltham Sports & Community Centre.  Post-run mulled wine & mince pies. Showers and changing facilities.

First group (Pumas - Jackals 1) 9.20am  -  Main group (Jackals 2 & Wolves) 9.30am

Friday 28th December   -  Sausage Sarnie 7

A steady @ 7 mile social run along the canal towpath (with re-groupings as appropriate) with post-run bacon buttie/sausage sarnie in the Little Bridge Bistro (£3)

order at Little Bistro @ 9.15am, run from Moonraker barge 9.30am

Sunday 30th December   -  Wessenden Head Circular

A steady @ 10 or 12 mile off-road social run (with re-groupings as appropriate) from the Meltham Sports & Community Centre

Meet @ 9.20 for a 9.30 run

Contact Mike Harrison at Meltham(329482) for information


Have a wonderful Christmas everybody and a Happy New Year - Simon 

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