Chrsitmas at ECH & TAC


Due to the ever-decreasing support for the Christmas Fun Run it has been decided not to bother with it this year.  Instead, to add a bit of Christmas cheer, on the last night of club opening (Thursday 22nd) there will be informal festivities in the bar after training.  There will be a selection box available for all junior members who

Tameside Primary School Cross Country Championships 2017


Tameside Primary School Cross Country Championships 2017  Attached is an application form for the 2017 Tameside Primary Cross Country Championships.  Details are shown below:- DATE:                 Saturday 14th January 2017 TIME:                  9.30am – 12noon (approx)                                   First Race 10am VENUE:              East Cheshire Harriers and Tameside Athletic Club, Richmond Street Athletics Stadium, Richmond Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL7 9HG  COST:                £15 per school (Cheques made

Club Welfare & Safeguarding Statement

Club Welfare & Safeguarding Statement It will not have escaped anyone’s attention that the issue of welfare and safeguarding within sport is keenly in focus as a consequence of historical concerns now being highlighted from the world of football. At East Cheshire Harriers & Tameside Athletics Club we are not ignorant of those responsibilities which this organisation carries and would

East Cheshire Harriers Club Merchandise

ECHT A C Hoodie

See below link for our club merchandise – would make a brilliant Christmas present for ECH members!    

Cross Country Championships Entry Lists


To enter for the Championship Cross Country events in 2017, please put your name on the entry lists on the notice board in the clubhouse for the following events: -Greater Manchester County Cross Country Championships (7th Jan, Woodbank Park, Stockport) -North of England Cross Country Championships (28th Jan, Knowsley Safari Park) -English National Cross Country Championships (25th Feb, Wollaton Park,

East Cheshire Harriers 2016 Road Race Championships info & current standings


East Cheshire Harriers 2016 Road Race Championship ECH Championships current standings 2016 6 races to count from the 17 races below (in date order) – including parkrun. Trafford 10k – 13th March Salford 10k – 25th March Wilmslow Half Marathon – 3rd April Manchester Marathon – 10th April Stride Through The Woods 5k – 20th April Mad Hatters 5 Mile Trail Race

Mike gets 2nd at Tameside Sports Awards 2016

Mike 2nd TSA

The pride of Tameside sports awards 2016 took place on Friday evening the 23rd September at Dukinfield Town Hall. The event consisted of a 3 course meal, a question and answer session with ex-England cricket captain Michael Vaughan and the main part being the awards ceremony. Other special guests included legend runner Ron Hill. The award categories were: Sports Achiever

Bullock Smithy Hike

Smithy Hike 1

On Sunday September 3rd several senior runners “did” the Bullock Smithy Hike, which is a 56 mile race !!!!!! Five East Cheshire athletes took to the challenge; Angela Oldham, Janet Grint, James Fairfield, Simon Grundy and Melanie Kay. Angela Oldham and Janet Grint completed the distance in a very impressive time of 13hrs 22mins. Melanie Kay, Simon Grundy and James

Cross Country Dates 2016/17


Manchester League: Match 1- 15/10/2016 - Wythenshawe Park, Manchester (no under 11′s) Match 2 – 12/11/2016 - Boggart Hole Clough, Manchester Match 3 – 03/12/2016 - Heaton Park, Manchester Match 4 – 14/01/2017 – University playing fields, Wythenshawe Match 5 – 11/02/2017 – Woodbank Park, Stockport TIMES AND APPROXIMATE RACE DISTANCES *N.B. NO U11’s MATCH ONE 12 noon U11 GIRLS & U11 BOYS*

England Athletics – volunteer survey


We need the views of your volunteers England Athletics plans to invest significant focus in our future work with volunteers, but first we need to test a number of well-established views to better understand both the barriers and motivations in volunteering before we take action and impact real sustainable change. We would therefore like you to share the following survey

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