National Sports Week – Let’s get involved!!

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To all ECH members, Hope we are all safe and well. We have signed the club up for National Sports Week 2020, which starts today (Monday 22nd June). We have set two challenges: 1 mile challenge- encourage as many athletes/extended members as possible to complete a mile. Who will be the fastest? 2 minute challenge- create your own 2 minute

Club re-opening & Coronavirus Statement – Updated 19th June*

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To all ECH members, Please see the latest statement from England Athletics >19th June 2020 Update< as well as an update on competition planning >Competition Planning 2020< We have started a phased re-opening which all ECH coaches have been made aware of to get athletes back training. If you require any further information please contact your athletics coach. Stay safe

Cross-Country Report 2019-20

Juniors Fun

U-11 Girls. At the South East Lancs. League the girls went one better than last year by winning the team event outright and with the same trio who tied for 1st team last season. They were Anna Rooke 4th, Jessica Stafford 7th and Ava Royle 8th. Also completing the series were Harriet Byrnes 10th, Meadow Wright 11th, Amelia Jones 15th,

Secretary’s report on 2019

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Secretary’s Report on 2019.   Welcome once again to another report on your club’s activities. The main topic of the year has been the new floodlights. Melanie Kay and Francis Day got the ball rolling with Sport England and we had a quoted figure of £90,000 plus. The year was consumed in fund raising led by Joan Knott and a

FREE Mental Health Awareness Course

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Hi All, Hope you are all well. See below link for a FREE mental health awareness course delivered by UK Coaching , normally £18. Thought it would be good to share with all coaches and club members, this is available until August 31st. UK Coaching – Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity

Black Knight Charge 2020 – Postponed

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Hi all, Due to the ongoing situation with the Coronavirus pandemic, it is with great disappointment in light of the current circumstances I have made the difficult decision as organiser to hold off on this year’s 2020 East Cheshire Black Knight Charge July 15th event and defer it until July 21st 2021. I am sure everyone will  understand that the

England Athletics – Virtual Club Nights

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As you will all be aware club activity has largely had to cease in its normal guise as we stick to the governments guidelines on social distancing and staying at home. As such I have been tasked on behalf of the whole of England Athletics to develop ‘Virtual Club Nights’ as a way to further engage with our members during

*South East Lancs X-Country – NEW DATE & VENUE FOR FINAL MATCH*

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To all ECH athletes who compete in the South East Lancashire Cross Country League: *Update: The last fixture of the series will now take place on Saturday 7th March at Heaton Park in Manchester*

Membership Fees DUE!

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To all ECH members, Just a polite reminder membership fees for 2020 were due on 1st January and must be paid by 29th February. Payments after that date have a 25% levy added. Click photo above for membership fee costs. If you have any queries or would like to request the online banking details please contact Mick Rooke at mrookemailbox-ech@yahoo.com  or

Floodlight Switch-on Ceremony

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A very big thank you to all our members who were present for the official floodlights switch on ceremony on Tuesday night in the presence of the Mayor of Tameside, Councillor Leigh Drennan.  Also a very big thank you to those younger members (and some older), who put on club colours to complete the ceremonial lap of the track when

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