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


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


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


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*


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!

ECH Subs

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  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

South East Lancs – CHANGE OF VENUE

Under 11s

To all ECH members taking part in the South East Lancs Cross Country League: CHANGE OF VENUE…. South East Lancs Cross Country next week has been changed from Tandle Hill to Heaton Park (Saturday 18th January). Oldham & Royton are desperate for help to put on the event, if anyone can help out in any way please e-mail

Official Floodlight Switch ON – Tuesday 14th January


Dear all club members, East Cheshire’s official Floodlight ‘Switch On’ will take place on Tuesday 14th January. Please can all athletes wear their ECH club vests and be ready at 7.10pm as the official switch on will be at 7.15pm. All athletes please make sure you stand behind the ribbon and then once cut all athletes will do one lap

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