23 July 2018FACEBOOK DOWN

Our Facebook site has had some technical issues recently and we've had to shut it down for the time being so we can sort them. We will let you know when it is back up and running.

19 July 2018WEEKLY NEWS ROUND UP 19/7/18

WEEKLY ROUND UP 19/07/18

Our Summer season gets back into action this weekend with both Juniors and Seniors involved in competition.

 

Juniors are off to Carlisle for the 3rd meeting of the Cumbria league. The sunhine has been organised and the events start around noon.  It's great to be back at the Sheepmount track this year after the floods which have devasted the area and we're looking forward to a good day out.

 

Seniors are off to the Hartfell Horse-shoe hill race on Sunday and you can read more on this in our hill section HERE.

Last week Seniors also competed in the Moffat Gala race with some excellent performances. You can read up about this by clicking HERE.

 

Next week we will have another Summer League fixture the Castle Douglas 5 mile road race. There is still time to enter this on Entry central or you can enter on the night. The fun begins at 7pm at the park in Castle Douglas.

 

Looking ahead we have our own festival which you can enter by downloading the entry form on our Festival page HERE. We're hoping for a great turnout like last year especially on the Friday evening with the MAGIC MILE event in which each competitor will receive a medal. Some entry forms will be available at training.

Also in the weeks ahead the Dalbeattie 10km race is now available for entry. You can download the entry form HERE.

It's a great course - not a flat , fast one but one which the scenary will be the best in the area.

Let the summer fun continue !

05 July 2018WEEKLY NEWS ROUND UP 05/7/18

Here's the latest round up of events ....................

It’s the holiday season for many and the sun still keeps on shining. It’s great to see such an extended period of good weather which makes training and competing such a pleasure- even if it is a bit hot at times. Let’s hope the good weather continues for the rest of the summer !

 

Junior News

Our Juniors have been competing here, there, and everywhere recently. From YDL to open graded meetings and the Dumfries & Galloway Championships they are proudly flying the ADAC flag.

 You can check up on what they have been up to by clicking HERE.

 

Senior News

Our Summer league Road Championship events are well underway with seniors now having completed 5 events. The league tables will be updated over the next few days and the next event is next Tuesday with the 33rd Moffat Race. This is a race that has 3 different tests – a slight uphill 3 mile section to begin with followed by a hill climb of nearly a mile then followed by a descent of nearly 4 miles. Entry is open online until TOMORROW and you will pay an extra £4 on the day so if you’re thinking of going get signed up asap. You can enter online HERE. You can also see our fixtures for the rest of the Summer HERE.

Our hill runners have been climbing mountains and their next event is the Hartfell Horseshoe race on July 22nd. Adam Anderson , Mark Whitelaw and Graham McLellan took the team prize at the Eildons 3 peaks race and  It’s good to see the return of Roger Irving to competition and You can check up on the fixtures and results HERE.

 

BREAKING NEWS >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

 

THE SUMMER FESITIVAL IS BACK AGAIN

Our very popular Summer Festival returns on the last weekend of the month (Fri 27th – sun 29th July)

Our events will include the MAGIC MILE which will take place on Friday evening at 7pm in 3 separate races for varying abilities. This will be followed by a 5km (approx.) Cross Country event around 8pm.

On Saturday the athletes head off to Gretna for a 5 mile road race at 1030 and finally on Sunday the last race of the festival takes place in Moffat at the usual venue Hind hill. Last year we had an amazing turnout on Friday evening and there will again be medals to all those who take part in the Magic Mile. More info will be available HERE over the next week. I will make the sun shine again for everyone and let’s hope we have just as much fun as last year. We still need some helpers so please if you are not doing anything over this weekend and can lend a hand let Joe know or email the website.

More news next week and may the sun keep shining on all of us.

15 June 2018WEEKLY NEWS ROUND UP 15/6/18

Firstly apologies for our late late weekly (almost) round up.

Sometimes HQ gets a bit busy and it's been hectic recently.

 

Junior News

Our Juniors have been here there and everywhere recently. They have been in action all over the place and you can find out what they’ve been up to by clicking on HERE. From Regional Championships to scottish Schools to Youth Development and open graded meetings there's a lot going on.

 

Senior News

Seniors took to the roads around Lockerbie on Tuesday for the 4th Summer League race.

You can find out how they got on HERE

 

 

STOP…………..it’s MTAF time !

 

Our friends over the hill in the Muckle toon are holding the Muckle Toon Adventure Festival which starts tonight and runs throughout the weekend. You can see all the races available and I would thoroughly recommend a visit where you will be afforded a good welcome by our friends in Langholm. Click HERE for more info.

 

Our hill runners have been “climbing a mountain” over at Durrisdeer and you can find out more on Hill section by clicking HERE.

 

Taper time for Alan.

Alan Creighton is heading next weekend for a “wee” run of …………….95 miles !

Yes the Ultra man is at it again and he is competing in the West Highland Way race next weekend. You can read up about the race by clicking HERE. You will be also able to track his progress. We will get the details closer to the event so you can cheer him on online. Good luck Alan !

 

 

Norman advertises our club on Strava

Senior athlete Norman Johnstone put ADAC into the Strava art world by running around one of the fields nearby. His efforts are very commendable and next week he is going to try to run the whole club name...........it might take him a while though !

Thanks Norman.

More over the next week or two as we get into the holiday swing and summer really begins !

Let’s hope the sun keeps shining !

20 May 2018WEEKLY NEWS ROUND UP 20/5/18

The “nearly” weekly news round up is here again and there have been lots of events taking place over the past ten days.

Juniors shine in the sun at Kilmarnock !

The West district championships last year were held in damp, miserable conditions. This year it could not have been different with glorious sunshine and shining performances.  

Also, last weekend Danny Gracie went Border raiding as he competed at the Cumbria AA Track & Field Champs. Click HERE to see how they all got on.

 

Carlisle Urban Trail 10km

 

During the week our Seniors travelled across the Border to Carlisle to compete in this popular and growing event. The course was a mixture of road and trail and ……………MIDGES!  Swarms of them ! At times runners were blinded by the waves of midges but the event was well organised with two ADAC runners winning prizes in their age categories. We’ll have more on this when results are posted during the week. Well done guys! Click HERE to go to the results page.

 

Jog Scotland

An opportunity has arisen to become a Jog Scotland leader. This course is a qualification which allows you to lead a group of runners and at present costs £95 but ADAC is willing to subsidise and reduce the cost to £30 for anyone who would like to apply. We have 3 places available and should you wish to apply please contact the club on either our website email info@annananddistrictathleticclub.co.uk or our club secretary on this new email address adac.secretary@yahoo.com

You can read more about Jog Scotland HERE.

All applications must be made by May 31st.

 

OUR NEW EMAIL ADDRESS

for our club secretary is adac.secretary@yahoo.com

 

Acceptable use of our Facebook group.

Please take a look at this photo which shows what is acceptable and inacceptable posts.

 

BREAKING NEWS>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Within the last few hours Grant Seaton competed at the Manchester Half marathon smashing his pb and finishing in 1hr37 mins. More on this next week (ish)

Well done Grant!

 

Our Facebook clean up.

Over the next few weeks we will be tidying up  membership of our facebook group. Some members of this group no longer use the site or are no longer taking an interest in our club. Don't worry if you are an active member or interested party (supporting parent for instance) or a member of a neighbouring club and have a genuine interest in sharing event and race info ect. then we won't "drop" you.  If , however you you no longer wish to use the site just let us know.

 

See you next week (ish)

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