Juniors email 10 Jan 20

– Food Tue 14 Jan
– Peco Sun 19 Jan
– Food Tue 21 Jan
– Northern XC Sat 25 Jan – final call for entries

Happy New year!

Richard and I were very pleased to see so many of you for the first session of the year on Tuesday – there were 60 of you in total.  We hope all junior members have a great year training and competing with us!

Training and Food on Tuesday 14 January

The weather forecast looks OK for the next few days, but just to note that if, due to the weather and conditions on the rugby pitches, we have to reduce training again, we will “select” those who ran at any track & field in Summer or any of Eccup, Pudsey, Kirkstall, WYXC, YorksXC  or those entered for North XC, plus all those booked for food.

Please check the Events Page on the website on Tuesday lunchtime.  http://valleystriders.org.uk/new/event/juniors-training-leos-20/

We will also post on Facebook and try to send an email to everyone, but we have been having difficulty sending to Hotmail accounts.

Food will be served at 7:10pm, choose from
(a) Mexican Chilli with rice
(b) Vegetarian Mexican Chilli with rice
(c) Beef Meatballs in tomato sauce with pasta

Please note that the cost is £3 per portion

Please order to earlyfood@valleystriders.org.uk (don’t reply to the juniors email address).  Please place orders by Sunday 12 January 10pm and pay on the night

If you need to cancel, do so by Monday 13 January 9am or else you are liable to pay (unless you let us know and we can re-sell your portion(s)

Peco XC Sunday 19 January

The next event in the Series is a week on Sunday at Crimple Valley Harrogate.
– If you’ve already entered the series and ran event 1 or 2, then you don’t need to enter again, but do remember to bring your race number (NB if you’ve lost your number since then you will need to buy another at registration for £2.50)
– If you entered the series before event 2 but didn’t run either 1 or 2, then your number will be in the club gazebo on race day
– If you entered the series after event 2, then your number will be in the club gazebo on race day
– You can enter the series till next Thursday at https://racebest.com/races/k3fu3. Don’t forget that fully paid-up junior members can use the discount code for free entry.
– If you’ve not entered the series by Friday, you can enter on the day at the registration desk in the scout hut adjacent to the Harrogate Sports & Fitness Centre.
– You don’t need to go to the registration desk if you’ve already entered.

We now have nearly 90 junior Striders (including waiting list) entered!

Click on http://pecoxc.co.uk/pages/race3.html for race details including maps of parking, race routes and the location of the club tent area.

We need help in transporting the club gazebo to the venue, taking it up the hill to the club tent area and assembling it.  There will be a post on Juniors Facebook, please respond if you can help in any way.

On the day, if you arrive and the club gazebo hasn’t yet arrived, race numbers will be on or by the Valley Striders banner.

Training and Food on Tuesday 21 January

Same rules as 14 January apply for cancellation of the session. Please check the Events Page on the website on the Tuesday lunchtime.  http://valleystriders.org.uk/new/event/juniors-training-leos-21/

Food will be served at 7:10pm, choose from
(a) Beef Lasagne w. garlic bread and salad
(b) Veg Lasagne w. garlic bread & salad
(c) Three veg Mac & Cheese w. garlic bread & salad

Please note that the cost is £3 per portion

Please order to earlyfood@valleystriders.org.uk (don’t reply to the juniors email address).  Please place orders by Sunday 19 January 10pm and pay on the night.  Please don’t book before Wednesday 15 January or else I will be confused!

If you need to cancel, do so by Monday 20 January 9am or else you are liable to pay (unless you let us know and we can re-sell your portion(s)

Northern XC on Saturday 25 January

These races will be at Camp Hill Estate, Kirklington (near Bedale), DL8 2LS on Saturday 25 January.

It sounds a long way away but is about 50 minutes from North Leeds (less than 30 from Wetherby)

Minimum age is 11 on race day.  Cost is £7 per person.  Entries are via the club.  Entries need to be in by Saturday 11 January.  Please email back if interested.

Click https://www.race-results.co.uk/results/2020/infonaxc20.pdf for full details

We had 9 juniors at the Northerns in January 2019 and we already have 10 entered this year.