Subject:                          V S Mini-Update - Tuesday 30 September Training/Food/AGM, West Yorks XC, Tuesday 7 October Food and Parents of Juniors Meeting


Sent: 28 September 2014 00:54

Tuesday 30 September - Food


Two sittings for pie and peas this coming Tuesday – please book by 10pm Sunday

·         early sessions followed by pie and peas at 7:15pm book at before 10pm Sunday choosing meat or veggie pie (£3.50), mushy peas or baked beans, and whether you want apple pie (£1.50)

·         later sessions followed by pie and peas at the earlier time of 87:15pm book at  before 10pm Sunday choosing meat or veggie pie (£3.50), mushy peas or baked beans, there is no apple pie for this sitting


Tuesday 30 September - Training – Early Start


Please note that the “7pm” groups will meet earlier, at 6:45pm prompt, to get back in a reasonable time for the AGM.


Contrary to last week’s V S update, the experienced runners group will have their session at the High Ashes, it is too dark to use the reservoir path.


Reflective tops must be worn by all on the experienced and intermediate groups.


No change of session information for the “6pm” groups.


Tuesday 30 September – AGM


The Annual General Meeting will start at 8:15pm.


All welcome – please come along to hear reports of the previous 12 months, elect your committee for the next 12 months, and discuss actions for the next 12 months.


We are proposing some changes to the Club Constitution – see .  If you have comments but are unable to attend the AGM, please email me before 10pm Monday.


Various other papers are now on the website, see for links to a list of the current committee, to Paul White’s accounts and treasurer’s report, and to analysis of membership numbers.  Re the Committee, if you want to put names to faces or faces to names, go to .


West Yorkshire Cross Country – entries for 1st race close 1st October


If you want to run West Yorks XC, please email before Tuesday 30 September – please note that if you want to run race 1 you must state your availability for marshalling at Harewood. 


If you (think) you’ve entered, please please check for up to date list.  There are strictly no entries for the first race after 1st Oct.


Tuesday 7 October – Food


Lasagne will be served, but please don’t book till after 30 September.  Details on the website.


Tuesday 7 October – Parents of Juniors Meeting


All parents of junior Striders are invited to come to a general discussion on Valley Striders Juniors and in particular how we manage the junior sessions over winter when we are “compressed” onto half of the floodlit rugby pitch.  This discussion will take place at 7:15pm for no more than half an hour while food is served.


Normal V S Update


Will return next week, including results from Kirkstall and Cologne, and a challenge to run upstairs, that is the 522 stairs of Bridgewater Place, the tallest building in Leeds.