Kingston Athletics Club and Polytechnic Harriers
Surrey Ladies League Cross Country, Match 1 Report – 13 th October 2018 Print
Written by Liz Richardson   
Monday, 22 October 2018 17:07

The opening races of the new season took place at Wimbledon Common in warm sunny conditions on 13 th October 2018. Our ladies enjoyed a dry and undulating course over 6.9 kilometres, a little longer than the usual distance for the first race.

Despite some long-term injuries affecting several of the ladies team, it was pleasing to have a squad of 5 on the start line. A close battle between our veteran team members saw Liz Richardson, continuing her return to former fitness, lead the team home in 75 th place (34:08). Following closely behind was Nicky Atkins in 78 th place (34:36). A little further back Nicki Murphy raced well after recovering from breaking her foot a few months ago to finish with a time of 36 minutes 10 for 104 th place.

A close battle between our senior ladies saw another exciting finish - with Jo Murphy, returning to< racing after starting her family, finishing in 38:29 (140 th place) just ahead of Harriet Lester in 38:37 (143 rd place). In a seemingly ever-growing field of 239 Division 2 athletes, the team finished in 16 th place out of 22 teams and look forward to improving their position in the league over the season.

Downs League (Cross Country) - Meeting 1 Print
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 11:53

Meeting 1 -  Sunday October 21st

Club members are invited to run in the forthcoming Downs League on Sunday October 21st. 
Runners must be 8 years of age and over ( as of September 01st 2018). 
Under 11's and Under 13's run approximately 1.5 miles, Under 15's run approximately 2 miles.
We can run as many members who wish to compete. 

Interested ? : If you have a coach at the Club (Momentum Sports or KACPH) let them know you wish to run. Parents should then enter their child by E Mailing the Team Managers for this meeting, who are Peter & Sue Shilling (  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). Let us know your child's full name, Age and date of birth. We shall acknowledge your entry.
(As with GDPR regulations we shall not share this information with any other party.)
* Race information will be shown on this website*
Lily B Match day 3 – Kingsmeadow Print
Written by Gordon Lester   
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 08:20

Third matchday and the third day of glorious sunshine!  After two 2ndplaces, we turned out with our largest team in a long while with 40 athletes and won the day handsomely!


Kingston AC & Poly Harriers



Croydon Harriers



Herne Hill Harriers



Sutton & District



Reigate Priory



Dorking & Mole Valley



With the win this placed 3rdoverall in the final league table.  With individual points we would have won the league. This shows what good turn can produce so we hope for the same at the Cup Finals!! 

Half Marathon Anyone? Print
Written by Administrator   
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 18:07


WOULD YOU LIKE A CHALLENGE FOR 2019?  We are delighted to have another 10 places in the London Landmark Half Marathon and we are looking for runners ready to take up a challenge. 


The LLHM is on Sunday 24th March 2019 and this year's runners were young, old, experienced runners, new runners, the fit and the not so fit!  So everyone is welcome. 

They all took up the challenge to run and raise funds for Age Concern Epsom & Ewell's Befriending service.  We raised enough to support 33 volunteer befrienders for a year - an amazing success.   The LLHM 2019 will be raising funds for our new Men's Club - a club aimed at battling social isolation exclusively in older men.
The atmosphere and organisation of the run was fabulous and all the runners have said what a great event it was to be a part of from the organisation before the event ... to the route and support on the day.
“Thank you again for all of your support and organisation. It was an amazing event and I am so pleased that I was able to support a local charity.”  NESSIE
Thank you so much for all the support you have given us in the run up to yesterday.  It was a great event and I really enjoyed myself. It was a pleasure to be part of the Age Concern team.” CARRIE

Upcoming Officials Courses Print
Written by Gen Sec   
Monday, 16 July 2018 19:37

The club is always looking for more officials, as the backbone of our athletes without them competitions can’t proceed. 

If you’re at competitions and want to get closer to the action, the club will subsidise courses and help you develop. 

Any questions you may have please contact the General Secretaries. 

The following courses are the next available in our area: 

23/09/2018 - Health and Safety course (requirement for all officials) at LEWES AC, EAST SUSSEX

23/09/2018 - Field Official Level 1 at LEWES AC, EAST SUSSEX

23/09/2018 - Track Official Level 1 at LEWES AC, EAST SUSSEX

23/09/2018 - Timekeeper Level 1 at LEWES AC, EAST SUSSEX

23/09/2018 - Starter Level 1 at LEWES AC, EAST SUSSEX

30/09/2018 - Health and Safety course (requirement for all officials) at XCEL LEISURE COMPLEX, WALTON ON THAMES

30/09/2018 - Field Official Level 1 at XCEL LEISURE COMPLEX, WALTON ON THAMES

30/09/2018 - Track Official Level 1 at XCEL LEISURE COMPLEX, WALTON ON THAMES

30/09/2018 - Timekeeper Level 1 at XCEL LEISURE COMPLEX, WALTON ON THAMES


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