Stornoway Running and Athletics Club

Prize Giving Nominees

Ahead of the annual SRAC prize giving on Saturday 20th January the senior prize nominees have been agreed by the senior sub committee, the are as follows:

Road Champion 2017

Andrew Joyce

John Macaskill

Elidh Mackenzie

Cross Country Champion 2016/2017

Eilidh Mackenzie

Murdo Mackenzie

Florent Schaal

Track & Field Champion 2017

Eve Carrington 

Alastair Dunlop

Donnie Macleod

Most Improved 2017

Alison MacDonald 

Howard Maciver

Katia Petteloot

There will also be Grand Prix prizes for seniors – see you all in the golf club on the 20th!

Flett Trek 2017

The 2017 Flett Trek took place on Hogmanay with 13 of us taking part this year. Gerry, Mark, Murdo, Donnie & Norman running. Ethel, Rebecca, Mary, Adrienne, Ceit, Ross, Ian and Tony walking. A brilliant time was had by all and we enjoyed great food and top craic after at the Rheni hostel. Big thanks to Ross for organising and cooking some tasty fajitas for the feed!

Here are some snaps of the day, thanks to Ceit, Adrienne and Ian for the pics!

The walk crew starting out at Urgha – Adrienne seems to have shrunk over Christmas, Tony can’t wait for the climb

Ethel (Legend) and Adrienne (also Legend) nearing the top of the big hill

We all made it to the top! The runners meet up with the walkers for a pic and a dram

Tony flying down the zig zags desperate to get in the water

Ross trying to keep up – desperate to see if his pants are still down there!

The lads top up their tans then jump in for a wee dip, as Murdo looks on (apparently he’s never been in the water!). It was tttttoasty!

We haven’t seen pace like this from Donnie for a few years

Meanwhile the locals look on thinking we’re a bit daft

The ladies on the last stretch to Rheni

Some cracking views!

We all reach the hostel grab a hot shower then tuck into some grub and refreshments – yum!

Did someone say thirds??

Team pic before we hit the road 🙂

Mark managed to hook a big one on the way, that’s NY dinner sorted!

SRAC Xmas handicap and Wacky Race 3

SRAC Xmas handicap Race & Wacky Race 3.

Saturday 16th December. Meet at Porters Lodge at 9:45am. First runner off at 10am.

All runners welcome, SRAC members and non members.

Wacky Race: Option of 4.1 mile or 5.4 mile loop of the Castle Grounds.
SRAC Xmas Handicap: Trophy will go to the first SRAC member running the 5.4 mile course.

To enter, please email christmashandicap@srac.org.uk Please include recent best 5k/10k times and what race they are from. Please also note if you are running 4.1 mile or 5.4 mile course.
Could everyone taking part please take along a wrapped secret santa present – maximum value of £5

2017 Membership is now closed

ANNOUNCEMENT!!

2017 Membership is now closed.
Applications for 2018 Membership/Renewals will reopen after the SRAC AGM to be held on 15th November where fees for the 2018 season will be agreed.

There will be another announce, on our Facebook page and website to advise when 2018 membership application/renewal is again open.

Please come along to your AGM Wednesday 15 Nov 6:30 in the council buildings to support your club.

Thanks

What’s on?

Date/Time Event
20/01/2018
XC Race 2
25/01/2018
Wacky Race 4
17/02/2018
XC Race 3
22/02/2018
Wacky Race 5
29/03/2018
Wacky Race 6

JUNIOR TRAINING TONIGHT IS CANCELLED DUE TO THE WEATHER AND NO INDOOR FACILITIES BEING AVAILABLE.

Enjoy your cosy night in at the fire ! 🙂
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Happy to New Year to all in the Stornoway Running and Athletics Club. We were pleased to welcome you to Rhenigidale hostel for your Hogmanay Flett Run. Thank you very much for your kind donation. It was greatly appreciated. Peter Clarke (Chairman of Trustees) ...

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Thomas David Stewart added a new photo to Stornoway Running and Athletics Club's timeline. ...

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Half marathon time is coming............get involved! ...

Happy Sunday! Some pics from 2015, 2016 and 2017 Stornoway Half Marathon. The 2018 Stornoway Half is gonna be huuuge! Sign up today at www.entrycentral.com/stornoway

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Some pictures from the Scottish interdistrict X country in Edinburgh on Saturday. Thanks to Scottish Athletics for sharing some of their photos. ...

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Fourth place North runner, Finlay Emmott, and a team bronze medal 🙂 ...

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Connor Maclean running in the under 20s at the inter district XC in Edinburgh. ...

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21st place at the moment in the inter district cross country, Edinburgh. Big Dave Morrison. Team bronze medal too 🙂 ...

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SRAC trio(Finlay Emmot , Charlie Morrison and David Morrison) heading off to run in tomorrow's Scottish interdistrict X country in Edinburgh along with Eilidh Mackenzie, who will be joining them in Edinburgh. *The SRAC contingent are part of over 100 runners selected and representing Team North (of Scotland) Good luck all. ...

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🏆🏆FINAL CALL FOR PRIZEGIVING TICKETS !!! 🏆🏆

Last call for anyone who wants to reserve tickets for the SRAC Prizegiving. We need to give final numbers for the buffet at the start of next week. If you haven't contacted us, we don't know you're coming along!

The prizegiving will take place on Saturday 20th January at 7pm (Stornoway Golf Club). Ticket prices as follows:

Adult: £10
Junior: £5
Family: £25

Please email - sracmembership@gmail.com , by Monday morning at the latest, clearly stating your name and number of tickets requested. If you would like a family ticket, please let us know how many people are in the family so that we can order enough food for everyone.

A reminder that we are still looking for donations of raffle prizes. You can pass to either of the Senior Captains (Allan Maciver or Karen Mackenzie), or just bring along on the night.

Looking forward to a great night.

SRAC Committee 😊
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