Tuesday Announcements 02 June

2 June 2020 - By Bill Smythe

Runner’s Mistake
The #1 mistake runners make is running too fast on easy days. Stick within the pace range to avoid overtraining and injury.
McMillan Running Coaches’ Tips

EA have issued an update to their guidance following announcement by the Government to ease restrictions now allowing up to 6 people to meet outside whilst maintaining social distancing. Committee will be meeting on 15th to discuss how and if we can make any changes.

Week 8 of the virtual pub runs and there are 50 members who have taken part since the start and have now visited over 90 pubs. Can we reach 100 by the end of next week. The link on the website showing a map of where members have run has been updated.


Chelmsford AC Virtual 1 mile

We had 3 teams entered with some great results.

Senior Ladies – 7th
Senior Men -9th
40+ Men – 14th

Well done everyone. Full results and times on website.

SD summer / Front Door Rogue 5k series

15 ladies and 26 men took part in the WRC virtual summer 5k race 1. Some great results recorded with Liz Stuckey leading the ladies home and Charlie Pridmore leading the men.

Front door Rouge 5k

6 runners also entered the first race. Great results and Scott takes back the Darney brothers speed crown.

Liz Stuckey – 21
Scott Darney – 4
James Crisp – 11
Sean Darney – 12
David Jobling – 153
Andrew Read – 156

dates for next races below.

27/28 June – 5k or optional Summer 10k
25/26 July – 5k

Great Bardfield Virtual 6.7 mile navigation trail run.

4 members took part

James Crisp – 3
Terry Alabaster – 15
Bill Smythe – 35
Jo Smythe – 36

Self Isolation & support

If you are in self isolation and need some support please reach out to WRC, I am sure all members would be happy to help. There is also a post from Jason and Jo, our welfare reps on the website.

Future Events 

The “Spell that Word” by street names will be the next Tuesday event starting after the virtual pub runs, details to follow.

Other fun events to start soon are “Run the Rock” and Strava Art .

Virtual Ekiden Relay -10th – 12th July

The organisers of the event, with support from Ipswich Jaffa’s are going to host this as a Virtual event! It’s free to enter with only a donation to the Essex Air Ambulance asked instead. See website post for more information.

Other non WRC events

WRC V-RAT 1000

The first month of this event has passed and everyone has completed over 150 miles. Peter Banks leads the charge completing an incredible 264.9 miles and Karen Flowers leads the ladies with another incredible 211.4 miles. Well done everyone, fantastic effort.


Thanks to all those who have already renewed their membership.

I wish you and your families and friends the best of health and look forward to seeing you all soon.


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