Dave Winter - 02/07/2021
It is with great sadness that we heard Dave Winter passed away at St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester on Sunday 27th June.
Dave was a very active member of the club and competed for Sparkhill Harriers in cross-country and vets track & field into his seventies, as well as serving on the committee for many years.
Our thoughts are with Margaret and Dave’s family.
The Club has made a donation to St Richard's Hospice on behalf of all members in memory of Dave.
Due to covid-19 restrictions, it was not possible to hold the normal AGM in October 2020. Following consultation with club members, the Committee held a "special" meeting to include items of business that are usually covered at the AGM.
Dave Reed retirement - 05/09/2020
Dave Reed our Juniors' section coach has announced his retirement. Dave has been with Sparkhill Harriers for 33 years and has trained many generations of young athletes - as well as providing useful advice and tips to some of the Seniors too!
Dave's commitment and hard work, week in week out, together with his encouragement of young athletes in training and in competition has been commendable and he will be greatly missed by everyone at the club.
On behalf of all our members the committee would like to thank Dave for his massive contribution to Sparkhill Harriers. We will have an event to formally recognise Dave's contribution when we are able to get together again.
We all wish Dave the very best in his retirement and although we know he will keep himself busy with his other interests and activities, we will always be pleased to see him at the club should he wish to pop in!
England athletics masters indoor inter-area challenge
Congratulations to Mick Edwards , who was selected to represent the Midland Masters in the England Athletics Masters indoor inter-area challenge, an annual event with six areas competing; Welsh, Southern Counties, Eastern Vets, South West Vets, Veterans AC and Midland Masters.
Mick was selected for the M60 age group to compete in the shot,long jump and the high jump.
See the 'Fixtures & Results > Track & Field' section for a full report.
National 10k Racewalking success
Hilary Mann competed in the National 10K Racewalking Championship held on Sunday 28 April 2019 at Coventry Godiva.
Hilary finished 27th in a time of 68.16 mins and was one of the three Warwickshire team members to finish second overall in the team competition.
Congratulations to Hilary on her performance in this national event.
6 Star Marathon Challenge
Well done to Clare Bovill for completing the 6 Star Marathon Challenge .
Read about Clare's amazing achievement in 'Fixtures & Results > Road Race > Reports'.
If you would like to share details of any races (completed or up coming), please send details to Jenny Price.