If you arrived here because you are thinking about joining a running club then you have come to the right place. Why not come along to our Wednesday night training sessions and try out our friendly welcoming Club. Take out membership and enjoy the experience of Club running. Not sure if you want to join up - then try before you buy. Run with us as a guest for a few weeks before signing. See the Members' Page for more info.
The Club's Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday 25 January at the Jaguar Sports & Social Club. The meeting will start at 8.30pm after the normal training session.
Nominations are invited for the Committee. There are also some non-committee
posts that are currently vacant.
Go to the Notice and Agenda to see the formal Notice and Agenda and for details of committee and non-committee posts.
Check your email Inbox for a message with a link to the online nomination form.
Proposals to be considered at the AGM can be seen by following this link Proposals
The Club's annual
Saturday 28 January 2017 at 7.30pm.
Tickets are available from commitee members at £20 per person.
Club member Chris Archer's cover band will be playing a mix of hits from the 70s, 80s and 90s. Dress code is smart, but men don't need a DJ.
As well as awards to be presented for running achievement there are awards for club members voted for by the membership - Club Member of the Year and Most Improved Runner.
Please vote now See details of how to vote.
3 of the Birmingham League men's race, Northbrook's A team finished in 8th
position, and there was a 7th place finish for the B team. Overall,
Northbrook Men's A team maintained their 11th position whilst the B team
has moved up two places to 7th.
Going into the final race of the series on 11 February with a home fixture at Coundon Hall Park, the men are 884 points and 4 teams away from the relegation zone so will be looking to keep their place in Division 2 going into the next series.
In the women's race at Wolverhampton, Northbrook scored their lowest points
total over the season to finish 6th. Across the three league races Northbrook
women are in 7th position, whilst the masters team is in 3rd.
Training for Distance?
Sunday morning Club training sessions targeted towards the half and full marathon
distances leave from the Jag Club at 9am
on Sundays. The weekly
training plans take in a variety of routes, with distances designed to
get you in perfect shape for your race day.
Look out for Clive's club mailings to see the routes or check them out on Clive's page.
A range of Club branded running apparel is available to
purchase at attractive prices.
Take a look at the kit page to see what's on offer.
Runners of the Month
Strong performance at Stratford cross-country event
Many races and three PB's in December
Northbrook Road Race Champs
The Road Race tables are compiled from Summer Handicap results, and from
results of qualifying races sent in to the web site. With the series completed Stuart Lumsden took
the men's overall title with a slender margin over Martin Winch and Steve Turvey. Amanda Deavy kept
her place to take the overall title for the women, with Jill Pittard
and Sarah Booker tying for second place. In the vets'
tables Martin Winch,
and Mick Duggan were top V35, V45, V55 and V65. For the
ladies at V35, V45 and V55 it was Amanda Deavy, Sally Eason
and Sarah McNaney.
Northbrook Road Race Champs 2016
Warwickshire Road Race League
A series of 12 middle-distance road races starting with the Massey Easter
5 mile in March and finishing with the Rugby 10 mile in October.
At the close Stuart Lumsden and Peter Fellows were top-placed Northbrook competitors, each with 3rd positions in the SM and MV55 tables. Terry Moynihan was 10th MV45 and Jo Arden was 9th FV45. In the team placings, Northbrook Men finished 5th; Northbrook Ladies were placed 7th.
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Go to Northbrook WRRL web page for Northbrook standings.
London Marathon Club Draw
In the Club draw for two guaranteed entries to the 2017 London marathon held at the Jaguar Sports and Social Club on 9 November the lucky winners were Rachel Liggett and Jo Arden, with Joe Kelly as reserve. Unlucky were Andy McConville, Julie Liggett, Richard Hands, Adrian Powell, Clive Horton, Tommy Dempsey, Joanne Stacey and Darron Handley.
The 14th edition of the Club's annual 10k road race again attracted a big field of club and non-club runners. Incorporating the seventh race of the Warwickshire Road Race League, the men's race was won by Alstair Smith (Coventry Godiva) in a time of 32m 59s. First lady home was Lousie Insley (Heanor Running Club) in 38m 45s. Coventry Godiva Harriers won the Men's Club team prize, Spa Striders taking the prize for the Ladies' Club team. Northbrook's highest placed finisher was Stuart Lumsden in 13th. The Junior run was won by Oliver Flippance in a time of 6m 18s. Mel Gould was first girl, coming home in 4th place in a time of 6m 49s.
Recent Race Results
Follow the exploits and successes of Club members by checking out
Recent Northbrook race results
The committee meets every month to discuss Club matters and things that affect you. Read the minutes of the committee meeting on 9 January.
Wednesday night training schedules for the next few weeks
Northbrook training sessions
Current Northbrook club diary of club running events
Weekly Free 5km Timed Run
It's free but you must register in advance - go to Coventry parkrun web site
If you haven't yet come across this web site you might like to check it out. There's lots of useful stuff there, all beautifully presented, and there's a delightful animated video that's both amusing and inspiring.