Running club annual awards

By bellmannews / January 31, 2019

Stonehaven Running Club recently held its annual prize giving ceremony at the Town Hall. The club combined the prize giving with a ceilidh with the band Clatterin Kist and much fun was had by all. Prizes were awarded to club members as follows:

Men’s Championship

1st        Jason Kelly

2nd        Charles Howorth

3rd        Alisdair Steel

Ladies’ Championship

1st        Ann Gallon

2nd        Amy Muir

3rd        Rebecca Bryce

Improvers’ Cup

1st        Claire Cameron

2nd        Ishbel Howorth

3rd        Lesley Clark

Club Standards – The basic idea of a club standard is to give all members the opportunity to work towards a ‘standard’ which is based on a performance level for your age. The World Association of Veteran Athletes (WAVA) produces detailed tables of age-grading for each distance and age. We then use these tables to produce a percentage for each formal race entered, which is considered to be an equivalent age-group performance rating.

Gold Standard – Complete 6 formal events 1 of which must be a minimum of a marathon, 4 of which must be over 70% WAVA.

Jason Kelly

Silver Standard – Complete 5 formal events 1 of which must be a minimum of a half marathon, 3 of which must be over 60% WAVA.

Alison Paterson

Amy Muir

Ann Gallon

Elaine Crawford

Josephine Thom

Kate Robertson

Keith Stewart

Louise Kelly

Steve Crawford

Victoria Park

Bronze Standard – Complete 4 formal events 1 of which must be a minimum of a 10k, 2 of which must be over 55% WAVA.

Alisdair Steel

Claire Cameron

Craig Donoghue

Duncan Mackintosh

John A Steel

Jonathan Kennedy

Lesley Clark

Rebecca Bryce

Ross Perry

‘Star Achievement’ award.

Winner – Kate Robertson – Kate was the unanimous choice of the club membership and committee for the 2018 star award. Through improvements in diet and training, she has managed to improve her running and has recorded new PBs at different distances from 5km to marathon. In addition Kate has given her time for others as a coach and committee member in the running club.  She is also event director for parkrun Stonehaven, which regularly attracts upwards of 50 people to Mineralwell park on a Saturday, benefitting the community by improving overall fitness and community spirit, also obtaining a defibrillator which is has been made available for other community events. All in all, Kate has had a great year and is a respected and inspirational member of the club, a very worthy recipient of the Star Achievement Award.

Stonehaven Running Club welcome runners of all abilities, and offer a friendly environment, where people can run for fun or competition. We aim to have a number of Club events where transport will be arranged – and we have social events as well. Read more: www.stonehavenrunningclub.webnode.com

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