Full details of the new PWAC jackets are available in the members section of the website.
Full details of the the new Pilates for Runners class run by Neal Turner are in the member section of the website.
The latest edition of the Stopwatch Times is now available in the Members area of the website.
You can also find a selection of back issues going back to 2006.
Please see the document below for details on the criteria for obtaining one of the PWAC London Marathon places.
Following on from my message last year please read this update regarding helping at this year’s London Marathon.
The events for the PWAC club grand prix for 2019 are as follows:-
March Any parkrun during the month at Malling
April Any parkrun during the month at Tonbridge
May 7th Hildenborough 5 mile
June 9th Kings Hill 10k
July 15th Staplehurst 5 mile
August 4th East Peckham 10k
September 1st Weald 10k
Bonus Best result from the summer Club 5k handicap races
There is no restriction on the number of races to count for the individual men’s and ladies trophy winners.
The rules and scoring system remain as previous years, we hope many of you will take part and create a similar club atmosphere as we did at a number of events last year.
Any queries or questions please see me at club night or send me an e-mail.
PWAC Road running rep.
See the members pages for details of a 50% discount on your first sports massage session with Caroline Miller @ Yoganut in Laddingford.
Memebership renewals for 2019 are due in January and are now submitted using an on-line application form.
If you wish to compete for the Club in any event you will need to complete the England Athletics section of the membership form and pay the appropriate additional fee.
Once submitted your application is automatically emailed to Penny Roberts, Membership Secretary. Payment of the annual subscription must be made by bank transfer following the submission of your application.
Important information is enclosed within this article and the supporting document
Please take the time to read this article and the document below carefully and to think what impact that the new policy requirements may have on you / your family / and friends
Following the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon, London Marathon Events have undertaken a comprehensive review of the full drink station and volunteering process.
This review has involved numerous staff members from London Marathon Events, up to and including the Race Director. Feedback provided by water stations as well as knowledge from within the LM team and expertise from marathons around the world has been used to agree on a series of changes to the way in which water will be provided to the runners on the course for 2019.
To summarise, at the 2019 event, some stations historically used on the route will no longer be used. Significant changes have also been made to the way in which the water stations are staffed and changes have also been made to the process for pre-event registration and communication between water station volunteers and London Marathon Events.
London Marathon Events are confident that implementing these changes will result in significant improvements. Namely, we will see a huge reduction in the volume of plastic waste generated by the event whilst still ensuring the Virgin Money London Marathon remains the best marathon in the world and delivers a world class experience to all runners.
It is hoped that the changes will ensure that the Virgin Money London Marathon remains at the pinnacle of the running world and it is believed that making these changes will play a significant role in allowing this to happen.
Please be aware that the PWAC committee have discussed these changes at length and their impact on the club.
Although the changes to junior participation in particular will affect a number of our water station volunteers and their families. it has been agreed by the PWAC committee that as a club we should still be involved once again at the water station in probably what is the best mass participation marathon in the world.
I have agreed to be the water station Team Leader once again with Jeanette as my appointed named assistant.
Should you , your family or friends wish to become a water station volunteer please let me know ASAP by email. I will then send you out the sign up link as soon as I receive it from LM.
Please make sure you have read the attachment it will explain everything and that you fully understand its consequences to you and your family
Should you require any further information or have any questions please feel free to ask.
London Marathon Water Station Team Leader
Entries for the 2019 Paddock Wood Half Marathon are now open. Please use the following link to enter online- https://register.primoevents.