~ WELCOME TO 2016 ~

Hi all Hoops & Hoopettes… Welcome to 2016!

The club hopes you all enjoyed a lovely break for the festive Season, enjoyed any Firework displays, and Santa brought you lots of nice goodies!

Are you all refreshed for the new season ahead?… Cross Country season is in full flow; the Indoor season is starting soon, and then bring on the sunshine for the Outdoor season.

Results and Fixture lists will be posted here as they are received so watch this space.

HAPPY TRAINING!

Come on the HOOOOOPPPPSSSS!!

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Help Needed for Cross Country Saturday…

Can you help with a cross country? And enjoy watching your Club athletes compete…

Dartford Harriers are hosting the KXCL at a new venue:
Stanhill Farm, Birchwood Road, Wilmington
Saturday 10th October

If anyone would like to assist, please contact:

Paul Hills – daddy_hills@hotmail.com

First race is 12pm, and last starts at 2.30pm. If you can help I will need to meet you about 11.15am to show you your positions.

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* WINTER FIXTURE LIST *

The dates are out for the Cross Country Season!
Find details of all the various competitions & leagues Dartford Harriers are a part of for the Winter Season 2015-2016, along with the results:

Winter Cross Country Fixtures

Details of all the competitions and results will be posted here

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* KXCL FIXTURES *

KENT CROSS-COUNTRY LEAGUE 2015-2016
http://www.kcaa.org.uk/cross%20country.htm

  • Match 1
  • Match 2
  • Match 3
  • Match 4
  • Match 5
10th Oct
24th Oct
7th Nov
28th Nov
13th Feb
Stanhill Farm, Wilmington
Somerhill School, Tonbridge
Sparrows Den, Hayes – MALES ONLY
Danson Park, Bexleyheath – FEMALES ONLY
Footscray Meadows, Sidcup

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* KFL FIXTURES *

KENT FITNESS LEAGUE 2015-2016
http://kfl.canterburyharriers.org

  • Match 1
  • Match 2
  • Match 3
  • Match 4
  • Match 5
  • Match 6
  • Match 7
25th Oct
8th Nov
22nd Nov
29th Nov
20th Dec
10th Jan
7th Feb
Knole Park, Sevenoaks
Swanley Park, New Barn Road, Swanley
Fowlmead, Sholden, Deal
Oxleas Wood, Eltham
Nurstead Court, Nurstead, Meopham
Minnis Bay, Birchington
Blean Woods, Rough Common, Canterbury

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CHRISTMAS FUN RUN!

Sunday 13th December, 5k “Xmas Dash” & Kids “Fun Run”

CHRISTMAS DASH POSTER!

Entry fee for 5k is £6 which starts at 10am
The Fun Run is £4 and starts at 11am
The Fun Run is up to 4 laps of the track so it doesn’t matter how many the kids complete!

Entry Forms are available here… Or you can enter on the day…

!! WE HOPE LOTS OF YOU WILL JOIN US FOR SOME FESTIVE FUN, FUN, FUN !!

For more information, please contact:

Ken Pickett
01322 557974
ken521@btinternet.com

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DARTFORD HALF DATE ANNOUNCED…

Next year sees the Dartford Half Marathon celebrate it’s 40th Anniversary. It is an event not to be missed so put it in your diary now… Sunday 13th March 2016

Details of the Dartford Half Marathon and information on how to enter can be found at http://dartfordhalfmarathon.co.uk

Please spread the word and support your club. We need help with marshalling on the day or come along to cheer on the runners. It’s a fabulous event that is always well entered and we hope next year will be even bigger!!!

Remember, there is a 1mile fun run for kids or anyone not able to run the full course.

Dartford Half Marathon!

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~ TIME FOR WINTER TRAINING ~

Well what a hectic last month, but a very successful year for the Hoops to end the Summer season!!
As we enjoy the last of the sunny days, it’s time to start preparing for Winter training – dig out the warmer clothing for the cold dark sessions and swap to long spikes for the Cross Country season!!
Good luck and enjoy to you all, whether you are preparing for the Cross Countries, the Indoors or a Marathon!!

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* CLUB CHAMPS *

Here are the details for our long awaited Club Champs on our new blue track…

SUNDAY 27th SEPTEMBER!!

This is open to all Dartford Harriers Members… all age groups!!
We are holding a Run, Jump, Throw for the dashers
& 2nd Claim Members are permitted to enter the main Club Champs

Full details are available below
Main Club Champs Entry Form
Dashers Club Champs Entry Form
Events list for Age Group
Proposed Time Table (may be amended depending on entries)

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL ENTRIES: WEDNESDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER 2015

HELP ALWAYS NEEDED!!!
We need spectators to help out officiating with Track & Field Events even if only part of the day. Please contact one of the following Gary Capon, Gill Skellon or Claire Capon to confirm you can help.

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SUMMER CLUB!

Once again, we will be holding our Summer Holiday Club on Tuesday 11th, Tuesday 18th & Tuesday 25th August 2015.

If you’re under the age of 11, come along and take part… there is lots of fun to be had!

The sessions last for 3 hours from 9:30am – 12:30pm.

Activities include Fun Athletics running, jumping and throwing. Children should bring a drink, packed lunch and dress suitably for outdoor athletics.

£7.50 per session
Cheques payable to Dartford Harriers AC or you can pay online – details on the form. Cheques can be sent to:

Summer Holiday Club
The Birches
23 Silver Birch Close
Wilmington
Kent
DA2 7NH

Cash can be paid directly at the Clubhouse. No refunds available.
Sessions MUST be pre booked by emailing

dhacsummerclub@gmail.com

Entry forms can be downloaded here!

Parents are welcome to stay to watch. There is a refreshment area available.

Look forward to seeing you all there!

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