Happy New Year Everyone!!
Training will restart again on Monday so hopefully see you all there, its a good break from revision!
Remember for up to date news and information on races and training keep checking our Facebook page- http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/44887585399/
Any other questions you have don't hesitate in getting in touch- firstname.lastname@example.org
Hope 2012 is a good one for you all!
Sterling Freshers 3km Cross Country Race- this Wednesday (5th). We will be setting off about 1pm, getting back around 10pm. All it should cost is a fiver for petrol money. Email email@example.com if you're interested! Check outSSS Cross-Country - Stirling University Freshers Cross Country Challenge for more details...
For details of upcoming races and training sessions don't forget to check out our facebook page,
Aberdeen University Athletics Club
You will have to make a request to join and one of the Admins will add you...
Great turnout last night at the first social run of the new year. There will be another session on Monday evening, on the track at the ASV meeting at 6:30. There are also sessions on Saturday morning and we plan to have a group doing a long run on Sundays. Further details on Monday evening or you could contact any of the committee heads...
First Training Session tonight folks - social run- 6.30pm meeting at the entrance to Aberdeen Sports Village. Hope to see a good you all there!!
Athletics events coming up this Freshers:
Tuesday- come meet us all at the Freshers Sports Fayre 11am-3pm and get signed up!
Thursday- First training session- social run- meeting 6.30pm at the entrance to Aberdeen Sports Village
Monday 26th- Meet and Greet social- 8pm at the Bobbin. Come along for a relaxed drink and meet members of the club and find out what we are all about.
We look forward to seeing lots of new faces!
New Committee, new year - same old website!
Freshers Week 2010
Thought we could try get this forum up and running again - welcome to all the new freshers and other new members joining the club and returning members too of course!
Training for 2010-11
Mondays 6.30 ASV Track
Wednesdays 2.00 ASV Track
Thursdays 6.30 meet ASV for social run
Hope to see lots of you again soon :)
Hello to all the new members we met at the Sports Fayre!
First social run- Thursday 24th- meet at 6:30pm outside ASV
First Wednesday- 30th- meet ASV at 2pm to meet the coaches and find a training group
First Social- Tuesday 28th- 8pm Society bar, Union Street. Come along and get to know everyone!
**Aberdeen University Sports Fayre Tuesday 22nd September**
Come along and find our athletics stand!
MERTO RELAYS THURSDAY 14th MAY.
We will be meeting outside Butchart at 6.45pm. Bring £4 race entry fee and your vest if you own one. Time for banter blast around sunny seaton, with social to follow up in the evening :-)
The Scottish University Sport Hill Racing Championships will be at Stirling on Wednesday 6th May. Please forward your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org. Transport to be arranged in the first week back after the easter break. Another chance to enjoy more inter scottish University Banter!
Happy New Year Everyone! Training email to follow shortly. Just over a month to BUCS!!!
Thanks to those who have already shown interest. Attached to the email is the Kikuri order form with indications of sizes. Committee has decided the most cost effective way of doing this is for YOU to indicate which Sport Union Kit items you would like to buy. As I mentioned in the last email - Kit is on show in the HUBB form 12-2 for this week for you have a look and to try on. We are likely to be ordering a few extra stock of hoodies but the rest such as the smock and long sleeved shirt etc. is personal preference. If you would like to order Kit you must reply to this email or text the secretary (below) by end of this week at 1pm, Friday 21st November.
Last call TODAY if you would like to run at the weekend for the Scottish Universities Cross Country Championships at Herriot Watt Uni - depart 9am Saturday, return Aberdeen 8pm. Entries have already been submitted but we will try to accommodate you if you are keen to run. Contact us ASAP if so.
Pub Golf Night Out - 8.30pm, the Union, Little John Street. See you there!
Pasta Party at the Captain's house on Tuesday 4th November. A chance to meet and catch up with this year's members and talk about upcoming events. Come along for the social run from Kings Pavillion at 6.30pm which preceeds the feast! See you there.
Taining Format (Model Suggested)
Monday: 6.30pm Endurance/Sprinter session with Terry Kerr (Chris Anderson Track on Linksfield Road, £1.20)
Tuesday: 6.30pm Social Run (Outside Kings Pavillion Gym). If you want to train on Tuesdays, use this run as a warm down after Sports Conditioning Circuits (5.15 - 6.15 Butchart)
Wednesday: 2.00pm Endurance session with Ken and Joyce Hogg (Meet Outside Butchart, group jog to Seaton Park) OR 6.30pm Endurance/sprinter session at track with Terry Kerr (£1.20)
Thursday: 5.15pm Sports Conditioning in Butchart Games Hall (£2.20 or Sport & Rec. Membership)
Saturday: RACE, or if no fixture long run
Our next run is on Tuesday 30th of September meeting at kings playing field for an easy jog round Aberdeen, then going to the bobbin afterwards
Welcome back all
There will be a fresher's run this Friday the 26th of September meeting at kings playing field at 3pm for easy jog down to the beach front, Also that day we will have our first social starting at the bobbin at 8pm hope to see you all there.
Have a long happy summer holiday! Look forward to seeing you all back running in September!
I hope you are all in training for the Chunder Mile- Friday 23rd May.
Best way to celebrate end of exams!
More details to follow...
Congrats to the new committee elected for next year.
And to Fiona for being one of only a few select people awarded Colours with Distinction!!
Dates for the diary:
Wednesday 30th 12:15pm, club photo outside elphinstone hall
Saturday 3rd 7:30pm, ANNUAL DINNER! At pizza express, get your bad-taste shirts at the ready!
Wednesday 7th 7pm, SUS hill running champs in stirling
Saturday 26th April- Balmoral 5k + 10k, night out in the evening
Monday 28th April- Club AGM 8pm Callaghan Room (free food!)
Wednesday 30th April- Club Photo 12:15pm outside Elphinstone & AAAC open 3k registration 6:30pm
Saturday 3rd May- Annual Dinner 7:30pm pizza express
Wednesday 7th May- Scottish Uni Hill Running Champs 7pm Stirling
See forum for more details!
Pasta Party at Tom's on Tuesday (15th), meet usual time and place for a social run (ie. 6:30pm Kings Gym)
Happy Easter Everyone! Don't forget to keep checking the forum over your holidays. Training at Chris Anderson will still be on over the holidays, as will Tuesday's social run.
- Anyone interested in competing in BUSA outdoor track and field champs 3rd- 5th May please let me know, entries are due in by April 10th.
- The next Pasta Party will be held the first Tuesday back after the hols- April 15th.
- There are several big 10kms coming up- Balmoral (April 26th) and Aberdeen Baker Hughes (May 25th), entries are likely to fill up so get yours in asap if you want to compete!
- Club AGM will be held on Monday 28th April after training in the Callaghan room in Kings gym. There are lots of committee positions for next year up for grabs so have a think if you want to be more involved in the club next year.
Tartan Shorts 5km road race on Sunday 16th March. It's at Haddo House- approx 45min drive north. Nice little run and good warm-up for any 10Ks you might have planned. There are spaces in cars so if you would like to go please contact me.
Right guys big night out this Friday! Meeting at triple kirks 8.30pm, all details are in the forum.
Hope to see as many people there as possible!
The Busa photos are finally up. Well the ones that are fit for public viewing anyway! Sry it took so long.
There will be another pasta party next Tuesday the 26th February which will be held at Moira's house. Same format as always meet at Kings at 18:30 for easy run round Aberdeen finishing back at Moira's house for some good food.
Isle of Man
There is still places available for the IOM so if people still want to go let us know ASAP, more information can be found in the forum.
SU Training Weekend
I'm sorry to have to inform you that the SUS Endurance Training Weekend, scheduled to be held at the Strathyre Outdoor Centre on the weekend of February 29 - March 2, has had to be cancelled due to lack of numbers.
Scots Uni Indoor
The scots uni indoor is this Saturday the 23rd and is being held in Glasgow Kelvin hall and it starts at 11am. Unfortunately the club will not be providing transport to this event so if anyone is interested they will have to make their own way there, I also have a temp event timetable if anyone is interested.
Rights guys superteams is coming on march the 9th and i am trying to get a team together if anyone is interested in joining me please let me know. all the information about the event can be found on the forum in the misc section.
Sports ball and Busa Photos
Sorry guys their is a bit of delay in sticking up photo for these event but i am having some problems with my laptop but will get it sorted and the photo will be straight up then!
Thanks to everyone who came to the sports ball- I think I can safely say that everyone had a fun drunken night!
The Scottish Universities training weekend is taking place the weekend 29th feb- 2nd march. It's a great oppurtunity to socialise with the others unis whilst getting some good training in. Places are limited so if you would like to go check out the training board on the forum for more details.
Well done to everyone who competed at the BUSA x-country champs! We had some good results and fun was had by all.
If you would like to enter for the Scottish Unis 10km champs in Grangemouth on february 17th please do so soon, online entries close on the 10th.
Training will not be on this Monday at 6pm at kings but will be on as normal next week sorry for any inconvenience
Thank you to Tom for great cooking of pasta and a very nice liquid trifle!
Isle of Man trip: If you want to come please let us know ASAP as we are booking soon. Whole weekend shouldn't cost more than £200 (well, depends on beer comsumption)
BUSA: For those of you coming to swansea remember bus leaving at 7:30am from butchart.
SUS 10k road champs: Next big race is the Scottish Unis 10k champs, held in Grangemouth on sunday february 17th, details on the forum.
SUS indoor champs: Will be held in the Kelvin Hall, Glasgow on saturday 23rd february, more details to follow.
Pasta Party at Tom's on Tuesday
Meet just outside the entrance to King's gym at 6:30pm, or meet us Tom's after.
Anyone wanting to come to the Isle of Man running festival at easter let us know as we'll be booking soon.
Training is back on as usual from monday 7th: 6:30pm at chris anderson, also 6:pm at kings. Tuesday run at 6:30pm from kings as usual.
Next race: Drum Castle xcountry on sunday 20th january.
Next social: Post-exam pasta party after tuesday 29th january run at Tom's. Find out all about upcoming races and Isle of Man trip!
Happy New Year all hope you all have a good one
Merry Christmas everyone hope you all have a great one
Thanks to everyone who came to the xmas meal, it was a good night!
Check out the forum for training times on the run up to christmas. And don't forget that the BUSA xc champs are on the horizon- see the forum for more details!
Forum SUXC and Photos !
Right guys their has been a few changes to the forum from now on you will have to register and i will have to approve it before you can view and post on the forum this is because their has been an increase in spam amongst other things and it only takes 2secs to register anyway
Also well done to everyone for theirs performance yesterday on a very muddy course.
And finally i have manged to find some free time to get the photos up from Crathes sorry for the wait. Photos are also up from SUXC but only guys cause i left my camera in the changing room oops :$ so if anyone have any of the woman race can they give them to me and i can stick them up.
Well done to everyone who ran at the Crathes xcountry, it was a good race! Special mentions to fiona (first senior woman) and tommy who also had a good run.
Remember to dig out your Santa hats (and £5 deposits) for our xmas meal on the 6th december!
Crathes Castle xcountry on sunday 18th, if you want to come please let us know, we are leaving at 10:45am from Butchart.
Venue for xmas has now changed to frankensteins- and it is now cheaper! Check out the forum for more details.
And finally reminder that if you want to be entered for scot unis xcountry on 1st december I need to know by tueday next week (20th).
Next race: sunday 18th november at Crathes Castle. Probably leaving butchart 11am, more details to follow!
Sat 1st december is the scot uni xcountry champs, hosted by heriot watt uni in edinburgh this year. We need to enter in advance so please let someone on the committee know by november 20th if you would like entered.
And could amanda who was interested in joining the club please phone me back, I deleted your message by mistake!
Hey guys just to say well done to everyone for yesterday performance, The results and photos are know up
First big race is on the way! The Allan Scally is a road relay race held in Glasgow. It also doubles as the Scottish Unis road relay champs. Each runner races 4.8 miles, with 4 in each men's team and 3 in each women's team. It would be great if we could get A and B teams for men and women. Last year the men's A team did pretty well. So if people are interested get your name down.
Just to say well done and thank you to everyone for coming down to Stirling and making it a good day out. A spacial mention to Calum for coming 1st fresher male and Isabel for coming 3rd female fresher congratulations to them and well done to everyone else for having a good race.
We should also have some photo's up soon
Hi all hope everyone enjoyed there first day back at uni as much as i did.
I would just like to say sorry for the confusion at training tonight this is due to the track being closed and various members of the committee being away/injured and at meetings, but hopefully next week things will be back to normal
A complete list of training times can be found in the forum
Hello one and all! Welcome to the new university term & athletics season.
As last year, training will take place on a monday at 6:30pm at Kings playing fields (for all abilities), and a monday and wednesday at 6:30pm at Chris Anderson stadium for those more serious runners. Everyone is welcome on the easy road run on tuesdays- meet KIngs playing fields at 6:30pm.
Welcome training session is on Friday 21st, meet at Kings playing fields at 3pm for an easy session. Liquid rehydration in the bobbin afterwards. Our first social is the same day, from 8pm in the bobbin.
Hope to see you all at the sports fayre on wednesday!
Hi all and welcome to the new AU Athletics website!
Firstly thanks very much to andy for making our new site! Since we're just up and running there's lots more info we still need to put up. However you can glimpse and what we got up to last year on the photo page. If you have any questions please leave them on the forum, or send one of us an email.
In the meantime have a great summer, keep running, and check back here for updates!