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Mercia Fell Runners Club 2020 AGM

The Mercia Fell Runners AGM for 2020 will be held at 7pm on Monday 16th November 2020, but due to Covid-19 restrictions this will be an online meeting, this will be followed by an ordinary committee meeting, any items you wish to be included in either agenda should be sent to club.secretary@merciafellrunners.org.uk. Please send agenda requests by 2nd November. Joining instructions will be issued in due course.

Trig Points Race 2021

It will likely come as no surprise that there will be no Trig Point race in January 2021. The Covid restrictions placed on the two landowners mean that no certainty can be given to permissions for such a large event. Detailed preparation and costs usually start about now (October) and so the decision not to plan for January has been made.

Batch Bash (MapRunF virtual race) results

The (experimental) virtual Batch Bash 'race' results are available here.

EA Volunteer Awards

England Athletics are currently holding the voting for the national volunteer awards, which include:-

Club of the Year
Coach of the Year
Leader of the Year
Official of the year
Volunteer of the year
Young Volunteer of the year
Services to athletics or running
Athletics and running (this is a one off to recognise those who have helped support there club or community during the pandemic).

EA Training Guidance

England Athletics have released new guidance, appropriate to the current guidelines stating that people can meet up to six others from separate households, and exercise outdoors.  Coaches and leaders are now allowed and covered with insurance to do sessions to the ratio of 1:5.
To do this you must also have a completed risk assessment, and have ppe in your possession, plus hand sanitiser.  Also, after the session all members must leave and not congregate.