EXPIRED – From Couch to parkrun Beginning Runners Group starts 30/5/15

“From Couch to parkrun”
This is a ten week long course for people with little or no running experience who would like to begin in a safe, enjoyable way with the support and companionship of others. We will lead you very gradually via a weekly increasing ratio of running to walking, to a stage where you will comfortably be able to take part in our local weekly 5k parkrun (see www.parkrun.org.uk/wycomberye/‎) and join our club’s Improver’s Group on a Wednesday evening.
Starts on Saturday 30th May at 10:00am and each Saturday thereafter (after parkrun), meeting by the changing rooms and public toilets near The Lido at The Rye, High Wycombe HP11 1QX.

EXPIRED – Thursday Pub Run 28/5/15

Please note that we will not be meeting at the club this evening as it’s the second of this year’s Pub Runs which is being organised by Nick Martin and Laura Cornwell. The venue is The Emperor, Blackpond Lane, Farnham Common, Bucks SL2 3EG. There will be two run distances, one of 8 miles and the other 6, around Burnham Beeches. There will also be a walk of about 4 miles. A menu has been circulated for those who would like to eat afterwards. or can be found here : http://handycrossrunners.co.uk/Emperor_menu_BurnhamBeeches_Pub Run.pdf
Please email Nick Martin nickmarathon@aol.co.uk by Tuesday 26th May stating your food choice.

EXPIRED – 5k to 10k Improving Runners Group starts 27/5/15

“5k to 10k Improving Runners Group”
This is a ten week long course for adults with some running experience, having taken part in one of our 0 to 5k Beginning Runners Groups or have been doing parkrun and who would like to build up their distance in a safe, enjoyable way with the support and companionship of others. To be part of this group we invite you to join Handy Cross Runners (costs £43 for the year commences 1st April) and we will lead you very gradually to a stage where you will comfortably be able to run for 6 miles (10k) and then take part in most club activities.
Starts on Wednesday 27th May at 7:00pm and each Wednesday thereafter, meeting in the bar of the Wycombe Judo Centre, Barry Close, Booker, High Wycombe HP12 4UE

EXPIRED – 0 to 5k Beginning Runners Group starts 27/5/15

“0 to 5k Beginning Runners Group”
This is a ten week long course for adults with little or no running experience who would like to begin in a safe, enjoyable way with the support and companionship of others. We will lead you very gradually via a weekly increasing ratio of running to walking, to a stage where you will comfortably be able to run for 3 miles (5k) and join our club’s Improver’s Group.
Starts on Wednesday 27th May at 7:00pm and each Wednesday thereafter, meeting in the bar of the Wycombe Judo Centre, Barry Close, Booker, High Wycombe HP12 4UE

EXPIRED – Walk 2 Get Fit 4 Running Group starts 27/5/15

“Walk 2 Get Fit 4 Running”
This is a ten week long course for adults who are not yet ready to begin running but would like to build up their fitness gradually in preparation for when the next beginning runner’s course commences later in the summer.
Starts on Wednesday the 27th May at 5:45pm and each Wednesday thereafter, meeting in the bar of the Wycombe Judo Centre, Barry Close, Booker, High Wycombe HP12 4UE.

EXPIRED – Summer 5k Series race 26/5/15

The third of this year’s series, so we will not be running from the club this evening. Details have been circulated but if you haven’t received them or are a prospective member intending to come along, please contact Mike Hickman mikehick@btinternet.com

EXPIRED – Summer 5k Series race 19/5/15

The second of this year’s series, so we will not be running from the club this evening. Details have been circulated but if you haven’t received them or are a prospective member intending to come along, please contact Mike Hickman mikehick@btinternet.com

EXPIRED – Wargrave 5k 12/5/15

The first race of the series. Parking is at Cockpole Green and the race starts alongside the Green. The route is unchanged from last year and is entirely on the country roads around the area.
DIRECTIONS TO COCKPOLE GREEN (Nearby Postcode RG10 8NE, Grid Reference SU 800 812)
1. From Maidenhead/Slough
Take the A4 from Maidenhead Thicket Roundabout towards Reading. Go through Littlewick Green and turn right off the A4 just before the dual carriageway starts at Knowl Hill. The road is signposted to COCKPOLE GREEN. The distance from the A4 to Cockpole Green is about two miles.
2. From High Wycombe
Take the Hurley/Henley road from the Marlow by-pass. At Remenham Hill turn left (with Aspect Park Golf Club now on your right) and in about one and a half miles you will find Cockpole Green.
Parking ArrangementsThe main parking area is on the grass triangle at Cockpole Green. Please drive on to the grass and don’t park parallel to the road. There is also space for about 45 cars in the south section of Rose Lane (between Warren Row Road and Holly Cross) not far from the race finish in Hatch Gate Lane but please do not park anywhere in Hatch Gate Lane itself.
Please note that the grass triangle is very uneven and care should be taken when driving on it.
Drivers are advised that, although this is the main parking area, they will be parking at their own risk.

Race Route
The course is entirely on roads and follows previous years’ route. The start is at the west end of Cockpole Green opposite the large oak tree. Take the right fork so that you have the Horns Pub on your right, down the hill, along the straight mile, turn left opposite the entrance to Wargrave Manor, up the hill for about 1.5k, turn left for a fast finish.
Food
Refreshments will be available at Crazies Hill Junior School playing field after the race. The field is a short walk from the Green along the race route, past the Horns pub and on the left. In accordance with the agreement of the 5k reps it is pointed out that the consumption of food & drink after the race is at the individuals own risk and Wargrave Runners will not be responsible in the unlikely event of food related illness.
Please respect the grounds of the school field which will be back in use by the school the following day.
Toilets
Portable toilets will be provided in the school field (DO NOT USE BUSHES, TREES ON THE GREEN OR PRIVATE GARDENS OR WE RISK LOSING THE USE OF THIS VENUE).
If you haven’t bought your number yet then you can get one from me as long as you arrive early. Cost to HX members is £5 for the whole series of 7 races. Club kit should be worn. Non members are £3 per race. Please fill in  the Emergency Contact information on the back of the race number.

EXPIRED – Marlow 5 10/5/15

We will start setting up from 6:00 am onwards for our Marlow 5 race at Higginson Park, Marlow, and will need lots of help to get the tents erected and the start and finish set up. If you have volunteered to marshal can you please try to get to your position by 8.45 am at the latest and please text or call the section leader for your area so that he/she knows you are there. If you have not volunteered to date but now find that you are available, please email Paul Dineeen at paul_dineen@yahoo.com or contact him by phone on 07976229613. After the race we will need help to dismantle and pack away everything so please do not leave before that is done.

EXPIRED – Goody Bag Packing 9/5/15

On Saturday at 2:00pm we will start Goody Bag Packing at  the Foam Engineers factory, Dashwood Avenue and we will need plenty of help to do this. Many hands make light work so please come along and help. It is always a very social occasion, great fun and a good opportunity to get to know your fellow club members and others. The address is:- Foam Engineers Limited, Dashwood Avenue, High Wycombe, HP12 3EA. Foam Engineers can be identified by their blue metal security fence on Dashwood Avenue. The large double gates will be open so just drive in and find somewhere to park. *** Please note due to the dangerous machinery inside the factory we cannot allow anyone under 18 years of age on site. Sorry a stipulation by the company. ***