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2019 EMOA Championships

Grimsthorpe Castle, Sunday 8th December
This is an Interland Selection event hosted by LOG. Entries via Fabian. Pre-entries close at midnight on Sunday 1 Dec. See event details on LOG website

Club Dinner and Awards Evening 2020

The LEI Club Dinner and Awards Evening 2020 will take place at the Longcliffe Golf Club, Nanpantan, Loughborough on Saturday 7th March. Further details on the web site in about two weeks and in the next club newsletter.

Aylestone Meadows Event Cancelled

Regretfully we are having to cancel Sunday’s event. Most of the paths near the river are now under water after yesterdays rain and the river is still rising and flowing very fast.

Chris Phillips
Organiser

Aylestone Meadows Sunday 17th November

As at 1.30pm today (Thursday) the event is still on. However given the heavy rain today, we are going to carry out another inspection on Friday morning. Updates will be published here on Friday.

Chris Phillips
Organiser

Children in need club night raises £122

Thanks to the junior bakers, Toni for putting out the courses and providing the face “spots” and Birthe for sorting the games.

Children in Need baking

Fosse Meadows update from the planner

I am sFosse meadows extractorry the Fosse Meadows event scheduled for Wednesday 16th October was cancelled and I hope it did not create too much disappointment and did not disrupt to many peoples plans for the day.

As most of you will have guessed it was because of the very wet weather we have had for quite a time.  I had been monitoring the Park for about a couple of weeks and up to the weekend it was felt the event could and should go ahead, although I was aware it was likely runners would be getting wet feet.  On the Tuesday afternoon when the final inspection visit was made things had changed.  A significant section of the event area had became flooded and waterlogged.  Worst still one gateway and two other near by field entrances had water knee high with a considerably rapid water flow through them. Just to compound the problem these were on the route runners on the Long and Medium courses would certainly have taken.  I came to the view these were impassable and judged them to be a significant hazard and potentially unsafe.  My next thought was to try and alter the effected courses to avoid the problems but this presented many difficulties and I came to the reluctant decision to call the event off.