Our Woodland 5 series of races is the club's main fundraiser and we need as many of you as possible to turn up and help us run the event.
The dates for your diary are:
Wednesday 22nd May
Wednesday 26th June
Wednesday 31st July
The race starts at 7:30pm in Crowthorne . We'll be chasing up for commitments closer to the time, but please mark in your diary, and let Simon Crute know when you can help. We normally have a few kids along to help out marshalling too so that's not an excuse!
Our annual London Marathon Pasta party will be on Friday 19th April. It’s an opportunity to catch up with other members and of course our runners taking part in the London marathon on the Sunday. And carbo load even if you’re not running! More details in due course.
Finchampstead Society is arranging a Finchampstead Freshers Fayre at 7.30pm on Thursday 25th April at Finchampstead Memorial Hall. The Society are looking to showcase as many local organisations, societies, clubs etc. from Finchampstead as possible. We’re looking for volunteers for the evening to promote the club. Please let me know if you’re interested.
We will have a stall at the Wokingham May Fayre on 6th May. We’re looking to promote the club and get some new members on board. It would be great if you could spare some time to help us sell the club to potential new runners. I will be sending out a separate email in due course.
The Wessex Relay is 15th May this year. A lot was fun was had last year. The club will fund your entry. More info in due course about the arrangement of teams etc.
Our AGM will be on Thursday 16th May. More info in due course but please put the date in the diary so that you can have a say in the running of your running club.
We plan to attend the Love Life Love Running weekend http://www.lovelifeloverunning.co.uk/ which is 20th/ 21st July this year. It is a fantastic weekend of camping, running, drinking & eating and is very family orientated. More details to follow but thought you ought to get in your diaries.
Some info on great value physio from club members Steve & Lee. Steve charges £30.00 for an hour massage for Coasters members. Lee charges only £30.00 for Bowen Therapy. Running sessions are normally £6.00 and £4.00 to Finch members and there is also discount if anyone wants personal training sessions which is dependent upon the number of sessions booked. Please contact
for more info. You can also visit www.sportshealer.com for more info.
Tues 2nd - 7pm Reading Road run starting from St Crispin’s Leisure Centre & Coasters
Thurs 4th – 7pm Off road run. Details to be confirmed.
Sun 7th - email others if you plan on running
Tues 9th - 7pm Winter route from St Crispin’s
Thurs 11th – 7pm Winter route from Morgan Centre car park, Crowthorne
Sun 14th - email others if you plan on running
The Coasters committee meets on a regular basis. If you have any issues, ideas, comments or suggestions about the running of your club, please let one of the committee members know. Our next meeting is Tuesday 9th April. In case you don’t know who’s who, a list of committee members is as follows:
Andy Yarrow, Chairman; Shane Foster, Treasurer; Paul Evans, Membership; Andy Surplice Kit Sec; Simon Crute, Race Sec & Web Master; Sarah Evans, Social Sec; Nathy Feely, General Member; Rebecca Wood, General Member; Lee Avery, General Member; and I’m Publicity Secretary. Some members have expressed their desire to step down so there will be opportunities to join the committee at the next AGM if anyone is interested. If you’d like to know more about any of the roles, please contact the relevant committee member.
Races for info: