With great disappointment the organising team in consultation with the Event Water Safety Manager have taken the decision to postpone The Kings Race scheduled for Sat 28th July
Athlete safety is paramount for organisers and given the conditions Mother Nature has thrown our cost this weekend we feel it would be best to Postpone....this is not a cancellation however! A new date is already in place and will be finalised early next week...WATCH THIS SPACE for news
In the meantime keep training ATHLETES this year its TOUGH!
Entries for the 2018 Kings Race are now open! This years race will be held on Sat 28th July on Woolacombe Beach
The Mystery format will be revealed on the night so get training and expect a challenge
Registration on the day opens at 6pm with racing starting at 7pm
Congratulations to a large group of club members who have just gained their Beach Lifeguard & Surf Lifesaver qualifications! After a busy spring and summer training Tyler Weatherley, Lily Mandeville, Jason Clark, Bob Whittaker, Alice Hood, Jacob Butterworth, Lydia Surridge, Zack Surridge & Maddie Liversedge, have all gained qualifications
Well done guys
BLACK ROCK RUN PRESS RELEASE 2018
The Black Rock Run once again delivered a fabulous evening for runners in Woolacombe last Friday. The Lifeguards dominated the top slots this year, with Oli Wright romping home in 20:09 and Ben Grant a very close second place, with Nick Bailey from Ilfracombe Running club in 3rd. Oli Wright’s RNLI Lifeguard team with Niall Deasy, Matt Bull and Josh Surridge secured first place, with lifeguards and Bideford Bay Surf Life Saving Club coming a close second, and Team Roberts (lifeguards and Woolacombe Surf Life saving members) coming third. A Woolacombe team from Gulf Stream surf factory came in 4th, led by owner Julian Matthews and brother Nicholas.
Meanwhile, the ladies winner was Sammy Antell from Bideford AAC, followed closely by Beth Barrington, a previous winner, from llfracombe Running club, and Amy Cassells 3rd. Ilfracombe clinched the ladies team prize, with Beth, Kajal Bailey, Deborah Freeman and Amy Cassells. Second Ladies team prize went to Bideford Stones.
With prizes from St Austell Breweries, a lively evening was had by all.
Meanwhile, the Mill Rock Run for Under 14’s was won by visting club runner from Sweden, Hannah Kinane. This family visit every year and always come to the Black Rock Run, which is always the first Friday in July. They love making it part of their annual holiday to Woolacombe!
Other age group winners (girls) were Isabelle Roome (Woolacombe SLSC) Rosie Creely, Farrah Carter, Beatrice Troth, Marnie Hellmund (Woolacombe SLSC) and Masie Cooper . Boys winners were Jim Turner (Woolacombe SLSC), Seth Hellmund (Woolacombe SLSC) Jamie Kinane, Felix Gregory, Alex Murdoch, Mahi Bailey and Kush Bailey.
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