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.
The scheduled Devon team trial for Sat 2nd June is now CANCELLED. Please read the communication below from Keith Gammon and take actions if you are interested in representing Devon in the up and coming competitions at Croyde (June 16th) & Branksome Chine (July 7th)
Dear Athletes, Parents and coaches.
For a multitude of reasons the selectors have decided to cancel next weeks trial and select the devon team based on last years competitive results.
If you would like to be considered for the Devon youth or senior team to compete at the Goldcoast Oceanfest event at Croyde on the 16th June can you please apply via email listing your competitive Surf Life Saving results from last season. Please reply to this email and cc firstname.lastname@example.org. You must be 15 before the 31st December 2018 to be eligible.
Please be reminded All entrants must be paid up members of SLSGB and have the relevant competencies required to compete.
Coaches can you please forward this email to all of your athletes as I don’t have everyones email address.
Breaking News: After gaining her 8th cap representing GBR at this years Sanyo Cup in Japan club caption Lily Nichols has now been awarded the captaincy to lead the squad in June
The club are massively proud of Lily and so pleased for her gaining this amazing position
For more info click the link below:
The 2018 Edition of the Black Rock Run will be held on Friday 6th July. Signing on will be at the world famous Red Barn. More details to follow shortly
If amy Nipper parents are available to help run the Nipper Mill Rock Run please contact Nicola Oliver
Following the success of last years Quiz night where over £900 was raised the club the committee are please to announce the 2018 Quiz Night will be held on Friday 27th April. Thank you again St.Johns Garden Centre and Head Chef Mike Horstead for hosting the event which will include Food and a Bar!
Scott Pirie will once again be donning his Quiz Master robes and challenging your brain cells!
More information to follow soon but be sure to save the date!
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