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Here we go then...

Hopefully we now have all of our Romp runners on the leaderboard, and in something like the right order.

Big congratulations to John (Henfield Joggers) and Jo (Steyning AC) for posting the fastest Mens and Ladies times, and thank you to all for taking part.

Happy running. We’ll see you out there again soon.
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Thank you and sorry for all the confusion Lorna aka Monty

Gary White 10th! Well done. Think you could've made top 5 if you hadn't been showing us the right route. I'll dib out nxt time 😉

Well done Ruth xx

Claire Ridley Wow 💕❤️😂

Another local virtual event for a good cause that you might be interested in... The Phoenix 10k has raised £421 so far for the ClockTower sanctuary - Carry on the great work and hassle you friends to enter - people can walk, run or race. Look forward to seeing some great photos and times data.opentrack.run/en-gb/x/2020/GBR/phxv10k/

Thank you SAC - great fun... look forward to the “real thing” next year.

Very happy with 3rd! Thanks to everyone who made this happen.

Thanks for setting all this up.

Well done SAC, loved this even if I went wrong!

Where would my 43:23 from 7/7 have got me if I’d sent it across?

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Hi all,
Just wanted to say a huge thank you and congratulations to everyone who completed the Virtual Mini-Romp.

An extra Well done to our winners (first boy and girls in each age group).

Everyone who got in a result don’t forget to collect your medal tonight between 5:30pm and 6:30pm tonight at the clubhouse.

Here are the results:
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Excellent number of runners!

Thank you for hosting the event and extending the invitation to non-members.

Well done Mini Rompers 🏆

SAC Members check out the Event on our Closed Group page for details... ... See MoreSee Less

SAC Members check out the Event on our Closed Group page for details...

1 month ago

Susan Weekes

The virtual Mini-Romp runs have begun! Let's get every junior up to the cricket field when they are free one evening from the 1st up to the 7th July. A coach will be there between 6.30 and 8p.m. to help time your run. Come along and get a time in, and get a medal! Medals will be given out on 8th July at 6pm outside the clubhouse. Those taking part must be aged between 7 and 14. ... See MoreSee Less

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Great work team SAC

🏃‍♂️ 🏃‍♀️ Virtual Mini-Romp 🏃‍♀️ 🏃‍♂️

Open to junior members of Steyning AC, and non-members in the Steyning community aged between 7 and 14.

Course must be run and timed between 1st - 7th July. Results must be sent in by putting your results: name, age and time in the comments below.

The course shown on the attached map is Steyning Memorial (cricket) field. A junior coach will be available on the field to help with timing and course info (socially distanced!) every evening 1st - 7th July between 6.30 - 8.00PM.

The three age groups are: 7-8, 9-11, 12-14

Good luck to everyone🙂🎽🏅
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🏃‍♂️ 🏃‍♀️ Virtual Mini-Romp 🏃‍♀️ 🏃‍♂️ 

Open to junior members of Steyning AC, and non-members in the Steyning community aged between 7 and 14. 

Course must be run and timed between 1st - 7th July. Results must be sent in by putting your results: name, age and time in the comments below. 

The course shown on the attached map is Steyning Memorial (cricket) field. A junior coach will be available on the field to help with timing and course info (socially distanced!) every evening 1st - 7th July between 6.30 - 8.00PM. 

The three age groups are: 7-8, 9-11, 12-14

Good luck to everyone🙂🎽🏅

See comments section for the unofficial Roundhill Romp 2020 route map.

This is not the usual Roundhill Romp: There is a slight change to the route around Wiston House; there will be no marshalls or First Aiders; there will be no BBQ!

It is simply an invite to local runners to complete the route over the course of the week 1st to 7th July, and send us their times via the comments below to get onto the virtual leaderboard.

Please abide by Government and England Athletics guidelines: maximum group size of 6, minimum distance between runners of 2 meters. Remember to let someone know where you are going, and when they should expect you back. Finally, there are steep downhill sections, so take care.
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See comments section for the unofficial Roundhill Romp 2020 route map.

This is not the usual Roundhill Romp: There is a slight change to the route around Wiston House; there will be no marshalls or First Aiders; there will be no BBQ!

It is simply an invite to local runners to complete the route over the course of the week 1st to 7th July, and send us their times via the comments below to get onto the virtual leaderboard.

Please abide by Government and England Athletics guidelines: maximum group size of 6, minimum distance between runners of 2 meters. Remember to let someone know where you are going, and when they should expect you back. Finally, there are steep downhill sections, so take care.

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Route for the 2020 virtual event. There will be limited waymarkers on the course, so you will need this map. Good luck, and have fun!

This map is the section that deviates from the usual Romp route. You leave Mouse Lane on a footpath to the left (after the ‘Dangerous Bends’ sign). If you continued on the road you’d get to a closed gate before reaching Wiston House. Once you’ve left Mouse Lane. Turn right in the field and follow the path around the edge. You’ll see another footpath sign that will take you through the small woods. Exit those woods over a style. Then follow the path across the next small field, over a second style, and you’re on your way heading along past Wiston House.

Roundhill Romp course done by 3 Arunners members (Tim Critchfield Ian Puttock and Mark Cheeseman. Timed at 56mins 22 secs (Details attached). Thanks for arranging this virtual event - it was great

Wow! So many fab runners and photos!! 👍🏻👍🏻

Thanks for posting this race/route. Six of us from Brighton Phoenix came and ran the route this morning. I'm posting some times here for people who aren't on Facebook.

Daren Bonwick of Henfield Joggers with two wrong turns in 1 hour 17minutes.

Guy Hudson from Henfield Joggers 43:53 lovely course, thanks for organising 👍

1:04:29 for myself and Henry Harris we got a little lost on the way up still enjoyed the route, hope to see you all next year!

We had 19 of us from Upper Beeding Runners head out tonight at staggered times between 6-7pm in groups of 6 or less! Thank you making the virtual race happen! We all had a great evening and nice to be out in small groups again!

A group of five from Steyning Joggers ran the route tonight in 1hr 23mins with three of our party done none or very little running since March. 😀

Roger Young’s time. 1::11:20

My Husband John Stoddart ran the Romp this morning in 38:23. (He’s from the Stone Age and doesn’t do Facebook!). He runs for Henfield Joggers.

Completed yesterday evening with Gary and Ian below, kinda enjoyable, 44:55, Brighton and hove

Great fun, ran with Worthing Harriers and our time was 46:43

3 Hove Hornets got completely lost trying to find the route even though we’ve all run it before! Still had a brilliant time and managed to keep to the 9.5k distance. Really appreciate how the marshalls help to keep us on track. With Martha Matthews and Charlotte Pridell. Thanks for organising!

Ran tonight with Upper Beeding Runners 59mins 57 secs (with Joanna Clair)....Lorna Templeton

Done 1hr 12 - Upper Beeding Runners

1 hour 37 mins with a dodgy knee for Lancing Eagles. Third time of doing it this week! Hahaha

Friday mainly walking in 1.58 with sue and junior lancing eagle Lucas. But of course running down with aeroplane arms

Me,mum (Annie read) and Karen duck, did it. My time was 59.36 and mum and Karen did it in 1hour 36

Thanks Steyning AC. That was great fun. Even got a pint in the cricket club after. Time 44:52 Brighton Phoenix

Fabulous run with great company. Not sure I've done it in the rain before! Fortunately didn't get lost either. My time was 1:23:53 (Lancing Eagle) 😊

Whoopsie on the navigation! Successfully navigated Wiston, then totally messed up at the top despite ‘knowing’ this backwards! Durrrrr. Sorry, Henfield Joggers, ta v m, really enjoyed it!

Great run 59mins 57 seconds! Just made it under an hour 😂

57:16 with Upper Beeding Runners.... thanks for organising the Virtual Romp. 🙂

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Congratulations to all of the Mayrathon Finishers. Throughout June we will be doing Full and Half Ironman cycle routes... the JuneMan.

Both SAC Members and non-members are welcome to participate. Make sure you safety check you bike and ride safely. Links to routes will follow in the comments...
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Thanks, Andy. Really enjoyed the Mayrathon. Well done on organising the next challenge.

Thank you for organising the Mayrathon...really enjoyed it!

Thanks to Andy Selman and everyone at SAC for organising the Mayrathon - really enjoyed it!

Andy Lane you should check out their events x

JuneMan Full Route 1 (50km): connect.garmin.com/modern/course/33965950

JuneMan Half Route 1 (14km): connect.garmin.com/modern/course/34587761

JuneMan Half Route 2 (25km): connect.garmin.com/modern/course/34587863

JuneMan Full Route 2 (50km): connect.garmin.com/modern/course/34658141

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3 months ago

Lawrence Naested

A big welcome home to one of our club members Jeremy Thomas who has been stuck in Morocco for weeks and weeks, since before UK lockdown. Just managed to get back to blighty in last few hours.

Welcome back Jeremy!
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Welcome home Jeremy!

Any local runners who are missing participating in organised events are welcome to take part in our SAC Mayrathon.

Our members will be running (alone) a set of 4 routes over the next 4 weeks which, if combined, total 26.2 miles.

We will share the routes on the Steyning AC Facebook page - along with a leaderboard! Just contact us with your times to be added in.
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Any local runners who are missing participating in organised events are welcome to take part in our SAC Mayrathon.

Our members will be running (alone) a set of 4 routes over the next 4 weeks which, if combined, total 26.2 miles.

We will share the routes on the Steyning AC Facebook page - along with a leaderboard! Just contact us with your times to be added in.

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Excellent idea... definitely up for it. (And the rest of my map reading skills!).

Some additional notes to help navigation...

Route 1 is 9.6km.

Route 2 is 11.4km.

Hi Joanna Claire, Rachel Burstow and Deb Shurvelli. You are all very welcome. Once you have run part 1, just drop us a note with your time and we’ll add you onto the leaderboard. If you use Strava, it’s on there as a segment, called ‘SAC Mayrathon Pt1’. Details of part 2 will be shared on Tuesday - then 3 and 4 the Tuesdays after that. Remember to let someone know where you’re headed, and when they should expect you home... and good luck!

Hello. Please add me in, great idea 👍🏃‍♀️

I’d like to join in please ! Rachel Burstow

What a brilliant idea!

Ko Lane

Yes please.

Yes please x

Hi Andy - route 1 done where do we post the time please? Thx

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Our weekly schedule of virtual group sessions.
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Monday and Wednesday Circuits, as well as the new Thursday Yoga and Friday evening Turbo Bike sessions, are all hosted on Zoom. Members can find login details on the Steyning AC Closed Facebook page. Everyone is encouraged to join 10 minutes before their session in order to get connected, and have a chat.
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Runners are publishing two sessions a week: A ‘Route of the Week’, that is detailed on the Closed Facebook each week; Also, an Interval Run session that is shared with runners via the Run Group WhatsApp. These sessions are run alone, with participation and achievements shared online via Strava.
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Our weekly schedule of virtual group sessions.
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Monday and Wednesday Circuits, as well as the new Thursday Yoga and Friday evening Turbo Bike sessions, are all hosted on Zoom. Members can find login details on the Steyning AC Closed Facebook page. Everyone is encouraged to join 10 minutes before their session in order to get connected, and have a chat.
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Runners are publishing two sessions a week: A ‘Route of the Week’, that is detailed on the Closed Facebook each week; Also, an Interval Run session that is shared with runners via the Run Group WhatsApp. These sessions are run alone, with participation and achievements shared online via Strava.

Hello SAC members.

Your Run Coaches and Leaders have got together to create a plan to support members with their running whilst there is no group training.

We will be utilising the Steyning AC Closed Facebook group - so we would encourage all runners to join up, even if just temporarily, so that you can be a part of our virtual running group.

We will be sharing...

1. Training plans aimed at both new runners, and seasoned runners, geared towards a good 10k in early July.

2. Videos of interval training session ideas.

3. A route for the week each week for members to run, by themselves, but then share their snaps and times.

4. Details of how to join a Steyning AC Strava run group to share times and achievements.

We look forward to getting back out and running together. Until then, we’ll use the tools we have to support one another and stay connected
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Hello SAC members.

Your Run Coaches and Leaders have got together to create a plan to support members with their running whilst there is no group training.

We will be utilising the Steyning AC Closed Facebook group - so we would encourage all runners to join up, even if just temporarily, so that you can be a part of our virtual running group.

We will be sharing...

1. Training plans aimed at both new runners, and seasoned runners, geared towards a good 10k in early July.

2. Videos of interval training session ideas.

3. A route for the week each week for members to run, by themselves, but then share their snaps and times.

4. Details of how to join a Steyning AC Strava run group to share times and achievements.

We look forward to getting back out and running together. Until then, we’ll use the tools we have to support one another and stay connected

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This is excellent. I’ll sign up for sure. As to whether I then do any running....

👍🏼 Great idea .. Thanks

Leading the way 👍👏👏👏

Amazing 👏🏻👏🏻

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Anyone not seen Adrian’s first Interval Videos yet? They’re pretty special! They’re on the Thursday Night Run WhatsApp. I’ll look at whether I can put some highlights onto here...

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All SAC group training sessions are temporarily suspended. Members can see more details in the Steyning AC Closed Facebook Group. ... See MoreSee Less

All SAC group training sessions are temporarily suspended. Members can see more details in the Steyning AC Closed Facebook Group.

The next SAC Multi-Sport Champs event for club members is on Sunday 15th March.

The MSC consists of 10 possible events - with your 6 highest scores counting. This is event 2, so there is plenty of opportunity to get involved.

Members can register to participate via www.steyningac.co.uk/memberevents/
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The next SAC Multi-Sport Champs event for club members is on Sunday 15th March.

The MSC consists of 10 possible events - with your 6 highest scores counting. This is event 2, so there is plenty of opportunity to get involved.

Members can register to participate via https://www.steyningac.co.uk/memberevents/

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