It’s the time of year where it’s a bumper week of communications so please read this carefully & watch out for further emails this week too.


Membership 2024-25

Thank you for your support of the club over the last year. The current season’s membership will expire on 31st March so fees are now due for the 2024-25 season which runs from 1st April 2024 to 31st March 2025.

The fee for the 2024-25 season is again £40 for first claim membership and £23 for second claim.

To renew your membership please sign in to MemberMojo: https://membermojo.co.uk/alchester

Payment is to be made by BACS to:
Name: Alchester Running Club:
Sort code – 30-90-77
Account number – 00792184


As a reminder, the annual First Claim Membership includes:

  • Affiliation to Oxon AA, the South East AA and England Athletics
  • Club members do not have to pay the unattached levy when entering races (£2 saving)
  • Insurance
  • Free entry to Ridgeway Relay
  • Free pace improvement coaching on a Tuesday
  • Safer winter running in groups on a Thursday
  • Village routes in groups on a Thursday in the summer
  • Subsidised trip to London Marathon (as a runner or spectator)
  • Reduced fee to Motavation Series
  • Entry to London Marathon club ballot (subject to qualifying conditions)
  • Subsidised end of season awards dinner

If you have any queries please contact Emma Nelson (Membership Secretary) membership@alchester-runningclub.co.uk

We will be assuming that anyone who has not rejoined by 1st May does not intend to do so and they will no longer be a member of Alchester Running Club and will henceforth not be covered by our insurance or continue to receive weekly updates and will be removed from any private social media groups.


Motavation 2024

Watch out for an email from Alan Bowen later this week about this years Motavation.

Some important information & you know spring is around the corner!


Ridgeway Relay 2024

See last weeks update for the full details in summary

Alchester have been invited to take part in this year’s Ridgeway Relay once again. Probably one of the best team events on the running calendar and we need runners ! You will find a brief explanation below about how it works.

You will also find more information following this link. http://www.marlboroughrunningclub.org.uk/races/ridgeway-relay. Click on the 2023 race information pack. 2024 pack will be pretty much identical.

If you would like to take part, help out, captain a team or have any further questions feel free to contact Andy Stickley using email with the title RIDGEWAY RELAY – Please do not reply to any other Alchester email because it’s likely to be missed.


Club Nights this week

– Tuesday night is bridge reps
– Thursday club run as normal, all welcome & encouraged


Have a good weekend

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