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Resumption of Sphinx AC Training Nights

on August 25, 2020

Our usual Thursday training nights are returning this week (27th August), however certain measures need to be taken for this to be a safe return. Current guidance requires us to have a risk assessment in place. This has been emailed out to all seniors. For track and trace reasons, we ask that you provide your name and contact number when attending training. This will be taken down on the night until we have an app/form in place.

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Sphinx Virtual Handicap - August (Final Race)

on August 25, 2020

Well done to all who took part in the final virtual handicap race, and for taking part throughout the whole series. The August race saw 36 runners cross the finishing line. Our winner for August is Natalie Zouch, beating her predicted time by over two and a half minutes. In second place, was Steve Zouch! Steve also knocked two and a half minutes off his predicted time. Claiming the final spot of the podium was Al Harris, who beat his time from last month by over four minutes.

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Summer Mob Match Results (Final Round)

on August 3, 2020

Thank you Kevin for organising another fantastic virtual mob match, and for his below write-up. An email has been sent out to all seniors with more detailed series results. Firstly, thank you to each and every one who gave up their time and ran. Without us all running, there simply is no competition. Here are the results for the Summer edition: Northbrook AC - 43 runners - 62.06% average age grade

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Sphinx Virtual Handicap - July (Race 3)

on July 29, 2020

Well done to everybody who competed in the third edition of the Sphinx Virtual Handicap. A number of injuries left the field a little fewer than in prior months, but a good turnout nonetheless with 42 runners crossing the finish line. Our July winner was Michael Gough, beating his predicted time by a comfortable two minutes and twelve seconds. Following Michael and in second place was Jo Channer, knocking over FIVE minutes off her June result.

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