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Spring!? Handicap - NOW THURSDAY 30TH

Spring Handicap

Spring is sprung the grass is ris, I wonder where the handicap is?

So, the Spring handicap was supposed to take place sometime in, er...Spring!  April I think. The date seems to have been lost in the mists of time.  So here we are with the practically mid-summer handicap which will now take place on Tuesday 28th June at 7.30pm (pending sufficient uptake of entrants!)

CAAC30

happy30th

2016 sees Corstorphine Athletic Club celebrate our 30th birthday!

We have a number of events planned to commemorate the occasion, details of which are below.

  • ">Kids away weekend
  • ">30 miles of Edinburgh - a long run circumnavigating the boundary of Edinburgh. (Do it all or meet the runners at set points and join in for part.)
  • ">CAAC 30th Anniversary race series

Kids away weekend

The kids away weekend is taking place Saturday 17th (leaving early morning) - Sunday 18thSeptember (departing late afternoon/early evening) at Gartmore House, in Gartmore, Stirling.

Gartmore House is a great base for outdoor activities and with a large sports hall indoor activities to!

Included in the break is:

  • Accommodation (you would supply your own towel)

  • Activities and training sessions with coaches and your fellow

  • Hot and Cold Buffet Breakfast

  • 2 Course Buffet Lunch

  • 2 Course Buffet Dinner

  • Supper items - there is a small kitchen with toaster, hot water, fridge and we would supply; tea, coffee, sugar, milk, butter, jams, bread, cordial juice

london marathon 2016

Alan Cameron's words of wisdom "it is the greatest race you will have ever taken part in!" At first I was sceptical as sometimes he talks nonsense but truer words have never been spoken.

 From the moment we arrived and checked in to the hotel you could see runners going around with their club tops on, more runners going on the London bus tours and the Thames river tours - it all added to the excitement knowing that everyone was on a similar adventure that was going to culminate in a challenge of the marathon.

12 Stage 2016

Team CAAC at the 12 stage releys

Putting together the 2016 12 Stage team was like watching a car crash in slow motion; a crash that resulted in a lorry fire at the Lymm interchange blocking north and south bound carriageways of the M6! You had to admire the cavalry charge though. As athlete after athlete pulled out with one thing and another and we got down, literally, to the last men standing, a car of 3 departed Edinburgh at 8pm, drove through the night and avoided the carnage to arrive in the early hours of Saturday morning. 

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