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Chanctonbury Play Scheme Cheque Handover

After a year of fundraising and contributing the proceeds of the Mel's Milers 10k, a cheque for 1500 was presented to our 2014 chosen charity, the Chanctonbury Play Scheme on Friday 12th December at Christs Hospital Sports Centre.

Club AGM 2014

The 2014 Mel's Milers club AGM took place Friday 17th October at 11:00 am in the Gallery Cafe at Christs Hospital Sports Centre.

Committee

The following positions on the committee were filled :-

 Chairman Melanie Marlow
 Vice Chairman
 Colin Shaw
 Secretary Sue Smith
 Treasurer Alistair Fitzgerald
 New Members/ Kit Coordinator
 Sarah Inman
 Social Secretary
 Pippa McAteer & Catherine Lowe
 Charity Fund Raiser
 Niki Wolvern
 Press Officer
 Robin Fairhurst
 Website Coordinator
 Liz Hutchinson

The chosen charity for the year to October 2015 is the Alzheimers Society.

Full minutes of the meeting have been distributed to members via email.

 

torch_group_webOlympic Torch Challenge

The Mel's Milers Olympic Torch Challenge kicked off on Friday 18th May. Just a few hours before the real thing began it's 10 week relay across the UK, our own club's inflatable version blazed its way along the Downs Link, round the Country Park at Southwater, and back again. With union jack shoe laces firmly tied, all members will log their killometers for the next two weeks with the aim of reaching a combined total of 2012km. The result and award ceremony with patriotic cakes will take place on Friday 1st June after the morning run. Keep that flame burning !


Sussex Air Ambulance Cheque Handover

A cheque for 1800 was handed over to the Sussex Air Ambulance on 4th November at the air base at Dunsfold. This was the charity money we managed to raise over the past year, including the proceeds from our 10k. Whilst waiting for the helicopter to return from a call-out we were given a talk about the service provided by the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance, and were impressed by the commitment from the staff to keep improving it. When the helicopter landed we met the pilot, doctor and paramedic and saw inside the small but vital medical unit. Let's hope we never need its services, but it's good to know it's there !

 

The fifteenth running of the Mel's Milers 10k took place on Sunday 26th March 2017.

2017 10k results are available at www.chiptiminguk.co.uk/mels-milers-2017

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