Surrey Road League dates for 2024

If you want a change from mud and are looking for some road races, why not try the Surrey Road League. These are a series of races of different distances over the summer. They are different to the XC, as you need to sign up individually. Please remember to register yourself as a Windmiler, to ensure your results get counted for the club. The organisers will allocate points to both the club and you as an individual runner. There are Read more…

New membership year

It’s May already – the spring flowers are blooming, it’s light for longer – and we’re 6 weeks into the new club membership year! Thanks to the many members that have already paid up, and a gentle reminder to do so for those who haven’t; if you have any questions or want to change your membership type, please get in touch with Claire and Sally on [email protected]

Updated Awards and club ballot policies, January 2024

The club’s Awards and race ballot policies have been updated to reflect how the club operates today. The club’s awards and ballots are intended to recognise those who participate in the life of the club, through volunteering and competing for the club. The spirit of these policies remains unchanged. Wimbledon Windmilers club race place ballot policy Through our England Athletics (EA) affiliation, we have a small allocation of places for the London Marathon, based on Read more…

New year’s resolution – get running!

Are you trying to get fitter? Have you got a place in the London marathon? Why not try the Windmilers? We are a friendly welcoming club with social and serious training runs to suit everyone. Take a look at our membership pages https://www.windmilers.org.uk/new-members/ and come along. You can join now and pay later (in April to be precise) – ask Claire and Sally for more details, on [email protected]

Updated club privacy statement, December 2023

The club committee approved an updated club privacy statement on 4th December 2023. The club’s privacy statement is our public statement on which member data we collect and why we collect it. The statement specifies the legal bases under which we process different categories of member data and the reasons we process the data under each legal basis. The section on social media, messaging and online platforms has been updated to include the club’s WhatsApp Community, in Read more…

Windmiler Awards 2023

Congratulations to all our award winners this year. Here is a full list including those who were shortlisted for each award. Windmiler of the Year  Winner: Anneli Collins Phil Reeves Sally Bovill Sophie Bennet Athlete of the Year (men) Winner: Bryan Wilkins Chris Fox James Hughes Joe Halter Sam Walker Athlete of the Year (women) Winner: Ella Waddingham Hannah Carr Julia Donovan Veteran of the Year Winner: Caroline Helder James Hoadley Charles Leonard Mike Forder Read more…

Swimming block update!

Monday sessions Mondays 20:00-21:00 Wimbledon College We are hoping to start on 8 January 2024 (the pool has been closed recently due to refurbishment but should reopen then). What does it involve?   A mixture of drills and a main set – like Wednesday session – or an opportunity for a more focused group on drills technique. Two British Triathlon trained coaches will be poolside. Payment – pay as you go on a weekly basis via Read more…

WhatsApp Community conduct and data protection statement

We are an inclusive and friendly club. We expect our members to always behave in an appropriate way. We remind everyone that we have a code of conduct including anti-bullying and disciplinary policies. All communication via the WhatsApp Community and Groups is subject to these policies, and any misconduct will be dealt with appropriately. We will operate zero tolerance to inappropriate, harassing, discriminatory and bullying behaviour. No one should use the Community or Groups for Read more…

Green Belt Relays

It’s back! And we hope it will become a firm favourite in the WW calendar. The Green Belt Relay is confirmed for the weekend of 18-19th May 2024. Last year we entered a team of 11 runners to participate in this fantastic event organised by The Stragglers. It’s a very popular event, with over 50 teams competing last year. Given it was our first go at this event we were not sure what to expect, Read more…