Updated coaching policy, April 2022

An updated version of the Coaching Policy was approved at the committee meeting on 25th April 2022 Changes made since the November 2021 version: Modification of MultiSport coaching requirements to clarify club expectations when funding coach training Restructuring of content Changes already approved in November 2021: Coaches are required to take the adult safeguarding course from the relevant sporting authority Wimbledon Windmilers coaches are volunteers and are recommended to familiarise themselves with the Windmiler Volunteers Read more…

The Three Mile Handicap is back!

The first race in this summer’s series will take place on Tuesday 26th April.  This race is a scratch race, with everybody going off together.  Future races are started on a handicap basis with slower runners starting first, so that   everybody finishes together – if we have the handicaps right! Register in front of the Windmill cafe from 6.45, with the race starting at 7.15pm.  You will get a race number which you will keep for all Read more…

Track session – 16 April

This week’s track sessions for your running-in-circles-pleasure. As always, all welcome, no pace requirements, but you’ll definitely get the most out of your session if you join us for refuelling and rehydration in the cafe afterwards …. 09:09-10:15 sessionCoach: Andrew Black 3x (800m, 5:45/6:00/7:00 cycle); 5x (400m, 2:45/3:00/3:30 cycle); 3x (200m, 1:20 cycle)  Volume: 5kmIntensity: 5k PB (Aspirant) / or target pace Cycle time = Both the rep and the recovery, inclusive.For example: 400m run in 90 Read more…

The Surrey Road League is back!

Summer is the time to put the cross country shoes into hibernation and get out your road shoes. Unbelievably, the Surrey Road League starts next week (Sunday 13th March). For those that haven’t taken part before, these are a series of races over the coming months of distances from 5k to half marathon. Results are combined over the series and medals will be awarded at the end of the summer for overall winners and also Read more…

Anti-bullying policy updated, Feb 2022

Welfare Officer Lorna has kindly updated our 2019 anti-bullying policy, to give us the February 2022 version now posted on the Club Policies page (member-only content). The changes are as follows: Updated according to the UKA anti-bullying policy of January 2020. The UKA policy is based on the policy provided to schools by KIDSCAPE, so Lorna has modified it to suit a family club with no under-18s section Expanded the description of bullying to include Read more…

AGM preparation

Dear Wimbledon Windmilers, we’d love to see you at the AGM, which will be held on Thursday 10th March 2022 at 19:30, at Wimbledon Village Club (Lingfield Room, upstairs), 26 Lingfield Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4QD. There’s no need to register in advance. Download the Annual Report here * The Annual Report includes the names of those who have stated their intention to stand for a committee role. If you are interested in standing for Read more…