Women’s Team news: Races for your diaries and XC news

Hi Ladies, We hope that everyone is healthy and is enjoying the return of running events. It’s been a while since we had news of any events to pass on to you, but it seems like there are events beginning to be organised for the remainder of the summer and moving into autumn: 1. Wimbledon Dash 5k (Surrey County 5k Road Championships) This takes place on Sunday 15 August in Wimbledon Park starting at 9am. Details Read more…

Club sessions from 2nd August

For clarity mid-week sessions meet at Lauriston Road (unless otherwise stated) at 7pm for a 7:15pm start. You are encouraged to arrive as close to 7pm as possible so the group is not left standing around – although we appreciate the challenges of London traffic and life in general sometimes means you are running late. If the coach knows you are registered for the session they will wait until 7:15 but will then start without Read more…

Run and Talk Week September 20-26: Call for Volunteers

The Windmilers are proud to support the England Athletics’ Run and Talk initiative focused on improving mental wellbeing through running. This year’s #RunAndTalk Week takes place from Monday 20 to Sunday 26 September – to coincide with World Gratitude Day on Tuesday 21 September. The Windmilers plan to organise Run and Talk Activities in that week and we are looking for volunteers to help plan and deliver this. It won’t be too time consuming and Read more…

Swimming relays and social at Ham Lake 12th August

Emulate Team GB’s Swimming Relay and Triathlon Olympians! Thursday 12th August 2021 Summer invitation swimming relays and social at Ham Lake Registration closes 6.30pm Compulsory safety brief 6.45pm Race Start – 7pm Wetsuits are optional. Current water temperature as at 31st July – 22C Participants will be divided into teams of three by the organisers, six legs to be swum (normally two legs by each team member – 1 initial 750m leg, rest of the Read more…

August 31st 3-mile handicap – event briefing

The Three Mile Handicap is a series of events that start and finish near the Wimbledon Windmill. They take place on the last Tuesday of each month, from April to August.  What: A roughly three mile time trial on Wimbledon Common Who: This event is for members only When: 31st August 2021 Where: In person  Time: 18:45 number collection for a 19:00 start Event briefing Link to sign up for 31st August: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/166431712733 Although government restrictions have Read more…

Boaty McBoat Race 10 miles

Fulham runners invited us and a few other clubs to take part in their 10 mile race – lovely course, starting at Bishops Park, along the north side of the river to Chiswick Bridge & back along the south side to Putney. We saw a few Windmilers out on their towpath long run. Phil and Lindsay won their age groups. We would love to have seen more Windmilers joining this one! https://data.opentrack.run/en-gb/x/2021/GBR/mcboatrace/ Race: Fulham RC. Read more…

Club sessions from 26 July

Coach Norman Urquia has started to offer a low-impact (no running) core conditioning & rehab session on Saturday mornings. This is timed so that anyone who has run beforehand i.e. at track or parkrun can also join in. It’s also suitable for those in rehab from injury, planning a long run the next day or returning to fitness. Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/164902595101 Also remember that starting 1st August, the Sunday Social runs will not require any Read more…