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04/07/2003 at 15:23
Have sent an email requesting info from nearest club to me from website i mentioned hope it still exists as website hasn't been updated for a few years
04/07/2003 at 15:25
Rachel -

Chelmsford AC at Melbourn Park Atletic Centre.

Meet Tue & Thur 7 - 9pm

Enail mitchs@btinternet.com

Or if you go to 'URWFRC' and look for a thread called 'Herts & Essex URWFRC', there is some-one there that uses this club and may be of help.
04/07/2003 at 15:26
Bloody hell pls ignore all typo error - had hard day, BTW it's not me that used that club, but do live near you.
04/07/2003 at 15:36
TL

Atletic
Enail mitchs

Have a wine!!!
04/07/2003 at 15:36
:)
04/07/2003 at 15:38
I'm sulking ;-(

Gonna have several wines ;-)
04/07/2003 at 15:42
red or white
04/07/2003 at 15:48
Defo White
04/07/2003 at 15:50
bet it tastes devine
04/07/2003 at 18:52
rabbit
Youreright about giving it a go

BUT
The first club i phoned said hat 12 min miles was so slow i might as well walk, made me feel really good that!

Ive moved now

But some clubs arent v nice
ask Birmingham snail
05/07/2003 at 07:45
Yes, Hips. I'm sure there are cowboys around. I would make a point though of being bloody rude back and making sure they realise how wrong they are, even if it just makes me feel better in doing so :) These people can't get away with it.

I have the option of 4 running clubs in my area and all of them welcomed me with opening arms and a friendly manner. For me it was hard to choose which one! I think I made the right choice though.

Am sure (and hope) this would be the case in other areas of the UK too.
05/07/2003 at 10:18
Suppose you could even go to a local race and see what options you have
05/07/2003 at 12:04
Plodding hippo, name and shame the club please. Thats disgusting what they said to you, but i can assure you that clubs like this are in a very very small minority. Dont be put off by these morons!
05/07/2003 at 12:05
That would be interesting naming and shaming these "bad" clubs might make them put their act together
05/07/2003 at 12:06
nope

wont do that

neither wil birmingham Snail
05/07/2003 at 13:18
Skip - if you live in Fulham, why not team up with the Serpentiners in Hyde Park? It's only a few stops along the District Line.

They have a great website (www.serpentine.org.uk) and seem like a very helpful and sociable lot. I'd join them if I lived nearer.

Andy
05/07/2003 at 13:56
Clubs in South West London include the windmilers in Wimbledon.

They train at Wimbledon Rugby club on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and do a long run on Sundays at the windmill in Wimbledon Common.

(By the way I don't belong to them as I can't train on Tuesdays and Thursdays)

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