Minutes from the meeting to follow soon.
Derwent Athletic Club AGM
5th February 2022
Dean Village Hall and on Zoom
10:30 - Dean 10k Handicap (reverse route)
12:30 - Derwent Athletic Club AGM
Derwent AC AGM Minutes – 5th February 2022
Emma Walker, Philip Cueto, Andy Adams,Tony Davis, Kevin Ropinson, Tom Dunlop, Kim Summers, Debbie Hallsworth, Angie Cooley, Liz Watson, Joanne Humpreys, Lisa Jackson, Rodney Lewis, Richard Jack Tasmin Cass, Elizabeth Adams, Paul Christmas, Chris Mathieson, Mike Anderson, Steve Hackley
Becca Dunlop, Isabel Mancebo, Ben Acton, Mel Gould
Ian Renouf, Tom Gallager,Nick Lancaster Dan Slome, Roger Bye, Anna Blackburn
Andy Adams, Phil Cueto
Andy Adams opened the Meeting
2.Minutes of last AGM
Minutes of the last meeting were accepted.
Nick Lancaster send this to Phil Cueto who went through the details. Report to be added to the minute’s book.
UKA Club affiliation fee has increased. First and second claim fees to remain at £25 and £15
5.Election / Re-election of Club Officials
Proposed the following positions
Nick Lancaster to remain as Treasurer
Lisa Jackson to remain as Ladies Captain
Tom Dunlop elected as Men’s Captain
Debbie Hallsworth elected as Race Co-ordinator
Tony Davis elected as secretary
Kevin Robinson elected as Chairman
Mark Likeman (Timing Up North) was proposed to manage the clubs four races. He will charge cost for numbers and chips and £2 per entry. The Club will need to organise race admin. Including Licences, adjudicators etc.
Liz Watson/Chris Mathieson
Kim Summers/Angie Cooley
Isel Cross 16th April
Hay-O Trail 24th May
Lambfoot Loop 5th July
Better Leisure 10 11th September
(Following the closure of the Brewery)
Mark has suggested the entry fees are too cheap.
Better Leisure: Affiliated £13
All other races: Affiliated £10
Race organisers to organise individual race sponsors.
Club Handicap races to remain as winter – Dean 10K and summer – Lords seat
7.London Marathon Place
Alan Homer is running this year.
Emma to go through registration process for 2023 with Tony.
It was agreed that the club ballot for places was to be based on one full years membership and marathon ballot rejection.
There was a discussion around various relay events that could be attended as a club or the club to organiseit’s own relay. Club captains to propose events.
DAC is 50 years old next year. Club to put forward event ideals. Mark Likeman said he would take this on as an annual event.
Brett Malloy to take over the accounts for the club
Inter Club Championships
DH Runners have been in touch. Club to look at this again.
Chris Mathieson and Kevin Robinson volunteered to do the LIRF course.
Alan Homer (not present) may also be interested.
Isabel to complete her course next month.
A reminder was given to use spond to log training attendance. This assist with planning for coaches
Currently club equipment is stored in Anna’s barn, Club to source a shipping container and pay ground rent at Graysonside, Lorton Road. Access to be agreed via Mark Likeman.
Off Road Running
Proposed more off road running in the training schedule. To include more difficult fells as well as trails.
Coaching for off road beginners. External coaches paid for by club.
Chris Mathieson happy to run navigation sessions.