POTOC Captains ReportCaptain’s Report 13th March 2018

It has certainly been a busy week for the club, the Staffs Schools Champs on Thursday followed by the Compass Sport match on Sunday!

Compass Sport Trophy

We have qualified for the final by winning the event at Nesscliffe on Sunday! We beat Wrekin by 19 points to reach our second final in 3 years.

There were some excellent performances, we had class wins from Rob Holdway, Paul Graetz, William Barnett and Ceri Taylor.

The final is on October 21st at Cannock Chase. You can see the full report here

Staffordshire Schools Championships

There was an excellent turnout for our event at Hanley Forest Park, despite the cold and snow. The full report is here.

Ellie Bales runs at Interland

Ellie travelled to Holland as a reserve in the W20 class, she wasn't required to run for England but she did get 3 runs at the sprint and middle on Saturday and the long on Sunday.

Full results are on the Interland website - Interland2018

Midland Championships weekend

This coming weekend quite a few members are taking part in the middle distance near Wellingborough on Saturday and the long distance at Belvoir Castle on Sunday.

JK relays

We have entered 3 teams:

JK Trophy: Rob Holdway, Graham Pigott, Martin Pigott

Senior Women: Ellie Bales, Lil Bales, Ianka Evans

Ultra Vets: Dave Bales, Jean Rostron, Peter Yoxall


I look forward to seeing you soon at an event.

Martin Pigott

Club Captain

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Permanent Courses

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We have courses at:

  • Apedale
  • Bathpool Park
  • Biddulph Grange
  • Brough Park
  • Downs Banks
  • Ladderedge
  • Hanley Forest Park
  • Tunstall Park
  • Westport Lake

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