Oldham Club CrestOldham Club has established another chapter to engage and act as mentor to the young and the less privileged members of our community through sports. The newly-formed Athletics Chapter is the tenth after Badminton, Basketball, Choir, Hockey, Rugby, Scouts, Squash, Tennis and Waterpolo chapters.

Being new, the Chapter is taking small steps towards its goal of promoting athletics as a fun sport that unifies people of all ages, including those with special needs. To start with, it will take part in West Coast Park Parkrun on the last Saturday of each month.

Oldham AthleticsAccording to Chapter Head, Tan Wen Tai, “Parkrun is a worldwide movement which has brought sport back to the community. We invite members of the ACS family to join us for this activity once a month and perhaps we may have coffee together after the run. Participation is free.”

We will surely take time to find a firm footing, even as we begin with baby steps. With God’s Grace and our Guiding Principles in place, we hope to eventually work with the various stakeholders in the ACS Family to give back to the Community which has nurtured us.

The Best Is Yet To Be!

Dr Nicholas Foo

Standing (from left): Mr Wilson Tan, Mr Chia Hearn Kok, Mr Eric Song, Mr Cheo Chai Hong                
(Oldham Club Advisor), Mr Low Yang Tong (Oldham Club Head), Mr Hari Vaerhn                       
Seated (from left): Mr Kevin Ng,Dr Nicholas Foo, Mr Tan Wen Tai. Not in picture: Mr Kenneth Khing     

The West Coast Park Parkrun

The West Coast Park Parkrun is a timed 5km event on a measured course held every Saturday morning at the West Coast Park. Managed by volunteers, it offers participants a range of opportunities to run hard or simply jog at their own pace to keep fit or enjoy family bonding with kids (and dogs too!).

Participation is free and you just need to do a one-time registration, after which a card sized bar code will be e-mailed to you. This barcode can be used for any Parkrun in the world.

The meeting point for West Coast Park Parkrun is the Amphitheater, which is just south of McDonald’s and the Children’s playground. The run starts at 7.30am sharp after a short briefing but participants may turn up earlier at about 7am to do some light jogging and stretching exercises before the run.

At the end of the run, finishers will be issued a token and have their bar codes scanned. The results will then be e-mailed and put up on the website within 2 hours. For registration and more details, visit this link: https://

Chapter Head : Mr Tan Wen Tai
Secretary : Dr Nicholas Foo
Treasurer : Mr Kevin Ng
Committee Members
  : Mr Wilson Tan
  : Mr Chia Hearn Kok
  : Mr Eric Song
  : Mr Kenneth Khing
  : Mr Hari Vaerhn
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