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Bournemouth Half – Graham Robinson tells of a challenging start but a more than satisfactory finish to the south coast half

Bournemouth Half – Graham Robinson tells of a challenging start but a more than satisfactory finish to the south coast half

Being full of cold all week before, it was touch and go whether I was actually going to toe the line for the half marathon at all. In addition, my longest run since May was 10 miles at the running weekend the Sunday before, so I was somewhat doubtful about how things were likely to […]

John Tovell reports on the Ealing Half Marathon

John Tovell reports on the Ealing Half Marathon

The Ealing Half Marathon has won an award for the UK’s favourite half marathon three years in a row so, since it was fairly close to my home, I decided to give it a go. It is quite a large event with some 8,000 runners, but it is very well organised.  The race village in […]

Meet The Member – Colin Carpenter completes 100 parkruns

Meet The Member – Colin Carpenter completes 100 parkruns

Q) For members who don’t know you, tell us a bit about yourself? A) My name is Colin Carpenter and I am a Carpenter by trade as well as name. I am extremely happy when tinkering with wood and partaking in projects around the house. However, my main love and how I relax is by running.   […]

Down Tow Up Flow – Alison Jones reports

Down Tow Up Flow – Alison Jones reports

I decided to enter this as part of my marathon training, something different and I knew the scenery would be nice.  This is an annual event which changes direction each year, this year it was from Windsor to Marlow along the riverside paths, with a few deviations. I decided to drive to Marlow and leave […]

July Handicap Results

July Handicap Results

Here’s the results you’re all keen to see as we complete the seventh edition of the 2018 Handicap Competition. Simon has managed the remarkable feat of both officiating and running this month! 46 members still have the potential to complete the full quotient of 7 qualifying runs although Colin Carpenter is the only member to […]

Kingston Half – Mark Pattrick bags a PB with a little help from his Brother

Kingston Half – Mark Pattrick bags a PB with a little help from his Brother

After the cancellation of the Grizzly for which training was woeful, I needed to put what little I had done to good use. My friend was running his first Half Marathon at Fleet which was also cancelled. He dropped me a text asking if I fancied Kingston Half roughly a week and a half from […]

Meet the member – Janet Venables celebrates 150 parkruns

Meet the member – Janet Venables celebrates 150 parkruns

Q) For members who don’t know you tell us a bit about yourself? A) I live in Camberley with my husband Keith and this summer we celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary; Keith doesn’t run…he cooks my dinner while I shower and that is the secret of a happy, long running marriage! We have a grown-up […]