Race Report week ending 30/6/21 This week has been an action packed few days. Starting the weekend off with a bang, Tom Millard ventured up to London to run in the Battersey Friday Nights, Under the Lights 5k. He obtained a PB of 00:15:30. He was very modest in his review of the experience, “Nothing … Continue reading PBs galore!
For most of our Folkestone RC athletes, this was their first competition and they all did brilliantly, coping well with the newness of it all. There were lots of pb's (personal bests) with everyone getting at least one pb. There were also 2 FRC club records broken and one equalled. Under 13 boy Victor was … Continue reading Kent Young Athletics League – Match 1
If you like a hill or two in your races then this was the weekend for you. FRC had runners in both the Rye 10 mile and the Tough Runner Kent Trail Half Marathon/10k events, both offering up some challenging terrain. Greg Dixon was our sole representative in the Rye 10 mile race, taking in … Continue reading Hills and more hills!
As races start up again, two Folkestone club members were on top form at Betteshanger 5 and 10 mile race. For the 5 miler, Kate Clipstone bagged a personal best time of 00:39:21 and came in first Vet 50 female. Kate stated 'I'm very happy with that'. Meanwhile, in his debut run for the club, … Continue reading Race Report Week Ending 16th May
Nine Junior Athletes from Folkestone RC had a busy weekend taking part in the Kent Athletics Championships at Ashford. With Covid putting a halt on training over the past year, athletes were a bit apprehensive about starting the season with the high standard competition. There were lots of good performances and pb's, with athletes in … Continue reading Folkestone Juniors Strike Gold at the Kent Athletics Championships
It was a bit of a quiet weekend race wise however Simon Coffey took part in the Maidstone Riverside 10k, an off-road route following the path along the River Medway from Maidstone out to Aylesford and back. Simon crossed the line in 16th position overall in a time of 51:12.
Jenny 'Twiggy' Quinn and her young pup Banjo, conquered the brand new race site at Doddington Place Gardens. The race organisers offered those with just two legs their own races earlier on in the day, and then owners with their furry friends' competing later. As it was Banjo's first Canicross race (and Jen's), she chose … Continue reading Jenny and Banjo’s 5k fun