The Canterbury Half marathon took place on Bank Holiday Monday with three Folkestone runners taking on the challenging course. First back was Greg Dixon in a time of 1:41:56 and in 54th position overall. John O’Hara was next back in 2:04:24 followed by Louise Fowler in 2:34:10. The Juniors were out in force this weekend … Continue reading Canterbury Half and the Juniors have been in action!
The Vitality Big Half took place this weekend and saw a flurry of excellent results for our runners. Leading the field for Folkestone was Henry Axon in a time of 1:19:12 in 236th place overall, a PB by 4 secs. He was followed by Patrick Hughes in 1:27:07 and Nick Bryant in a PB time … Continue reading The Vitality Big Half and 7th Anniversary of the Folkestone Parkrun.
This weekend it was the turn of another popular local race, the Lydd 20 and Half, to take place having been moved from its usual slot earlier in the year. This meant swapping the more usual chilly conditions for somewhat warmer ones, although the wind stuck around, making it tough going for the runners. First … Continue reading Lydd 20 and Half
A relatively quiet week of racing in comparison to the typical British Summer weather! Friday night saw race 2 of the Rye series, held along a windy harbour course with Paul Bartlett and Coach Catherine O'Connor representing the Club. Paul finished in 6th place overall and 3rd in his age category: Vet 45 in a … Continue reading The Rye Summer Classic Series race 2 and Park Run results
It was the postponed Canterbury 10 this week, more used to being run in freezing temperatures and a favourite with many club members. First back for the club and in 9th position overall was Henry Axon in a time of 1:01:32, an official 10 mile PB. Next back was Greg Dixon in 1:16:06 followed by … Continue reading Canterbury 10, London Landmarks, PBs and a parkrun record