Folkestone runners are not afraid of the weather. That was evident from the number who braved the elements to race this weekend. At the Canterbury Riverside 10K new member Karla Larnder was first home and 3rd lady in a time of 49:53. She was followed by Ron Bell in 52:29 with Collette Windsor finishing in … Continue reading Wet and Wild Racing -not for the faint hearted!!
For those for who a marathon just isn’t tough enough, this weekend was the Beachy Head marathon, which is run off-road and takes in some pretty formidable hills as well. There were four FRCers taking on the challenge. First back was Linnaea Stockall in 4:19:43, followed by Sylvia Tokarska in a time of 4:26:16, Phil … Continue reading More Marathons and a win at Cross Country
Yesterday saw the start of the X country series of races . The under 15 girls saw a great debut run from Sylvie Brown who came 19th while Emma Clayton was 20th and Jennifer Clayton was 37th. The team finished in 6th. In the Veterans race Grahame Eke was 7th. In the Senior women's event … Continue reading Fantastic Folkestone : What a weekend!
The Manchester Marathon, the second of the big autumn marathons took place this weekend. Fresh from doing London last weekend, Henry Axon was back on the start line and managed to finish 7 minutes quicker than last week, completing the course in 2:50:36. Patrick Hughes was next to finish in a superb PB time of … Continue reading Marathon Season Continues
Today saw the start of the marathon season. There were plenty of runners from Folkestone at today's race. The weather was perfect and there were some excellent performances. First man home was Adam Porter in 2:38:54 followed closely by Dave Tyler in 2:40:58, while the first woman was Deborah Jeffery in 3:42:42. There were PB's … Continue reading Marathons are back: London and Loch Ness!!