What a tremendous week it was for Folkestone Running Club runners. Starting on Tuesday evening, to celebrate the longest day on the year, the Midsummer at the Castle 5k was run around the grounds of Dover Castle. Darren Crew was the 1st Vet 50 to finish in 21:10, followed by Jody Stoakes the 2nd Female … Continue reading Running all over the world.
Saturday saw the return after 2 years of the Cliff Top Challenge. FRC was represented at various distances. Although there is no official timing for this event there were outstanding efforts by several runners. Taking part in the 55 mile event starting near Hastings at 1.45am was Amy Owen who only entered a week and … Continue reading A weekend of long long distances on foot and wheels!!
Kicking off the week’s racing on Wednesday were Oli Collier and Noah Paterson who were representing their school in the English Schools Track and Field Cup. Both won their respective races with Oli competing in the 800m running a PB time of 2:14.2 and Noah taking on 1500m in a time of 4:18.6. Noah was … Continue reading Juniors Showing Us How it’s Done
Due to the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations there was no Folkestone Parkrun this weekend, which meant that Folkestone Running Club members had to travel in order to get their Parkruns in, and boy did they travel. From as local as the Ashford and Walmer and Deal Parkruns to as far away as Land’s End, and … Continue reading Parkrun Tourists Fly the Flag for Folkestone