Cross Country Gold and a wintry weekend of fun

On a very chilly Saturday in Dartford nine hardy club runners took part in the annual Kent Vets Cross Country Championships. First to race over the 8400 metre course was the Mens Vet 50 team of Stephen Male, Krzysztof Klidzia, Rob Collier, Tristan Bruce and Paul Bartlett. In a very competitive field, Stephen Male finished … Continue reading Cross Country Gold and a wintry weekend of fun

Pam flies the FRC flag at Clacton while Chris finishes 14th in Slovakia.

This weekend saw the ladies of FRC out in force. Firstly with the Folkestone Parkrun cancelled for the airshow, Kirsty Wilson's Hen run moved to Deal and Warmer. She was well supported on the start of her Hen weekend by many of her fellow club runners. Further afield on Sunday Pam Allon took part in … Continue reading Pam flies the FRC flag at Clacton while Chris finishes 14th in Slovakia.

What a scorcher!!!!

This weekend saw the temperature sizzle but some hardy individuals still managed to race even in the heat. Ben Mcghee travelled to Victoria Gasteiz in Northern Spain to take part in an Ironman competition. The 2.4 mile swim took place in a beautiful lake with perfect conditions. The bike section was around the Basque countryside … Continue reading What a scorcher!!!!

A weekend of long long distances on foot and wheels!!

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!!

What a turnout !!! 50 FRC runners in one race !!!!

Sunday saw the Annual Folkestone Coastal 10k. The weather was perfect for racing. A total 50 club members entered and there were some amazing results. New member Karl Gloster was 3rd overall out of 721 in a time of 33:31. There were also some first places in several age categories: Oliver Collier was 1st Junior … Continue reading What a turnout !!! 50 FRC runners in one race !!!!

Wow!! What a week!!

Friday saw the Annual Folkestone 10 race return. It was a stunning day of weather, if a little on the warm side. First home for FRC was Henry Axon who, although disappointed with his time, was running 5 days after the Brighton Marathon. He achieved a time of 1:02:20 finishing 25th out of a field … Continue reading Wow!! What a week!!

Paddock Wood Dartford and the Intercounties XC champs – a busy weekend of racing.

Firstly, congratulations to Noah Paterson who finished in 29th place out of a field of 300 in the National Inter-counties XC on Saturday which includes teams from England, Scotland and Wales. He was the 3rd runner out of the team of 4 that picked up a bronze medal for Kent in the Under 15s boys … Continue reading Paddock Wood Dartford and the Intercounties XC champs – a busy weekend of racing.