Big weekend!

On a weekend of big performances, Henry Axon’s Ironman UK takes some beating. Taking on the full ironman distance event in Bolton, Henry first tackled the 2.4 mile swim completing it in 1:33:11. Next up was the 112 mile bike leg which proved to be much tougher and hillier then expected with over 3000 metres … Continue reading Big weekend!

Marathon Time!

Months of preparation came to a climax for many FRCers this weekend as the day of the Manchester and Paris Marathons finally dawned. Unfortunately, Covid and injuries had taken their toll on quite a few of us, but there were still a fantastic 22 runners donning the Folkestone vest and heading for the start lines. … Continue reading Marathon Time!

Druids Ultra, BMAF Masters Success and the 666

Earlier this month, Faith Cowell took on The Druids Challenge, an 85 mile 3-day ultra-marathon along the Ridgeway. Faith completed the course in a time of 18:08:28 over the three days and finished as 2nd 50+ lady.  On Sunday it was the BMAF 10k Championships at the cyclopark in Gravesend. Steve Male was in action … Continue reading Druids Ultra, BMAF Masters Success and the 666

Big Weekend!

The Brighton Marathon, the first of the big autumn marathons took place this weekend. Greg Dixon and Tekah Barrow were our representatives in warm conditions on a course that subsequently turned out to be several hundred metres too long. Greg crossed the line in 4:06:33 while Tekah finished in 4:16:40. Up in Newcastle it was … Continue reading Big Weekend!

Canterbury Half and the Juniors have been in action!

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!