Lots going on this week, it’s hard to know where to start! There was a bit of international travel going on this weekend. Jason Ransley headed over to the Netherlands to take part in the Eindhoven Marathon where he ran a new PB of 3:21:42. Tony Scott meanwhile crossed the Atlantic and took part in the … Continue reading Cross Country Returns! (And lots more)
• David Gillett marathon PB • Dave Tyler 10k PB • Stuart Erskine 10k PB Club members have been all over the country this weekend. Starting off with longer distances. Up in Chester, Dave Gillett managed to run a 2:46:56 time, shaving 7 1/2 minutes off his PB! Not only that he came in 25th … Continue reading Amazing October achievements!
Highlights Canterbury parkrun course record for Ian McGillowayChris Addison finishes half-Ironman Wales12 Minutes Personal Best (PB) for Vicky Green at Folkestone half-marathon (despite the conditions) Folkestone ladies take team prize at the Folkestone half-marathon (Vicky Green, Jenny Quinn, Catherine O'Connor) First and second place at Chilham 10k for Caroline Curtis and Jody StoakesHayley Kluczynski’s Disneyland Paris 36k Challenge . Folkestone half marathon The Folkestone … Continue reading Race report – 29 September 2019
As the end of 2019 Grand-prix season approaches we're starting to plan ahead for the 2020 season. As such we have decided to make some changes to the rules for next year. But before we get to 2020, a reminder of what the Grand-prix is... What is the Grand-prix? The Grand-prix is a year long … Continue reading Changes to Grand-prix rules
Highlights David Tyler PBs running close to sub 17 minsStuart Erskine edges closer to sub 19 with PBLisa and Andy take it to the wire in the cup 10Ks and 10 miles On Sunday Anthony Scott ran the Woodchurch 10 mile race through lovely undulating countryside and the rain in 1:33:16. Richard Fowles completed the … Continue reading Thrilling Parkrun cup action and lots of miles
Summer made something of a reappearance this weekend meaning that the conditions that greeted runners at the Larkfield 10k were slightly warmer than is ideal. Three Folkestone members took part on the fast and largely flat course. Nick Steele was first back for the club in a time of 37:41. Next was Stuart Erskine in … Continue reading Sunny Weekend of Running
Folkestone Running Club members were here there andeverywhere from running trails at Rye, participating in the Great North Run,Wingham 10k, Triathons, Ultras and successes at Parkruns locally and further afield! Morgan West competed at the British Triathlon's Big Weekend on Saturday. This national level event is the pinnacle at the end of the season, traditionally … Continue reading Merriment with ultras, trails, halfs, triathlons and 5/10k racing
by Caroline Curtis Highlights Gillett the Great (pb) Sensational Smith (pb)Unstoppable McGilloway and Tyler (parkrun pb’s) Hardcore Hadlow (undulating half) Tenacious Quinny (undulating 10 miler) Spitfire 10K Kicking off the weekend on Saturday morning were husband and wife Andrew and Lisa Smith who took part in the Spitfire 10k at the Royal Air Force Museum … Continue reading 10K, 10Mile and Half Marathons
Highlights Juniors starting 5 SeptemberNikki's backParkrun PB for Dave Gillett Juniors Our Junior section (school years 8-12) is taking new members from Thursday 5th September, meeting at 6.30pm. All sessions take place at Three Hills Sports Park under the guidance of DBS certified coaches. Please come along and try a few training sessions before deciding … Continue reading ¡Scorchio!
It was another quiet week for racing as only Tony Scott was in action at the Mount Ephraim 10k. Tony was also celebrating his 5th anniversary of taking up running when he embarked on the couch to 5k programme. He completed the 10k, in changeable conditions in 54:48. Also celebrating its 5th anniversary was Folkestone … Continue reading 5 Years of parkrun in Folkestone