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FRC update by Caroline Curtis

Folkestone running club – Weekend 28th March 2020  Folkestone running club would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the local newspapers for providing media coverage for our runners who take part in so many different events, who all have different abilities, but bring so much to the club. It is with sadness we find ourselves in these unprecedentedtimes, and whilst we are obeying the … Continue reading FRC update by Caroline Curtis

Race report – 23 February 2020

Highlights English Cross Country ChampionshipsParkrun Personal Best’ s [PB] for Jason O’Callaghan and Oliver Collier Sunday half-marathon PB’s for Rob Huish , Jason O’Callahan and Dave Tyler. England Cross Country Championships The 2020 Saucony English Cross-Country Championships took place for the third time at Woolaton Park, Nottingham on Saturday 22 February. People who compete in National … Continue reading Race report – 23 February 2020

Cross before the storm

Highlights Final Kent League Cross country raceJulie Gibbs finishes season top V60Parkrun cup Cross Country Saturday was the final cross country fixture of the season in the Kent League at Norman Park in Bromley. Women The ladies were out first for 5K on the mostly flat, multi-lap fast course, which included a challenging woodland section … Continue reading Cross before the storm

Gutsy Goodwin returns: Race report 27 January 2019.

Weekend highlights Nikki Goodwin returns to the Canterbury 10 mile a year after breaking her femurOur cross country teams battle the mud in the South of England ChampionshipNew parkrun Personal Best (PB) for Dan Voller at Walmer and DealLoads of new PBs at the Canterbury 10. South of England Cross country championship Parliament Hill, the … Continue reading Gutsy Goodwin returns: Race report 27 January 2019.

Callum’s School Cross Country success

One of the club's brightest stars Callum Howes attended the Kent Schools AA Cross Country Champs, held at the Duke of York School in Dover. Callum managed to come in a respectable 11th place out of 99 boys. Meanwhile, up in Gravesend, club Runners Jodie Stoakes and Darren Crew took part in the Saxons, Vikings … Continue reading Callum’s School Cross Country success

Parkruns

Highlights Andrew Fletcher first in FolkestoneDan Voller first in DealCallum Howes fifth in Ashford Parkrun Roundup Folkestone Parkrun Andrew Fletcher was first back overall in 18:17 followed by Joe BRUCE 19:20, Tristan BRUCE 19:33, Derek MATCHAM 19:48, Phil HOYLAND 20:03, Rob COLLIER 20:45, Stuart ERSKINE 21:08, David GILLETT 21:11, Chris ADDISON 21:20, Ian MERRICK 21:23, … Continue reading Parkruns

Changes to Grand-prix scoring

For the 2020 grand-prix season we introduced the reward of bonus points for those runners who represent the club during the Cross Country season. The points are awarded for participation rather than performance, as we want runners of all abilities to represent the club. We did this to encourage runners to sign up for cross … Continue reading Changes to Grand-prix scoring