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Fantastic PB’s at a very warm Paddock Wood Half Marathon.

After a delay of 18 months the Paddock Wood Half Marathon took place on a uncharacteristically hot day for this summer but it didn't stop some amazing performances from our members. Rob Collier and Paul Barrett ran PB's in really tough conditions while Ivana Collier continued her run of PB races to finish 7th out … Continue reading Fantastic PB’s at a very warm Paddock Wood Half Marathon.

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!

The Vitality Big Half and 7th Anniversary of the Folkestone Parkrun.

The Vitality Big Half took place this weekend and saw a flurry of excellent results for our runners. Leading the field for Folkestone was Henry Axon in a time of 1:19:12 in 236th place overall, a PB by 4 secs. He was followed by Patrick Hughes in 1:27:07 and Nick Bryant in a PB time … Continue reading The Vitality Big Half and 7th Anniversary of the Folkestone Parkrun.

The Rye Summer Classic Series race 2 and Park Run results

A relatively quiet week of racing in comparison to the typical British Summer weather! Friday night saw race 2 of the Rye series, held along a windy harbour course with Paul Bartlett and Coach Catherine O'Connor representing the Club. Paul finished in 6th place overall and 3rd in his age category: Vet 45 in a … Continue reading The Rye Summer Classic Series race 2 and Park Run results

Folkestone Juniors Strike Gold at the Kent Athletics Championships

Nine Junior Athletes from Folkestone RC had a busy weekend taking part in the Kent Athletics Championships at Ashford. With Covid putting a halt on training over the past year, athletes were a bit apprehensive about starting the season with the high standard competition. There were lots of good performances and pb's, with athletes in … Continue reading Folkestone Juniors Strike Gold at the Kent Athletics Championships

Maidstone Riverside 10k

It was a bit of a quiet weekend race wise however Simon Coffey took part in the Maidstone Riverside 10k, an off-road route following the path along the River Medway from Maidstone out to Aylesford and back. Simon crossed the line in 16th position overall in a time of 51:12.