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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

Folkestone running club race report – weekend 28 December and Christmas Day 2019

Highlights – Dave Tyler smashes Deal Parkrun age record on Christmas Day Parkrun Pb for Rob Collier One of the best things about Christmas day is running a parkrun.  Not all of the parkrun’s across the UK sign up to this but a select few do, so Caroline Curtis ran with 468 others to run over … Continue reading Folkestone running club race report – weekend 28 December and Christmas Day 2019

Dave’s at it again and Awards Nights

Kent Christmas Cracker 5 Mile Another weekend another PB for Dave Tyler as he continued his incredible form finishing second overall in a PB time of 27:17 at Betteshanger Country Park. He was followed by Ian Merrick in 33:24, Vicky Scott 39:18 and  Deirdre Coombs 47:34. Santa Dash 10k Up at the Gravesend Cyclopark Santa … Continue reading Dave’s at it again and Awards Nights

Race report – Sunday 1 December

Written by Caroline Curtis Highlights Stephen Male's silver medal at Kent Veteran's Cross Country ChampionshipTony Scott is 'simply the vest' at the Thanet 10 milesThe 2 Lisa's take on the parkrun challenge cup, Lisa Smith progresses. Kent Veteran's Cross Country Championship To win a Kent medal when up against the finest in the county was … Continue reading Race report – Sunday 1 December

Grand-prix 2020: Race calendar and how to enter.

Although the 2019 grand-prix runs until 30 November (you can still score points), it's time to prepare for 2020. The 2020 season begins on 26 December with the traditional Saltwood Boxing Day run, and concludes on 30 November 2020. There are some changes to grand-prix rules this year, including the addition of cross-country. This post … Continue reading Grand-prix 2020: Race calendar and how to enter.

Race report – 3 November 2019

Written by Caroline Curtis Highlights from this week: Olivia Young wins Deal Castle children’s raceStephen Male secures 8th fastest V50 time in the UK of 2019 at Deal Castle 5 MilerNew 5 mile personal bests (PBs) for Trudi Curd, Stuart Erskine, Liam Cumber and Ian MerrickNew parkrun PB for Diane Parsons at Folkestone. Deal Castle … Continue reading Race report – 3 November 2019

Tyler’s great Great South Run

Highlights Dave Tyler - 57:07 Great South Run 10 mile PBGSR PBs for Ian Merrick and Jody StoakesParkrun V50 record for Stephen Male at Walmer and Deal Seafront Parkrun PBs for Ian Merrick and Diane Parsons Great South Run At the 10 mile Great South Run in Portsmouth Dave Tyler continued his impressive racing form by … Continue reading Tyler’s great Great South Run

Cross Country Returns! (And lots more)

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)

Race report – 29 September 2019

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