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
Well up until this point, weekends have been incredibly busy with numerous races on. In Ashford, two club members were due to run the Owler Half Marathon, however had to withdraw due to injuries. Jenny Quinn did complete a novice duathlon at Betteshanger and obtained a by 32 seconds. Official results are yet to be … Continue reading Holiday Season is upon us…
by Caroline Curtis EDF Lydd 10K Too hot really for racing on Sunday saw the launch of the EDF Lydd 10k run by Nice work. A flat fast course, runners battled the hot conditions with some fine performances. First home for Folkestone, was Richard Fowles who decided (like you do), to cycle to Lydd beforehand. … Continue reading Hot 10ks, packed parkrun and cycling!
Romney Marsh 10K At the Romney Marsh 10K on Sunday Folkestone Running Club fielded seventeen runners and returned with eight category wins including both the first Lady's team and first Men's team awards. The pancake flat course and the break in the weather also meant there were plenty of PBs. The winning lady's team comprised … Continue reading Even More 10K Success at New Romney
It was a successful day for FRC at the Deal Dinosaur 10k. On a hot day and a challenging route, Dan Voller was on top form coming home 2nd overall and setting a new PB of 35:12. Emma Creasey also had a great run, finishing 1st lady in a time of 40:27, more than 3 … Continue reading 10k Success and Triathlon Super Series