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

[Updated] Hot and Sunny for Folkestone Running Club’s 36th Ten Mile Race

Folkestone Running Club had success with their 36th annual ten mile race, of which was fully booked, with 704 runners taking part. The race started and finished at the green in Hythe, and went through to the lower sandgate road park for the turnaround point. Overall winner was an out of county runner from Swansea … Continue reading [Updated] Hot and Sunny for Folkestone Running Club’s 36th Ten Mile Race

Race report: 28 April 2019

Highlights: Ian McGilloway 13 minute PB at London Marathon 2 more marathons for Faith Cowell London Marathon Just getting to the start of any marathon is an achievement in itself.  Most athletes embark on a 16 week training programme often with highs and lows on the way.  The work-sleep-run-repeat theme occurs daily whilst juggling family … Continue reading Race report: 28 April 2019

Marathon season continues: Brighton, Paris and Boston

It was another busy weekend as marathon season continues with Folkestone Running Club (FRC) runners heading to Brighton, Paris and Boston (near Lincoln, not the American one!) for their attempts at 26.2 miles. Caroline Curtis was the sole FRC runner in Boston and finished in 3:37:27, earning her Good for Age entry to London. She … Continue reading Marathon season continues: Brighton, Paris and Boston

Marathon season begins

It was a busy weekend for Folkestone Running Club with the spring marathon season kicking off in Manchester and Charing with lots of great performances and PBs.  MANCHESTER The Manchester marathon started at 9am on Sunday with 14 FRC runners taking on the 26.2 miles with 20,000 other competitors. David Tyler was first back for … Continue reading Marathon season begins

Morgan’s elite triathlon qualification and parkrun records tumble

Highlights  Morgan West on his way to qualifying for the British Junior Elite Super series Parkrun PB for young Abigail Smith in the Junior 10 category running with her Dad Torben Jessen takes VM 55-59 Walmer and Deal parkrun course record in a time of 18.16Joe Bruce smashed the Junior Male 11-14 record in a time of 18.29 … Continue reading Morgan’s elite triathlon qualification and parkrun records tumble

A weekend of 20 milers

It was all about the 20 milers this week in the build up to marathon season. Jamie Whitham kicked things off on Saturday by taking part in the Windsor and Eton 20 Miler at Eton Dorney Lake. Jamie came 26th overall in a time of 2:29:24. On Sunday it was the Ricki Savage Thanet 20 … Continue reading A weekend of 20 milers