The Great South Run is branded as the World’s Leading 10 mile course. Having run it a few times I can confirm that it attracts a huge variety of runners, from Jo Pavey and Mo Farah to runners entering their first 10 mile, or even first race. Continue reading
As discussed at the AGM in January, we have now taken 2 entries (1 men, 1 women) in the Hampshire Road Race League for 2017-18. HRRL is a 12 race series for EA clubs in Hampshire which takes place from September (starting with the Overton 5) to June (ending with Lordshill 10k) each year. This is a great opportunity for you to compete as an individual and also for us as a club and measure ourselves against some of the best local runners (we won’t be winning this one …)
I’m writing this 5 days after the handicap and to be honest I can’t really remember what happened, so I’m going to try and cook up a story from the results and pictures … Continue reading
The New Forest 10 (mile) is a fantastic local event put on by New Forest Runners. Continue reading
Tell us a bit about your running history
Well I’ve been ‘running’ since my distant student days in Bristol, but that was mainly to contain student excesses and keep in reasonable shape for the squash court. Once my squash career was curtailed through injury my running combined with swimming (for fitness) and MTB cycling for fun led me into the world of triathlon.
Thunder Run – well nearly!
For the past three year’s members of Ordnance Survey running club have entered a 24-hour relay race at Catton Park in the Midlands. The concept is basically, how many 10k laps can you manage starting at 12.00 mid-day Saturday and finishing 24 hours later. There are different categories including solo, pairs and teams of 3-5 and 6-8 going up and down dale, through woods all on grass or earth tracks.