Author Archives: Matt Pillinger

Did you R.E.D.?

January 2018 handicap, by Matt Pillinger

Lots of your OS colleagues ran every day during January to raise for money for Solent Mind.   The handicap being on 31st January gave them all a chance to complete their final run as one big group, although lots of them had run together, and with other members of OSR,  throughout the month.  They started the month with a £500 fundraising target and ended up over quintupling that, with the current total being £2,621.

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Romsey 5 mile

By Naomi Stanley

On the last Sunday of a long January, the sun was shining over Romsey ready for the 5 mile race around Broadlands.  The route around the private estate took us on 3 laps with a bit of a dog leg which provided an excellent opportunity to cheer on fellow runners as we passed each other.  With a relatively flat course, the opportunity for some speedy times was high. Continue reading

Gutbuster 10

The Gutbuster 10 takes place on 31 December each year, it is a cross country 10 mile or 10km course from Bramley between Reading and Basingstoke.  Both courses do the same route, with 10 milers just doing a couple of extra loops at 5 and 8 miles. Continue reading